2nd Turkana Festival on 28th-30th of August, 2015

The Turkana County Government is proud and happy to officially announce the date of this year’s edition of Turkana County Tourism and Cultural (TUCTAC) Festival.

The 2nd Turkana County Tourism and Cultural (TUCTAC) Festival 2015 will be held on 28th-30th of August 2015 at Ekalees Center in Lodwar, Turkana County’s capital.

The very first festival held in 2014 already impressed thousands of visitors from Turkana, neighboring countries and Nairobi with a rich cultural program and a professional organization. The patrons, Turkana County Government’s Department of Tourism Development and the Department of Culture and Social Services are already in high gear to ensure an even bigger success in 2015.

This year’s program

‘Celebrating the Turkana (Ateker) cultural diversity for peace and development’ is this year’s motto. The rich festival program is continuously expanded.

So far, it comprises of:

Cultural performances
Turkana Cultural Carnival
Cultural Performances by the Ateker Communities of Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia
Coronation Ceremony by the Turkana Council of Elders

Tourism and Trade Expo
Tourism and Trade Expo
Miss Tourism Turkana Gala Night
Turkana Traditional Foods and Herbs Jamboree

On stage and screen
50 Treasures of Kenya Multimedia Show with Hardy Fiebig
Turkana Talent Show – Entertainment by Young Local Artists
Expert and Motivational Speakers on Cultural Diversity, the Origin of Mankind, Ateker Communities etc.
Turkana County’s Tourism Products On-screen Display
Archeological and Pre-history film show

Lake Turkana Beach Excursions
Wildlife- and Birdwatching at Turkana County’s Conservation Areas
Archeological Pilgrimage to the Turkana Boy Excavation Site at Nariokotome
Visit to Dr. Richard Leakey’s TBI Archeological International Field School at Nakechichok

… and so much more!!!

Festival news and travel arrangements are communicated through
www.visitturkanaland.com and our Facebook-page

Posted on 03/01/2015 at 2:02 PM | Category: Allgemein | Tags:

Delegation from Turkana at ITB Berlin 2015

The County of Turkana is participating in the world’s biggest tourism trade fair. The ITB is held from 4th to 8th of March 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

The major goal is to present the manifold attractions and potentials of Turkana Land to international tour operators and investors as well as to invite them to develop tourism products in the region.

Fix a date

If you are a professional and would like to meet the Turkana delegation led by the County’s Minister for Tourism, Trade and Industry, Hon. Lynus E. Ebenyo, please leave a message under info@hartmut-fiebig.de or +49-177-4641697, we will come back to you with suggestions for an appointment.

You can also visit the Turkana Land’s desk straight at the Kenya stand in hall 21.a, stand 108.

Posted on 02/25/2015 at 10:22 AM | Category: Allgemein | Tags:

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous Year 2015!

Dear Visitors,

The Ministry of Tourism of Turkana County wishes you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous year 2015! We hope to welcome you back home soon!

Posted on 12/25/2014 at 2:56 PM | Category: Allgemein | Tags:

The 1st Turkana County and Cultural Festival, 27th and 30th of August 2014

The first ever premiere of the Turkana County and Cultural Festival is taking place between 27th and 30th of August 2014. The event will be held at the St. Patricks Primary School, Kanamkemer, Lodwar. Get further information at





Posted on 08/15/2014 at 2:58 PM | Category: Allgemein | Tags:

New website

www.visitturkanaland.com – The new tourism website of Turkana County is live!

5th of March 2014: For the first time, a website presenting images and travel information about the attractions of Turkana County is accessible by the public! Visit www.visitturkanaland.com today!

Posted on 01/24/2014 at 3:34 PM | Category: Allgemein | Tags: