9 Days Lake Turkana Adventures safari Itinerary
9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari is run in sturdy land cruisers or designed expedition trucks as you will be traveling off the beaten track on some of Africa’s worst roads. 9 Days Lake Turkana Adventures safari 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.
Day 1 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Nairobi - samburu
Drive past the slopes of the mountain to Samburu Game 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 campsite
Day 2 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Samburu
A full day is spent viewing wildlife in the park. Traditional dancing is performed by Samburu tribesmen by the camp fire upon request. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Samburu – baragoi
An early start through Samburu country where we can see the local people adorned in their striking red ochre clothing and bead-work 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 Camp.
Day 4 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Baragoi - lake turkana
After breakfast, we continue past South Horr to the lake also known as the Jade Sea arriving in time for lunch at the camp. Afternoon at leisure
Day 5 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Lake Turkana
After breakfast we will have time to explore the shore of Lake Turkana. Lake is also known as the “Jade Sea” because of its remarkable blue – green color. 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 surrounding areas. Dinner and overnight at the camp
Day 6 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Lake Turkana - Maralal
We depart after breakfast 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 Suguta valley. Maralal is the 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. Dinner and overnight at the camp
Day 7 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Marala – Lake Baringo
After breakfast, we head south to Lake Baringo arriving in time for lunch at the camp. The lake Baringo is an ornithologist’s paradise since the lake 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 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Lake Baringo – Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, enjoy the splendor of a Boat ride as you view birds and hippos that inhabit this lake after which you will continue with your journey to Lake Nakuru arriving by mid-afternoon. Evening game drive before coming back to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay
Day 9 Of the 9 Days Lake Turkana Camping Adventures Safari: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi
You will rise up to an early breakfast, thereafter; take an extensive game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park coming back for lunch at the camp by midday. After a hot lunch, proceed to Nairobi arriving in the evening to your hotel or at the airport.
Extensive Game drives
Use of 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser fitted with pop-up roof
All meals included while on safari
Full board Accommodation
All applicable Game Park entrance fees
Safari vehicles carry mineral water
Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
Professional Photographic Safari guide
Round trip transport from Nairobi to and Back
A visit to a Masai Village
Accommodations in Nairobi
Cost of obtaining passport and visas
Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary