Lake Turkana via Chalbi Desert
Day 1: Day 1: Nairobi/Samburu
You will be picked from your hotel and depart for Nanyuki with a stop over at the Equator before you proceed to Isiolo and continue to Samburu Game Reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch at Campsite followed by afternoon game drive in search of Beisa?s Oryx, Gerenuk, Grevy?s Zebra, Lion, Reticulated Giraffe, elephant not forgetting different species of birds?then return to campsite to wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Day 2: Samburu
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Optional visit to Samburu cultural village or game drive followed by lunch. Late afternoon proceed for another game drive then return to campsite to wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Day 3: Samburu/Marsabit
After breakfast we leave Samburu and head further north?along the Trans-African highway to Marsabit, which is an extinct volcano heavily forested on its upper slopes. After setting up camp, we will visit the lodge inside the National park. You may see Elephant, Buffalo and the Greater Kudu as the lodge is situated on the edge of a water filled crater. All meals served followed by overnight at campsite
Day 4: Day 4: Marsabit/Kalacha
This day we will visit Marsabit town and another volcanic crater before making our way back into the desert and lava flows and proceed to our campsite at Kalacha which is a small settlement on the edge of Chalbi desert.
Day 5: Day 5: Kalacha/Lake Turkana
Early morning we?depart?crossing the Chalbi Desert if weather permits otherwise we use alternative route to campsite near Loiyangalani arriving in time for lunch. All meals served followed by dinner and overnight at campsite.
Day 6: Day 6: Lake Turkana
After breakfast day spent at leisure?relaxing and bathing only interrupted by a short optional boat excursion to visit the surrounding areas. In addition, we visit Loiyangalani and the community settled there, and in the?evening there is an option of?visiting one of the Turkana Manyattas for traditional dances under a star studded sky. All meals served followed by dinner and overnight at campsite.
Day 7: Day 7: Lake Turkana/Maralal
After breakfast we continue with our?journey via South Horr and Baragoi to Maralal, another forested area. You will also see the Samburu people with?their red-ochre. All meals served followed by overnight at campsite
Day 8: Day 8: Maralal/Nairobi
After breakfast continue with your safari further?south?via Laikipia plains and Nyahururu where you will have a stopover to admire the scenic beauty at the Thomson?s Falls before you continue with your safari either back to Nairobi or continue to other parks via Lake Nakuru.