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Larsens Tented Camp
Larsens Tented Camp

Larsens Tented Camp

0°34’20.5"S 37°34’17.5"E

Larsens Tented Camp: Information from the owner

General information

Luxury Tented Camp
No. of rooms
Check-in time
Check-out time

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Larsens Tented Camp, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
28 Nov 2023
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Facilities at Larsens Tented Camp

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Spa
Room facilities
Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Tea / Coffee
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Gourmet Picnic, Massages, Walks (Guided)
Nearby activities
Big 5, Bird Watching, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Safaris, Walks (Guided)
English, Swahili

Room types at Larsens Tented Camp

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Deluxe Suites

2 Deluxe Suites
Our beautiful, luxurious Deluxe Suites offer:

King-size bed
Star bed
En-suite bathroom
Outdoor shower
Private dining upon request
Private terrace
Bespoke organic bathroom amenities
Private butler
Splash pool

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Luxury Family Suite

2 Family Suites
Furnished with:

Two separate en-suite bedrooms – king-size bed & 2 twin beds
Sunken Terrace seating
Private terrace facing Ewaso Nyiro River
En-suite bathroom
Writing Desk
Bespoke organic bathroom amenities

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Luxury Suites

12 Luxury Suites
Furnished with:

Spacious king-size bed
En-suite bathroom
Private terrace facing the Ewaso Nyiro River.
Writing Desk
Comfortable Lounge Sofas on the terrace
Bespoke organic bathroom amenities

Activities at Larsens Tented Camp

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Birdwatching in Camp

Samburu, home to over 400 native bird species, is a birdwatcher's paradise. Our experienced local bird guide will take you along the Ewaso Nyiroriver forest line to observe the unique northern bird species, including the Somali bee-eater and Somali ostrich, amongst others. This is your chance to expand your birding list.

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Children's Adventure Club

At Soroi Larsens Camp, we believe in creating unforgettable experiences for the whole family, including our young adventurers. Our Children's Adventure Club offers a variety of engaging and educational activities designed to ignite their curiosity and appreciation for nature. Led by experienced guides, children will embark on exciting nature walks, animal tracking expeditions, and interactive wildlife presentations. They'll have the opportunity to learn about Samburu'sunique flora and fauna while fostering a deep connection with the natural world. With safety and enjoyment as our top priorities, parents can relax knowing their little ones are in good hands, making cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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Day Excursion to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary

Visit this community-run elephant sanctuary in Samburu County, established in 2016, to care for orphaned and abandoned baby elephants. Your visit supports the conservation efforts of these vulnerable creatures.

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Dinner in the Bush

Indulge in the evening's finest meal, served in the bush under the star-studded Samburu sky.

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Evening Euphoria (AKA Sundowner)

Following an exhilarating evening safari, you will be guided to an elevated viewing platform near Larsen'scamp. Here you can savor the sunset behind Koitogo Hills, complemented by a cocktail of choice and nutritious canapés.

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Exclusive Sunset Dinner & Star Bed Sleepout

Surrender to the enchantment of the Samburu night sky with our signature Sunset Dinner & Star Bed Sleepout experience at Soroi Larsens Camp. As twilight drapes the landscape, the evening unfolds with a sumptuous three or four-course gourmet feast served beneath the twinkling tapestry of stars. Your senses awaken with each morsel, marrying the taste of exquisite cuisine with the intoxicating allure of the wild. Post-dinner, we invite you to recline on our luxurious star beds, cradled within the ambient glow of a candlelit tented terrace. Framed by the rhythmic serenade of the Ewaso Nyiro River, this is your exclusive gateway to sleeping under the boundless African sky. Throughout the evening, your personal butler remains at your service, ensuring every detail of this unique adventure is woven with impeccable care. Allow the tranquil majesty of Samburu National Reserve to lull you into a peaceful slumber and awaken to a sunrise that imprints an indelible memory on your soul. With the Soroi Larsens Sleepout, you don't just experience Samburu; you become a part of it.

Goat Feast in Samburu Village

Experience the Samburu tradition of slaughtering, roasting, and sharing goat meat by a campfire. Watch the warriors drink raw blood and eat raw kidneys, and if you wish, participate in the process.

Singing Well

Immerse yourself in a unique Samburu tradition. Warriors form a human chain to descend into wells dug deep in dry riverbeds to fetch the precious resource - water. They water their animals and sing beautiful songs to strengthen their bond. The singing provides rhythm and motivation for the warriors not to tire.

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Soroi Professional Photography Hide

As a professional photographer and an avid safari traveler, the quest for the perfect shot is never-ending. Our Photographic Hide offers an optimal photographic experience through meticulous design. Elevated slightly above ground level, the Hide provides a unique vantage point, putting photographers at eye level with their subjects. This perspective creates intimate and powerful images that immerse the viewer in the animals' world. The viewing slots allow a 180-degree panoramic view of the watering hole and the surrounding landscape. In addition, the Hide is equipped with comfortable seating and ample space for tripods and other equipment, ensuring photographers can focus on capturing the perfect shot.

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Starlit Learning (AKA Stargazing)

Post dinner, you will be led to a special location where our knowledgeable naturalist will teach you about the constellations adorning the breathtaking Samburu night sky. This is an opportunity not to be missed.

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The Game Drive Experience

Samburu National Reserve is renowned for its unique "Samburu Special 5" species, endemic to Northern Kenya. These include the rare Grevy's Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, and the beautiful reticulated giraffes. Opt for an AM or PM game drive to experience the difference.

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Umoja Women's Village

Visit this matriarchal village searchers post of Samburu County. Established in 1990, the village is a haven for women fleeing abusive relationships. They advocate for women's rights, including anti-FGM campaigns, and offer refuge to vulnerable girls. Handcraft-making serves as their livelihood.

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Wilderness Breakfast

Nothing compares to the exclusive tranquility of breakfast in the African wild, serenaded by the harmonious birdsong that greets the new day. The morning sunlight provides a rich supply of vitamin D.

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