Northern Kenya Travel Destinations 

The Chalbi desert, the only true desert in Kenya

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The Chalbi Desert is a small desert approximately 100,000sq Kilometers in northern part of Kenya, bordering Ethiopia. The desert is located east of Lake Turkana in Marsabit County. It is an immense of clay and sand. Chalbi is a Gabbra term meaning ‘bare and salty’ As we ascended mount Marsabit a spectacular glance of Chalbi desert resemble a real ocean, but as we came closer the mystery of mirages unfolds. The desert is surrounded with volcanoes creating a magical view. The Chalbi Desert is the harshest of the entire northwestern…

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