Great Rift Valley, Turkana District

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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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  • Our safari stopped at the Great Rift overlook, a classic photo op, on our way to and from the Masai Mara National Park. The views are fabulous, but dropping downhill and traversing the rift itself was...  more »
  • The road climbs still and the altitude made there are magnificent views in several places in this great and Great Rift Valley! Africa and including KENYA to really see!
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  • We stopped at the Valley lookout on our way from Nairobi to Masai Mara. It is not everyday that you get to see a natural phenomenon that runs from Lebanon to Mozambique. So it is OK to gape. The land ...  more »
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