The last frontier

Introducing northern lights and Arctic silence

The cradle of mankind

A Maasai encounter on the untamed savannah

Overnight trips

Join a snowmobile trip to one of our basecamps in the Arctic wilderness.

Migration Safaris

Witness one of the seven wonders of the world with us in Masai Mara.



Basecamp Explorer Foundation was established to fight the extinction of wildlife by teaming up with the local communities. We firmly believe that in the Maasai Mara area of Kenya, the key to success is to work together with the people who own and inhabit the land. This is reflected in everything we do.

Basecamp Explorer’s responsible tourism business supports projects like reforestation, waste management, empowering women and youth and securing land for the wildlife to flourish.


Rising high above the vast plains of Mara Nabosiho, the Leopard Hill is a perfect spot to watch the beautiful sunrise or sunset ov...


Complementing the charm of Leopard Hill at Mara Naboisho is our crowning centerpiece – the magnificent double fig tree that sits r...

2017 Sustainability and Conservation Report by Basecamp Explorer Kenya

Since starting its operations 20 years ago, Basecamp Explorer has positioned itself as a long-term, sustainable conservation brand...

Arctic swim

As fresh as it gets

There is nothing quite as refreshing as the air up in the arctic region, but even the air can't compete with an arctic swim. Get y...

Waking up at Isfjord Radio with a special kind of drop-in guest

It is seldom we have drop-in guests at Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, but this morning we had a surprise! A polar bear had found h...

The Basecamp Explorer Group in the Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve

A story by Svein Wilhelmsen, founder Basecamp Explorer, and Basecamp Explorer Foundation. I am on one of my beloved walking saf...

Eat This! Basecamp culinary project

Eat This! is not an ordinary cookbook. It is a cookbook dedicated to passion, courage, and possibilities! The cook book is a fund...


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