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Lake Turkana

Chalbi Desert, Kenya
+254 734 746930
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untouched and beautiful nature

When you drive either trough Chalbi desert or through the rocky highlands from the Samburu land... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
Katrin M
via mobile
Definetely worth visiting

The east side of Lake Turkana is definetely worth a visit. Thanks to the Turkana windpower project... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2016
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Chalbi Desert, Kenya
+254 734 746930
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

When you drive either trough Chalbi desert or through the rocky highlands from the Samburu land, you will not trust your eyes about the beautiful desert lake in front of you. Truly one of the untouched spots of nature on this planet. The weather is...More

1  Thank Katrin M
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The east side of Lake Turkana is definetely worth a visit. Thanks to the Turkana windpower project Loyangalani is much easier to access than before. It is beautiful, dry and hot. In Loyangalani you will be in the middle of different tribes (Samburu, Turkana, Rendille,...More

Thank Cheeriop
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Going there soon for its beaches and boat safaris to the central island. Magnificent. Its true you can sleep at the beaches of lake turkana without any worries whatsoever.

1  Thank PAXTON T
Reviewed May 12, 2016

If you have the opportunity to visit, don't pass it up. The adventurous journey there, the opportunity to learn firsthand about Samburu and Turkana people, the scenery all around, and finally the lake itself are all very much worth the arduous journey there. It is...More

2  Thank HPFlat5
Reviewed April 24, 2016

The Cradle of mankind, that is what Turkana is known for. Well it has much to offer from the hospitable communities to the beautiful scenery. As a Geologist i got to traverse to most places in Turkana if not all the places. The place is...More

5  Thank Malidzo C
Reviewed October 10, 2015

We initially rented the basic accommodations, but it was too hot, and noisy (generator). The management allowed us to move into a boma for half price to accommodate us. The meals were average, but the atmosphere was a 10. The boma was first class, same...More

1  Thank Larry4Africa
Reviewed September 28, 2015

You need a Land Rover/Cruiser and probably a driver, I paid $200 dollars a day for this and you need 5 or 6 days. It is more of an experience than a pleasure, however really interesting. The return drive through the Cholbi desert to Marsabit...More

Thank Guy C
Reviewed August 9, 2015

I kept reading reviews of people who had visited lake turkana before until I personally went there and yes it was so refreshing after a very long drive over bad stony roads tiresome and yes there it was at last, big awesome ,blue cold waters...More

1  Thank PAXTON T
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hello members..this review is helpful but i find it extremely unfair to the agency!My wife and i were meant to travel on the same group,however the management communicated to us to choose a separate date of travel as there were insecurity scare at the time....More

1  Thank 325Tourist
Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Malabo resort the best accommodation and good meals and ice cold beer.apple parking and security available. The resort is run by solar panels and generator .

2  Thank lenayapa
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