Ashnil Samburu Camp
Ashnil Samburu Camp
Ashnil Samburu Camp is a luxury tented set in the spectacular backdrop drop of the Mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting Ewaso Nyiro River. The 30 exclusive luxury Tents are spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of doum Palms. It features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun lounges, a garden and a Lounge bar offering views of the African savannah.
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All Year Round Price
From $600 pp All Inclusive Highlights
True Pristine Wilderness Ideal Stay
Minimum 5 Nights
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Stay at Ashnil Samburu Camp
The main guest area, shaded by a canopy of acacia trees consists of the reception, lounge area, dining area, bar and veranda deck with a view of the river. Guest rooms at Ashnil Samburu Camp are spread out in 12 tents either side of the Main building. Each of the 24 exclusive comfortable deluxe tents give perfect views of the Ewaso Nyiro River, surrounding beautiful landscapes and all life this brown river supports. For the disabled, accommodation in tents is available. Every spacious tent consists of a king size bed, dressing area, sitting area, luggage rack, in door shower and toilet facilities among other facilities to provide a memorable stay close to nature.
At Ashnil Samburu Camp
Each tent features a decked Terrance with views of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The restaurant offers views of the river and serves a variety of menus comprising of Oriental, traditional and international cuisines. A range of activities are available on request and comprise of game drives, nature Walks and a cultural visit to the samburu village, bush meals like bush lunch/dinner and sundowners.
The open sitting restaurant located in the main building, overlooks the Ewaso Nyiro River and can sit a maximum of 100 guests. The restaurant serves set buffets featuring international, oriental and traditional African cuisine.
The lounge is located in the main building away from the main dining area. The décor has an African touch that makes it a wonderful place to pass time and relax. There is a variety drinks served and include liqueur, soft drinks, cocktails, wines, and spirits, local and international beers. The seating capacity is about 60 guests.
At Ashnil Samburu Camp
Positioned on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, the camp offers you a strategic location to serve as a base for exploring many natural treasures during your wilderness trip in East Africa. The 30 hexagon tents with a private deck offer practically 360-degree views of the bush and river where animals come to drink and graze. Choose from eighteen doubles, nine twin beds or three with triple beds based on your group or family size. Inside it, you will find a small siting area and dressing table with chairs, side tables, luggage rack, shoulder-height wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom with a nice shower cubicle guarded by a frosted glass door.
We recommend that you consider the location of your tent on the property. While there is a stone path that leads to the common area, some guest tents require a longer walk. As such, you may prefer a tent closer to the main areas should you be planning a family holiday at Samburu National Reserve or if you have limited mobility. If having up-close-and-personal wildlife viewing from your tent is important, we recommend a guest tent closest to the river. The rooms at Ashnil Samburu are well-maintained and very clean, but be wary of the monkeys that hang around the tents. Monkeys are known to take items from the deck and climb on the roof of the tent for play.
Things to do at Ashnil Samburu Camp
- Guided Nature Walks
- Game Drives in 4x4-house naturalist
- In-house Cultural activities
- Visits to nearby places of interest
- Sundowner evenings
- Bush breakfast with ‘Bubbly’ (Sparkling Wine)
- Bush dinners
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