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A travel in time. Fabulous

Lake Turkana is probably the most isolated of the great lakes, but research shows that is one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barcelona, Spain
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We send a night in Turkana Lake, beside the lake without any tent. The lake was amazingly... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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Chalbi Desert, Kenya
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

Nothing prepares you for the long journey to Northern Kenya. This is the most spectacular trip in terms of scenery, culture, natural beauty and to top it all, in the harsh semi-desert habitat, there is still life. The remoteness of the place makes you feel...More

15  Thank smwelu
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

About 4 months ago, I paid this Kenyan tour company US$1410 for a trip to Lake Turkana. They later cancelled the trip, before the departure, and still haven't given me a refund. Here is the background: On 13 December 2013 I paid Express Vacation Tours...More

10  Thank mperdeck
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Turkana is probably the most isolated of the great lakes, but research shows that is one of the cradles of humans.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We send a night in Turkana Lake, beside the lake without any tent. The lake was amazingly beautiful, with the surrounding trees and palm trees making it perfectly beautiful. Our 2 month stay in Lodwar is complete by visiting this lake. At night, the start...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We got in from the eastern part of Uganda all the way to lodwor the rout was very challenging because of rain with the natives helpful at times and at times not but the view was beautiful

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Adventurous trip it had a lot of challenges on the way with some of the most trying moments as many bridges on the way had broken down and some places are impassable

Thank Masaba R
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Two and a half very happy years in Lokitaung - but over 50 years ago! I would love to return, but from what I can learn about conditions today, there would appear to be problems relating to security in that part of north western Kenya.

Thank BluevenusSurrey
Reviewed 28 August 2017

lake Turkana is a fresh water lake located in northern part of Kenya and is among the largest desert lakes in the world. The place has beautiful sceneries with hot breeze which makes it tough both in the day and at night and one is...More

Thank gitauphilip2
Reviewed 2 January 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

2  Thank Katrin M
Reviewed 21 November 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 7 August 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.

2  Thank Afrikasights
Reviewed 12 May 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
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