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Lake Natron

Lake Natron is a mineral-rich soda lake in northern Tanzania, at the border with Kenya. It’s a breeding ground for hundreds of thousands of lesser flamingos. Despite the highly alkaline state of the striking red waters. It sits below Ol Doinyo Lengai, a soaring active volcano in the Rift Valley. Trails lead from the lake to the Engero Sero waterfalls, which flow over craggy rocks into a natural pool.

The red accessory photosynthesizing pigment in the cyanobacteria produces the deep reds of the open water of the lake and the orange colors of the shallow parts of the lake.
It found in the northern part of Tanzania. Nearest towns to Lake Natron are Arusha in Tanzania. It is the most important breeding site for  Flamingos in the world. The place is extremely hot and inhabited mostly by flamingos and best months to come and see the calcified animals are between June and August.

Lake Natron is bright red in colour and that is so because of the algae near the shores of the lake. So it is one of the notified mysterious places on earth to visit for your African Safari.