Beautiful Jade Sea behind harsh desert

Lake Turkana. The lake, which joined the World Heritage List in 1997, is dotted with a few rocky islands. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The tranquillity of this lake is also a great attraction for tourists with its three national parks — Sibilioi, Central Island and South Island.
  • What makes a tour to the desert lake even more appealing is the annual Marsabit/Lake Turkana Cultural Festival, in Loyiangalani Town.

In one of the hottest, harshest and remotest edges of Kenya lies Lake Turkana, the world’s largest desert lake.

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