Sarara Tented Camp
The luxury camp has 6 tents with an infinity pool for guests to cool off. Game drives and walks are the mainstay, with activities included such as forest hikes and community interaction.
Sarara Tented Camp Highlights
As a part of the conservation the owners of the camp, Piers and Hilary, adopt orphaned animals who live around the camp and visit with guests. Kudu, bush buck, a serval cat, several dik-dik and two ostriches were raised and loved at the camp. Small visitors are also actively encouraged in the lodge. Harry the hornbill often eats from guests hands. The furry Hyrax, birds all visit the breakfast table. The camp is a wonderful spot to view birds as it is home to 500 species of birds; 5 types of hornbill, 11 types of starling, weaver birds, birds of prey, including breeding pairs of Pygmy Falcon. At Sarara Tented Camp resides the Samburu tribe, which are closely related to the Maasai tribe. They are nomadic pastoralists and their whole life and culture revolves around their livestock. It is possible to visit one of the local villages where guests may interact with the people as they go about their daily lives.
- Sarara Tented Camp is situated in the Laikipia Plateau National Park.
- The camp offers a variety of activities which include game drives, bush walks, fly camping, helicopter rides and interacting with the local Samburu tribe.
- Sarara has been shortlisted in the 2009 Good Safari Guide Awards and mentioned in the Twende/NT magazine - Nov 2008, Times Supplement magazine and The Telegraph.
- Residing animals at the camp include ostrich, bush buck, kudu and more.
Sarara Tented Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The camp has a variety of activities to choose from such as morning, night and walking safaris. Animals to witness at safaris include elephant, buffalo, giraffe, gerenuk, impala and warthogs are regularly seen. Unusual sightings at safaris include striped hyena, aardwolf, civet cat, African wild cat, greater kudu, grevy zebra and cheetah. For a more relaxed and quiet experience, guests may opt to have dinner in the bush, get a closer view of the animals at the hide or fly camp and view the stars at night. For the more up-beat experience, guests may enjoy helicopter rides to Mount Kenya, private flights over Mathews Mountain, or take part with the Samburu warriors where they bring their cattle to the dry river bed near our camp. The warriors begin to dig deep wells which will provide drinking water for their cattle.
Sabuk Lodge offers a peaceful location in the spectacular wilderness of Northern Laikipia on the high banks of Ewaso Nyiro River overlooking the Laikipia Plateau and Samburu land. The lodge welcomes families, couples and small groups traveling together.
Sustainable Tourism Safari
Enjoy a 9-night luxury safari in Africa's prime safari destination, Kenya. Discover snow-capped mountains, savanna grasslands and enjoy game drives. All of the camps in this itinerary belong to the "Long Run" initiative which fosters community development.