Camel Safari with Samburu Guides

TRANSPORT YOUR MOBILE CAMP ON THE BACK OF CAMELS AND ESCAPE INTO THE MOST REMOTE PARTS OF KENYA

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Where
KENYA
When
YEAR ROUND
How long
5 NIGHTS
How much
FROM £2,550 PP
why
INTIMATE INSIGHT IN TO KENYA'S WILDLIFE & IT'S PEOPLE; TIME TO STOP & STARE; ACCESS TO KENYA'S PRISTINE WILDERNESS
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MOBILE TENTED CAMPS

If you want a real change from game drives, how about a walking safari in Laikipia alongside Samburu guides

Pack camels transport your mobile camp and set up in a new remote spot each night. Dine under the stars and sleep under canvas.

Really, there is no better way to experience the raw grit and earthiness of the African bush. The experience and memories that you'll take from it are worth the bit of discomfort that you'll inevitably endure.

Bringing you through the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the community conservation areas of Il Ngwesi and Lekurruki, this safari gives an extraordinary chance to view a plethora of the region’s eco-systems, and hence witness some of Kenya’s most brilliant wildlife.

The experience is made all the more exhilarating by having the sense of being well and truly in the bush and being joined by local Maasai morani warriors, who give you an intimate insight into their traditional Maasai customs.

The walking is done during the coolest parts of the day, usually leaving around 7:30 and breaking for lunch at around 12. The accompanying escort of camels are there to help, and will gladly support a weary walker on their backs where the terrain allows.

Unscheduled and catering to groups of between 2 and 8 guests, for 3 to 5 nights, this trip is for the moderately fit who are happy to rough it and see a different side of Africa.

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Samburu guides

Head off with your guides and camels

Nights under African Skies

A new camp each night

Setting up camp

Bush skills

The camp

Meals en plein air

The camp

Transported by camel

The camp

Simple safari tents

The area

Samburu Culture

The area

Quietly approach wildlife

The area

Hills and Kopjes

The camels

Photogenic animals...

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Our experienced travellers include:

Catherine Ronan
Catherine Ronan
Alex Edwards
Alex Edwards
Vanessa Janion
Vanessa Janion

It takes genuine local knowledge to craft trips that go beyond the ordinary.

All of us at Natural High have over 20 years’ experience in the countries we offer. We’ve lived there, worked there and arranged countless one-off journeys for clients. We live to travel – and love to share our tips on what’s really worth doing. For expert advice (and a traveller’s tale or two), speak to one of our team. They’ll be happy to let you in on their travel secrets, and help you plan a tailor-made trip that’s truly unforgettable.

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First class. Experts in the holiday adventure field. Great to deal with

"First class! Natural High are experts in their field. All the boxes are ticked which leaves you to travel without any worries. Excellent destinations, superb accommodation and all the logistics are taken care of. Natural High tailor holidays exactly to your needs. Would highly recommend and we will be using Natural High again."

Anonymous

Perfect family Safari!!

"Our family Kenyan safari trip to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary was perfectly planned by Catherine from the moment we landed in Nairobi, to our last day. We traveled to Ol Malo in Laikipia, Lewa House in Lewa Downs, and Tangulia Mara in the Maasai Mara. Each place offered incredibly talented and informative guides, and gracious, loving staff. The variety of animals we saw was breathtaking. Our grand daughter celebrated her 14th birthday with special pancakes and singing in Ol Malo, and then a beautiful candlelit dinner under the starry night in Lewa. Our 50th wedding anniversary was celebrated at Tangulia Mara with an amazing day watching the migration of the wildebeest in the Maasai Mara, and beautiful intimate dinner party and dancing with the entire staff during the evening.
Thank you, Natural High, for the best trip of our lifetime!"

Anonymous

Fantastic Zambia holiday - South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi

"We cannot thank Natural High and Catherine enough for such a fantastic holiday. During the planning, Catherine answered endless questions from our family and supported us every step of the way in coordinating our separate itineraries (which can't have been easy when we were a party of 11 and all travelling from different locations!). The South Luangwa has become our favourite Africa destination - and Flatdogs our favourite camp! Catherine was very thoughtful in arranging extra surprises for our group as we were celebrating a special birthday. The staff at Flatdogs treated us so well, and they were very open to letting us have large family dinners at various locations around camp. The guides were so enthusiastic the entire week!
We had our own separate holiday afterwards for just the two of us at Chongwe River Camp in the Lower Zambezi. Catherine was so supportive and flexible in helping us identify a suitable camp within an easy distance of Flatdogs, which also provided a different range of activities (boat safaris, tiger fishing and canoeing in addition to game drives!).
All in all a brilliant holiday (Flatdogs and Chongwe were the perfect combination), and everything went so smoothly. We are very much missing enjoying our G&Ts whilst watching elephants in the sunset...!"

Edgar & Alexandra Bailey CR

Absolutely amazing Family Celebration at Flatdogs!

"Outstanding service from Catherine who really understands what we want from our holiday. Catherine always goes the extra mile to choose the very best camps for us; to make sure all arrangements are in place; and to make sure we are treated as special guests when we arrive. This trip was an extra challenge given the size of our group - 11 with age range from 4 to 64 and wide range of "Africa experience" and in choosing Flatdogs, she made the best call possible - it was an amazing trip and could not have been better! Jess, Adrian and all the staff made sure our stay was fabulous; the guides were superb; the accommodation wonderful; and the "treats" -sundowners; brai; pimms; picnic; evening meals together (with hippos, bushbabies and elephants in attendance) and drinks at the fire were all that we could have hoped for - all in all, a really special family holiday."

Anonymous

outstanding organisation and service

"really know the regions they deal with well, excellent organisation of our trip, great understanding of our needs, flexibility and quick follow up, outstanding local representatives, very good pricing. we used them before and will for sure do again."

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