RS-067; 8 DAYS LAKE TURKANA SPECIAL
Day 1. Samburu National Reserve;
Depart Nairobi in the morning heading north via shoulder of
mount Kenya to Samburu Game reserve fro lunch. Afternoon
game drive. Dinner and overnight at Campsite.
Day 2. Samburu;
Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives.
All meals and overnight at campsite.
Day 3. Marsabit;
After breakfast we head north along the trans Africa highway
to Marsabit an extinct Volcano heavily forested on the upper
slopes. Set up camp and visit the lodge inside the National
Park, see elephants buffalo ,greater Kudu among others as
the lodge is perched on the edge of the water filled crater
. Thick forest hampers deeper penetration and viewing so we
don't penetrate further.
Day 4. Kalacha
Visit Marsabit town and another volcanic crater and later
come back into the desert and lava flows. Camp at Kalacha,
which is a small settlement on the edge of the Chalbi
Day 5. Lake Turkana.
Early morning departure crossing the Chalbi desert. When
wet, the desert can not be crossed and alternative routes to
the south and north are used. Arrive at the campsite outside
Loiyangalani enjoying a cool breeze from the lake soon after
lunch. Pitch tents and relax protected from the scorching
sun and heat characteristic of the harsh climate of this
Day 6. Lake Turkana.
Relax and bath only to be interrupted by short boat
excursion to visit the surrounding areas. also loiyangalani
and the community settled there. Evening make a visit to the
Turkana manyattas for traditional dances under a star
studded sky at an extra cost if acceptable by clients. An
experience to treasure.
Day 7. Maralal.
We join through south Horr and Baragoi to Maralal, a
Day 8. Nairobi.
Move southwards via Laikipia and Thomson Falls (Nyahururu)
and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.