Escape the cold in Nairobi. Descend into the Rift Valley and explore the incredibly beautiful hellish paradise of these two lakes.
Friday- Arrive in Magadi late morning. A guided walk by the Magadi Soda Co to explain the soda extraction process.Then we proceed to the lake to see the many water birds especially flaming. Picnic lunch at the lake shore.
Back in Magadi check in at the tented camp (the tents are air-conditioned!) In the afternoon you can go swim at the Magadi Soda club or just relax. Dinner at the club.
Saturday- After breakfast we depart for the Nguruman escarpment and Lake Natron. There will be a charge to pass through Shompole ranch. The best time at Natron is around 4pm when a lot of game arrives to drink water. Picnic lunch. Return to Magadi by 6.30pm. Dinner at club.
Sunday- After a leisurely breakfast return to Nairobi. We may make a short stop at the pre-historic site at Olorgesaille where you can enjoy the remnants of your picnic food.
Cost 14,400 pp sharing. Single room supplement is only 500 per day but depends on availability. Children pay 60% of the total.
Included – 2 days half board at camp, guide fees, guided walk of soda operations
Not included – transport, Shompole conservancy fee (1,500), Lake Natron fee (500)
Transport: Indicate transportation status when signing up: if you will be driving, if can take passengers, or if you need transportation. Van transportation can be arranged if needed.