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Lake Turkana Camping safari
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Turkana Adventures in Kenya via Baragoi Tour Code - CTS
Lake Turkana Camping safari
Travel is an ideal Safari for clients who do not
mind roughing it, and who want to get off the
usual tourism route. Lake Turkana expeditions not
only offers some spectacular scenery with the
highlights been the Lakes, but also offers you the
chance to meet some of the most remote tribes in
Africa. Un touched by Western Influence.
Lake Turkana camping Adventures 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
traverse along some of Africa's worst roads; see
beautiful mountain forest surrounded on all sides
by hot dusty deserts, eventually arriving at our
camp on the shores of the Jade Sea (Lake
Turkana).You will however get the opportunity to
see beautiful mountains and forests, surrounded on
all sides by hot dusty deserts.
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.
The camp is situated right on the shores of the
lake with spectacular views.
Day 1: Nairobi - samburu
Drive past the slopes of the mountain to Samburu
Game Park. Game drive to flash out the numerous
wildlife that are to be found in this park.
Samburu National Reserve becoming one of Kenya's
most admired stops after the Mara which hosts the
uncommon Gravy’s zebra, gerenuk antelope standing
on hind legs to feed, Somali ostriches with
distinct blue legs and the shy Oryx, Elephant and
crocodile and bird life. Dinner and overnight at a
Day 2 Samburu
A full day is spent viewing wildlife in the park.
Among the rare species to be seen are the gerenuk,
grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe etc.
Traditional dancing is performed by Samburu
tribesmen by the camp fire upon request.
Day 3: Samburu – baragoi
An early start through Samburu country where we
can see the local people adorned in their striking
red ochre clothing and beadwork decoration. We
pass through the colorful town of Maralal and
continue north through rugged country to Baragoi
for dinner and overnight at our Private Tented
Day 4: Baragoi - lake turkana
Continue past South Horr to the lake also known as
the Jade Sea. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Lake Turkana
the day is spent relaxing and you may visit the
local lodge to swim or hire a boat to visit the
surrounding area (at an extra cost).
Turkana, formerly L. Rudolf is now named after one
of the tribes who live on its shores and it is in
this area that Richard Leakey uncovered the three
million year old fossils of 'Homo Erectus.
pre historic site is now known as the "Cradle of
Mankind". The Lake is also known as the "Jade Sea"
because of its remarkable blue – green colour.
This is a result of algae particles, which shift
with changes of the wind and light, so that the
water surface shifts from blue to grey to fabulous
jade. The lake is home to the largest population
of Nile crocodiles in the world. If the weather
permits we take a short sunset boat ride to the
Day 6: Maralal
We depart after break fast via the Horr Valley
situated between Mount Nyiro and Ol Doinye Mara
viewing the breath taking scenery as we continue
to climb on torturous, rocky hills to Maralal.
Near Maralal is one of the most breaths taking
scenes in all of Kenya – the Losiolo escarpment,
an endless stretch as land drops down to the
Maralal is the unofficial capital of the Samburu
people and has a distinctly frontier feel about
it, like something out of a 'wild west' movie. It
boasts a colourful Samburu market and a game
sanctuary that lies just outside of town. Maralal
is also home of the Maralal International Camel
Derby that happens once a year between July and
October and attracts riders and spectators from
the four corners of the world
Day 7: Marala – Lake Baringo
We head south to visit Lake Baringo where we spend
the night at a campsite sleeping amongst the
grazing hippos and watch the birds. There are only
two fresh water Lakes in the Rift Valley and Lake
Baringo is one of them, surrounded by large arid
plains it looks like an oasis in a desert.
The lake is also an ornithologist’s paradise since
the lake is houses over 450 species of birds
including the largest of the heron species, called
the goliath heron. Birds are attracted here
because it is filled up with a variety of rare
fish species. Hippos and crocodiles also
find the ecosystem favorable along the shores of
the lake. The rock hyrax is another animal
that you cannot go without seeing. Also,
nearby is a spectacular hot spring which attracts
large numbers of visitors annually. All meals and
overnight at the campsite
Day 8: Lake Baringo –
Lake Nakuru National Park.
After breakfast you will have the option to enjoy
the splendour of a Boat ride as you view birds and
hippos that inhabit this lake after which you will
continue wth your journey to Lake Nakuru arriving
by mid afternoon.
Day 9: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi
You will rise up to an early breakfast.
Thereafter, you take an extensive game drive at
Lake Nakuru National Park the whole of the morning
(0700hrs to 1200hrs). After a hot lunch in a
restaurant, proceed to Nairobi arriving in the
Cost per person sharing
Group safari Minimum 4 people
Price: US$ 1240 per person sharing
The price includes:
- Transport in a custom made 4x4
Land cruisers – each person is guaranteed a
- Accommodation in camps on full
- Game drives
- Services of a driver /
- Flying Doctors emergency
- Hotel accommodations in
Nairobi before and after the safari can be
arranged on request.
- Personal travel insurance
- Cultural visits to Samburu /
- Boat ride in Lake Turkana
- Park fees in samburu, Lake
turkana and Lake Baringo.
- Personal effects
- Extras not mentioned above