Category Archives: General

Samburu Intrepids Camp’s Eco-Garden

COMMITTED TO FOOD SAFETY QUALITY AND ECO TOURISM AWARENESS INTRODUCTION Supporting Kenya’s Millennium Development Goals regarding environmental sustainability, Samburu Intrepids Camp started an eco-garden 11years ago to cut back on carbon miles while at the same time ensuring healthier organic … Continue reading

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Out And About In Ziwani, Tsavo West

MASAI GIRAFFE Driving to Serengeti plains (not to be confused with Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania), our guests had one wish – to see the Masai giraffe. They had never seen them in the wild. Luckily near Lake Jipe … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Migration Season!

The sheen of the rising sun spreads over the long grasses of the great savannah plains. In a few weeks the great migration of the wildebeest and the zebra will begin and by the time the herbivores leave the Maasai … Continue reading

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Wildlife Thrives in Ziwani, Tsavo West

BIRD WALK AROUND SANTE RIVER Seen during the recent bird walks around Santé River are Knob-billed Ducks (Sarkidiornis m. Melanotos) back from Lake Jipe, Spur-winged Geese (plectropterus g. gambensis) and Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus).     CROCODILE PREDATOR The Nile … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Paediatric Heart Mission in Mombasa (2011)

While the eye mission was underway in the Mara, MEAK and volunteer doctors from Guy and St. Thomas Hospital in London were conducting paediatric open heart surgeries at the Mombasa Hospital. This was the first time that open heart surgery … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Maasai Mara Eye Mission (2011)

In June of 2011 , Heritage Hotels teamed up with MEAK (Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya) team in Masai Mara. The medical team consisted of doctors from Kwale District Eye Centre near Mombasa, MEAK and Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital. … Continue reading

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The Grand African Safari – Explorer Style

A Private Paradise   With ten tents on the peninsula of the Talek river, it’s understated luxury in the wild. Each tent set on a deck has an open plan, three sides that can be unzipped for a stunningly wide … 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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