Kitich Camp


  • Off the beaten track
  • Superb Samburu guides
  • Small and intimate camp
  • Floodlit river plain for game viewing
  • Explore the area on foot
  • Cultural village visit

Open: Kitich Camp is open all year.

Location: Somewhat off the beaten track, Kitich Camp is in the Mathews Forest area of the Namanyuk Wildlife Conservancy.

Rooms: There are 6 safari tents, 3 doubles and 3 twins. The tents are well spaced to ensure privacy. The en-suite bathroom at the rear is alfresco and made of stone, it houses the bucket shower. The tents have solar electricity. A private veranda has comfy chairs.

Activities:  This is predominantly a walking camp. You are guided by the Ndorobo and Samburu people who know this forest intimately. Swim in the clear, cool waters fed by mountain springs. Bush dining is offered, enjoy lunch alfresco. Stop for a spectacular sunset with sundowner in hand. Enjoy a visit to the local village and experience the market and the village school. The families of the village of Ngalai are gentle, friendly and colourful.

Facilities: Central areas of the camp include a wide veranda with views over the river glade. There's a log fire in the lounge and dining area which can be lit on cool evenings. There is a set menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and meals are often served at a large table lit by candles and oil lamps.

Dining: Meals are taken communally. Bush lunches can be arranged.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: Mathews Forest is considered a malaria area.

Communication: There is no Wi-Fi internet access at Kitich Camp.

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