tented camp was opened in 1987, and is set in lush
lawns on the bank of the Uaso Nyiro, a river in Samburu
National Reserve, 320 km north of Nairobi, Kenya,
on the border of the old Northern Frontier Province.
Tranquility and nature embrace you the minute you
enter Larsens with the river being the perfect stage
for an endless pageant of wildlife - elephants rolling
and trumpeting in the shallows, timid impala nervously
drinking, baboons and vervet monkeys swinging through
the canopy of trees. The only man made noise is that
of the young Samburu flutist as he slowly makes his
way along the river front. He unobtrusively doubles
as a palm nut thrower when the monkeys become too
01: Nairobi - Samburu
from your Hotel or JKIA and transferred to Wilson
Airport for the scheduled flight to Samburu National
Reserve located in Kenya's arid northern semi-desert
country. Samburu is home to the Samburu tribe and
many species of wildlife not found in other parts
of East Africa. Grevy's zebra, Reticulated Giraffe,
Beisa Oryx, long necked Gerenuk along with cheetah,
Elephant, Monkeys and numerous birds are just a few
of the species Samburu is famous for. The life-giving
Uaso Nyiro river flows through the reserve providing
a lush oasis where elephants and other wildlife come
Upon arrival at the Airstrip you will be by your driver/guide
from Larsens Tented Camp and enjoy a game drive on the way to camp. Situated along
the Uaso Nyiro, the luxury tents are set on raised wooden decks, nestled under
acacia trees and have comfortable beds with full linens and complete ensuite bathrooms.
From the varandah you will enjoy great bird-watching and viewing the wildlife
on the river. You will have an afternoon game drive and still have time to relax
and enjoy the ambiance of the camp. At night you will sit around the campfire
with the spectacular African sky above.
Dinner and overnight at Larsens Tented Camp.
This morning you will be awakened early and after some
coffee or tea and biscuits, depart at dawn on an early morning game drive. After
your drive you will return to camp for breakfast and then on a late morning game
drive. After lunch and time to relax and do some serious bird-watching, you will
depart on a late afternoon game drive when again the light is prefect for photography.
Return to the camp early evening in time for drinks around the fire.
Dinner and overnight at Larsens Tented Camp
03: Samburu - Nairobi
After breakfast you will be transferred to
Samburu Airstrip and board the scheduled flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival you will
be met and transferred to your Hotel or JKIA.