Lake Baringo is well known for two of its waters’ residents- Hippos and Crocodiles. The crocodiles are often seen lying on the shores or swimming through the shallows hunting waterfowl.
Hippos are seen in the lake on boat trips, and at Lakeside lodges and camps, they are seen at night grazing the lawns. Seeing how large a hippo is when it emerges from the water is an awe-inspiring vision, even more so when they are grazing a few feet from the door of your tent. Hippos are a common cause of sleepless nights for lakeside campers. Other residents of the Lake is fish and in abundance! as result, an equal abundance of Fish Eagles, cormorants and pelicans. The lake is a well known birding destination, with a local record set at 300 species recordKenya Safari – Lake Baringo Crocodileed in a single hour at the Baringo Club. Boat trips are the best way of exploring this area.
Baringo Community Museum and Reptile Park educates local people and visitors about reptile species. The museum displays several species of snakes, including the Black Mamba, Puff Adder, Boomslang (tree snake) and Spitting Cobra as well as Monitor Lizards, Crocodiles and a central pit shared by endangered tortoises and harmless Stripe Bellied Sand Snakes.
Ol Kokwe Island in the middle of the lake is an ideal place for birding, but also for sighting plenty of crocodiles and monitor lizards at the waters edge.
|CHOOSE YOUR SAFARI PROGRAMME AND VIEW OUR LATEST OFFERS|
|♠ 2 Days 1 Night Entirely Explore Lake Baringo National Park Safari||View Itinerary|
|♠ 3 Days 2 Nights Entirely Explore Lake Baringo National Safari||View Itinerary||♠ 4 Days 3 Nights Entirely Explore Lake Baringo National Park Safari||View Itinerary||♠ 5 Days 4 Nights Entirely Explore Lake Baringo National Park Safari||View Itinerary|