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Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival Group Tour

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The Marsabit Turkana Cultural Festival Group Safari taking place in Loiyangalani, Marsabit County (Kenya). The group safari departs from Kampala in Uganda. 

Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival Tour

We’re excited to host the Marsabit Turkana Cultural Festival Group Tour taking place in Loiyangalani, Marsabit County (Kenya). This is the legendary annual Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival which brings together the 14 communities of Marsabit county. In an event rich in culture and showcasing of artefacts and traditional foods. All set on the beautiful Jade sea shore town of Loiyangalani.

Loiyangalani is a small town located on the south-eastern coast of Lake Turkana. The name means “a place of many trees” in the native Samburu tongue and is home to the El Molo, an almost extinct community, amongst other communities. Its main industries include fishing, tourism and gold panning.

Visit more cultural festivals
  • The Lodwar Lake Turkana Cultural Festival combines a visit to the festival with an authentic Turkana cultural experience and a visit to world’s largest desert Lake Turkana also known as the Jaded Sea. The festival takes place on the Eastern shores of Lake Turkana and gathers a great amount of Northern Kenya tribes sa well. The festival is accessible in a days drive from Karamojaland.
  • The Karamoja Lake Turkana Cultural Festival is aimed at celebrating Karimojong culture together with the so-called Ateker cluster tribes from Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia. The group tour combines a visit to the festival with an authentic Karimojong cultural experience and wildlife viewing in Uganda’s most applauded Kidepo Valley National Park.
Highlights
  • Attend Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival
  • Experiencing diverse cultures in the traditional villages
  • A night bush camp with the community
  • Scenic drive through Chalbi Desert, East Africa’s largest desert
  • Visit the palm beaches at the shores of Lake Turkana, worlds largest desert lake
  • Climb Mount Kulal Forest with fantastic birding possibilities
  • Visit Tropical Forest of Marsabit National Park
Dates and prices

The Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival Group Safari dates for 2021 are yet to be confirmed.

Tentative program

The tour departures from Kampala with with a comfortable 4WD vehicle and English speaking indigenous driver guide. The tour includes transport, accommodation, meals and activities. It excludes drinks, tips and personal expenditures.

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