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SUGUTA VALLEY

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SUGUTA VALLEY TOUR EXPERIENCES IN THE NORTHERN FRONTIER WITH AFRICANMECCA

With searing temperatures as high as 50 C (122 F), Suguta Valley is best described as an unforgiving landscape. Tales of cattle rustlers combined with the stark and desolate terrain are why Suguta Valley is branded as the “Valley of Death.”  Also known as the Suguta Mud Flats, this striking outback lies south of Lake Turkana and is largely inaccessible. For those guests who are financially fit enough to journey into the harsh terrain, breathtaking desert scenery will unfold before your eyes. The floor of the valley is broken only by occasional volcanic cinder cones and geological features to the east and west that rise to elevations of 3300 feet. The surreal landscape is dominated by two distinct geological features – Mount Ngiro to the east and Barrier Volcano to the north that provides a natural divider between the valley and Lake Turkana. The valley, though, is not completely lifeless. At the seasonal Lake Logipi in the northern section of the lake, flamingos are observed gathering along the shoreline and in the alkaline shallow water. The other primary points of interest are the spectacular Cathedral Rock, odd mushroom-shaped formations and extensive sand dunes. The most direct entry into the valley is by helicopter. The wild voyagers arriving independently arrange for an ad hoc local herder and its donkeys to walk them down into the valley from the surrounding highlands; though, AfricanMecca Safaris does not recommend searching for a stranger herder for your personal well-being and also due to the unreliability of service in such a remote location.

Namunyak Wilderness

1. Namunyak Conservancy

2. Matthews Mountain

Desert Wilderness

1. Chalbi Desert

2. Suguta Valley

WHERE TO STAY IN NORTHERN FRONTIER
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WHERE TO STAY IN NORTHERN FRONTIER

The Northern Frontier has varied wildernesses, each with a distinct accommodation. In Lake Turkana, we recommend Lobolo Camp. Namunyak only has two camps: Sarara and Kitch. Desert Rose is sited on Mount Oldonyo Nyiru.

SAFARI & TOUR IN NORTHERN FRONTIER
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SAFARI & TOUR IN NORTHERN FRONTIER

There are several activities on offer in the Northern Frontier depending on where you are staying e.g. game drives, bush walks, cultural visits, desert explorations, archaeological tours, camel rides, fishing and many more.

BEST TIME TO VISIT NORTHERN FRONTIER
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BEST TIME TO VISIT NORTHERN FRONTIER

The climate in the Northern Frontier is less similar to other locations that you may visit during your Kenya wilderness safari. Daytime temperatures remain high throughout the year. Annual precipitation is low in comparison.

GUIDE ON NORTHERN FRONTIER
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GUIDE ON NORTHERN FRONTIER

The Northern Frontier is a vast, pristine wilderness expanse in northern Kenya. The landscape, flora, fauna, archaeological sites and small villages contribute to an unsurpassed, authentic vacation in the wildest of Africa.

AFRICANMECCA REVIEWS

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  • Jambo Altaf, We had a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Kenya. The two camps you had chosen for us to stay in -- Il Ngwesi Lodge in Laikipia and Basecamp Maasai Mara -- were exemplary in how they were built...
    Almut Spalding, Ph.D - Assoc. Professor of Modern Languages - Illinois College, United States
  • Dear Raza, Just a note to let you know that my daughter and I had a wonderful time in Kenya. I fell in love with your beautiful country & people. Our safari at Lewa Conservancy was everything we expected and more.
    Patricia Young - Universal Music Group - California, United States
  • Jambo Altaf, Many thanks for a brilliant holiday. Your choice of tented accommodation at the two Tsavos and Amboseli was superb, we didn't have a favourite. We would recommend AfricanMecca to anyone.
    Geoffrey Topliss - Northampton, United Kingdom
  • We had the most unbelievable African Safari experience imaginable. Our first stay at Wilderness Trails in Lewa was a big surprise. We were able to see all the Big Five up close. Thank you for a superb experience.
    Gary & Helen Bartel - Sacramento - California, United States
  • Dear Raza...We had a fantastic time at Wilderness Trails and Borana. And you and your organization provided top quality service. You were completely correct about all your recommendations. Thank you.
    Deanne LaRue - California, United States
  • Jambo Altaf and Raza! We are back on earth now after our fabulous honeymoon. This is to say THANK YOU so much for organising a week in Kenya that we will never forget.....!
    Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
  • Dear Raza, The accommodations you recommended were superb. We loved them all -- Giraffe Manor, Wilderness Trails, Governor's Il Moran, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and Mnemba Island Lodge.
    Pat Bernard, Vice President, Global Channel Sales, Novell Corp - New Hampshire United States

EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR NORTHERN FRONTIER IN KENYA

When visiting Northern Frontier, we recommend combining your safari to Masai Mara for the wildebeest migration, Amboseli, Samburu or Laikipia - Lewa, Nakuru and Naivasha - Great Rift Valley Lakes. You can also day trek or climb the 2nd highest mountain in Africa - Mount Kenya.

You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Meru, Chyulu Hills or Tsavo East - Tsavo West ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.

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