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Sarara Treehouses
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Sarara Treehouses

Reviews of Sarara Treehouses

Wildlife sightings and reviews

3 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sarara Treehouses and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Feb-2022, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Sarara Treehouses.
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Mr & Mrs J
Hanwell

"Live the high life"

3 nights Arrived 17 Feb 2022
"Perched on a rocky outcrop at the foot of the Matthews Range, Sarara Treehouses offers something different from the standard safari experience - and that isn't just the opportunity to see an elephant from above.

The design of the camp is spectacular - you start at the top of the hill, at the splendid thatched dining area, then make your way down past the small but welcome pool to the elevated walkway out to the rooms. Perched on stilts in the forest, every room is located just above elephant-height. The local tuskers are regular visitors to the camp's watering hole, so there's every chance of spotting a trunk waving around below your feet as you walk around.

The two Sarara camps are owned and run by the local community, who also manage the conservancy where they nestle; the trustees are the Samburu elders; and a stay here isn't just about Kenya's wildlife, it's also about meeting Kenyans and experiencing the local culture. It's far from being an awkward "cultural experience", however; because your guide and the staff are all members of that local community they're able to introduce you to it in a way that feels very natural. Nothing feels like it's a show put on for tourists. Our guide, Peter, was very aware of the importance of conservation and tourism in enabling the Samburu way of life to continue. If that sounds a bit worthy don't worry - you will find you learn a lot, but in the context of talking about wildlife, your lives, families and life in general. Peter and our genial spotter/man with the rifle, John, were great company.

The experience here is, to be fair, less about big game (apart from the elephants!) and more about the natural world in general. Both drives and walks are on offer, the walks perhaps more rewarding. If you feel like you've been getting fed too much cake then the hike up the mountain is definitely recommended!" See all these reviews: 11n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Mrs Catherine H
UK

"Sarara Treehouses review"

4 nights Arrived 16 Jan 2022
"Mike and his team make you feel part of the family - they think of every way of making sure you get the most out of every moment here. The whole place has a special atmosphere, and is a perfect base to head out on walks into the mountains. We were lucky - there was an unexpected storm whilst we were there, and we got to see the transformation the landscape went though in just 24 hours. Sleeping amongst the trees was a perfect contrast to the wide open vistas we experienced at the neighbouring Sarara camp. We would definitely visit both again." See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
E & D
New Mexico

"Perfect place for our last stop"

2 nights Arrived 2 Feb 2019
"Wow, the Samburu people and the Bastards have created the MOST wonderful new camp, truly not-to-be-missed. The hillside setting for the main lodge is backed by the Mathew Range, which you can enjoy gazing up at while floating in the pool, and yet I never could spot the lodge while we out on a game drive. The treehouses are set below the hill, accessed from a raised walkway that takes you by magnificent, huge old trees and under which elephants and other wildlife can pass at night. But you won't probably won't hear any of the happening t because you are going to be so cozy and blissed out by the quiet and dark that you will be deeply asleep.

Robert, our guide, was a total delight and expert in all things natural. On our last morning we scarcely had climbed into the safari truck before he and John, our Namunyak ranger, spotted a pack of wild dogs hunting for breakfast. We waited while they zoomed in and out of sight, until suddenly popping out of the brush right in front of us. Unforgettable!" See all these reviews: 18n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
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Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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