Koobi Fora, Sibiloi & Central Island

4 days
From US$2,600 per person
Ever looked in the mirror and wondered where we all come from? This tour takes you back in time to 'The Cradle of Mankind'.

During this four day expedition you get to meet the Turkana people and learn about their rich culture; visit and explore Sibiloi National Park ('The Cradle of Mankind') home to important archeological sites including Koobi Fora. Lastly you will hike/walk on Central Island and discover its hidden craters. 


  • 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 - Sibiloi National Park

    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

    Sibiloi - Koobi Fora - Central Island - Lobolo camp

    After breakfast depart by vehicle, and with Koobi Fora field guide, 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, fish sites and return in time for lunch. In the afternoon depart by boat (approx 2 hours) to Central Island National (UNESCO – world heritage site). From here walk up to Flamingo Lake, the breeding place for flamingo and thereafter return to the boat for another short boat ride to where we start our walk to Crocodile Lake, the breeding place for crocs. Thereafter boat (approx 1hr) back to Lobolo Camp for Turkana cultural dance, dinner and overnight

  • Day 4

    Lobolo Camp - Lodwar

    Breakfast and thereafter transfer to Lodwar for your onward flight to your next destination.


Price per person

Based on 1 person: US$ 8,315
Based on 2 people: US$ 4,885
Based on 3 people: US$ 3,740
Based on 4 people: US$ 3,170
Based on 5 people: US$ 2,830
Based on 6 people: US$ 2,600

Safari package include

  • Full board accommodation at Lobolo Camp and during the safari
  • Drinks – mineral bottle water, soft drinks, beer and house wine (Kobi Fora night)
  • 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 Fora - excavation sites visit fee and guide (provided by Museum)
  • Park entry fees where applicable
  • Turkana cultural dance
  • Turkana village visit for cultural experience
  • Local guide services where applicable
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Air Ambulance evacuation cover (30 days cover)

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

Note we normally suggest 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 or headlamp
  • 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