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Kokwe Island community service -Lake Baringo & Bogoria tour

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Changemakers Group
Volunteering & Charity
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 20 Oct 06:45 - Sun 22 Oct 18:00

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Trip highlights
Lake Bogoria
Lake Baringo
Pink flamingos
Kokwa Island
Friday 20th
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Trip Itinerary.
leave Nairobi at 7Am and arrive Lake Bogoria spa around 12:30
Check in at Bogoria spa after lunch explore Lake Bogoria national reserve to view the lake, the flamingos, the hot springs and the geysers
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About the lake-Lake Bogoria is a saline,alkaline lake that lies in a volcanic region .The lake is home to one of the world's largest populations of lesser flamingoes The lake is a Ramsar site and has been a protected National Reserve since November 29, Protected content . Lake Bogoria is shallow (about 10 m depth), and is about 34 km long by 3.5 km wide, with a drainage basin of Protected content
Saturday 21st Kokwa Island volunteer program
Drive from Lake Bogoria Spa- approx. 1hr and half
After breakfast,depart to Kokwa Island in lake Baringo, we will take a boat to access the island. Visit the villages and learn more about the Njemps tribe (Njemps are unique people who are the only pastoral, cattle herding, tribe who do fishing, unlike the other pastoral tribes where eating fish is a taboo) We will meet 50 old men and women from the 3 villages in the island and donate food to them. We will also donate clothes to children-feel fee to bring used but good clothes and shoes of children age Protected content .
Lake Baringo –This is a dramatically situated freshwater lake approximately 22 km long by 11 kms wide. Evidence of its violent volcanic origins is all around, and especially in the extraordinary stepped basalt cliffs to the West of the lake. It offers an extraordinary variety if bird life and is renowned for this reason, it is known as the bird watching center of Kenya. Different species have been spotted on Lake Baringo. Flamingoes with a lighter shade of pink inhabit the lake along with the rare Greater Kudu. Trip itinerary
Tour duration 4 hours
After the tour we will take a boat back to the main land and leave for Lake Bogoria spa hotel for relaxation and dinner. There are two swimming pools here, one next to the camp site and a naturally heated spa pool. Night water games will be ideal and fun.
Sharing accommodation at Lake Bogoria Spa, Single supplement 5,000Kes
Sunday 22nd
This will be a free morning ideal swimming before heading back to Nairobi. We leave at 10 am to be back in Nairobi by 4pm.
Cost: 26,000
Cost include:
Transport in a Tour Van
Half board accommodation at Bogoria Spa
Boat trip at Lake Baringo
Tour at Lake Bogoria
Tour at Lake Baringo
Driver’s and vehicle’s park fee at Lake Bogoria
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