8 DAYS LAKE TURKANA SAFARI VIA LAKE BARINGO
Summary of this Budget Camping Safari
Northern Kenya is barren and lightly populated and an area of Kenya that is
completely off the tourism route. The Local Tribes that live here are some
of the most captivating people in Africa and are sure to leave a
long-lasting impression on you during your visit.
These tribes include the nomadic pastoralists the Samburu, Turkana, Rendille,
Boran, Gabbra and El - Molo.
This expedition is run in sturdy land cruisers or especially designed
expedition trucks as you will be travelling off the beaten track on some of
Africa's worst roads. You will however get the opportunity to see beautiful
mountains and forests, surrounded on all sides by hot dusty deserts. (Lake
The camp is situated right on the shores of the lake with spectacular views.
This Safari is an ideal Safari for clients who do not mind roughing it, and
who want to get off the usual tourism route. The Safari not only offers some
spectacular scenary with the highlights been the Lakes, but also offers you
the chance to meet some of the most remote tribes in Africa, untouched by
Day 1: Lake Baringo:
Depart Nairobi in the morning stopping at the top of the world to view the
great Rift Valley. Lunch at Nakuru and arrive at Lake Baringo late
afternoon. Watch out for hippo while you shower. Overnight at the
campsite.Depart Nairobi in the morning stopping at the top of the world to
view the great Rift Valley. Lunch at Nakuru and arrive at Lake Baringo late
afternoon. Watch out for hippo while you shower. Overnight at the campsite.
Day 2: South Horr:
Climb out of the Rift Valley in the morning chill towards Maralal and the
red-ochred Samburu people,who are still nomadic and proud. Then another
spectacular climb up Losiolo and down past Baragoi to South Horr where we
camp next to a small clear stream.
Day 3: Lake Turkuna:
Break early in the morning for Lake Turkana . The rough road gets worse as
we descend across ancient lava flows towards the Jade Sea and the Oasis
Loiyangalani lying between the lake and Mt. Kulal . We arrive at our
permanent beach campsite just outside Loiyangalani soon after lunch and
settle in our traditional Turkana huts with a cool breeze blowing from the
lake. Indeed a perfect place to relax protected from scorching sun and heat
characteristic of the harsh climate of this remote area.
Day 4: Lake Turkana
We spend the day relaxing and bathing only interrupted by a short boat
excursion to visit the surrounding areas where crocodiles and birds may be
spotted. In addition, we visit Loiyangalani and the community settled there
while in the evening we may visit one of the Turkana Manyattas for
traditional dances under a star studded sky at an extra cost if clients
wish. Unforgettable experience.
Day 5: Maralal
Up the Horr valley and back to Baragoi, camping further South at Maralal.
Day 6: Samburu
We arrive at Samburu park around lunch time and settle in our Permanent
campsite beautifully set under a canopy of trees on the edge of Uaso Nyiro
River.Samburu Reticulated Giraffe
Day 7: Samburu
A day game viewing in the park. Elephants abound: you may see lion,
reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Grey's zebra and oryx.
Day 8: Nairobi
The road back to Nairobi passes over the high shoulder of Mt. Kenya. Lunch
on the way arriving in Nairobi by later afternoon.
Nights / 3 Days Maasai Mara Game Reserves.
Days Baringo and Bogoria
Days / 3 Nights Maasai Mara / L. Nakuru
Days: Mara / Nakuru / Amboseli
Days: Mara / Nakuru / L. Baringo L. Bogoria
Days: Maasai Mara ? Lake Nakuru / Samburu
Days: Maasai Mara and the Lakes
Days: Maasai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha / Samburu
Days: Amboseli / Tsavo West