Lake Turkana is a truly off-the-beaten-track destination which can be reached by private charter or a long road safari.The region is home to exotic nomadic tribes and exceptional archaeological earth formations. Lake Turkana National Parks comprises three parks: Sibiloi and two islands (Central Island and Southern Island) on Lake Turkana are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Turkana has one of the longest living histories on earth, and recent fossil evidence unearthed at Koobi Fora has led to the Lake being referred to as ‘The Cradle of Mankind’. The site lies at the heart of the Sibiloi National Park, a place of stark beauty and prehistoric petrified forests. The park offers visitors some stunning scenery and excellent bird-watching opportunities with flamingos, pelicans and water birds.
Central Island National Park is difficult to reach and is in effect a small active volcano with three saline carter lakes known as Flamingo, Crocodile and Tilapia. It is believed to support the world’s largest population of Nile crocodiles along the shoreline, there are plains and grevy’s zebra, topi, oryx, reticulated giraffe, greater kudu and Grant’s gazelle. Wildlife - Reptiles/fish: estimated 12,000 crocodiles, saw-scaled viper, night and puff adder, cobra. Birdlife: Over 84 water-bird species and various birds of prey
Major attractions: Three crater lakes - Crocodile Lake, Flamingo Lake, and Tilapia Lake; Active volcano; venomous reptiles and pre-historic fish.
Activities - Crocodile hatching, viewing, camping.
Day 1: Nairobi-Marsabit Day 2: Marsabit-North Horr Day 3: North Horr- Sibiloi Day 4: Sibiloi-Loyangalani Day 5: Loyangalani-Maralal Day 6: Maralal-Nairobi