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The hike is moderate, so even inexperienced hikers can make it without much struggle. Going down to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2014
Nairobi, Kenya
A fun hike with beautiful views

There's not that much to see in Nakuru after the Lake Nakuru National Park so it's definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2014
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

The hike is moderate, so even inexperienced hikers can make it without much struggle. Going down to the crater realm though is tough and challenging. When you get to the the top, the views are just breath taking

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank DMkala
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The crater is very close to Nakuru and it offers a splendid view of the countryside. It has limited bird life for the bird watcher. There are some hiking trials.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank A2601NMterryg
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Its around a 20 miute ride by motorbike from the center fo Nakuru. By foot it takes around 3-4 hour. Very straightforward road, first paved, later a dirt road. From the top of the crater there is an amazing view of the area, unfortunately though...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank MySunnyDays1
Reviewed 15 August 2014

There's not that much to see in Nakuru after the Lake Nakuru National Park so it's definitely worth a visit. Easy hike and fun to do as a couple, family or with friends. The first time we went I didn't want to pay so trekked...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank NatashaReema
Reviewed 8 August 2014

overlooking the beautiful lake Nakuru and town Menengai Crater is a fascinating place. This time we took a Tuk Tuk from Nakuru Town but previous times we had hiked or traveled by car. Wonderful place for hiking , picnicking and sight seeing.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank morankenya
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We started this hike with about 40 people, including many children. About half of our group turned back before descending into the crater, but with 21 people it was very slow going. The terrain is a little hard-going, slippery in areas and pretty step in...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

This place is organically beautiful. Had to pretend to be deaf because they wanted to charge me more because foreigners are charged more. Good thing the dude didn't know sign language because I was making up stuff. I felt completely free. It's something divine about...More

4  Thank Chege N
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The trip to crater is rough road which I think the county or the person responsible to make it all weather road. The Forest guards at the entrance are charging but when you visit the crater there are no utilities like liter bins to help...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Ibutus L
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Seems craters are formed by volcanoes and meteorites - but a caldera is formed when the magma fizzles out and its bubble collapses into a large depression. Menengai Crater is just on the edge of Nakuru, the 3rd or 4th largest city in Kenya. It...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Response from SueLester | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car and driver in Nakuru.
14 August 2015|
Response from Clive M | Reviewed this property |
Its Free, although there are the usual sellers at the car park at the top.. We had a young guy offer us a guided walk for free, but after he wanted to show us his store. It was well worth having the guide and buying a few... More