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Kicheche Laikipia
Kicheche Laikipia
Kicheche Laikipia

Reviews of Kicheche Laikipia

Wildlife sightings and reviews

38 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Kicheche Laikipia and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jul-2018, 11 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Kicheche Laikipia.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

60% success

Wild dog

36% success

Black Rhino

100% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

White Rhino

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Eland

80% success

Hippo

27% success

Striped Hyena

10% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Andreas
Switzerland

"Kicheche Laikipia review"

4 nights Arrived 8 Jul 2021
"We (2 adults, 2 teenagers) had a fantastic 4 nights at Kicheche Laikipia. The length of time gave us an opportunity to experience all facets of the reservation, gain deep insights through our guide, enjoy the camp and interact with the lovely staff. Great care was taken to use all the precautions against Covid.

Andrew, the camp host, is amazing. He speaks like an English academic and has knowledge like a professor. He gained his knowledge through many years of training as a guide. We spent much time talking with him about wildlife in Ol Pejeta and Africa. When talking about Ol Pejeta, he explained the connection with Fauna and Flora International and we came to the conclusion that background and details about this showcase reservation are not easy to get. Perhaps, this could be a hint to Expert Africa to be more elaborate on what is so special about Ol Pejeta.

Josphat was our guide. He is very knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor that built a good connection with the family. The only slight reservation we have is that the night safari felt a bit too much like hunting down animals (rather than getting to a good position and then observing without intruding).

The service at the camp was immaculate, the family tent in good condition, and the food was very creative and flavorful. The low quality of the mountain bikes however did not inspire us to take a ride. The water level in the lake was too low to consider canoeing.

In addition to the night drives (that few other camps offer), we had a peek at the endangered rhino sanctuary and the rescued chimps sanctuary (both not directly accessible due to Covid precautions)." See all these reviews: 14n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

4 sightings

Buffalo

8 sightings

Cheetah

3 sightings

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

8 sightings

Giraffe

5 sightings

Hippo

1 sighting

Lion

2 sightings

Spotted Hyena

5 sightings

White Rhino

4 sightings

Zebra

8 sightings

Mr D
Surrey

"Very good 4 night stay at KiKeche Camp"

4 nights Arrived 11 Feb 2020
"I thoroughly enjoyed Kikeche Laikipia. Attentive staff, excellent food, spacious comfortable tents with a view of the lake. The guide Josphat was an excellent spotter and had a good knowledge of the wildlife." See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr D.
Penrith

"Kicheche"

3 nights Arrived 30 Jan 2020
"This was the overall highlight from a game viewpoint" See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

Multiple sightings

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

White Rhino

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Steve H
Leeds

"Superb Kicheche Laikipia"

3 nights Arrived 30 Jan 2020
"Having stayed at the other Kicheche Camps in the Mara Conservancies many times I was looking forward to staying at their fourth camp and it lives up to their very high standards. They took the unseasonably wet weather in their stride and made sure our stay was unforgettable for all the right reasons. Peter was a great driver/guide and we all enjoyed his company. Great wildlife sightings including good birds and great hospitality all round. Excellent food and great location." See all these reviews: 6n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

10 sightings

Buffalo

10 sightings

Eland

10 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Hippo

5 sightings

Lion

5 sightings

Spotted Hyena

10 sightings

White Rhino

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr & Mrs A
Bridport

"Stunning introduction to a safari"

2 nights Arrived 20 Jan 2020
"This was our first safari and whilst our expectations were high they were exceeded in every respect. The camp, and the welcome we received were wonderful. Andrew our host, with whom we had some great conversations; our guide Josphat was incredible, so knowledgeable about every last small bird and great mammal, so easy to talk to, funny as well as easy to get along with. No doubt our response to the wild life within the conservancy would have been the same whatever our camp and guide was like, but they made the experience so much more enjoyable. And our respnse was Wonder, It wasn't simply the extraordinary variety and number of animals and birds: it was the coexistence of them. Plains full of almost every conceivable African animal and bird mixing and getting on with there lives regardless of the other beasts nearby: buffalo, elephant, impala, zebra, warthog, hyena, jackal, baboons, various gazelle, any and all of them may be seen at the same time or within minutes. We couldn't believe the wonder of it all." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

3 sightings

Buffalo

10 sightings

Cheetah

Multiple sightings

Eland

6 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

6 sightings

Hippo

3 sightings

Lion

3 sightings

Spotted Hyena

3 sightings

White Rhino

Multiple sightings

Wild dog

2 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr & Mrs G
PA

"Great hosts, food, guides, tents."

3 nights Arrived 14 Oct 2019
"Saw what we wanted to see ... rhinos." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms S.
Emeryville

"Loved itI "

3 nights Arrived 5 Oct 2019
"I liked everything.

The fires going in the evenings. The hot water bottles wrapped in the ponchos in the safari vehicles. The hot water bottles in the beds. The game drives. The picnic breakfasts. The sundowners. The animals and scenery we constantly saw." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya; 3n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
J
California

"Fantastic Camp and Staff"

3 nights Arrived 5 Oct 2019
"This camp is situated in a very accessible area for prime wildlife viewing. The conservancy experience is an uncrowded area with great access to multiple species.

We following 5 lions defending their territory for most of a morning under the most beautiful sky with patches of clouds and stunning landscape. Our guide, Peter, was incredibly knowledgeable about everything we were seeing. the camp staff lead by Louise and Andrew are warm, friendly and happy to help with anything you might need.

The food was absolutely delicious!" See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya; 3n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

5 sightings

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Cheetah

2 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Lion

10 sightings

Spotted Hyena

10 sightings

White Rhino

2 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mrs L
Suffolk

"Kicheche Laikipia review"

3 nights Arrived 29 Aug 2019
"I thought the hosts and service were excellent - I really enjoyed staying here.

The guide was also excellent." See all these reviews: 11n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

2 sightings

Buffalo

4 sightings

Cheetah

2 sightings

Elephant

3 sightings

Giraffe

4 sightings

Lion

4 sightings

Spotted Hyena

3 sightings

White Rhino

1 sighting

Zebra

5 sightings

Mr W
Altrincham

"Kicheche Laikipia review"

4 nights Arrived 10 Oct 2018
"Quiet place. Very friendly and welcoming.

The guides made an effort to show us all the attractions." See all these reviews: 8n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

2 sightings

Buffalo

6 sightings

Elephant

8 sightings

Giraffe

7 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Spotted Hyena

3 sightings

White Rhino

Multiple sightings

Zebra

9 sightings

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