Mathews Range, Kenya
Bringing you back to nature, Kitich Camp is a traditional bush camp hidden in the luscious Matthews Forest. We love this insight into the classic safari lifestyle, where the only transport is your feet and the unspoilt wilderness is your home.
There are no game drives at Kitich Camp. Instead, the camp focuses on incredible walking safaris, offering scenic treks with Samburu warriors and learning the traditional way to track animals. This insight into Africa’s natural beauty is phenomenal, and with 22 unique walks to choose from we never miss the game drives when we stay here.
Hidden in the trees, the six tents – three doubles and three twins – are authentic and nostalgic, and offer a desirable secluded ambience. With solar lighting and canvas walls, you’ll be able to enjoy an authentic safari experience, and yet the large outdoor decking, cosy tartan bed and rural furniture add a luxurious element to your stay.
Despite the lack of game drives, there’s so much to do at Kitich Camp. Venture to the natural rock pools to swim in their crystal clear waters, test your camping abilities at a fire making demonstration, or simply relax in the rustic lounge area and watch elephant and buffalo roam past. This is living in the wild at its finest.
- All tents have a double bed or two twin beds
- Full board food and drink
- Guided forest walks (children over 12 welcome)
- Activities including: river swimming, bird watching, fishing, fire making demonstrations, and visiting Samburu families and Curi
- Picnic lunches
Open 16 December – 24 March and 15 June – 1 November. All children welcome, though restrictions for walking safaris apply
This camp can be booked as part of a tailor-made safari, with or without flights. Per person per night prices from £365 / €415 / $465