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Kitich Forest Camp

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Kitich Forest Camp

• Remote, rustic wilderness lodge set in beautiful forest glade

• Six classic safari tents overlooking the Ngeng River

• Experience the remote Mathews Mountains on foot with Samburu guides

• Explore forest trails and crystal clear mountain streams

• Close sightings of forest elephant, buffalo, bush buck, lion & leopard

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Set in the forest glades on the upper slopes of the remote and private Mathew’s Mountains, the intimate Kitich Forest Camp overlooks the Ngeng River.

The camp offers the unique experience of discovering the 900km2 Mathew’s Mountains forest and astounding peaks rising up to 6,000 feet, it’s diverse wildlife and vast bird species’ on foot. By day, you can explore forest trails and mountain streams with Samburu guides. At night, you can soak up the magical atmosphere of the glade.

With just six ensuite classic safari tents nestled in a grove of fig trees, indigenous flowering shrubs and prehistoric cycad palms, this camp is a low-key classic.

• 6 classic ensuite safari tents (3 double & 3 twin)

• 2 safari tents convertible to triples on request

• Children of all ages welcome

• Guided forest walks

• Bird watching

• Swimming in natural pools

• Cultural community visits

• Excursions: Reteti Elephant Sanctuary

• WiFi: reception

• 24 hr electricity

• Fireplace

• Laundry

• Guest Areas: lounge, bar, dining room & terrace

• Wash basin

• Long drop toilet

• Hot water safari bucket shower

• Private verandah

• Seating area

• Gold Eco-Tourism Rating

• Closed 15th March – 15th June & 1st November – 15th December

• Ngelai Airstrip – 45 minute drive

• Daily scheduled flights departing Nairobi Wilson Airport to Nanyuki to connect with a private charter to Ngelai Airstrip

• Daily scheduled to Samburu/ Kalama to connect with a scenic road transfer – approximately 3.5 hours

• Private Charter to Ngelia Airstrip

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