For those who are looking for a spectacular geographical landscape or those who are nature lovers, birdwatchers, Lake Magadi can be a very amazing and unique destination. Though a lot of wildlife is also witnessed around the lake, the lake is most known for its wading birds, including marabous, flamingos, and pelicans.

Lake Magadi is a short drive out of Nairobi. It is a large but shallow lake boasting 33.5 Kilometers long / 21miles and 3.5Kilometers/ 2.1 Miles. It is an ideal site for photography and film shooting for scenes that require a desert-like landscape. Lake Magadi day trip is suitable for visitors in Kenya who are tight on time but need an exciting activity for a day tour out of the city.


Why Is Lake Magadi Pink?

The minerals formed by chemicals – Sodium Carbonate leached by igneous rocks have turned the lake into pink. It is washed down the valley’s wall and carried into the lake through the hot springs onto the lake’s lip. Upon their contact with carbon dioxide, they flicker as Potassium Carbonate brine.

Things To Do At Lake Magadi

  • Hot Springs visit and bathe
  • Bird Watching
  • Game viewing
  • Masai people interaction & village visit
  • Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site visit

Lake Magadi Day Trip with Entice Africa Safaris

Depart from Nairobi at 6a.m, head South towards the Ngong Hills. Approach the lake via the Magadi town from the eastern side. Visit the Lake Magadi reserve area and continue to the hot springs. Stop for lunch and wadding in the springs. You will get a chance to meet the local Masai who frequent the lake daily for swimming.

You will witness much wildlife around the lake, and this includes antelopes, hyenas, wildebeests, zebras, ostriches, and a few lion families. Elephants and buffalos can also be seen at the conservancy. The lake is covered by sodium carbonate during the dry season.

Lake Magadi Day Trip

A single species of fish, the cichlid Alcolapia grahami is commonly seen around the shoreline.

In the afternoon, return to Nairobi with a stop at Olorgesailie prehistoric site and probably a visit to a Maasai village.

The price of our Lake Magadi day trip starts from $140.

Price includes:

  • Unlimited Game drives
  • Personalized service
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Professional Safari Guide services
  • Transport in a comfortable open roof safari van

Price excludes:

  • Personal items and snacks
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travelers insurance
  • visa
  • International flights and taxes
  • Tips to drivers and guide
  • Entrance fee to activities labeled as Optional

What to take with you on the Lake Magadi day trip?

  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Guidebooks
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes

Why you should book your Lake Magadi day trip with us?

  • Lowest priced day trip safaris
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Hassle-free travel
  • Customized tour itinerary

If you are looking for a memorable Lake Magadi day trip, do not hesitate to give us a call. We have an expert team of professionals who will be happy to assist you. Give us a call on +254 727 723 343 or write to us at