VSS 46 - WALKING SAFARI IN COUNT TELEKI’S FOOTSTEPS 9 days
This is a walking safari to Lake Turkana following the footsteps of Count Teleki who was the first European to see the Lake. You leave Nairobi and drive to Maralal, for the first campsite. Next day sees us drive to Tuum, on the west slopes of Mt. Nyiro. The third day we embark on a six hour walk with our Turkana Guides, with Donkeys for our luggage. We see spectacular gorges on our way to the Suguta valley and having camped overnight, we set off before sunrise for a 6 hour walk thought the spectacular volcanic landscape, with lesser flamingoes awaiting us on Lake Loigipi. Teleki’s volcano tackled on day 4 and from the top we see the Jade Sea (Lake Turkana) in all its beauty and isolation. Having walked for 5 hours we embark on a 3 hour boat ride and camp. Next day is spent relaxing in the oasis of Loyangalani and visiting El Molo village. Now we have 3 days of driving and camping, first to Maralal and then to the Samburu Game Reserve with game drives, finally back to Nairobi by afternoon on the last day.
This safari can be converted into a biking safari on request Mountain bikes are available for hire and other itineraries for cycling with a guide can be obtained from our offices.