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Marsabit expedition- 8 Days

DAY 1. NAIROBI –NGURUNIT

We will depart very early in the morning for our safari to explore the northern part of Kenya through Nanyuki where we will have a short stopover at the equator crossing point, we will later on enjoy the beautiful farmlands of Timau to Isiolo for the last minute shopping and fuelling. From Isiolo we will drive Appx 230KM to Ngurunit. The drive will be welcoming us to the beauty of the north, the scenic hills including the famous Mt Ololokwe, beautiful Samburu people and large herds of camels and other livestock.
We will arrive in Ngurunit a remote area tucked away at the base of the Ndoto Mountains, a place you’ll seldom hear of, but that is incredibly beautiful. We later set up our camp, bonfire. Dinner and overnight stay at a local campsite.
MEAL PLAN: LUNCH, DINNER
Lasamu Camping Site

DAY 2 NGURUNIT- LOIYANGALANI

After an early morning breakfast in Ngurunit at rocks pools as we take a cool morning dip, we will set off for Jade Sea (Lake Turkana), with the amazing views of the Turkana wind farm, the breeze of Lake Turkana will be welcoming in time for lunch. After lunch we will have a relaxed afternoon and explorations at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay in Loiyangalani
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST,LUNCH, DINNER
Palm Shade Resort, Loyangalani

DAY 3: LOIYANGALANI FREE DAY

On this day we will visit the el-molo villages to learn more about their culture and their way of living, we will also pass through the desert Museum to learn more on archeological discoveries activities that has been undertaken in the north. After lunch we will head to the lake for a swim and enjoy sunsets.
(Optional Visit Loyangalani ancient rock art site, boat excursion, Oasis tour)
Dinner and overnight stay in our Loiyangalani camp.
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST,LUNCH, DINNER
Palm Shade Resort, Loyangalani

DAY 4/5 LOIYANGALANI –SIBILOI-KOOBI FORA

After an early breakfast we will leave Loiyangalani for Sibiloi national park Located on the wild and rugged shores of Lake Turkana – the cradle of mankind – Sibiloi is home to important archaeological sites including Koobi Fora where the fossil remains have contributed more to the understanding of human evolution than any other site in the continent making it world’s leading pre historic site. The area is characterized by semi-desert habitat and open plains flanked by volcanic formations including Mount Sibiloi, where the remains of a petrified forest can be seen. Sibiloi serves as a stopover for migrant waterfowl and is a major breeding ground for the Nile crocodile. Terrestrial wildlife includes zebras, Grant gazelles, lions, leopards, stripped hyenas, Beisa Oryx, greater kudu, cheetahs and northern topi among others. Sibiloi is surrounded by the Turkana, the Gabra and the Dassanach who are communities with very rich and unpolluted traditional cultures.
We will take a visit to the small Kenyan Dassanech tribe who originate from Ethiopia,found in the small frontier village of illeret. Visit the Dassanach fishing village at Serisho at the Kenya/Ethiopia border beacons and cross over to Ethiopia for a drink and delicious Ethiopian food.
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST,LUNCH, DINNER

DAY 6: SIBILOI –CHALBI DESERT –KALACHA

After breakfast we will head out of Sibiloi to the deserts. The journey leads you to a beautiful oasis at the edge of the Chalbi desert which is the largest desert we have in Kenya. The vast landscapes and open desert will amaze you, Chalbi Desert has a lot to offer in picturesque sceneries and tranquil oasis.
We will have dinner and overnight stay in Kalacha /North Horr
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST,LUNCH, DINNER

DAY 7 CHALBI DESERT – MOUNT MARSABIT

After breakfast we will head out to Mount marsabit which is a densely forested mountain and three crater lakes provide a haven for a variety of birdlife, mammals and reptiles. The beautiful Marsabit National Park is a refuge for huge tusked bull elephants. The park is famous for its elephant named Ahmed that was provided with 24hr security surveillance by presidential decree in the 70’s, to demonstrate Kenya’s commitment to wildlife conservation.
Dinner and overnight stay in Marsabit.
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST,LUNCH, DINNER

DAY 8 MARSABIT –NAIROBI

After breakfast we will start our journey back to Nairobi. With an optional lunch in Nanyuki
Arrive Nairobi in the evening after an adventurous northern exploration journey
MEAL PLAN: BREAKFAST.

PACKAGE COVERS THE FOLLOWING

  1. Shared Transport based in a 4*4 Landcruiser/ Overland truck
  2. Accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary
  3. Meals as stipulated in the itinerary
  4. Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  5. Comprehensive Game drives as per the Itinerary
  6. Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
  7. Government taxes
  8. Unlimited Bottled per day
  9. Park Entrance Fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  10. 8 DAYS SAFARI

EXCLUDES:

  1.  Extras – tips, souvenirs.
  2. Laundry
  3. Personal drinks beers and soft drinks
  4. Travel Insurance & Evacuation Insurance.
  5. Upgrades in accommodation– Any Item not included in the itinerary
  6. Visa

WHAT TO CARRY..

  1.  Masai shukas
  2.  Sunscreen
  3.  Hat
  4.  Light clothes
  5.  Toiletries
  6.  Camera & Binoculars
  7.  Comfortable open shoes
  8.  Insects repellent
  9.  Torch & headlamp
  10.  Swimming costume
  11.  Camera / phone charger
  12.  Bandana/Light towel
  13.  Sunglasses

Tour price based on 6 pax on a land cruiser

Ksh 64,000 pps
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