Great Rift Valley, Turkana District

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Must see · World heritage site · Valley · Geologic Formation
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 Loiyangalani trip itinerary maker app to plot your vacation.
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  • This was a short stop on a drive from Nairobi to Lake Elementeita. The viewing area is just off the road and there is a gift shop and a food stop for some snacks and hot tea. Beautiful views of...  more »
  • The Great Rift Valley divides Kenya down the length of the country and we were driving in between those rifts at some point of time of our journey. It is home to big cats, elephants, Grevy‚Äôs zebras...  more »

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