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Aberdare National park
Amboseli national park
Hell’s GateNational Park
Lake Nakuru National Park
Laikipia Conservancy
Lake Baringo
Lake Bogoria
Lake Magadi
Lake Elementeita
Lake Turkana
Lake Naivasha
Masai Mara
Meru National park
Mount Longonot
Mount Elgon
Mwea National Reserve
Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park
Samburu National Reserve
Shimba Hills National Reserve
Saiwa Swamp National Park
Taita and Chyulu Hills
Tsavo East National park
Tsavo West National park
The Great Rift valley
 
Deep in the heart of Southern Kenya’s Maasai land is the unearthly Lake Magadi. This 104 sq km soda lake is completely surrounded by vast natural salt flats. 
These sweltering hot plains prevent any animals reaching the alkaline lake at its centre. For this reason, thousands of flamingo descend on the lake each year to nest and use it as the breeding grounds on elevated mud mounds at the lake’s edge safe from any potential predators. Freshwater springs at the Lake’s shore attract a host of other birds.

This region has been habitated by humans for at least 500,000 years. At nearby Olorgasalie, fossil evidence has shown that this was the site of intensive activity by early man. Magadi lies at the heart of Masai land. This area is surrounded by many Masai settlements and grazing lands, both here and across the border in Tanzania. Many people pass by Magadi as part of a trek through Masai land, often descending the Nguruman Escarpment from Masai Mara or the Loita Hills. This is the perfect way to experience Masai culture at its best, on foot and visiting manyattas and meeting herdsmen along the way.

A journey to Magadi is to enter another world. The baking salt plains stretch into horizons of shimmering heat haze, while the shallow lake heaves with the pink waves of nesting flamingo. The otherworldly atmosphere is compounded by the intense heat and the isolation. Magadi is often the final destination for treks from the Nguruman escarpment or the Loita hills. Proximity to Nairobi means that trekkers can leave the heat of Magadi behind and ascend 1000 metres to the highland cool of the capital.
Main road access to Magadi is directly from Nairobi via Kiserian.
 
Masai mara.
Amboseli National park
Samburu National reserve.
Lake Nakuru
Tsavo National Park