Tag Archives: Samburu

RARE SIGHTING AT SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

A few days ago while on a game drive we saw hundreds of vultures relishing a freshly killed male impala. At first, I thought it was a leopard kill but there was no sign of the impala having been strangled … Continue reading

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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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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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