Has Anyone Heard of Sasaab Camp in Samburu?

May 28th, 2007, 11:50 PM
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Here's an update on SaSaab Camp:

It's run by the same people as Sala's Camp and located in Ngutuk Ongiron Conservancy (West Gate Conservancy) west of Samburu National Reserve. They use Loloroi Airstrip on the group ranch (same airstrip as for old Bedouin Camp). The camp will open on July 1st and featured on the Private Wilderness website then.

From the fact sheet:


Situated above the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River, in the arid heart of Samburu land, SaSaab's tranquil
setting offers views towards the Laikipia plateau and of Mount Kenya. The mess sits on a high rocky ridge
allowing one to enjoy the spectacular views through the Moroccan interior and courtyard.
The swimming pool is perched on the hill side overlooking the river adjacent to the Spa area offering
massage and beauty treatments.
SaSaab offers a true wilderness experience with excursions into the famous Samburu Reserve known for its
large herds of Elephant and the endangered Grevy Zebra.


Accommodation is nine Moroccan tents, each over 100 meters squared comprising of a bedroom, sitting
room, fully serviced bathrooms and additional open air showers. Tents are either twin or doubles. Electricity
is solar powered, offering outlets for charging equipment in each tent. All tents have wireless internet
connection. Rooms have cooling fans.


Strong emphasis is placed on the highest quality and freshest products.


Game drives & night game drives
Game walks along the river or in the dry country
Day trips to Samburu Reserve
Mountain biking
Camel Riding
Samburu cultural visits
Beauty therapy
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May 28th, 2007, 11:53 PM
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PS: sounds not bad.
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Aug 11th, 2007, 05:05 PM
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SaSaab Camp is now featured on the Private Wilderness website,

Looking at the photo gallery my first thoughts were "Shompole Samburu". Looks like this camp is the most comfortable accommodation option in the area now.
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Aug 12th, 2007, 04:08 AM
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And, another new camp scheduled by 1st June '08, Saruni Samburu. With 4/tented chalets and 2/family chalets (each containing 2nd bedroom), with pool... it is hot up here during those "summer" months (Dec/Mar).

The same outstanding Saruni guiding, vehicles, service, food, spa.
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