Ekorian’s Mugie Camp
Ekorian’s Mugie Camp is located in the northern edge of Laikipia plateau. It is set on Mugie Sanctuary, close to Mugie Dam. The region is popular for its wildlife-rich plains and it is a haven for bird lovers. This camp borrows its name from the name of the olive tree in Turkana language.
Ekorian’s Mugie Camp has six en-suite tents. All tents have a thatched roof and a wooden floor. This camp’s location is not only perfect for adventure seekers but also for couples in need of a serene place to have fun and make memories.
Mugie Sanctuary, where the camp is located, is a 22,000 acre piece of land that is part of Mugie Ranch. There are about 70 species of wildlife animals and they include lions, leopards, elands, hyenas, buffalos and elephants.
Activities and Experiences
Guests in this camp have numerous activities to enjoy during the day and at night. These activities include game drives during the day and night, guided nature walks, bush dining and visits to the local markets of the Samburu and Pokot communities. Fly camping in the savannah, walks with blood hounds, and camel riding are other ideal activities in Ekorian’s Mugie Camp.
One unique activity in this camp is kayaking in Mugie Dam. This is one of the largest private dams in the country. This dam ensures the survival of wildlife during the long dry spells in this region. Fishing for tilapia is an excellent way to spend a day at Ekorian’s Mugie Camp.
Another unique adventure in Ekorian’s Mugie Camp is playing golf. Mugie Golf Course is one of the few golf courses in northern Kenya, and it boasts of two-tier greens. This golf course is situated among mature olive trees.
Ekorian’s Mugie Camp has six tents. A thatched roof sits on the canvas ceiling and makes the tent blend into the savannah vegetation. All tents have a wooden floor. A couple of mature trees dot the compound, offering serene shade from the sun. Most of the furniture in the Camp is hand-made, using olive trees harvested locally.
Facilities and Amenities
In addition to facilities and amenities within the camp, Ekorian’s Mugie Camp has a lot to offer in the ranch. There is a golf course, a dame for fishing and kayaking and a central mess and a common tent. Mobile communication networks are available. Guests can also request for laundry services.
Location/How to Get to
Guests arrive by road or by air. From Nairobi’s Wilson Airport, there are daily scheduled flights to Loisaba Airstrip. From there, a road transfer vehicle takes guests on an hour and a half’s drive to the camp. Private charter flights use Mugie Airstrip.
It takes about 6 hours to drive from Nairobi to Ekorian’s Mugie Camp, and about 4 hours from Nanyuki. From Rumuruti, this distance takes about 2 hours.
Guests enjoy fresh, home-made meals from the dining tent. Full board accommodation is inclusive of meals, beer, soft drinks and house wines (champagne is exclusive). The chef can prepare meals for guests with special dietary needs, but these guests must inform the kitchen staff in advance.
Bush dining for breakfast and dinner, and picnics are other exceptional dining experiences in this camp.
Events & Meetings
At Ekorian’s Mugie Camp, events like parties and weddings enjoy a serene setting, luxurious facilities and accommodation. A wedding in the rolling plains is bound to be in the minds of a couple guests’ for many years; the setting is awe-inspiring!