The surrounding Samburu National Reserve is an area of spectacular scenery; its dry plains bisected by the meandering river, with the backdrop of Africa’s dramatic mountains, including Mt Kenya. The 14 spacious tents have rustic and colorful African touches, offering all the comforts; including a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity (and complimentary herbal shower and bath products.) The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style, its soft intimate lighting assuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Elephant, Monkeys, Impalas are amongst the camp’s many regular wild visitors, whilst Samburu National Reserve has a good number of lions and leopards and offers the opportunity to see many species endemic to northern Kenya. Elephant Bedroom Camp offers luxury in a setting of breath-taking beauty. It is set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and shaded by doum palms and other trees that make up this green belt of riverine forest in Samburu National Reserve.
Spacious dining & lounge tent with large veranda to maximize views.
Breakfast and lunch are served ‘al fresco’ on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River under the shade of
the trees (weather permitting).
Dinner is served in the dining area.
Private meals can be arranged on the guest tent veranda or under the stars.
Continental style cuisine caters to a variety of dietary requirements.
240V Charging facilities in the lounge
• Accredited Professional Safari Guides
• 4WD open-sided safari vehicles. A maximum of 6 guests per vehicle.
• Day game drives
• Bush breakfast/dinner
• Picnic lunches
• Cultural visits
• Lectures on Samburu culture by our resident naturalist.
• Entertainment by local Samburu warriors.
• Guided bush walks
GPS co-ordinates: N 0.35.21.365 E 22.214.171.1244
By road: Approximately 5 hours driving time from Nairobi.
By air: to the Kalama / Oryx / Buffalo airstrip (from the airstrip – 30 to 60 minutes’ drive to the
camp with game drive enroute).
These airstrips are serviced by:
Safarilink - from Nairobi twice daily
Air Kenya – from Nairobi twice daily
Charter flights as scheduled
Open all year round.
21st Dec – 2nd Jan FULL BOARD
19,500/- Per person sharing per night
Inclusive of Full Board Accommodation
25,000/- Per person sharing per night
1. Full Board Accommodation
3. Local airstrip transfers
4. 2 shared game drives
For more information or to book Elephant Bedroom Camp please visit the website here
Melako Bandas is a self-catering banda set in the shade of Doum Palms and acacia trees on a stunning sand river. It is a fantastic little private paradise; a perfect little gate away for family and friends with an open area living room, a fully furnished kitchen and two en-suite bedrooms with three beds in each.