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Kicheche Bush Camp
Kicheche Bush Camp
Kicheche Bush Camp
Kicheche Bush Camp
Kicheche Bush Camp

Reviews of Kicheche Bush Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Feb-2019, 13 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Kicheche Bush Camp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

100% success

Cheetah

77% success

Wild dog

10% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Eland

85% success

Wildebeest

85% success

Striped Hyena

20% success

Pangolin

9% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

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Arrival date
Ms H
Maida Vale

"Kicheche Bush Camp review"

30 nights Arrived 24 Jan 2021
"KBC remains a favourite. A 2 week trip turned into something quite a lot longer (why rush back to lock down UK when I was free in the Africa wilderness?) and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and welcoming. All Covid protocols handled well but without “intruding”. Highly recommended" See all these reviews: 56n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms H
Maida Vale

"Simply wonderful "

8 nights Arrived 26 Oct 2020
"After over 40 trips to Africa this camp goes into my top 5 places to stay.

Travel in the time of Covid is possible - with a little more planning and paperwork but rich rewards are waiting.

If you are considering a trip to Kenya don’t miss this gem." See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Cheetah

Multiple sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs B
Belfast

"Terrific camp, great game viewing."

4 nights Arrived 23 Feb 2020
"This camp, like its sister camp, Mara, gets a large number of returning guests, which speaks volumes for its managers, Darren and Emma and their staff. While we were there, all the guests had been there previously, many on more than one occasion.

As with the Mara camp, the accommodation was excellent, although due to the large insect population we were unable to open up the front of the tent as we had done in the past. That's not the camps fault, just the time of the year. The weather for our stay was lovely, quite hot most of the time, however we did experience a sudden and torrential downpour one evening which made getting from the tent to the dining area interesting. Apparently over 50mm fell in 1 hour according to Darren.

This made for some interesting and challenging driving for our guide Charles the following day, we never got stuck despite the conditions.

The food was excellent, always a number of options at lunch accompanied with different breads baked by Darren.. Dinner was also excellent and watched over with a careful eye by Kennedy.

Game viewing was terrific, with some excellent predator sightings including leopards, Tito and cub plus a pregnant Fig.

It's hard to find fault with any aspect of the camp, even the bucket showers!!.

Can't wait to go back!!" See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Cheetah

2 sightings

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

2 sightings

Giraffe

2 sightings

Hippo

1 sighting

Leopard

3 sightings

Lion

5 sightings

Spotted Hyena

2 sightings

Wildebeest

1 sighting

Zebra

1 sighting

Muz
Colchester

"a Roll Royce experience"

3 nights Arrived 21 Feb 2020
"the best overall game viewing experience we have ever had by far.

great game, excellent guides - we had two different ones, a wonderful bush cam experience. The hosts were very attentive and professional. Excellent food.

We'd like to go again." See all these reviews: 13n in Kenya; 9n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

10 sightings

Cheetah

3 sightings

Eland

10 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Leopard

2 sightings

Lion

10 sightings

Spotted Hyena

6 sightings

Striped Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Dr W & Dr D
Leeds

"Kicheche Bush Camp - excellent as ever"

3 nights Arrived 11 Feb 2020
"As always, the welcome from Darren and Emma was fantastic, and the wildlife viewing was phenomenal." See all these reviews: 15n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

4 sightings

Cheetah

10 sightings

Eland

3 sightings

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Hippo

3 sightings

Leopard

3 sightings

Lion

10 sightings

Spotted Hyena

10 sightings

Wildebeest

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr V
Texas

"Kicheche Bush Camp review"

4 nights Arrived 3 Feb 2020
"This was our second visit to Kicheche Bush, and we enjoyed it every bit as much as our first time two years ago.

This is an intimate camp that emphasizes game thrives and time in the bush. The tents are airy and spacious, with en suite restrooms and bucket showers. Of all the Kicheche camps, this one seems to attract more hardcore safari enthusiasts, many of them repeat visitors staying 8 or more nights (which is fine with us). The guiding here is superlative.

At our request, we had Patrick again, and he did not disappoint. He is a master at positioning the vehicle for the best photographic opportunities. Olare-Motorogi Conservancy continues to be a hotbed of leopard activity. We saw 6 individual leopards in 4 days, some on multiple occasions. Other highlights included a cheetah kill and a large pride of lions with playful cubs." See all these reviews: 14n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Cheetah

2 sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

9 sightings

Lion

3 sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr M.
Montreal

"KIcheche Bush Camp"

4 nights Arrived 20 Jan 2020
"My experience at Bush Camp was excellent! This was my second stay at this camp and both times I was very impressed. The facilities are excellent and the variety of the wildlife and scenery is second to none. All of the game drives were very good, including several Leopard sightings.

The roads and paths were muddy in some places due to earlier rains which made driving a bit difficult at times." See all these reviews: 11n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sandra
Ottawa

"Kicheche Bush Camp Review"

3 nights Arrived 6 Nov 2019
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

10 sightings

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Hippo

2 sightings

Leopard

4 sightings

Lion

10 sightings

Spotted Hyena

5 sightings

Wildebeest

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

The Hs
Edmonton

"Busy Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 6 Nov 2019
"We had such a great time at Bush Camp!

The tents are fantastic and we all enjoy the rustic showers!

Our guides were Patrick and James and we had such fun with them both! They are very knowledgeable and personable -- and it was fun to be with James so soon after his return from London where he receive international accolades for his skills as a guide! All of the staff were wonderful!" See all these reviews: 12n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

10 sightings

Cheetah

5 sightings

Eland

3 sightings

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

5 sightings

Hippo

3 sightings

Leopard

3 sightings

Lion

5 sightings

Pangolin

1 sighting

Spotted Hyena

5 sightings

Striped Hyena

1 sighting

Wild dog

1 sighting

Wildebeest

4 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Ms S.
Emeryville

"Wow"

4 nights Arrived 8 Oct 2019
"Amazing wildlife experiences. Fun following the 5 cheetah boys several times throughout a day. Our guide had good knowledge of where the animals would be - enjoyed the little trip off the conservancy to the river - saw hippos and crocs -

Didn't love the trip to the Massai Village - I think learning about historical and present day Massai people is a good thing, but i didn't think this visit was a good way to do it. Maybe a talk by a Massai cultural professor at our camp might have been a way.

Really enjoyed our camp managers." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya; 3n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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