There is nowhere quite like Kenya’s Laikipia Province, a vast and impressive landscape dominated by traditional tribal villages, rocky hills, and camel trains traversing the arid wilderness.
You can choose to stay in the impressive Ol Malo House, a six-bedroom property - plus 3 additional double bedroom cottages - with a large sitting room and dining room, roaring open fireplace, handmade Samburu lighting, and a private palm-fringed infinity pool. Alternatively, opt for Ol Malo Lodge, the original home of the Francombe family, complete with four rock and olivewood cottages, en suite bathrooms, and private verandas overlooking the jagged cliffs and Mount Kenya.
Take to the skies with your personal pilot as your helicopter soars over crocodile filled ponds, bubbling volcanic lakes, and endless sand dunes tumbling down hundreds of metres. Back on the ground, walk with camel through the ranch, ride thoroughbred ponies to the local Samburu villages, and seek out lion, rhinoceros, wild dog, and elephant on a game drive.
Every stay at Ol Malo contributes to the preservation of the Samburu tribal way of life. Through the Samburu Trust, you can meet this ancient tribe in their traditional homeland, accompanying the warriors on their daily patrols.