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andBEYOND KICHWA TEMBO TENTED CAMP

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  • andBEYOND KICHWA TEMBO TENTED CAMP OVERVIEW

    Located where the riverine forest meets the sweeping plains in the path of the awe-inspiring Great Migration, the camp provides an authentic dose of African wildlife, delivered with legendary Kenyan hospitality.

    Known as Kenya’s best loved safari camp, &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp offers a quintessential game viewing experience, with sweeping vistas of the Masai Mara or the Sabaringo River.

    Enhancing its signature elements of romance and nostalgia, the camp has been redesigned to better showcase its panoramic Masai Mara views. With timeless interiors that are simple yet contemporary and stylish, the new Kichwa Tembo enhances guests’ sense of privacy and enjoyment.

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    ROOMS & SUITES

    As guests arrive at &Beyond Kichwa Tembo, they are instantly welcomed by the commanding view. The spacious guest areas incorporate split-level spaces where guests can relax and unwind. The different layers can accommodate high guest volumes in peak season, yet still provide a sense of intimacy during quieter times. The large windows invite the Mara inside, making it feel like part of the guest area.

    Simple yet contemporary, the Maasai-inspired suites are elegant and timeless, firmly entrenching &Beyond Kichwa Tembo as the unrivalled luxury tented camp of its size in the greater Mara.

    Classic safari interiors illuminated by soft lantern light open up onto majestic African landscapes. Each suite offers an ensuite bathroom with stone shower, flagstone floors, soft lighting and separate w.c. in the luxury tents. Spacious private verandas provide views of the open grasslands or the wooded river banks and the passing wildlife.

    Each tented suite has a comfortable built-in daybed where guests can relax and take in the spectacular scenery, as well as a large bathroom with double vanities, generous shower and separate “loo with a view”.

    Guests can escape to the massage room to indulge in a relaxing treatment or browse the redesigned Safari Shop, which offers the finest Kenyan handicrafts.

    The rim-flow swimming pool, literally on the edge of the Mara, boasts one of the world’s most extraordinary views.
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    Luxury Tents at &Beyond Kichwa Tembo

    Traditional in style, the luxury tents are situated in the forested part of the camp, with limited views of the Sabaringo River. Comfortable interiors offer a traditional tented safari experience while secluded private verandas offer a shady spot to while the afternoon away.

     

    andbeyond-kichwa-tembo-tented-camp-in-kenya_4Superior Tents at &Beyond Kichwa Tembo
    Larger and more spacious, the superior tents boast exceptional views of the Masai Mara or the forest thickets. The superior tents feature beautiful Maasai-inspired interiors that showcase a simple and contemporary use of local materials. Oversized beds are perfectly positioned to make the most of the views, while stained cypress wood furniture combine with tribal decorative elements.

     

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    DINING & COCKTAILS
    ACTIVITIES

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    ichwa Nature Trail

    Kichwa Nature Trail

     

     

    Take a leisurely walk in the camp surrounds with a trained ranger. This trail winds through riverine forest, and follows the perimeter of Sabaringo Creek – fantastic bird life.

     

     

     

     

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    ara Hippo Trail

    Mara Hippo Trail

     

     

     

    This walking trail offers an exciting opportunity to explore the wilderness on foot, through the plains, riverine forest, savannah grasslands and bush land surrounding Kichwa Tembo and on to the Mara River.

     

     

     

     

     

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    loololo Escarpment Trail

    OLOOLOLO ESCARPMENT TRAIL

     

     

    The Oloololo Escarpment trail leads from the camp to the top of the escarpment, from where you view the Mara reserve, the Mara river and riverine forest. Rising up to 500 metres above the plains, on a clear day the spectacular view can cover the entire reserve.

     

     

     

     

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    ight Game Drive

    Night Game Drive

     

     

     

    The &Beyond Kichwa Tembo concession is the only place where guests can experience night game drives in the Masai Mara. As the sun sinks over the vast horizon, the African bush comes to life with predators and other nocturnal creatures. Guests may have the opportunity to observe fascinating species not normally encountered in daylight.

     

     

     

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    ush Breakfast

    BUSH BREAKFAST

     

     

     

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the bush, either on the banks of the Mara River or on the Oloololo Escarpment. Sip champagne (served on request) whilst enjoying the spectacular panoramic views of the plains below.

     

     

     

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    ush Dinner

    BUSH DINNER

     

     

    A delicious Pan African meal is served in a memorable setting under the stars, followed by fireside entertainment by our very own Sukuti band (minimum 6 guests).
    Private dinners can be arranged on request for 2 or more guests within the camp ground

     

     

     

     

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    undowner Cocktails

    Sundowner Cocktails

     

     

    Enjoy sundowner cocktails at a breathtaking location on the famous Oloololo Escarpment. Watch as the sun sinks over a spectacular classical safari landscape from a vantage point that commands views over the entire Masai Mara.

     

     

     

     

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    orning Balloon Safari

    MORNING BALLOON SAFARI

     

     

    Be a part of the Masai Mara by air. Enjoy breathtakingly beautiful views of the morning’s sunrise. Marvel at the diverse habitats of the Masai Mara Reserve, the great Mara River, swamps, forests, wildlife and the African Savanna. Enjoy a delicious champagne breakfast served in the open plains of the Masai Mara upon landing.

     

     

     

     

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    aasai Dance

    MAASAI DANCE

     

     

    Tall Maasai warriors in traditional dress form a guard of honour as guests arrive. Deep, haunting voices burst into song and soon the ground reverberates to the rhythm of their athletic traditional dances as the Maasai leap higher and higher, seeking to outperform each other.

     

     

     

     

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    aasai Village Visit

    MAASAI VILLAGE VISIT

     

     

    Guests will be guided through the village by an English-speaking Maasai, who lives in the village. He will introduce your guests to the authentic, daily hustle and bustle of Maasai living. Guests will also have the opportunity to browse through the Maasai Craft Centre and purchase artefacts and souvenirs, which are made in the village — all proceeds are given back to the community.

     

     

     

     

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    Laid out along the Sabaringo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment, andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp Masai Mara looks out onto the plains of the Masai Mara. Set on a private concession leased from Masai landlords in the north of the Mara, the camp offers total seclusion and abundant wildlife. Forty spacious tents, are laid out in immaculate grounds, with leisurely groups of warthog feeding right outside the tent doors.

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