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Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

There is an enchanting, luxurious tented camp at Kichwa Tembo, in the northwestern corner of the richest game park in Kenya. Meaning Head of the Elephant in KiSwahili, Kichwa Tembo is flanked by the Oloololo Escarpment and the Sabaringo River. The camp lies deep in a monkey-rich forest on the exclusive western side of the Masai Mara National Reserve, far removed from the package tourism of the eastern Mara. Bateleur Camp is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Set on a private concession leased from Maasai landlords, the camp lies just below the spot where


Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp is an exclusive enclave of nine elegant tents. The magnificent appointment of the camp ensures shade from a dense forest canopy and unobstructed views of the game-rich plains. On hand is the ultimate indulgence - a personal butler service. Each luxurious, en suite tent is completely private, tucked away in its own little piece of wild Africa.

Spacious tents with shingle roof, wooden doors, hard wood floors and a private veranda. Each tent is luxuriously furnished with twin beds that may be converted to double beds ceiling fan, twin hand basins, shower, private w.c., cupboards, leather chairs, hairdryer, safe, writing table and subtle lighting.


 Game drives in open game viewing vehicles 

 Night game drives 

 Guided nature walks 

 Maasai community visits and lectures 

 Sundowners at a location offering spectacular views across the Mara 

 Hot air ballooning may be arranged at an additional cost 


Luxury accommodation, three meals daily, teas and coffees, all local brand beers, spirits & house wines, scheduled safari activities, return lodge/airstrip transfers, laundry and emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance. Peak season rates are US$475 per person sharing.


Telephone calls, Champagne and cognacs, curio shop purchases, transfers to and from the lodge, Park fees, and gratuities.


 All ages welcome however children 5 years and younger cannot participate in the regular game drives. Child minders can be booked at an additional cost.

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per person per night sharing


*Prices may vary according to season

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