About Lake Baringo
Lake Baringo is a freshwater lake in the Great Rift Valley.This lake has no visible outlet, but it has numerous inlets such as Molo, Ol Arabel, Perkerra, Mau Hills, Tugen Hills and some rivers. It is a popular sightseeing attraction, alongside Lake Bogoria, which is also in the Great Rift Valley.
Explore Lake Baringo
Over 500 species of birds depend on this lake. Additionally, it has one Nile tilapia sub-species and 7 freshwater fish species.
Lake Baringo houses several minor Island, paleontological sites and archaeological sites that make the region a good exploration destination. The most popular island is Ol Kokwe Island.
Fishing is the major economic activity of the Njemps community though more people are now turning to agriculture. The lake is home to many species of animals such as the Nile crocodile, hippopotamus, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and invertebrate animals. Despite the presence of these animals, the Njemps fish in the lake without fear.
Travel to Lake Baringo
The lake is located to the north of Nakuru, west of Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy, east of Kabarnet and south of Kapedo. Lake Baringo can be accessed from many regions in Kenya, Nairobi included.
Hotels in Lake Baringo
To explore this attraction, get luxurious accommodation in Baringo. The hotels available include Island Camp Resort, Soi Safari Lodge and Kibelion Hotel.