Watch elephants bathe with Mount Kenya in the distance, from your vast Moroccan-inspired tented villa with private plunge pool – guests rave about it. As well as game drives there are walks, camel rides, stargazing, quadbiking & spa treatments. Two of the rooms can be configured as a villa. An hour’s drive from Samburu.
Reserve: Buffalo Springs National Reserve
Samburu & Laikipia
The savannah to the north and west of Mount Kenya is one of Kenya’s prime game viewing areas; it includes Samburu NR which is rated highly for leopard sightings, and the private conservancies on the Laikipia plateau with their large numbers of free-roaming wildife. Rare species include Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, besia oryx, reticulated giraffe and Somali ostrich. You’ll also see Samburu herdsmen in their red robes. Most camps are tented. Kenya.