The flamingoes are an obvious attraction in this dry, dusty saline lake basin but so are the hot springs. While visiting other lakes, the chances of seeing flamingos are very low. You might be unlucky by visiting when they have just migrated to the next lake .Here in Lake Magadi you are guaranteed to see tens of thousands of Flamingo’s. At times mixed with Great White Pelicans and African Spoonbills and countless waders.
The most important aspect for hiking is mental and physical fitness ( A topic for another post) . Besides that, one requires the following: