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Lake Bogoria

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Bogoria, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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US$1,500.00*
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8 Days Amboseli National Park Great Rift Valley Lakes and Masai Mara
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“hot springs” (23 reviews)
“eggs” (6 reviews)
“water level” (4 reviews)
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Bogoria, Kenya
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"hot springs"
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"eggs"
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"water level"
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"the reserve"
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"spa resort"
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"rift valley"
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"natural spa"
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"tens of thousands"
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"park fees"
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"flamingos"
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"algae"
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Silently hidden away and sorrounded by hills at the botton of the rift valley is this magical sight. Not one..not two but numerous hot springs bubbling and splashing water metres high..the water is hot enough to boil an egg...i just cant get enough of this...More

1  Thank PINKDOT66
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Google maps will tell you to take a dirt road to get to Bogoria. Ignore it, and follow the tarmac rd or about 45kms. The turning is signposted. Before you get into the park, buy some eggs from the shops near the gate (ksh 100...More

2  Thank Neil R
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The water level in Lake Bogoria has risen considerably and the old road has been washed away. It's an 18km drive to the hot springs and the scenery, flamingos, and pelicans are stunning. The road is not suitable for saloon cars and the 18km trip...More

3  Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was just awed at the sight of flocks of both greater and lesser flamingoes. My guide knew very well how to avoid the vans of Chinese tourists so that they didn't present a problem. Lake Bogoria is a spectacularly beautiful lake.

1  Thank africanman_840
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Though I'm of Chinese descent, but I have to agree with other reviewers that mainland Chinese travelers have been a nightmare wherever they go. We arrived at the lake around 2:30pm and there were a small group (thank god) of mainland Chinese tourists who screamed...More

4  Thank jaylowe
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Hi guys, Lake Bogoria is a small reserve. Most of the reserve consists of an algae-rich lake. Since the the flamingos left Lake Nakuru after the flooding in 2012, Bogoria is a good place to see flocks of flamingos. Though there are not as many...More

1  Thank schliek
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We planned our second visit to Kenya with seeing the spectacular flocks of flamingos in mind, and were advised to see them at Lake Bogoria rather than at Nakuru because of a rise in the water level since 2014. We were not disappointed - they...More

5  Thank ultramelc
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lake Bogoria is famous for its thousands of Flamingos and the hot Springs and geysers, which erupt sporadically and violently throughout the area, but many visitors enjoy what feels like a natural spa. The geysers are also used for healing purposes due to their medicinal...More

1  Thank Tropical Wild E
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

1,600/- for two adults and the car, the roads are so poorly maintained and many are underwater since my last visit in 2012, this place needs upgrading, disgusting dirty toilets at main gate, there were Flamingo but nothing else . No other wildlife spotted and...More

3  Thank travellingzebra
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Many tourists that have been to Lake Nakuru have been disappointed because there are no flamingos. The only point on the lake to find them is taking the right turn from the main gate and continuing to the lake shore. Here there are a few...More

4  Thank wily d
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Neil R
11 December 2017|
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Response from Tropical Wild E | Reviewed this property |
You don't really need a guide but if you do I am helpful and available.
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Shaki S
16 September 2016|
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Response from Shaki S | Reviewed this property |
hello clarissac...nice to hear you visited lake bogoria... i was there last october... which route did you take to lake bogoria which took you only 2 hours from nakuru.... we started at 8am in morning and reached at 11-30 am... More
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