8 Days Samburu, Marsabit, Chalbi, Turkana, Maralal Kenya
This rugged 1,800km expedition in a purposely built
truck/land cruiser takes you to some of Africa’s worst
roads seeing beautiful mountain forests surrounded by
hot dusty deserts eventually arriving on the shores of
the Jade Sea (Lake Turkana)
Day 1: Nairobi/Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the morning via mt. Kenya to Samburu
Game Reserve. Camp under canopy of trees or pitched
tents on the edge of Uaso Nyiro River for meals and
Day 2: Samburu
The day is spent game viewing in the park for rare
species of wildlife. Meals and overnight in the camp.
Day 3: Samburu/Marsabit
Head north along the trans-African highway to Marsabit
and extinct volcano heavily forested. Leave the camp to
visit a lodge situated on the edge of a water filled
crater. Drive to the famous Lake Paradise. Some steep
hills are impassable when wet overnight in Marsabit.
Day 4: Marsabit/Kalacha
Visit Marsabit town and a volcanic crater before the
desert and lava flows. Camp at Kalacha on the edge of
Chalbi Desert and overnight in Kalacha..
Day 5: Kalacha/Lake Turkana
Depart early crossing the desert or negotiate through
alternative roads if wet. Arrive at our beach campsite
outside Loyangalani soon after lunch. Use traditional
Turkana huts with cool breeze from the lake or pitch
Day 6: Lake Turkana
Spend the day relaxing and bathing only interrupted by a
short excursion to the surrounding areas. Visit the
community at Loiyangalani with an evening optional
visits to the Turkana Manyatta for traditional dances
under star studded sky at an extra cost.
Day 7. Maralal
We join through south Horr and Baragoi to Maralal, a
forested area. to arrive Yare safari camp in good time
for dinner camp site or its equivalent.
Day 8. Nairobi
Move southwards via Laikipia and Thomson Falls (Nyahururu)
and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.