Amazing Stories

We have plenty of them.


This page is dedicated for the great stories.

Our own Basecamp Foundation was established alongside the commercial side, Basecamp Explorer. Since the beginning we have partnered closely with the Maasai people to develop models for conserving nature and empowering the local community. Over the years we have established and supported community programs aimed at enhancing capacity, raising awareness, improving living conditions and wildlife development.

Quick fire round with Steve Nkumum- Safari Guide

Maasai guide looking into the distance with safari jeep in the background.

Basecamp Safaris would not be what they are today without our incredibly passionate and trustworthy safari guides. We have to ackn...

Embracing Digital Technology to Improve Cultural Practices

Maasai women in traditional clothes making handicrafts, Kenya.

Kibarisho is a 43-year-old Maasai woman working at Basecamp Maasai Brand (BMB), where beads are not only a form of beauty, but als...

Behind the scenes: How the Education Safari was born

Written by: Sarah Hardin White I’ll never forget the first question Basecamp Explorer and Basecamp Explorer Foundation Founder Sv...

Italian Michelin Star Chefs Experience in Masai Mara

Since the beginning Basecamp concept has been centered on empowering staff by offering them opportunities to develop themselves. T...

Scooter at Svalbard? Yes!

Four people on snowmobiles looking at a large arctic winter valley on a Basecamp Explorer snowmobiling adventure.

Ready for a wild winter adventure? Put on a thermal suit and helmet, get comfortable on the snowmobile and travel out into the Arc...

The Magic of a Wild Family Safari

It's time to make some lifetime memories as a family by embarking on an exciting family adventure. See the latest video on our Wi...


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


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

2018 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...

As fresh as it gets

Summer swim at Isfjord Radio

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...


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