Skyward Express offers cheap flights to Lodwar airport from Nairobi's Wilson airport. Lodwar is the capital and by far the biggest settlement of Turkana County. It is located west of Lake Turkana, the world's largest permanent desert and alkaline lake.
Popularly known as 'The Cradle of Mankind', the region contains one of the most exciting and complete findings of evolution in the world. The discovery of fossils, both flora and fauna that date back to over 27 million years have made the area a very important paleontology site.
In 2007, Richard Leakey, Kenya's famous archeologist established the Turkana Basin Institute, a research facility that focuses on human prehistory and fossil excavation.
Tourist attractions Include: Lamu Old Town, Lamu Fort, Mnarani Mosque, Riyadha Mosque and the Donkey Sanctuary. Lamu is also famous for snorkeling, beach picnics, water sports such as wind surfing and sunset sails through the mangroves.
Skyward Express as one of the airlines that flies to Lodwar, offers Nairobi to Lodwar flights every day of the week and twice daily every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.