Kichwa Tembo


  • Two Classic Kenyan Tented Safari Camps
  • Exclusive Wildlife Concession
  • Bordering The Masai Mara Reserve
  • Interpretive Big Five Photographic Safaris
  • Astounding Year-Round Game Viewing
  • The Great Migration (July – October)
  • Day And Night Game-Drives


Luxurious tented safari accommodation: Situated below the location where Out of Africa’s famous final scene was filmed, this romantic and totally private camp reflects the ambience of Kenyan safaris of the 20s and 30s.

  • Two Intimate Camps With Nine Tented Suites Each
  • Expansive En Suite Bathrooms
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Private Butler Service
  • Elegant Guest Areas
  • Lap Pool
  • Member Of Small Luxury Hotels Of The World

Nestled in a lush riverine forest, the tented suites epitomise classic elegance with polished wooden floors and en suite bathrooms with glass-walled showers, twin hand-basins and a separate flush w.c. Each tent has a private deck overlooking the vast game-filled plains of the Masai Mara, and a personal butler will ensure your every need is catered for.

Beautiful antiques adorn the comfortable sitting area and indoor/outdoor dining area, transporting you to the heyday of classic safaris. The camp also features a deep lap pool and a small African gift shop. Your private butler will serve you delicious Pan-African cuisine in the dining area, on the veranda or in a romantic setting under the stars. Bush breakfasts and candlelit dinners offer an unforgettable experience of the African bush.

Exciting safari activities: Morning and afternoon game-drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles and exhilarating night drives on the private concession, guided bush walks, Maasai community visits (optional extra) or spectacular sundowners with panoramic views across the Mara. You will be spoiled for choice.

Kenya Under Canvas


Classic tented safari accommodation: Renowned as Kenya’s best-loved safari lodge, Kichwa Tembo Tented Safari Camp nestles below the Oloololo Escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, affording spectacular views of the Masai Mara’s game-filled plains.

  • 28 Classic Safari Tents
  • 12 Luxury Tents
  • All With En Suite Bathrooms
  • Private Verandas
  • Comfortable Guest Areas
  • Large Swimming Pool
  • African Gift Shop

Kichwa Tembo’s spacious canvas safari tents offer magical views over the Masai Mara grasslands or the Sabaringo River. The main thatched guest areas include a welcoming bar/sitting area, indoor and outdoor dining areas and a well-stocked gift shop featuring African art, artefacts and safari-wear. The swimming pool is perfect for laid-back game viewing whilst cooling off.

Relax in the candlelit bar in the evening before enjoying delicious Pan-African cuisine served alfresco style outdoors or in the main dining area. Private dining and exciting bush banquets may be arranged on request.

Thrilling safari activities: Explore the Masai Mara’s Big Five territory on morning and afternoon game-drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles. Hot-air balloon rides, spectacular bush breakfasts or dinners, interpretive bush walks and night game-drives make for an unforgettable safari, and may be arranged at an additional cost.