Tumaren Tented Camp
Tumaren Tented Camp is part of the Karisia Walking Safaris collection, offering a permanent base from which to explore the beautiful Karisia Hills in Laikipia. Instead of doing a three or five day (or longer) walking safari, staying in different camps each night, Tumaren offers a similar experience without moving location. You still enjoy the adventurous spirit of a mobile safari and the tents are simple and very much back to basics.
Each tent has a bedroll, mattress and pillows, table and chair to the front, towels, lights and bottled drinking water. On the veranda of each is a basin where warm water is brought in a jug to wash your face and hands. Bucket showers are shared but have plentiful hot water available and there are private toilets available too — although not en suite.
Meals are served alfresco under the shade of a tree or beneath the stars, and are hearty home-cooked dishes which are impressively created at the simple camp kitchen.
Activities focus on exploring the area on foot, accompanied by a Samburu guide and tracker, and accompanied by camels. This is a wonderful way to explore areas far from the beaten track, away from roads and vehicles, and take in the wide open spaces that Laikipia is famed for.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
The Laikipia Plateau and nearby places
- Sosian Lodge 46 miles away
- Loisaba Wilderness Conservancy 52 miles away
- Karisia Hills 58 miles away
- Ol Pejeta Conservancy 65 miles away
- Ol Lentille Conservancy 68 miles away
- Lake Nakuru 69 miles away
- Lakes of the Great Rift Valley 69 miles away
- Il Ngwesi Group Ranch 86 miles away
- Matthews Mountain Range 93 miles away
- Lewa Wilderness Conservancy 96 miles away