Track lions on foot with warriors

Adventure hosted by Sabache

  1. 3 days
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

Observe lions in their natural habitat while helping conservation professionals conduct field work.

Spend the first evening learning about African wildlife and local Samburu culture around a friendly campfire. Drive to the tracking location in the morning. Strap on your walking shoes and go on a safe, guided ramble to encounter lions—and likely many other animal species as well. Have a picnic lunch and bush tea in the afternoon.

Return to Nairobi the next morning, passing Mt. Kenya and crossing the Equator along the way.

What's included

  • Accommodations
    2 nights in a camping tent
  • Food
    2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 1 lunch
  • Drinks
    Tea, coffee

Your itinerary

  • Day 1

    Base camp arrival
    Birdwatch from your veranda, then join the rest of the group around an evening campfire.
  • Day 2

    On-foot safari
    Embark on a safe and guided exploration for an exciting, close-up view of local wildlife.
  • Day 3

    Return to Nairobi
    Have a leisurely breakfast before heading back to the city.

Meet your Host, Sabache

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • Identity verified
I am a wildlife biologist who has lived and worked with the local Samburu tribe for over 18 years studying African lions. The guides are experienced professionals who have spent hundreds of hours conducting field work and guiding participants and who personally know the lion prides in this region. Guest to Guide ratio: 4:1 depending on your group size.
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Local expertise

Hosts expertly design each trip to immerse you in local culture.

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Explore places and communities you can't easily access on your own.

Where you'll be

We'll be in the Samburu East District in the north of Kenya. This area is home to the Lion Warrior Project, which employs Samburu warriors and conducts conservation education programs.

Activity advisory

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

bottled water, camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses, extra batteries and external battery chargers, medicines, snacks

bottled water, camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses, extra batteries and external battery chargers, medicines, snacks