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8 Days Lake Turkana, the Crandle of mankind

In the middle of the hot, scotching sun of the Northern frontier is Lake Turkana, Formerly lake Rudolf. It is also commonly called the Jade sea, because of the greenish-blue color. This color comes from the algae, giving the lake a magnificent jade. It is the largest desert lake in the world. It is shared by Kenya and Ethiopia, but only a small portion is outside Kenya.

per adult from

$2,269

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • All camping equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Ol Pejeta Conservancy
    What's excluded :
    • All Drinks
    • Items of personal nature

  • Day 1: Nairobi - Archers

    Stop At: Archers Post, Archers Post, Samburu District, Rift Valley Province
    This is your introduction to your Turkana safari. You will have an overnight break at Archers post before continuing to Loiyangalani the following morning.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Archers post

    Day 2: Archers post - Lake Turkana

    Pass By: Loiyangalani, Loiyangalani, Turkana District, Rift Valley Province
    Break camp early in the morning and soon after breakfast you start for the long awaited journey to the Jade sea. The blue-green waters of lake Turkana is what we all await to see. The journey is long, it is tiresome, but its also a lot of fun with such a superb feeling of adventure. And it is an adventure of a lifetime.

    You will make a lunch break enroute. Then proceed through the famous windmills of Turkana, a project initiated to supplement electricity supply to the national power grid. Cross over and start your descent into the lake, which will open in front of you as you progress. It is an overwhelming site, and the feeling of conquering will be so exiting. Upon arrival set camp in Loiyangalani, the place of trees. Afternoon at leisure as the sun will be scotching hot.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Loiyangalani

    Day 3: Full day in Loiyangalani

    Stop At: Loiyangalani, Loiyangalani, Turkana District, Rift Valley Province
    Full day at Loiyangalani. Early morning walk to the rock paintings that date back to millions of years. The walk in the desert will be such a relive from the sitting hours of travel. Head back to camp and relax by the palm trees of your camp before its too hot. The cool breeze in the late afternoon hours of the day will be a thing to look forward to every day. Lunch will be served. In the afternoon visit the museum by the lake side. Soon after, we will do sundowner by the lake. Then head to camp for dinner and overnight. It is important to note that it is sometimes windy in the night.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Loiyangalani

    Day 4: Full day in Loiyangalani

    Stop At: Loiyangalani, Loiyangalani, Turkana District, Rift Valley Province
    A day full of activities. A drive into the Chalbi desert to visit the real arid desert of Turkana. Later visit the Elmolo tribe, a small community that is on the verge of extinction through inter marriages and other factors. Largerly they are fishermen and men spend most their time fishing.

    A boat ride also to visit some of the islands and enjoy some of the El molo culture by visiting the Sacred shrines of the community. Time allowing, do a sundowner by the lake for the final evening in Loiyangalani.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Loiyangalani

    Day 5: Loiyangalani - Archers post

    Stop At: Archers Post, Archers Post, Samburu District, Rift Valley Province
    Breakfast at camp, and depart for the ride to Archers post, your destination. This will be our unwinding place. Picnic lunch enroute. Samburu is a Slightly cooler, almost no wind compared to Loiyangalani. Our camp will be by the river side. Afternoon at leisure. Meals at the camping site.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Archers post

    Day 6: Samburu National reserve

    Stop At: Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Samburu District, Rift Valley Province
    Early morning drive in Samburu game reserve. Breakfast will be served at the campsite. Mid- morning drive will be optional. A relaxed lunch will be served. You will later on in the afternoon enjoy another game drive.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Archers post

    Day 7: Samburu - Ol Pejeta

    Stop At: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Nanyuki Private Bag, 10400 Kenya
    After breakfast, depart for your journey back to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Here you will check in and after lunch enjoy game drive around the conservancy and also visit the Chimpanzee sanctuary
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ol Pejeta

    Day 8: Ol Pejeta - Nairobi

    Stop At: Nairobi, Nairobi
    After breakfast, depart for your journey back to Nairobi. You will be dropped at the airport or your hotel/destination within Nairobi
    6 minutes
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Safari leaves with minimum 4 persons. safari crew will be ready for you at least 30 minutes before departure time.Airports
    • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/2/2019 - 1/3/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/4/2021 - 1/3/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Natural Track Kenya Safaris

Activity ID: V-213813P13

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