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Tour Operators

Please contact the following tour operators for travel and accomodation arrangements:

1) Gametracker Safaris

Tel: +254 202002559 / 020 2002669/020 2212831 / 020 2212830
Cell: +254 (0)731 309 513
E-mail: info@gametrackersafaris.com web:www.gametrackersafaris.com

2) Karibu Paradise Safaris

Cell: +254 722525350 /725959202
E-mail: info@karibuparadise.com
karibuparadisesafaris@gmail.com


3) Malabo Resort & Safaris

Contact: Steven
Tel:+254 724 705 800
Email:resortmalabo@yahoo.com   
http://www.malaboresort.com/

4) Meto Expeditions

Contact: Sam Kismir
Tel: +254 724 144 400/ 786 144 400
metoexpeditions@gmail.com   
http://metoexpeditions.com

5)JamboTravelhouse Safaris (K) Ltd/BunMark Safaris (TZ) Ltd.

Cell: 254 720 711894 / 0733 791071/0728311775
email:buke@Jambotravelhouse.co.ke
www.j-travelhouse.com /www.BunMarksafaris.com

6) Bonny Highland tours and travel,

Email: reservations@bonnyhighlandtours.com

7) Lokenjen Tailor Made Adventures

Contact:+254 722 221 931
Email:agostino@lokenjen.info   

8) Gaig and Leshan Tours

Phone:+254 20 232 2016
Mobile: 254 726 650666
Email : leshan@gaigleshansafaris.com
Web:www.gaigleshansafaris.com

Accomodation
in Loiyangalani

CATEGORY I:
STANDARD SELF CONTAINED LODGE


1) OASIS LODGE

Nestled amongst the Doum Palms,Oasis Lodge presents a very special opportunity for a unique safari catering to the more adventurous clients who want to see the Kenya that few have seen.

Recently renovated, Oasis 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 swim in the pool.

 

Malabo

 

Room occupancy FB*
Double, per person sharing 240
Single room supplement 180

* Prices in US Dollars($), per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

Contact:Mr Wolfgang Deschler +254 729 954 672
web:www.oasis-lodge.com

 

2) Malabo Resort
Malabo has a 2-bedroom house (VIP or family en suite),7 self contained rooms, 6 traditional bandas, ample parking and cold drinks.It also offers camping facilities with toilets and showers available at the camping site.

For the adventurous ones they also offer 4x4 Safari Landcruisers for hire.

Malabo

Room occupancy FB*
2 Bedroom house 14,000
Single 6,500

* Prices in Kenyan Shillings(KSh), per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

Contact:+254 724 705 800,+254 721 386 193

Email:resortmalabo@yahoo.com   


3) PALM SHADE

A serene camp situated at the heart of Loiyangalani town Centre in the midst of doum palm trees, palm Shade has a total of 11 Bandas which can accommodate a Maximum of 22pax sharing. They have a common bathroom and toilet.

Palm Shade

Room occupancy FB*
Double(Self Contained) 10,000
Double 7,000

Contacts:
Mr Benedict Orbora-+254726714768
Email:palmshade@gmail.com


web:www.palmshadecamp.com

4) CATHOLIC MISSION
The cottages are managed by the Catholic Mission and they have 4 rooms Lodge and 4 Bandas which can accommodate a Maximum of 16pax sharing. All the rooms have a common bathroom and toilet.

Room occupancy FB* HB* BB*
Double, p/p 4,500 4,000 2,800
Single room suppl. 1,600 1,600 1,600

* Prices in Kenya Shilling, per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

Contact:+254 721 669 944

CATEGORY II:
BASIC ACCOMMODATION

1) Sirikya Lodge
It has 3 bandas with a single bed each

Room occupancy Room Only
Single room supplement 400

* Prices in Kenyan Shillings(KSH), per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

2) SAILO BANDAS
It has a total of 6 cottages which can accommodate a maximum 12pax sharing and it has a shared bathroom and toilet.

3) Sirikya Lodge
Sirikya lodge has 3 bandas with a single bed each and eight rooms with twin beds each.

Room occupancy Room Only
Single room suppl. 400

* Prices in Kenya Shilling, per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

Mr Mohammed Omar +254 729 505 241



CATEGORY III:
VERY BASIC ACCOMMODATION


1) MOSARETU WOMEN GROUP BANDAS & RHINO WOMEN BANDAS


They are very basic bandas with shared bathroom and toilet.

