Kitich Forest Camp – Mathews Range

Kitich Forest Camp is in a truly remote and pristine wilderness, located in an exquisite forest glade on the upper slopes of the Mathews Mountains (also known as the Lenkiyio Hills). The forest of the Mathews Mountains covers about 900 km², or 222,000 acres, and the astounding peaks rise 6000 ft. from the surrounding lowlands.

A beautiful enchanted camp with only six tents situated under a dense tree canopy, overlooking the stunning Ngeng River, this camp is a low-key classic with charming en suite bush bathrooms, bucket showers and flush loos.

Other features of Kitich Forest Camp include a dining room, bar, chill out, deck area looking out over the extraordinary views of the valley, Ngeng River and swamp and the mountain. Meals are served communally in the delightful open fronted Camp dining area .

Spend your days exploring this wild region on foot as you embark on guided bush walks, guided by Samburu warriors who are truly passionate about this area that is their home and heritage.

Revel in exceptional experiences , bush picnics, swimming in hidden rock pools or witnessing Samburu culture.

At night, the atmosphere is magical, and the glade is lit, look out for elephant, bushbuck and buffalo, as they come a drink by the river. Fall asleep to the sound to trumpeting elephants in the nearby forests.

Kitich is also a fabulous and convenient base for exploring the Northern Frontiers, The Mathews Mountains, The Ndoto Mountains , the Milgis and Lake Turkana… and visiting the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary on the Southern slopes of the Mathews range.

Mathews range