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8 Days Lake Turkana Luxury Tour, 8 Days Lake Turkana Private Safari

Mt Kenya, Samburu, Baragoi, Lake Turkana, Lake Baringo

This is an 8 day expedition to Northern Kenya that avoids the rigorous journey across the Chalbi Desert but still transverses rugged country to the frontiers of Kenya and the Lake Turkana. Transport is by custom built four by four Land cruisers that seat 7 people and accommodation is in more up - market canvas tents that are ferried by purpose-built trucks and pitched in the middle of the African Wilderness to create a private camp with all the facilities of a luxury permanent tented camp.

Mt KenyaDay 1: Nairobi - Mt Kenya
Depart Nairobi in the morning heading North West for the Aberdare National Park; home of the black leopard, the bongo a variety of fauna only to be found in this mountain forest. Dinner and overnight at our Mobile luxury tented camp set on the foothills of Mt. Kenya.

Mount Kenya National Park - Although the dominant feature of this park is the snow-clad peaks of Mount Kenya , this area also boasts of wildlife such as Buffalo , Elephant, Rhino and the elusive and rare flora and fauna and a wide variety of unusual trees. The twin peaks of Batian and Nelion present the experienced climber with a test of fortitude and skill, but Point Lenana is within reach of those with stamina and good health. The best months for climbing are mid-December to mid-March, but trips can be undertaken most of the year.

Day 2: Mt Kenya - Samburu National Park
Drive past the slopes of the mountain to Samburu Game Park. A game drive to flash out the numerous wildlife that are to be found here. Dinner and overnight at our private camp.

Day 3: Samburu National Park
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.

Day 4: 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 colourful town of Maralal and continue north through rugged country to Baragoi for dinner and overnight at our Private Tented Camp.

African TribesDay 5: Baragoi - Lake Turkana
Continue past South Horr to the lake also known as the Jade Sea. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 6: Lake Turkana
Part of this day is spent relaxing or bathing in the nearby lodge pool. We are able to see the small town of Loiyangalani, the fishing community that are by the shores of Lake Turkana or take a boat excursion on the crocodile infested waters of the salty lake.

Day 7: Lake TurkanaA - Lake Baringo
Leave our Private Camp after breakfast and head South for Lake Baringo. Overnight at our camp by this lake which is home to over 200 species of birds including the Flamingoes.

Day 8: Lake Baringo - Nairobi
Depart Lake Baringo and drive past the Hot Springs of Lake Bogoria to Lake Naivasha for lunch at a lakeside club. Continue to Nairobi to arrive in the evening.

Cost Includes:

  • Transport in Safari Van with hatch roof.
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), as indicated
  • Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
  • All Park Entrance Fees
  • All Game Drives

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic and Soft drinks
  • Tips and Porterage
  • Visas
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