Room occupancy Room only*
Double, per person sharing 750
Single room supplement 750

* Prices in Kenya Shilling, per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

2) Merisa Women's Group
It has one banda with a single bed and 3 others woth twin beds each

Room occupancy Room Only
Double, p/p 900
Single room suppl. 450

* Prices in Kenya Shilling, per day
FB: Full Board. HB: Half Board. BB: Bed & Breakfast

Contact: Mrs Esterina Lenakiyama +254729 534 179

3) Mpasso Lodge
Mpaso lodge has 10 rooms with a single bed each.

Room occupancy Room only
Single room 500

* Prices in Kenya Shilling, per day






Road Travel Options:

1.Nairobi >Isiolo>Marsabit>North Horr> Loiyangalani

As Chenevix-Trench, a colonial District Officer (DO) wrote memorably in his book, The Men who Ruled Kenya, "the North is another Place." Travelling up to the northern parts of Kenya is akin to travelling through an "Open Museum". It is a kind of a place that epitomises the notion of a "Museum without Frontiers." One cuts through a myriad of rich pastoralist culture and experiences a mosaic of modernity and customary lives which seem permanently entangled in a movement in either direction.

The Journey from Nairobi through Isiolo, then to Marsabit and Loiyangalani, offers glimpses of the cultures of the pastoralist Borana, Turkana, Samburu, Rendille, Somali, Gabra and the fisher-community of the El-Molo. The breath-taking landscape of grasslands, semi-desert scrub-land, hills and mountains dotted by herds-people tending to their precious cattle, goats, sheep and camels – a practice they have upheld religiously for thousands of years – adds to the spectacle of travelling to this "under-discovered" corner of Kenya.

Those using this option are advised to leave nairobi 3 days before the festival in order to get to Loiyangalani on time.

There are a number of Hotels,Lodges and resorts along the route:

Marsabit Town

1) Marsabit Lodge

Located 3 kilometers from Marsabit town, Marsabit Lodge is one of Kenya ’s older game lodges,dating back to 1974.

It is a simple tourist lodge on the lush shores of a forest-fringed crater lake in the remote Marsabit National Park.
Outstanding views and the exquisite peace and beauty of its location, with wildlife converging at the lake and eagles swooping through the trees makes it one of the ideal stopovers on your way to Loiyangalani.

It has a capacity of 24 rooms.

Rates for Residents:

Room occupancy FB* HB* BB*
Singe 7600 6,500 5,100
Double 11,200 9,400 6,750
Triple 15,500 12,650 8,150

Rates for Non-Residents:

Room occupancy FB* HB* BB*
Singe 9,100 8,350 6,750
Double 14,000 11,250 8,900
Triple 17,200 14,150 10,200

 

*prices in Kenya Shillings

Contacts:+254 202 69 52 60,+254 715 290 923

 

2) Nomads Hotel

Located roughly 2 Kms from the airstrip and right in the middle of Marsabit town,Nomads hotel has self contained rooms,delicious food,very good conference facilities and free wi-fi.

 

Room occupancy FB* BB*
Single room 3,800 2,000

Contact:+254726560846

3) Jirime Hotel and Resort


It is ideally situated close to the Marsabit airstrip and a few kilometers from Marsabit town, in a quiet and serene environment.

This charming getaway is the ideal place to escape and relax in after exploring the imense opportunities offered by Marsabit county.The serene environment, elegant accomodation and picturesque landscape makes it one of a kind.

 

Contacts:+254 770 83 40 50

Room occupancy BB*
VIP Room 6,000
Executive Room 4,000
Double 5,000
Single 3,000

*Prices in Kenya Shillings

2.Nairobi >Isiolo>Laisamis>Ngurunit> Loiyangalani

This is a shorter alternative to the one stated above (a day less) and passes through the green hills of Ngurnit via Laisamis onto the desert beyond to Loiyangalani.

Accomodation options along this route:

Lasamu Camp (Ngurunit)

Lasamu Camp is placed next to Ngurunit river in Ngurunit town. The fenced camp is equipped with several huts with comfortable beds and mosquito nets, and also an option of bringing your own tent or renting theirs. There are also bush toilets and showers for your comfort. Food is provided by order. Lasamu Camp is placed close to Mount Poi for those who want to take the challenge of climbing the mountain.

Contact:+254 706 385 905

blog:lasamucamp.wordpress.com