A unique desert in the nothern Kenya
Explore the North, the most unexploited travel destination in Kenya, the untouched rich culture, the largest desert we have in east Africa, The cradle of mankind, Jade sea also known as lake Turkana is the world’s largest permanent desert lake and the world’s largest alkaline lake. This trip will bring out the beauty of the north and interactions with the amazing tribes of the north that include Samburu, Gabbra, Turkana.
The Chalbi Desert is a small desert in northern Kenya near the border with Ethiopia. It is east of Lake Turkana and contains North Horr. Marsabit is the closest major urban center. A Desert composed of the alkaline and saline sediments with established sanddunes.
Enjoy the beauty of the north, the scenic hills including the famous Mt Ololokwe, beautiful Samburu people and large herds of camels and other livestock as ypu get to the base of the Ndoto Mountains a pace you will seldom hear of, but that is incredibly beautiful. Have a view of the Jade Sea (Lake Turkana), with the amazing views of the Turkana wind farm, the breeze of Lake Turkana.
Beside the desert there is an amazing Mount marsabit which is a densely forested mountain and three crater lakes provide a haven for a variety of birdlife, mammals and reptiles. The beautiful Marsabit National Park is a refuge for huge tusked bull elephants. The park is famous for its elephant named Ahmed that was provided with 24hr security surveillance by presidential decree in the 70’s, to demonstrate Kenya’s commitment to wildlife conservation.