The Marsabit-Lake Turkana cultural Festival will take place for the 13th consecutive year in Loyangalani town; on the shores of the awe-inspiring Jade Sea in June 2019 (actual festival dates 13th to 16th June). This years event is co-organized by the County Government of Marsabit, Local Community Festival Committee, Kenya Tourism Board, National Museums of Kenya and Kenya Wildlife Service.
It is here where the 14 ethnic communities which live in Marsabit County: El Molo, Rendille, Samburu, Turkana, Dassanatch, Gabra, Borana, Konso, Sakuye, Garee, Waata, Burji and Somali demonstrate through song and dance their unique differences and traditions. In this remote and forgotten region; we are also made aware of the challenges faced by these minority tribes which include drought, environmental challenges, poor infrastructure and wrangling amongst each other.
Day 1: Day 1: (Tue 11th June -Arrival. Meet and greet transfer to hotel.
Stop At: Kenyatta International Conference Center, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi 00100 Kenya
Upon arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, your host will be on hand at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport to welcome you with a warm smile, assist and escort you the hotel. Its location makes it ideal for travelers arriving in Nairobi late night or those heading home after a wonderful safari away from the hustle and bustle of one of Africa's most vibrant capital cities. Take some time to explore the wide range of dining experiences as you relax and unwind after your flight. If youre ready for sleep, youll immediately relax in your comfortable room, with its fine linens. In the morning youll be refreshed and ready for the adventure. Accommodation at 67 hotel. Meal plan -Breakfast.
Duration: 20 minutes
Accommodation included: Hilton International Hotel
Day 2: Day 2: (Wed 12th June) Nairobi to Ewaso Ngiro (approx 7 hrs)
Stop At: Ewaso Nyiro Pub, Opposite Oreteti Business Centre, Off Magandi Road, Migon Street, Kiserian, Kenya
Early morning departure from our central point in Nairobi city towards the central highlands and Kenyas Northern Frontier (look out for sightings of Mount Kenya). We stop at the equator sign for a photo opportunity just before crossing into the Northern frontier and Nanyuki town where we make a brief stop at the shopping Mall. Enjoy a picnic lunch en route before arriving at Archers post for camp set up at a campsite located on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Enjoy the excellent sunset offered by this beautiful landscape. Archers post is the home of the Samburu people who abound in their colorful and distinctive garb.
Meal plan Lunch, dinner.
Duration: 10 minutes
No accommodation included on this day.
Commences in:Nairobi, Kenya
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