The Flamingo Hill Tented Camp is found in the famous Lake Nakuru National Park which lies within the Great Rift Valley. The Flamingo Hill Camp is located between what is known as the ‘honeymoon hills’ and is surrounded by natural foliage, different vegetation including African plants, landscaped grounds, and flowers. The tented accommodation is about 160 kilometers in the North western part of Nairobi approximately a 2 hours’ drive to get to the camp. It is a short distance if you are flying from Nairobi to the camp as it is approximately a 30 minutes flight to the Naishi Airstrip and a drive to the camp from the Airstrip is 15 minutes.
Accommodation at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
The camp has 25 exclusively small tents made out of crisp cotton, natural wood, wrought iron, and lava stones. The camp is child friendly with 19 twin tents and 6 double tents. The rooms are fully furnished with modern items for the comfort of the guests and these include en-suite bathrooms with showers, a flushing toilet, a private veranda overlooking the vast Nakuru plains, four poster beds, and a work desk. The en-suite bathroom is separated by a canvas screen from the bedroom with the whole tented room opening to private patios that are comfortable for positioning chairs that are set up facing the scenic views of the National Park.
Flamingo Hill Camp Rates for Residents & Non Residents
The rates are stated in Kenyan shillings and apply to residents and dollars for non-residents. The rates also keep on changing depending on the season of travel, age, and type of room chosen either for single occupancy or per person sharing.
Low season high/peak shoulder /mid
Single room $152/Kshs 15, 000 $265/Kshs 10, 000 Kshs 11000/12000
Double room $234/Kshs 15, 000 $352/Kshs 26, 000 Kshs 16000/17000
The above rates are liable to change at any given time although the good thing is that there will always be an update in case of a change. They are also a full board basis rate which is inclusive of all meals, VAT, and other services.
Activities at the Flamingo Hill
Guided nature walks: guided nature walks are offered to all guests who would wish to explore the camp and surrounding areas on foot with trained and armed rangers. You get to see the different flora and fauna species and they are usually carried out in the morning before the overhead sun becomes unbearable.
Game drives: The camp offers two game drives per day to all guests and this is considered to be the best way of exploring the National Park. 4×4 safari vehicles with experienced and trained guides are available to take you around as you view the different wildlife in the Park including leopards, waterbucks, impalas, Rothschild’s giraffes, zebras, African wild dogs, and warthogs among others.
Sundowners: sundowners are one of the best ways to enjoy your day’s end after enjoying other safari activities around the camp. Grab a drink and join other guests with the views of the setting sun and the vast plains.
Bird watching: Lake Nakuru National Park has over 450 recorded bird species that can best be seen during the wet season along Lake Nakuru, the camp, and other areas around the Park. Bird species that you should look out for include little rock-thrush, lesser and greater flamingos, pink-backed pelicans, and Francolins among others.
Lake Nakuru National Park can be combined well with the iconic Masai Mara National Reserve like we have on our 4 days Kenya safari.
Flamingo Hill camp is available throughout the year and can be booked at any time. Some of the reasons why you should book with us are that we shall make sure you have a hassle-free safari from booking to the meals and the different activities carried out.
Facilities at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
This is where meals especially lunch and breakfast are served with dinner served in a somewhat buffet style. The food is prepared by well-trained and experienced chefs and it constitutes both international and African cuisines. Bush meals that is breakfast, lunch, dinner, and picnics can be prepared if the chefs are told in advance. Guests with dietary issues are well-catered for but you need to communicate in advance so that the chefs cater to your needs.
The bar at Flamingo Hill
The bar at the camp is well stocked with numerous drinks that are served at the bar or any place of choice around the camp like the private verandas and the open lounge. The bar has an open and beautiful view of the vast plains and some of the beverages served at the camp include international beers, cocktails, soft drinks, local beers, whiskeys, spirits, and wines.
A gift shop
The camp has a gift shop well known for selling good and beautiful handcraft items like clothes, bags, shoes, jewellery, recognition books, and other necessary safari items, fabric, and many more that you can purchase as souvenirs to take back home.
It is fully stocked with numerous amazing books that can be accessed for free by all guests at the camp. The lounge has an open view of the Nakuru plains and Lake Nakuru National Park where hundreds of birds can easily be spotted.
The lounge at the camp is furnished with comfortable large chairs and is considered to be the best place for guests to rest and relax after an entertaining safari day around the National Park.
The conference room is well-equipped with all the necessary equipment like chairs, tables, and a board, writing equipment, complimentary bottled water, and a projector. This is all open to all guests who would wish to use it you will however have to inform the camp in advance.
Fitness and health center
The fitness and health Center at the camp have all the necessary equipment that is needed. It has a beauty therapist, a massage spa where guests get to be pampered with different body treatments, a steam bath, honeymoon packages, and a gym.
The Swimming Pool
A spacious swimming pool that is open to all guests at the camp throughout your stay, especially during the scorching sun is found at the camp and a dip in the fool is free of charge.
WIFI is available to all camp guests at the Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, Nakuru, to help communicate back home to friends and family.
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