Larsens Camp

Larsens Camp is located in Kenya’s famous Samburu National Reserve is named after Erik Ole Larsen, a legendary Dane credited with defining the luxury safari under canvas.

The camp is bordered by the Uaso Nyiro River on one side; there is nothing to see but pristine nature on the other three.

With just 20 tented accommodations, our all inclusive adventures offer distinct luxury African safari experiences.


Samburu National Reserve, Northern Kenya and 350 kms from Nairobi.


There are 20 free standing luxurious tented accommodations each with a private balcony.

All tents are discreetly sited along the west bank of the Uaso Nyiro River with the result that the tents are bathed with light at sunrise. Each tent stands on a plinth of natural stone and all have en suite private bathrooms stocked with a range of Molton Brown toiletries, flushing toilets, constant hot water. Each tent features 1 king or 2 twin beds designed in chic safari style.

Electricity (240 volts) at Larsens Camp is through Diesel generators that are run at short durations and switched off for some hours. Being a member of the Small Luxury Hotels, our verge to being environmentally friendly and considering the times that our guests are back at Camp


The climate is equatorial desert type.

The weather is hot all year round with day time temperatures up to 33 degrees Centigrade. The nights are cool.


Larsens serves an exquisite a la carte menu for all three meals. Snacks can be requested 24 hrs a day.

Guests share their Dining experiences in locations that may vary from day to day. Breakfast,lunch or dinner may be served on the river bank under a canopy of fig trees, on the river front deck,by the camp fire,on the tree deck over looking a watering hole or in the untamed wilderness.


:: Bird Walks
:: ‘Champagne’ breakfast
:: Sunset Cocktails
:: Gala Dinner


Facilities at the camp include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi. You can have a massage or just rest at the river front deck. In the cool evenings you can join other travelers to recap you day's adventure at the camp fire.


Note: Click on the links for more details.

:: Samburu Sopa Lodge
:: Samburu Simba Lodge
:: Samburu Intrepids Lodge
:: Samburu Elephant Bedroom Camp
:: Ashnil Samburu Camp
:: Larsens Camp
:: Samburu Game Lodge
:: Sasaab