Encounter the People of Lake Turkana

7 days
From US$4,500 per person
This trip takes you to Central Island and Sibiloi National Parks and further north east to Dassanech country for a cultural experience. Archaeological diggings and findings at Koobi Fora will shed some light on how mankind evolved over the years. And not to forget our host community the Turkana people. 
  • Sunny evening boating on Lake Turkana
  • Goliath Heron fishing in Turkana Central Island
  • Discovering Sibiloi and Koobi Fora with a safari truck
  • Borane and their camels migrated on the shores of Lake Turkana


  • Day 1

    Lodwar - Lobolo Camp

    Meet and greet on arrival at Lodwar airport and drive to Lobolo Camp on the shores of Lake Turkana. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the Camp

  • Day 2

    Lobolo Camp - Koobi Fora - Sibiloi

    This morning visit a Turkana village for cultural experience. Early lunch at the camp and thereafter depart by boat (approx 4hrs) to Koobi Fora Study Centre in Sibiloi National Park, dinner and overnight at the Basic Bandas.

  • Day 3

    Koobi Fora

    After breakfast and with packed lunch and accompanied by the museum guide, depart by vehicle to visit the Kobi Fora museum, the famous fossils excavation sites, fossils of a big-tusked behemoth of a predecessor of today’s Elephant, giant tortoise and fish sites. Back to Koobi Fora for dinner and overnight

  • Day 4

    Koobi Fora - Ileret - Koobi Fora

    Early breakfast and thereafter depart by vehicle, with picnic lunch, to the Dassanech country (IIeret area) and visit Dassanech people to experience their culture and back to Koobi Fora for dinner and overnight

  • Day 5

    Koobi Fora - Sibiloi - Central Island

    Breakfast and thereafter with packed lunch drive via game view/scenic view to Petrified Forest near Alia Bay in Sibiloi NP. In the afternoon meet up with the boats at Alia Bay and boat (approx 2hrs) to Central Island National Park for dinner and overnight fly-camp on the Island

  • Day 6

    Central Island - Lobolo Camp

    Breakfast and explore the Island by boat and on foot, Flamingo Lake, the breeding place for flamingo and Crocodile Lake, the breeding place for crocs among others. Lunch on the Island and thereafter navigate (approx 1hr) back to Lobolo Camp for Turkana cultural dance, dinner and overnight

  • Day 7

    Lobolo Camp - Lodwar

    Breakfast and thereafter transfer to Lodwar for your onward flight to your next destination hopefully with fond memories of this unique region.


Price per person

Based on 1 person: US$ 13,300
Based on 2 people: US$ 8,110
Based on 3 people: US$ 6,380
Based on 4 people: US$ 5,510
Based on 5 people: US$ 5,000
Based on 6 people: US$ 4,650

Safari package include

  • Full board accommodation at Lobolo Camp and during the safari
  • Drinks – mineral bottle water, soft drinks, beer and house wine (Kobi For a & Central Island nights)
  • Drinks – mineral bottle water, soft drinks, beer, selected spirits and house wine (Lobolo Camp nights)
  • Transfers and transport in Turkana by boat and vehicle where applicable
  • Kobi For a - excavation sites visit fee and guide (provided by Museum)
  • Park entry fees and camping fees where applicable
  • Turkana cultural dance
  • Turkana village visit for cultural experience
  • Dassanech village visit for cultural experience

Safari package do not include

  • Charter flights or domestic/schedule flights
  • Transfers where not applicable (Nairobi)
  • Travel and cancellation/medical insurance cover
  • Spirits and/or any other drinks not mentioned above
  • Photographic fee with the local people
  • Eventual tips
  • Any items or expenses of personal nature
  • Any other items not mentioned in the inclusions

Travel info

We recommend the following packing list

  • Good quality sandals-Good quality light walking (sport) shoes
  • Lightweight waterproof rain jacket for the occasional showers-Comfortable, “safari” clothes
  • Small backpack
  • Small water bottle
  • Small flashlight, for example forehead type - make Petzl
  • Hat with 'shin cord' to avoid blowing over board.

  • Quality mosquito repellent
  • Waterproof sun blocker cream
  • Good quality sunglasses
  • Extra camera battery
  • And further what one think he/she need for a comfortable stay in a remote/hot (and/or windy) area.

********Lastly, spirit of adventure and good sense of humour

Fly-Camp include (Central Island NP)
*Stand-in medium size tents imported from South Africa
*Camp beds (small or big) where applicable and possible
*Sleeping bags, liners and pillows
*Towels, washbasin etc
*Dinning and Kitchen shades
*Tables and chairs
*Lighting*Any other items or equipment necessary to make your stay comfortable.