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Great Rift Valley

Hot air balloon safari flight in the magnificent setting of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
Great Rift Valley

Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley is a large trough that runs through Kenya from north to south.

The floor is broken by volcanoes, some still active, and the region is home to a series of lakes – Turkana, Baringo, Bogoria, Nakuru, Elementeita, Naivasha and Magadi. These lakes are a key location on the West Asian-East African Flyway, a route followed by huge numbers of birds on their annual migration. The lands around the lakes are home to vast populations of black rhino, Rothchild’s giraffe, greater Kudu, lion, cheetah and wild dogs.

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