Situated within the home of the classic safari, Kichwa Tembo, Kenya is ideal for first time travellers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Safaris in Kenya are truly a wondrous wilderness experience. For first time safari traveller’s this is a place to see it all and truly marvel at some of Africa’s most prized possessions, Kenya’s wildlife. A safari in Kenya also marks the climax of the annual Great Migration, a truly special wilderness experience.
LUXURIOUS SAFARI CAMPS – STYLE AND GLAMOUR OF VINTAGE AFRICA
Intimately located, Bateleur Camp marks the spot below where the infamously iconic final scene of Out of Africa was filmed. Two intimate camps consisting of 9 suites each are elegant and cleverly tucked away within the very heart of Kenya’s wilderness, among the forests on the edge of the Masai Mara. Africa’s wilderness at its best makes for extraordinary scenery against the pure luxury of this romantically set camp. Private butlers, brass, silver and leather interiors, Bateleur Camp is classic and luxuriously comfortable.
Kenya’s best loved safari camp, Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp is located in the remote north western area of the Masai Mara Reserve. Views of both savanna and forest are breathtaking and truly give you a spectacular Kenya safari experience. These luxurious safari tents offer private verandas and are laid out on immaculate grounds for the ultimate luxury tented safari experience in the great outdoors.
“I sat outside my beautifully appointed room to watch an array of animals wander aimlessly and peacefully just metres in front of me. The guides skillfully navigated me through the Mara with a passion and enthusiasm that was infectious! And what better than to lie by the lovely pool in an idle heap for the afternoon processing the morning's drive, soaking up the African sun and preparing for the evening's delicacies? I only wondered in awe how they could produce such fabulous cuisine in such a remote and breathtaking spot.”
The Masai Mara and its inhabitants offer wealth of extraordinary Kenya wildlife safari adventures. A safari in Kenya is not complete without a privately guided game drive in the world renowned, Masai Mara. Expect to be mesmerised by the romance of the wilderness and the incredible views stretching for miles everywhere you look.
Essential activities at Kichwa Tembo to partake in include games drives, available twice daily and interpretive bush walks. Our specialist guides, rangers and trackers will impart the most fascinating knowledge about this classic safari area with much passion and interest. Full day game drives are also available among the mass herds of the Great Migration when passing through Kichwa Tembo.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES AT KICHWA TEMBO
Safaris in Kenya are pure luxury, both in wildlife opportunities and accommodation. Enjoying this remarkable area can be done in several extraordinary activities that are sure to leave a special imprint on your heart. Make an adventure out of your stay and participate in some extraordinary additional activities on offer including:
“I walked into Bateleur Camp feeling extremely tired and weary, and was automatically transported into a luxurious haven. Friendly, helpful faces catered to my every need.”
I sat outside my beautifully appointed room to watch an array of animals wander aimlessly and peacefully just metres in front of me. The guides skillfully navigated me through the Mara with a passion and enthusiasm that was infectious! And what better than to lie by the lovely pool in an idle heap for the afternoon processing the morning’s drive, soaking up the African sun and preparing for the evening’s delicacies? I only wondered in awe how they could produce such fabulous cuisine in such a remote and breathtaking spot.
– Camilla Smith
Safaris in Kenya are filled to the brim with as much drama and exciting wildlife sightings as romantic scenery and views. Expect to be swept off of your feet as you experience the true treasures of the Masai Mara’s wilderness and a luxurious stay at either Bateleur Camp or Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp.
Awake at dawn to a breathtaking sunrise and a soft knock at your door delivering fragrant tea or coffee accompanied by morning biscuits or rusks to enjoy this mesmerising sight with. Next on the menu is an awaiting open 4 x 4 safari vehicle ready to take you on a luxury safari adventure made to thrill and remain in your memory forever. A short break for a hot drink and snack serves as that extra little something special whilst you stop to take in this incredible wilderness landscape.
Enjoy lunch, quick siesta style, after lazing in one of the hammocks strung around the grounds. A refreshing dip in the camp’s pool offers yet another opportunity to take in the magnificent views around you. A late afternoon tea serves up some delicious treats before heading out for another exhilarating game drive or bush walk. Dinner is served under the stars where much chatter about the day’s adventures can be shared.
A quiet retreat overlooking
endless, game–filled plains
Enjoy spectacular views of the
Mara from a hot air balloon
Enjoy breathtaking vistas and hills dotted with shukka–draped Maasai
Morning game drive delights
with spectacular views
Relax in beautifully adorned guest areas with handcrafted artifacts
Known as the spotted land, the Mara
has astounding year round wildlife
Morning game drive delights with spectacular Mara views
Overlook endless, game–filled plains from the comfort of your spacious tent
While away the day with spectacular views of endless, game–filled plains
Alfresco meals served under the stars
|andBeyond Bateleur Camp Masai Mara|
|01 Mar - 31 May, 01 Nov - 20 Dec||$ 755|
|01 Jan - 28 Feb, 01 Jun - 31 Oct, 21 - 31 Dec||$ 1,205|
|Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp|
|Tents: 01 Jan - 30 Jun, 01 Nov - 20 Dec||$ 310|
|Tents: 01 Jul - 31 Oct, 21 - 31 Dec||$ 400|
|Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp|
|Luxury Tents: 01 Jan - 30 Jun, 01 Nov - 20 Dec||$ 360|
|Luxury Tents: 01 Jul - 31 Oct, 21 - 31 Dec||$ 450|
Two scheduled one hour flights operate from Nairobi’s Wilson airport on a daily basis. Either Air Kenya or Safari Link will ensure a safe flight to Kichwa Tembo’s private airstrip overlooking the incredible Masai Mara. Once you have landed in this extraordinary “spotted land”, an exhilarating 30 minute game drive will see you to your luxury safari camp.
|Route||Approximate Time||GPS co-ordinates||Mode of Transport|
|Nairobi to Kichwa Tembo||45 min||S 01°16' E 035°02'||Flight|
Following into the footsteps - 21 May 2013
my first drive after seven months saw me being rewarded with this sight of our youngest member into the black rhino list, awesome!!
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KICHWA PRIDE - 26 April 2013
We saw a pride of lions in the late morning moving towards the Olololo gate! They were 15 in total and it seemed like they were hunting - although we left before they did.
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