Great Rift Valley, Turkana District

4.1
#9 of 17 in Nature in Rift Valley Province
Ancient volcanic and tectonic activity has shaped Great Rift Valley, a World Heritage Site thanks to it's wildlife and geologic and bioligical elements. The site includies three alkaline lakes that support a variety of animals, including cheetahs, giraffes, wild dogs, and rhinos, as well as up to 4 million flamingos. On the shore of the lakes, you can take a break at farms, where you can experience the laid-back lifestyle of the locals with game animals inhabiting the plains nearby. Take the time to go horseback riding or buy souvenirs. A visit to Great Rift Valley represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Turkana District trip itinerary maker app to plot your vacation.
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  • I went by air to Masai Mara last time, so I tried to land by road. It is too large, and it does not understand at all by land by the valley by the Great Rift. It is better to watch from the sky by air.
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  • We drove past on the road to Masai Mara and back. The spectacle is large and grandiose. The rift stretches for 6,000 kilometers across Africa from north to south. There are several viewing platforms, which offer magnificent views. It is worth stopping and taking some photos. Downstairs, the valley is all plowed.
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