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National Park in Loyangalani

South Island National Park

Designated a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1997, this 39-sq-km purplish volcanic island is completely barren (minus some rock art) and uninhabited, apart from large populations of crocodiles, venomous snakes and …
Mountain in Loyangalani

Mt Kulal

Mt Kulal (2293m) dominates Lake Turkana’s eastern horizon and its forested volcanic flanks offer some serious hiking possibilities. This fertile lost world in the middle of the desert is home to some unique creature…
Museum in Loyangalani

Loyangalani Desert Museum

Standing on a bluff above the lake several kilometres north of town, this museum covers the history and cultures of northern Kenya. The rooms contain lots of photo-heavy displays, but it’s seriously overpriced. Open…
Kenyan in Loyangalani

Cold Drink Hotel

Not just cold drinks but also, according to locals, the finest eating experience in all of Turkana country, which sadly might actually be true. It's a bit of an institution as it was the town's first hotel, so it's …