Kitich Camp is a beautiful small forest camp within the Mathews Range of northern Kenya, in a lush valley of indigenous trees and cycads.
The camp sits in a wonderful location overlooking the seasonal Ngeng River and has recently been taken over by Stephano & Liz Cheli who have just completed a subtle renovation that seems to have cleverly retained the original character of the place, whilst smartening up where needed.
The accommodation comprises just six large twin tents, in refreshingly simple & traditional safari style, each with their own alfresco style bathrooms en suite and great views into the forest from their private verandahs.
There is a large but cosy lounge overlooking the main forest glade, which often sports wildlife during the day but can nowadays be floodlit at night, making for a pretty exclusive forest lodge experience with its combination of blazing open fire and sheepskin covered furniture.
Kitich is all about game watching on foot, so walking, rather than driving is the focus and it is a real thrill to stalk within metres of these forest animals and observe them without the protection and noise of a vehicle. Here you can let go of your inhibitions, swim in the natural pool sin the river and enjoy the birdlife, picnics in the bush and a laidback day tailored to suit your needs. Kitich very much suits those that want to avoid the popular spots and enjoy getting out on foot.