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North Kenya Exploration

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5 days
Availability : Book Now
Nairobi
Nairobi
Min Age : 12
Max People : 4

Enjoy this short and adventurous tour to the North of Kenya renowned for its fantastic scenery and remoteness; far removed from the standard tourist destinations in Kenya. This tour promises great scenery, adventure in amazing destinations, and encounters with the local tribes who call Northern Kenya their home with Lake Turkana the highlight of the tour.

Tour price KSH 39,000 per person
(Resident Rate Based on a minimum of 4 people)

Tour Details

We begin our tour in Samburu Game Reserve with its unique group of animals only found in the North of Kenya before traversing the Chalbi Desert towards the largest desert lake in the world (Lake Turkana). You will come across numerous tribes who call this remote region their home; from the vibrant Samburu tribe to the Rendille, Turkana, and one of the smallest tribes in Kenya (El Molo people). Our final destination before returning to Nairobi is the small settlement of Ngurunit where we enjoy the scenery and adventure at the base of the Ndoto Mountains.

Tour Type

Accommodated

Departure & Return Location

Nairobi

Departure Time

8.00 am

Price Includes

  • 4 Nights Accommodation
  • Your Driver Guide
  • Game Drives
  • All Tour Transportation
  • Mineral water on duration of tour

Price Excludes

  • Park Entrance Fee
  • Other Meals and Snacks
  • Optional Activities
  • Any Drink not included in Trip
  • Accommodation Upgrades

Complimentaries

  • AMREF Air Ambulance cover
What To Bring

Cameras and Camcorders

To Capture these wonderful memories

Binoculars

Make sure you don’t miss a thing!

Head Torch

It’s always great to have – there are no street lights on safari

A good book or cards

For relaxation between Safaris

Wind Jacket ( lightweight or poncho)

For those chilly mornings

Footwear

Comfortable hiking boots and/or sturdy footwear for walking safaris and sandals whilst in camp

Seater/Fleece Jacket

For chilly nights around the campfire

Comfortable clothing

Bring light clothing but avoid white because of the dust from the savannah

Sunhat and Glasses

To protect you from this strong sun

Swimwear

For those cool pools & river rafting

Sunscreen

To protect you from being burnt

A Solid Bag or Rucksack

Remember 15kgs limit for domestic flights and is easier to stack in safari jeeps and small planes

Insect repellant

We want to protect your delicate skin from being munched on by the little insects.

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi to Samburu

Early morning pick up from your Nairobi residence or hotel as we depart towards the central highlands. Look out for Mount Kenya as we approach Nanyuki town making a brief stop at the equator for you to enjoy some selfie moments. We break again at one of the malls in Nanyuki for you to buy lunch and some last-minute supplies before continuing the journey towards Isiolo town. Arrive Samburu in time for a late afternoon game drive concentrating around the Ewaso Nyiro River; renowned for herds of Elephants wading across.
Samburu game reserve is home to the “special five.” These animals are only found in the North of Kenya; being the Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostrich, reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk, and the Beisa Oryx. Be sure to look out for them on your game drive as well as Lions and various other wildlife.

Overnight at a budget en-suite camp located just outside the reserve (Dinner included).

Main Activity: Game Drive

Day 2Samburu to Marsabit

Morning Game Drive in the park and visit Buffalo Springs where you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the natural spring before departure towards Marsabit town and environs. Look out for the magnificent Mount Ololokwe (Samburu sacred mountain) before arriving at Marsabit National Park. We visit Lake Paradise and Little Lake. Here, an indigenous forest and a desert come together to create the most compelling landscape on earth. The dense forest in the park is also home to
Elephants, Kudu, Water Buck, and a variety of birds. You may visit the town on foot in the late afternoon as well. Overnight at a budget en-suite hotel (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included).

Main Activities: Game Drive, Swimming

Day 3Marsabit to Loiyangalani

Early breakfast before we depart the cool environs towards Loiyangalani as we cross the Chalbi Desert with its myriad of dunes and semi-desert landscape. Arrive at the great Jade Sea in the late afternoon and visit Loiyangalani on foot. Overnight at a budget en-suite hotel (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included).

Optional activities include; visit the Desert Museum, El Molo village visit, enjoy a sunset Boat Ride on the lake.

Day 4Loiyangalani to Ngurunit

After breakfast, we begin the long journey towards Ngurunit driving past the Turkana Windfarm. Ngurunit is an oasis surrounded by the Ndoto Mountains and home to Samburu and Rendille tribes. The Ndoto Mountains span 40 kilometers in length; rising up to 8,648 feet with Mount Poi being the iconic feature that you can spot from Ngurunit.
There is the option for you to enjoy a short walk up the Ndoto streams to the Natural Swimming Pools for a swim and slide as well as hire a quad bike to dash around the sandy terrain! Overnight at the budget community-owned Bandas (shared washrooms) (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included).

Day 5Ngurunit to Nairobi

Early rise to catch the first light of day as it hits Mount Poi with its steep and bare rock face offering spectacular scenery. Enjoy a final breakfast as we make an optional visit to the women’s’ basket project to buy some souvenirs before beginning the long journey back towards Nairobi. We arrive in the early evening with lasting memories of your trip up North (Breakfast included).

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