Yearly Archives: 2012

Cheetah Hunts Ostrich Chicks – Samburu

Samburu normally dry and arid is an oasis of lush green with the rains. The antelopes have started to migrate to the plains where there’s an abundance of grasses to forage on. Recently, we ventured into the neighbouring Buffalo Springs … Continue reading

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Heritage Chefs Feted In National Tourism Competitions

In 1998 the Kenya Utalii College Liaison Committee held the first National Tourism Competitions (NTC) to enhance service in Kenya’s tourist industry.   Every year thousands of Kenyans in the tourist industry compete for coveted titles under the following categories: … Continue reading

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Young Travellers

The Adventurer’s Club is a special affair for youngsters and parents. Our expert naturalists in charge of the club have exciting games for youngsters on how to be bush savvy and fit. There’s archery, beadwork, bush walks and other activities … Continue reading

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Game drives in Samburu National Reserve

The Samburu Spectacular Seven– it’s not quite the rugby team but the animals seen north of the Equator that have adapted to the drylands. On any game drive it’s easy to spot the the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy’s zebra, the … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Samburu

Kiltamany Village   Life in the dry arid northlands is extreme. Following a devastating drought and followed by the floods of the El-Nino rains in 1996/97, the Samburu women of Kiltamany village in Westgate Conservancy on the periphery of Samburu … Continue reading

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Dining In The Wild In Samburu

Just in case you find eating in the camp a tad too simple, there’s the option of a bush breakfast laid out on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro river after a morning game drive or the bush dinner under … Continue reading

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Samburu Cuisine

“The modern traveler wants value for money, good service, best foods and diversity,” says Fredrick Okinda, the executive chef at the camp. “Our range of menus is so diverse that it keeps our guests guessing what’s on for the next … Continue reading

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FCO Reviews Travel Advisory To Lamu And Coastal Areas

3rd May 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Press Release   Heritage Hotels and Kipungani Explorer (Lamu Island) welcome the FCO’s (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) announcement of the review of travel to coastal areas of Kenya:   “This advice has been reviewed … Continue reading

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Cheetah Hunts Ostrich Chicks – Samburu

Samburu normally dry and arid is an oasis of lush green with the rains. The antelopes have started to migrate to the plains where there’s an abundance of grasses to forage on.   Recently, we ventured into the neighbouring Buffalo … Continue reading

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Rain, Life, Safari – Masai Mara

  The heavy rains have started and the Mara rivers and luggas are flooded. The luggas (seasonal rivers) can only be crossed using 4×4 vehicles – and at this point these are the only vehicles that can handle the Mara … Continue reading

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