Each Asilia Africa camp is different. Some offer more of certain things and others offer less of something else, but each camp always ensures that you have the most memorable and authentic East African safari experience possible.
To help you decide which camp is best suited to your needs, we’ve put together a quick reference list of the most common traveller types that are regularly welcomed at our camps. Take a look below, choose the traveller type which most closely resembles your expectations and read on to see which Asilia camp is the best match for you.
Safari Purist Traveler
Perched on the banks of the Talek River, providing an unsurpassed vantage point from which to watch the Great Migration, is Rekero. Situated deep within Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve the camp has unsurpassed views of the surrounding plains which contain some of the largest concentrations and diversity of wildlife anywhere in Africa. Watch the Great Migration thunder past the elegant tents strategically situated above the mighty river below.
Rekero provides a select range of activities to complement the exceptional game viewing which includes: guided morning and evening game drives, bush breakfasts and picnics, hot-air balloon flights as well as community and cultural visits.
This traditional East African camp conjures up the romance of safaris from a bygone era. The enchanting location means that you are assured of exceptional game viewing, even when relaxing in camp. Sitting on the main deck you will hear Hippo snorting in the pools below and see large herds of Wildebeest making their way across the river.
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Matsuo Basho famously said; “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of men, instead seek what they sought”. Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is a place built on a dream fueled by hope. Set on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the Laikipia region of central Kenya, Ol Pejeta has become a paragon of community responsibility in conservation. Wrapped within this cocoon of conservation is a bush camp made up of 6 traditional East African safari tents ideally situated to allow not only easy access to the conservancy but also the opportunity to share space with the last three surviving white rhino in the world.
A visit to Ol Pejeta provides the opportunity for a wonderfully varied safari experience with most of the staff and team members drawn from the communities around the conservancy. This traditional bush camp has created exceptional safari experiences with a focus on pioneering projects, providing interested travellers with a deeper understanding of the very of world-leading conservation practices. In addition to the rhino and other protected animals, Ol Pejeta is also home to a large population of each of the big five.
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Your honeymoon is the most important and special holiday you are ever likely to go on. It is the holiday against which all other holidays and romantic rendezvous will be measured. As such, there are quite a few boxes which it needs to tick. Most would agree that the essential ingredients for the perfect honeymoon should include; an exotic location, a sense of adventure, a private setting, excellent cuisine, special touches and gestures and most importantly it should leave you with a sense of having experienced something magical. We suggest a Honeymoon Safari.
Asilia’s award-winning Sayari offers the perfect setting for the perfect honeymoon, with a touch of magic. The camp is renowned for extraordinary wildlife sightings while providing luxurious and private accommodation. Relax in your extra-comfortable hillside suite after a day on safari, or take a dip in the glorious rim-flow swimming pool with dramatic views over the northern plains. Intimate, contemporary and elegant, Sayari is regularly voted one of the top safari escapes on the planet.
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The real magic of the Selous lies in the variety each day on safari brings. Roho ya Selous is situated in the heart of the Selous Game Reserve, set on a small peninsula overlooking the water. You can explore this vast wilderness on a game drive, on foot or wander the waterways of the Selous by boat. Passing pods of hippos in the shallows and crocodiles laying on the sandbanks.
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Located within a wilderness corridor, Naboisho ensures spectacular game viewing, from herds of antelope that dot the plains to high concentrations of lion and cheetah. Equally spectacular is the solitude and serenity this camp provides in stark contrast to most other bustling camps in the Serengeti and Maasai Mara reserves. Naboisho is an intimate and elegant safari camp that balances authentic safari experiences with discreet creature comforts making this camp is superbly comfortable. At the main communal area, the thatched lounge and dining room provide a splendid vantage point of the nearby waterhole, and meals are served to sights and sounds of the Kenyan wilderness.
Probably most significantly, Naboisho offers excellent family safaris.
Personal attention, guiding, accommodation and service are focused on creating a superb safari experience for children and adults alike. Families of four or more are guaranteed private safari vehicles, and special activities and programmes for children include the identification of animal tracks, learning about local cultures, guided nature walks and learning bush skills.
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Rubondo Island Camp is the only lodge on Rubondo Island, ensuring a private and relaxed wilderness island experience. The camp is ideally suited for business travellers, providing a perfect base from which to explore the island or participate in any of the large selection of activities available to guests. Situated in a forest teeming with wildlife and surrounded by a lake crowded with freshwater fish, Rubondo has something for everyone. Forest walks, canoe safari’s, game drives, boating, trekking through wild chimpanzee territory, overnighting in the forest, gaining insight from researchers, bird watching, fishing, or just kicking back and relaxing in the beautiful surrounds. And, if you absolutely have to do some work, the camp is equipped with wireless internet access.
The island, set in the South-Western corner of Lake Victoria, is Africa’s largest island National Park and offers the discerning business traveller a secluded, private island getaway enjoying incredible scenery while still affording easy and relatively quick access from main centres.
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