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Loyiangalani Festival

DAY 1: NAIROBI – NANYUKI
Early morning departure with packed lunch as we head North of the City to Isiolo town through Nanyuki. It’s a beautiful drive as we meander alongside the foot of Mt Kenya. You will have a stopover to enjoy your picnic lunch, arrive at your Camp/Hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your Camp/Hotel.
Meal Plan: (L,D)

DAY2: LOYIANGALANI
After breakfast we depart with picnic lunch boxes as we head North of Isiolo town to Merile through Archers Post. We then turn to West of Losai National Reserve as we enjoy the beautiful landscape of hills and mountains. We approach the beautiful town of Loiyangalani from South of the Lake just before sunset. Check in at Camp, Banda or Hotel, freshen up & dinner will be served thereafter. Dinner and overnight in Loiyangalani.
Meal Plan: (B, L, D)

DAY3: LOYIANGALANI
After your breakfast you will have lots ot activities which starts with a visit to Elmolo and Rendile village which is about 12km from Oloyiangalani. After lunch Desert Museum visit follows and later lectures on characteristics of ethnic communities of the Region with a sundowner. In the evening a open forum whereby public panel discussion will take place and all the stakeholders, private sector local politicians and the local community will air views pertaining to Management of Natural Resources and economic development. Dinner and overnight at Loyiangalani.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY4: LOYIANGALANI
Breakfast then take a Rock Art Tour where local art and craft market show case their product at the main street of Loyiangalani. In the afternoon will be the official opening of the Festival followed by variety of colorful cultural events which includes music, traditional dances by the ten tribesdisplay of cultural traditions, visit of huts of the participating tribes, display of
Traditional medicines, Bao game competition and Wrestling contest, evening fashion show and Youth Theater play.
African night: Music, food and drinks.
Dinner and overnight in Loiyangalani.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 5: COMPETITION
After breakfast you will engage in a couple of activities i.e. boat race, boat Race, swimming competition and Football matches of local players. Prize Giving day & Lunch
Afternoon -Afternoon at Leisure
Dinner and overnight in Loiyangalani.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY6: MERILE
An early breakfast then depart and head back to Isiolo through Ilaut and Gurnet towns. Afternoon-A picnic lunch will be served enroute. We approach the town of Merile from a different angle, East of Losai National reserve for its picturesque view. Dinner and overnight at Isiolotown.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY7: DEPARTURE
After breakfast depart with picnic lunch boxes and return back to Nairobi with views of Mt. Kenya and Abedare ranges arriving in the late afternoon.
Meal plan: {B, L}

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PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Transport by expedition truck
  • Services of professional English speaking driver/ guide and cook
  • All campsite fees
  • Cooking and camping equipment including use of our three-person tents (each tent shared by 2 people), stools, foam mattresses except sleeping bags/ pillows
  • Meals as indicated on safari whether vegetarian or non-veg prepared by our safari cook as  (includes tea & coffee)
  • Flying doctors emergency evacuation cover
  • Basic hotel accommodation on day 7
  • Participation in the festival activities in Loyangalani
  • Government taxes

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Optional activities as indicated e.g. boat rides on lake Turkana, visit to Marsabit National park etc
  • Personal travel/ Medical insurance
  • Sleeping bags/ blankets/ pillows
  • All airport/hotel/airport transfers [but can be arranged at extra cost]
  • All airport taxes and visas
  • All personal expenses and toiletries; e.g. mineral water, beverages & toiletries
  • Any other extras not stated as included above

 

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Edward