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Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2022

Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2022

Africa is a tapestry of ancient cultures, exotic wildlife, dramatic ecosystems, and stunning landscapes, which are mesmerizing for the eyes, mind, and soul. You will come home with an amazing, diverse portfolio of exceptional images of Africa from just one safari, coupled with a mind blowing experience you will talk about for decades.

Day 1: Depart on Kenya Airways direct flight from JFK
Day 2: Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel
Day 3, 4: Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Day 5, 6, 7: Turkana Cultural Festival
Day 8, 9: Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Day 10, 11, 12: The Sands at Nomad Diani
Day 13: Depart on Kenya Airways direct flight
Day 14: Arrive USA

Air-Inclusive from $ per Guest sharing. Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departures from New York, John F Kennedy (JFK)

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: Overnight Travel
Depart from New York (JFK) on your Kenya Airways direct flight to Nairobi.

DAY 2: Nairobi
Upon arrival at Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you'll clear passport control and customs before being met by your driver and transferred to the Norfolk Fairmont Hotel. Your evening is at leisure. Overnight at Norfolk Fairmont Hotel on Full Board basis.


DAY 3, 4: Mount Kenya
After breakfast you will be met by Mahinda and your dedicated Safari Driver Guide. After a pre-Safari briefing, depart Nairobi driving North towards Mount Kenya to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Embrace the awe-inspiring natural beauty of your surroundings, and set the stage for a visit you won’t soon forget. Located within the sprawling Ol Pejeta Conservancy, one of Kenya’s most noteworthy conservancies and home to the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers an experience unlike any other. Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp on a full board basis.


DAY 5, 6, 7: Lake Turkana
This morning our 4 x 4 Land Cruisers us to Turkana. The rough road gets worse as we descend across ancient lava flows towards the Jade Sea and the Oasis Loiyangalani lying between the lake and Mt. Kulal. Indeed a perfect place to relax protected from scorching sun and heat characteristic of the harsh climate of this remote area.


Our lodge is nestled amongst the Doum Palms in the semi desert of northern Kenya, near Lake Turkana, presents a very special opportunity for an especially unique safari for the more adventurous. The Lodge also hosts two lovely pools fed by natural hot springs. After one of the activities available, you may enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in the shade of the doum palms, a cool drink at the famous bar, or just take a swim in the pool.

The Jade Sea, as Lake Turkana is also called, is a remarkable fishing ground, and the chef prepares tasty meals from the daily catch.


DAY 8, 9: Mount Kenya
After an early breakfast in the lodge, depart and drive to Mount Kenya National Park. With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort's 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Its no wonder this Nanyuki resort emerged a winner in the 2013 Travellers Choice Awards and that Travel & Leisure Magazine often positions it in the 'World's Top 50' List. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club's illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby.


For those who wish to spend time relaxing at the Mount Kenya resort hotel, there are many Nanyuki recreational activities available: horseback riding, golf, croquet, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, an animal orphanage and much more. To be able to relax and appreciate the superb setting, the personal attention lavished on all our visitors, the numerous activities and superb cuisine, one night is just not enough. Overnight at Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club on a full board basis.


DAY 10, 11, 12: Diani Beach
The Sands at Nomad offers you the ultimate beach getaway. A combination of discretion, tranquility and warmth with the privilege of the award winning Diani Beach. Nestled into 26 Acres of pristine coastal forest The Sands at Nomad steps away from the traditional block hotel concept, into an atmosphere of space, freedom and personal care.


A contemporary mix of nature, Swahili architecture, Italian interior decor, Arabic antique furniture and the comfort of a twist of luxury make your stay with us warmly unique and memorable. Overnight at The Sands at Nomad on a full board basis.

DAY 13: Depart
Afternoon at leisure. Later in the evening you will be transferred to the International airport for your flight home.

Arrive at New York JFK International Airport

NOTE: This tour can begin in SFO, LAX or SEA instead of JFK, however, this would necessitate earlier travel time at the beginning of the journey. Please contact us for prices for this option.


  • Round-trip coach air on Kenya Airways/KLM from JFK
  • Scheduled flight from Mara to Ukunda
  • Airport Transfers
  • 1 Night Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel
  • 2 Nights Sweetwaters Serena Camp
  • 3 Nights at Turkana Cultural Festival
  • 2 Nights Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
  • 3 Nights The Sands at Nomad Diani
  • All Meals while on safari
  • Game drives as per itinerary in Safari Cruiser
  • Services of English speaking Safari Driver Guides
  • All Park fees and activities as mentioned in the itinerary


  • Add on air from other US cities
  • Any meals or services not mentioned above
  • All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, gratuities, personal travel insurances- etc.

April 2022
$6,800 per person sharing in a double/twin
$8,200 per person in single room

Prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy accommodations and include fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security Fee.

Above offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid for travel in April, 2022