Flora & Fauna

Lake Turkana is a good place for watching birds and studying the flora, so special, in the shores of the Turkana lake, there is not a destination for a pure safari.

Flora and Fauna

On and around Lake Turkana, wildlife is minimal, this is not a wildlife destination however in Sibiloi National Park, terrestrial wildlife includes zebras, Grant gazelles, lions, leopards, stripped hyenas, Beisa Oryx, greater kudu, cheetahs and northern topi among others. Sibiloi NP serves as a stopover for migrant waterfowl and is a major breeding ground for the Nile crocodile. A total of over 350 species of aquatic and terrestrial bird have been recorded in Lake Turkana.  

The area around Lake Turkana is characterised by semi-desert habitat and vegetation is at its minimal and this is witnessed on both sides of the lake.