Shongololo Express

Shongololo Express

Shongololo Express

Shongololo Express

Shongololo Express

Riding the Rails on Shongololo Express Rail Tours
If you like the Orient Express and want to see its landscapes, you should plan to spend some time on Shongololo express rail tours. Shongololo is a historical name for a train that runs between border points, originally headed to India, but now it passes through western Kenya and becomes Kenya’s only international train. The journey on this narrow gauge train will take you on a lovely journey through the western sides of both Kenya and Uganda, along the Lake Turkana, early in the morning.  สล๊อตเว็บตรงแตกง่าย

Shongololo was originally meant to be a tourist train that would take visitors through the drainage tunnels of the Great Rift Valley, a mysterious Great Rift Valley that draws many adventurous trekkers into the purchase of coffee beans as it carries the greatest known current flow of magma in the whole world. The tours on Shongololo go through El Molo and Taeba Point, two of the most unique points in all of Kenya. Taeba Point is noted as the point where the originated of the fire arrows, used for signaling, as it is also where the first recorded case of a European being shot by a resident was fatal. El Molo, on the other hand, is a fairly wide settlement by local standards, but due to the rare aspect of local geology it houses the only inland lake in Kenya. Shongololo Express

There are two parks that are very famous on the list of African safari parks and both are easily reached by western Kenya through shongololo express rail tours. Lake Turkana, the lakes most serene and green environment is reputed as one of the best parks for birds, small mammals and wild animals in East Africa. The park is also home to the unique African Wild Dog, an animal you are likely to see on tours in the park. Wild dogs are an abundant species in East Africa and primarily breed in the Great Rift Valley, noted for its conservative attitude and larger head relative to body size. The other park, Lake Baringo, is a popular tourist destination, noted for its large lake and alpine scenery and as a whole is unspoilt and largely remains unspoilt. Shongololo Express

The combination of natural beauty and a sophisticated tourist infrastructure has ensured that Lake Turkana and Lake Baringo are heavily financed and successfully run as an integral part of an ecological complex with other parks and reserves serving as periphery parks. The region is also a safe area for tourists and is an excellent base for safari and adventure travel in Kenya. The two lakes and the other parks within the Great Rift Valley are within access of East African Safari Tours, a specialist safari operator in Nairobi. Shongololo Express

The Great Rift Valley has been one of the driving forces for all of Africa. An area of volcanic origin, the valley drops 60 meters below sea level and is the longest river in the world. Popular tourist destinations in the region includeBusuaandLilleyou will find yourself in an area of colonial influence, complete with cosmopolitan hotels and bustling coffee shops. The river provides a home for many crocodiles and hippos and your safety should always be the priority.  Shongololo Express

The warmth and hospitality of the people in Kenya is second to none. The ethnic groups have coexisted in the Rift Valley Starting area for the last 10,000 years and hilly terraces in the upper valley are still inhabited by the nomadic pastoralists. About the Author: David Hagar is a specialist in travel in East Africa and writes for the East African Safari Rally.  Shongololo Express

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