SVEIN AT TEDX: OUR GRAND PLAN TO SAVE AFRICA’S WILDLIFE

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Amazing Stories from Kenya

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Svein at TEDx: Our grand plan to save Africa’s wildlife

TEDx has a wish to change the world one talk at a time. Now Svein Wilhelmsen founder of Basecamp Explorer has joined the famous gr...

Obama supports sustainable tourism by staying with Basecamp

When Barack Obama first set foot on Kenyan soil in 1988 he was a young man in search of his father's village in western Kenya. He ...

Storytelling by the Fireplace: Meet Dorobo

The African bush is the perfect backdrop for mystical storytelling by the fireplace. It is after dinner here in the heart of th...

A self-made Success Story by Chef Benson

With inspired dishes like Masai Giraffe Swiss Roll and Wilderness Camp Rocky Road Chocolate Cake, Basecamp Head chef Benson Ole So...

Dreaming the Impossible – The story of Mara Naboisho

This is the story through Basecamp Eyes of a community that chose to come together when faced with external threats such as climat...

Tony Proud – visiting Masai Mara

Safari's don't have to be so expensive ...... Kenya really can be affordable if you take the time to look for a bargain.

What is Gruve 3 Forest?

At Basecamp Masai Mara, in Kenya, trees has been popping up like mushrooms in rain – well almost. What is this about and what does...

Transforming lives on Safari

By far the best part of a Basecamp safari is the one-on-one time it allows guests to have with their Maasai guide. One Basecamp gu...

Enjoolata

"In Maasai we have a word – Enjoolata – that we use to describe the joy felt when something hidden becomes known, when something c...

EMPOWERING STAFF BY OFFERING OPPORTUNITIES

During their stay at Basecamp, there is one person who guests are particularly likely to remember. The charismatic senior guide Ma...

Agnes – a Maasai woman caught between tradition and modernity

An important aspect of the Basecamp concept is to empower and provide opportunities for Maasai women. Basecamp believes that by su...

Securing the future

When Basecamp was founded fourteen years ago the founder, Svein Wilhelmsen signed a lease agreement with the Maasai chief at the t...