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Menengai Crater, Nakuru

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Volcano · Nature / Park
View one of the biggest calderas in the world at Menengai Crater, the largest volcano caldera in Kenya and second largest in Africa. Hike to the top of the 8 km by 12 km (5 mi by 7.5 mi) crater for views of surrounding lakes and of the volcano itself, then follow a trail down to the crater floor to find natural caves. Farmlands cover the base of the volcano, where you can find old lava flows. Many recommend visiting during sunset to capture the scene in photos. Using our custom trip planner, Nakuru attractions like Menengai Crater can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Scary but attractive, beautiful environment but exercise caution all the time.We booked a taxi from Nairobi to Nakuru at USD 150 Valour Cab to be precise. Nice ride and guides email Info@valourcab.com  more »
  • the whole area is very calm; friendly Kenya wildlife security will welcome through the gates then well paved roads will guide you through the forest and local communities who just mind their...  more »
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  • Has a nice viewpoint and good landscaping for hiking and team building occasions. I liked the place and I would recommend those wishing to spend their holidays hiking to priorities Menengai Crater
  • A good place to those who love a tranquil place and wonders of the nature

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