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Saruni Rhino - Experience wild & undiscovered Kenya

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Saruni Rhino is wild, undiscovered Kenya. Located in Sera Conservancy, in the northern frontier of Kenya, Saruni Rhino lodge offers the first ever rhino tracking experience in East Africa.

This unique walking safari is a thrilling adventure where guests can both marvel at and support the beautiful local rhino. Stay at the banda camp, where one of three stone cottages will be your home for your adventure.

You'll stay on the edge of a dry river bed lined with doum palms, just a half an hour drive from the first ever community owned and managed rhino sanctuary in East Africa, Sera Rhino Sanctuary. 

Reachable from either Kalama airstrip, a two hours drive away, or Kauro airstrip, which is a five minute drive from the camp, Saruni Rhino is a small private property where guests can watch daily herds of elephants, impala, kudu, monkeys and many other animals stop at the nearby waterhole.

Enjoy the facilities of a mess area, gourmet kitchen, and swimming pool, and most importantly, your personable and well informed guides who belong to the Samburu community.

Track black rhino on foot with a ranger and Saruni guides, equipped with a transmitter to track the 11 rhinos throughout the 54,000 hectares Sera Rhino Sanctuary. After an up close and personal encounter with the rhino, you can go on a game drive to spot many other animals including the 'Samburu Five' - Somali ostrich, grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, reticulated giraffe and beisa oryx.

Visit the Singing Wells, a rare opportunity to see the local community singing to their cattle as they haul water, or visit the recently opened Elephant Sanctuary. Sera is also a fantastic place for bird enthusiasts, while helicopter and plane rides can be arranged for thrill seekers. 

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The camp

Saruni Rhino’s three rustic stone cottages are private havens with thatched roofs and canvas roll down windows. Enjoy the comfortable amenities of flushing toilets, hot & cold water, and stone showers, with a view of the nearby dry river bed.

Banda One can sleep two to four guests and offers an open plan space with a separate bathroom and sandy terrace. Banda Two is perfect for couples, providing a more cosy space for two people, with a en-suite within the Banda.

Saruni Rhino boasts another sandy terrace overlooking the river bed and the unique addition of a tree bed, a truly unique relaxation spot. The spacious Family Banda Three is made up of two double bedrooms, two en-suites, a lounge, and a large veranda. 

Guests can dine in the dining area, in the bush, or outside by the riverbed, indulging in colourful, international gourmet cuisine. Experience magical evening sun downers, cool down in the swimming pool, and relax in one of the many hammocks and loungers dotted throughout the lodge. 

Facilities

Guests can make use of the mess tent, swimming pool, lounging spots, as well as luxury tent amenities

Dining

Enjoy international gourmet food for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a range of stunning and unique locations. 

Why Wayfairer

Saruni Rhino actively engages in responsible tourism and conservation work. The property is among the founding members of Mara North Conservancy and is part of Northern Rangelands Trust. These are two leading community-owned wildlife conservancies in Kenya, working to develop the vital connection between communities and conservation. 

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