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Kicheche Bush Camp

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Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00502, Kenya
Kicheche Bush Camp
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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I brought my two daughters on safari for a college graduation present. We booked our safari through Rothschild Safaris out of Denver, Colorado. We had the trip of a lifetime! Our favorite camp of the entire trip was the Kicheche Mara Bush Camp. It was the perfect combination of the wildness of Africa and a little bit of luxury as... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time staying at this tented site. The accommodations were excellent and the level of service from the staff was outstanding. The hosts (Darren and Emma, followed by Aki) were friendly and helpful, joining for every meal and providing great stories and conversation. We had a superb guide in Patrick who made sure we saw all of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third trip to bush camp and it did not disappoint. Darren and Emma were extremely welcoming and are great hosts. The safari guides are incredible; hats off to Charles, James and Patrick for their amazing spotting skills and endless knowledge. All the camp staff are extremely friendly and work very hard to make sure you have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was my third visit to kicheche and my friend's 8th visit. I never return anywhere but the exception is bush camp. This is one of my favourite places in the world. The hosts Darren and Emma are so wonderful - funny, kind, knowledgeable - and they create a wonderful atmosphere. The food is fantastic and the wine is good.... More 

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northcoast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We recently returned to Kenya for another safari fix but the prerequisite was that Kicheche Bush camp had to be on our itinerary and were we certainly were not disappointed with our stay at KBC. From the moment we were collected at the airstrip we were looked after and welcomed back like long lost friends and began to relax immediately... More 

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Fordingbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

From start to finish, this part of our holiday was perfect. Livingstone met us at the airstrip and gave us our own mini safari on the way to the camp. Darren and Emma (and Bing the dog) gave us a very warm welcome and made sure they knew what we wanted so they could try to meet all our expectations... More 

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Leyland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Travelled here for in August for the migration. Was concerned about sleeping arrangements but needn't have been. This was truly an outstanding experience. So much so that when we left for another camp we were very emotional as we felt like we were leaving old friends. A temporary manager (Aki) was in place and she was superb. We had Charkes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We finished our safari this year on a splendid high at marvellous Kicheche Bush camp. This camp has it all in spades. The conservancy in which it is located has boundless game & birds. The guides here are the tops. (thanks Charles you are a star) they know their beat and they are brilliant at talking you through the behaviours... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What a trip of a lifetime. Everything was truly excellent. Thank you to all the kicheche team for going beyond the call of duty and making our stay so fantastic. Had to visit valley camp to see the aardwolf though!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This was the ultimate wildlife experience. We had some wonderful sightings during our 4 days at Bush Camp including cheetahs, leopards, lions and elephants. The wilderbeest were on the move and seeing calves being born and up on their feet within a matter of minutes was a very special experience. The Kicheche guides' knowledge and experience is unparalleled; they get... More 

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