Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
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With the discovery of Iron Age and Neolithic artifacts on this spot, paleontologists Louis and Mary Leakey unlocked thrilling mysteries to Kenya’s ancient prehistory.
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Claudio G
Sicily, Italy19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Difficult to reach by car by google maps becasue it will make you pass through a very bad road.

It has been the surprise in Nakuru. I strongly advice to hire the guide because without one you will spend 5 minutes in the museum and enjoy nothing at all.
There is the history of the place, the animals and trail that leads you a romantic and breathtaking view of the area.

Very pleasant experience!
Written 26 September 2021
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edenmwash101
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Family
Its was among the best and most magical places you can visit in Nakuru. Its high enough to see the whole area beneath your feet
Written 29 March 2020
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Agnes W
Kisumu, Kenya16 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
I traveled here this past September and had a great visit. Great preservation of cultures noted. The encroachment of land owners though next door might interfere with culture of this place. I loved the view of Lake Nakuru up the hill. Plenty of tortoises present!
The view and the flora and fauna made this place memorable. I sat under some trees for close to thirty minutes lost in thought as the place is so conducive for meditation or quiet time.
Presence of security officers made the place feel secure.
Written 13 October 2019
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Kenneth G
Nakuru, Kenya16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Family
I do not like Museums! But, I have visited this one on 3 occasions. It's small, interesting, and has a very hospitable Staff.
I've taken Students, grade 3 - 6, and they've enjoyed. I've taken Secondary Students, and they've enjoyed.
The setting is tranquil, and the pace of the Tour is comfortable. They also give Visitors the option meandering around the Grounds.
Anyone interested in dendrology or xylology could really enhance this site. Most, 98%, of the plant life here is unidentified.
Written 13 February 2019
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Robley G
Nairobi Region, Kenya3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Solo
The view at the top of the hill is sublime. You get to see Nakuru in its entirety and the lake too. The guide was nice too.
Written 1 November 2018
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John M
Nairobi, Kenya116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
You can have the best views of lake Nakuru National park while here, please take care of your belongings and always keep your vehicles closed to keep off the crazy baboons.
Written 30 November 2017
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Andrew6345
Opua, New Zealand13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Solo
Having heard of hyrax hill I took the opportunity to visit the site. Small museum with helpful guide, includes large collection of living tortoises. Trails lead to the dig sites where artefacts found relating to early man. Very wet in rainy season!
Written 30 May 2017
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evalynek2015
Switzerland29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
nice excursion with the family and friends to learn more about the various available species.... we met the old tortoise, over 100 years i guess...
Written 8 February 2017
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VISWESWARA
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India261 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2014 • Family
A must visit place, if you are in Nakuru. We get an amazing view of the lake and the wild life from the top. Tourist has to be cautious of the baboons, which don't hesitate attacking the humans, if they get to know of food. Some of the Baboons had even entered our vehicle to sntch the bag of food.
Written 25 February 2015
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Jeelan A
Perth, Australia100 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2014 • Family
great place to stop for lunch or getting out and stretching the legs. The Rock hyrax's can help pass the time, as can the views of the lake. In peak season, the entire lake boundary has a solid pink border around it - courtesy of the some 2 million flamingoes that regularly gather at this lake.
Written 7 December 2014
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