Tag Archives: Intrepids

Kooijman Family Experience, Samburu

Melissa Kooijman is a travel agent from Safari Studio in Canada who visits Africa almost every year. She stayed at Samburu Intrepids Camp with her mum and sons, and spent time at Kiltamany primary school where they donated note books, … Continue reading

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Kiltamany Girls Boarding School Gets A Helping Hand

Five years ago, Heritage Hotels embarked on a school project at Kiltamany Girls School. It was to furnish the school dormitory for the local Samburu girls. The dormitory was opened on 25th January by the Honorable Moses Lenolkulal, the governor of … Continue reading

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Fun Facts: Ostriches

Did you know that? Ostrich have bigger eyes than any other living vertebrate on land. With their acute eyesight and hearing they can sense predators like lions from far away.  When being pursued by a predator, ostriches have been known to … Continue reading

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The Mara Comes Alive

Weather update: Clear mornings – 17ºC with cold breeze Afternoons – 27ºC Evenings – clouds build-up in course of the day with showers of rain on the peripheries of the reserve.     Driving And Terrain:     Tough for two-wheel … Continue reading

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Great Safari Weather In The Mara

The weather is great – cool with showers in the evening. Morning temperatures are around 17ºC and afternoons  27ºC. THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The wildebeest and zebra have crossed Mara River from the west to east. They … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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