Located in the grand Turkana County, and fondly shortened to “Loki”, this cosmopolitan town is only about 30 km to the international bordrs of Kenya-South Sudan. It is home to international offices of UN (Operation Lifeline Sudan), has 49 NGO’s and a large orthopedic hospital run by the International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC). The tribes around here are mainly nomadic. The area featured prominently in Novel Writer John Le Carre’s book on which the 2005 film “The Constant Gardener” was based.
Things to do:
Accommodation at Proland Inn
Lake Turkana visit
Traditional canoe safari
How to get to Lokichogio
By road: The road distance from Nairobi to Lokichoggio is 907 kilometers (563.5 miles). The route is Nairobi City via Nakuru, Sigor, Lodwar and Kakuma to
By air: The air distance from JomoKenyatta International Airport Nairobi to Lokichogio Airport is 675 kilometers (419 miles)