Come and expose yourself correctly at our four camps.

added values

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    Tailored Vehicles – spacious, open sided, open roof land cruisers complete with recharging facilities. Lens platforms and bean bags provided. To book a vehicle on an exclusive use basis for ultimate flexibility costs $350 per day.
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    Expert Guides – All our guides are experienced in working with photographers and select optimal positions at sightings; taking both lighting and animal behavior into account.
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    Flexible Game Drives – We do not impose limits on the length of game drives. They are often extended to a full day if required. We also offer complete meal flexibility; picnic breakfast ,or lunch can be provided daily for extended time in the field
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    Exclusive Locations – In the heart of wildlife rich conservancies, our camp locations ensure every moment in our vehicles offers the potential for rich photographic rewards.

Lens hire available at Kicheche Bush Camp
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hall of fame

A few of the esteemed photographers who have graced our camps over the years.

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    Greg Du Toit
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    Jonathan Scott
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    Kaziras Kyriakos
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    Jonathan Wright
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    Helen & Grant Atkinson
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    Peter Smart
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    Austin Thomas
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    Bob Brind-Surch
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    Andy Howe
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    Lionel Maye

SPECTACULAR WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS

spot of the week

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Naboisho Conservancy Kenya

This bull had died of natural causes: a descending column of vultures directed Mika to the still-warm carcass. Hyenas and various raptors were harvesting the flesh voraciously, knowing this sort of bounty is rare. Yesterday afternoon Jimmy picked up a sketchy text: something about a Tamarind tree and leopards. The plural was not wasted on him.

Sleepy Hollow

You know the mark of anyone when they go above and beyond. Waaaaay beyond. Jimmy Tinka and David Nchoe are off duty, one even at home on leave. Yesterday afternoon Jimmy picked up a sketchy text: something about a Tamarind tree and leopards. The plural was not wasted on him.

Crown Caught

When Valley Camp royalty like Bernard Soit exclaim they have never seen a particular eagle before, you know you are talking twitching nobility.

Dyer need for a safari

Meet Laura Dyer, Kicheche has become her Hotel California ... she 'can try to check out any time she likes but she can never leave'. Laura extended her safari three times, finally returning home after five weeks. Thank you Laura, these are her heartfelt lyrics:

Priceless

The plains of Laikipia still remain a high altitude garrison for rhino. Within minutes from Kicheche's northern stronghold, the black and white numbers are not only stable, but flourishing. Spending time with these prehistoric ruminants is not just good for the eye, but for the soul. This area of Kenya remains seemingly impregnable, yet it is not the same all over Africa and elsewhere. Rhinos need protection everywhere, this is obvious, but they also need tourists. They do NOT need petty rules and redlists denying them priceless tourism dollars.

Sign of the Times

A couple of days ago I read an itinerant post of safari one-upmanship braying that 'the best part of their bargain-priced safari was that they had the whole place to themselves'. This is the fundamental challenge that is facing the safari industry. These pilgrims probably could not see beyond their camouflage but for many the suffering is very real and widespread.

Voices

what our clients say

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Excellent sightings, drivers and being in the right place at the right time. Every opportunity to get the best photos possible. The photography is the main purpose for my being here and I cannot be more pleased.
Bob - KMC
As a tour leader I have stayed at many camps in East Africa and I can honestly say Kicheche Mara is in the top due to its guides and it’s hospitality. An important factor for me also is its special accommodations for photographers. I plan many return visits.
Lois - USA
Jimmy understands photography and gets the vehicle in just the right position.
Janet & Richard - UK

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