Situated in riverine forest on the edge of the stunning Ewaso Ng'iro River in the Samburu National Reserve, Elephant Bedroom Camp is a luxury tented camp decorated in a vibrant safari style.
The camp has 12 spacious and luxurious tents which boast a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity as well as complimentary bath products. Decorated with rustic yet colourful African touches, the comfortable tents provide a relaxing retreat between safaris. The hot, dry climate of Samburu allows guests to enjoy bush breakfasts, al fresco lunches and candlelit dinners under the magnificent African sky.
Activities at the camp include guided bush walks, sundowners on the wildlife viewing deck overlooking a waterhole, cultural visits, entertainment from local Samburu warriors and game drives in open-sided vehicles to see the park's rarer species including Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and long-necked gerenuk, as well as large herds of elephant.
is featured in the following itinerary:
This 9-day classic safari incorporates the renowned Samburu and Masai Mara National Reserves. Staying in three luxury lodges, explore the rivers and plains of the Great Rift Valley, while looking for herds of elephant, big cats and Samburu specialties including Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe.
When to go: Jan-Mar, Jun-Oct, Dec
Duration inc. flights: 9 days
Price inc. flights: From £3,995 pp
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Samburu is a remote, arid wilderness of scrub desert and scorched savannah coloured with sandy creams, muted greens and earthen ochre; perfect camouflage for its wildlife and bird species rarely found elsewhere. Large herds of elephant are attracted by the Ewaso Ng'iro River, which bisects the reserve.
Where: Northern Province
Ideal for viewing: beisa oryx, gerenuk, Grévy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Nile crocodile