Lake Natron Northern Tanzania

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Lake Natron located below the Gregory rift valley wall within Natron game controlled area in the northern circuit of Tanzania. Lake Natron is shallow alkaline lake within the volcanic region surrounded by volcano peak Ol Doinyo Lengai and Gelai Mountain.

The lake is famous breeding site for flamingoes in East Africa supporting varieties of aquatic birds include over 2.5 million flamingoes. The area offers suitable environment for breeding due to abundance of food and the caustic environment that act as barriers for predators to reach the nests of flamingoes.

Visiting this dry land covered with scatted acacia trees offers several activities include bird watching within the lake shore, climbing to ol doinyo lengai, hiking to rift valley wall, walking to explore beautiful waterfalls and the Maasai that inhabited to the area.