Kicheche Laikipia

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya

  • Maximum of four people in a game drive vehicle
  • Popular waterhole in dry season located in front of camp
  • Excellent guiding, top-notch guides
  • Track radio-collared lions
  • Visit the northern white rhino breeding programme
  • Watch the camp video

Open: Kicheche Laikipia is closed in April and May during the worst of the rains.

Location: Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia, close to Mt Kenya.

Rooms: There are 6 tented suites at Kicheche Laikipia. These are spacious with proper beds and an en-suite with a shower and flush loo. One is a family tent. Solar generated power and lighting is available 24 hours.

Activities: Wildlife game drives are the main activity for most guests. These are flexible, so you might want to do a couple of trips a day (morning and afternoon/evening) or you might prefer to take a picnic and stay out longer. There is a maximum of 4 people per vehicle. In addition to game drives, you can take bush walks with an armed ranger. You can take a canoe on the dam and also together with a guide, explore a trail on mountain bikes. A highlight for some is the Lion Tracking programme, monitoring collared lions or you may want to visit the chimpanzee orphanage. For an additional local charge, you can pay a visit to the endangered northern white rhino sanctuary.

Facilities: There is a comfy lounge with a selection of reference books. You can charge cameras and videos etc at the charging station in the dining tent. There is a bar. A laundry service is provided within the price.

There is an indoor dining area with a heavy set communal table, but it is lovely to eat outside here if the weather is warm enough. Drinks are included with meals. Picnic breakfasts and lunches are provided for game drives if you are not coming back to camp for lunch.

Children: Children are welcome at the camp, however it is unfenced so adults must supervise children at all times. The camp has no baby equipment (eg high chairs, cots etc).

Health: This is a malarial area.

Mobile signals here is intermittent and can not be relied on, there is Wi-Fi in the main area.

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