Lake Baringo is a fresh water lake found in Rift Valley, 200km north of Naivasha. The lake is home to a huge mix of marine life and bird species.
Lake Baringo is the traditional home of the Njemps tribe, a unique people who are the only pastoral, cattle herding, tribe who also fish. Among other pastoral tribes such as the Maasai, eating fish is a taboo.
Lake Baringo offers an extraordinary variety of bird life (400 species recorded) and is known as the bird watching safari destination. Different species have been spotted on Lake Baringo. Flamingoes with a lighter shade of pink inhabit the lake along with the rare Greater Kudu.
The lake is also home to crocodiles and hippos. For viewing purposes, there exist boat trips that are efficient for going to the islands.