Lake Baringo is a fabulous place to simply chill out. As with Lake Naivasha, the 170km2 lake is a fresh water one, with a charming camp site and luxury lodge stationed on its shores.
It lies in the Great Rift Valley, and is surrounded by hills. The lake has no visible outlet, and its main source of water is rainfall.
Lake Baringo is an important stopover for migratory birds, and it is a popular destination for birdwatchers. The lake is also a popular spot for fishing, swimming, and canoeing.
Lake Baringo is the second largest lake in the Kenyan Rift Valley, the largest being Lake Victoria. The Kenyan section of the Rift Valley is home to eight lakes, of which three are freshwater and the rest alkaline.
Lake Baringo is home to more than 500 species of birds, including flamingos, pelicans, storks, herons, and egrets. The lake is also home to the endangered East African fish eagle. Other animals that can be found in the lake include mammals like hippos, reptiles such as crocodiles, monitor lizards, and snakes.
Lake Baringo is a popular destination for tourists. The lake is accessible by road from Nairobi, and there are several lodges and hotels in the area.
Accommodation In Lake Baringo
There are several accommodation options available in Lake Baringo, ranging from budget to luxury.
Some of the popular accommodation options include:
1. Lake Baringo Club: A neat and compact option that offers accommodation and amenities. It is located on the shores of the lake, and has a restaurant and bar.
2. Soi Safari Lodge: This is a mid-range option that offers more comfortable accommodation and amenities. It is located on the shores of the lake, and has a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, and Wi-Fi.
3. Samatian Island Lodge: This is a luxury option that offers exclusive accommodation and amenities. It is located on an island in the middle of the lake, and has its own restaurant, bar, swimming pool, and spa.
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