Reviews of Loisaba Tented Camp
Wildlife sightings and reviews
4 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Loisaba Tented Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Loisaba Tented Camp review"
Little touches stood out here: our vehicle was equipped with sandbags, which, stacked up, made it easy to stabilize my camera. Such a simple thing, but lacking in the other camps we stayed at. We were able to go off-road to get closer to game, and the camp's Landrovers (rather than the more usual Toyota Landcruisers) also had charging stations for phones etc. Our guide was a keen photographer, which was a boon as he tried hard to get the lighting right for our photographs.
We'd thoroughly recommend this camp." See all these reviews: 12n in Kenya
"Loisaba Tented Camp review"
A 'knock out' experience perched up on the edge of a plateau with uninterrupted views across the conservancy.
Sam and his team did a great job. Excellent food, including two 'bush breakfasts' out on the morning game drives, and wonderful sundowners out on the plain, including a meeting with one of the local Samburu tribes. Rooms were above expectations!
Big thanks to Sam for taking us behind the scenes and showing us the solar farm that powers the camp.
Our guide, Eki, was brilliant and really sets the standard for what a guide can be. He did a great job across the four days that he was with us." See all these reviews: 8n in Kenya
"Loisaba Tented Camp review"
On arrival we were greeted by Solomon, our guide. We where whisked off in a private vehicle to have refreshments and be familiarised with the camp.
Our tent was incredible, situated higher on the mountains we had uninterrupted views of the beautiful landscape. The room was incredibly clean and equipped with vanity units, wardrobes, hair dryer etc. There was even a luxury shower within our tent with 24 hour hot water.
Solomon was a fantastic guide, he would sit down with us each evening over a cup of Kenyan tea and make a plan for the following day based on what we wanted to see. He was flexible, knowledgeable and really friendly. We would two game drives a day and enjoy sunset evening drinks in our jeep on the plains.
It was unfortunate to learn that laikipia was suffering a drought which meant that there wasn’t as much wildlife as we had expected. However, this did not have a negative impact on our experience. We saw a leopard on our first game drive, we learnt about the communities, landscape, conservation projects. Solomon ensured we saw all the animals we wanted to see and we did not feel that our safari experience suffered.
Loisaba doesn’t just offer brilliant safari experiences, the staff go out of their way to make sure every moment is special. There is a real sense that everyone wants you to have an amazing time. As this was a honeymoon trip, the staff left a bottle of Prosecco in our room and a card, organised a private bush breakfast where we ate breakfast watching an elephant ! Everytime we returned from a drive the staff were waiting for us, offering us beverages and light bites.
The food in Loisaba is outstanding, the wine is perfect, the service is second to none. There is always someone around to make sure you are never hungry. The communal spaces are so comfortable.
I was warned prior to going on safari that it can be very tiring with early wake ups and long game drives. This was not my experience, I did wake up early, however this is easy to do when someone brings coffee to your tent and you are able to drink it whilst watching the sunrise from your bed! After a morning drive it was so peaceful to sit by the pool or in the communal lounge watching the wildlife cross the plains whilst you reflect on your morning.
I would highly recommend Loisaba and look forward to returning again." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
"Highlight of an amazing trip"
So many highlights from the welcome drink, which included prickly pear juice, to tea in bed watching the sun rise over Mount Kenya.
A personal waitress and driver/guide were always on hand to organise refreshments and any activities. One evening the sundowner even included barbecued canapés beside a water hole.
Being in a conservancy, the animals all seemed particularly relaxed and were undisturbed by our presence, even at close quarters." See all these reviews: 12n in Kenya
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