Nakuru is the provincial capital of the large Rift Valley Province. The City is one of the fastest growing in Kenya and is home to a number of thriving industries including; rubber, textiles, plastics, agriculture and tourism. The City is also the regional headquarters for a number of local and international firms including banks and other financial institutions. The City is also home to one of the State Houses.

Nakuru has a number of good hotels such as; the Lake Nakuru Lodge and the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge both located at the Lake Nakuru National Park, Hotel Kunste and Hotel Waterbuck. The City is served by an airstrip though most flights to the Rift Valley Region land at the Eldoret Airport.

Lake Nakuru National Park:

The main attraction for visitors to Nakuru; the Lake Nakuru National Park is a world renowned park famous for its flamingo population. The park also features a rich array of wildlife which includes; white rhino, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and hippo.