The many game reserves and magnificent natural geological features dotting the country, make camping in Kenya a worthwhile experience. These game parks, reserves and beach destination in Kenya’s Coast offer tourists a chance to pitch tents under open skies and enjoy the marvels of nature more up-close.
1. Enchoro Wildlife Camp
Camping in Kenya isn’t ideal until one visits the Enchoro Wildlife Camp in Masai Mara game reserve.
The Camp lets visitors enjoy viewing the ecological diversity of Masai Mara safely. Enchoro’s spacious tents have changing rooms and lockers for storing guests’ valuables. Writing desks, postal services, foldable safari chairs, king size beds, bathrooms with flush toilets and mirrors are available too.
Diverse cuisines and drinks at the camp are served at affordable prices to visitors. Also guests’ queries are handled 24 hours. The camp has 50 guests capacity.
2. Munira Island Camp
The thrill of camping in Kenya by the pristine beaches and sky blue Indian Ocean waters is available at Munira Island Camp in Kiwayu Lamu. Munira Island is the most beautiful island of the Lamu Archipelago. It’s laden with caves and bays perfect for excursion adventures. Munira’s extensive mangrove creek is a vibrant birding area where light tackle fishing is also done.
Munira’s 6 mile beach connects to a snorkeling area with virgin coral reefs. For accommodation Munira Camp has 7 bandas built of Makuti thatch and palm fronds furnished with modern camping amenities.
Rightly dubbed the ‘adrenaline Camp’ the Rapids Camp in Sagana adds the ecstasy tinge to camping in Kenya. Located by the Tana River, the camp offers a picturesque view of the roaring Tana River waterfalls, great canyons and steep gorges. The camp’s landscape terrain is ideal for pitching tents. At night guests can be safely taken on moonlit walks to hills nearby.
Bush breakfast is provided to guests. The camp is ideal for corporate team building activities like tug of war, cliff climbing, rafting and bungee jumping.
3. Crayfish Camp
Located on Moi South Lake Road and 18km from Naivasha in an Acacia woodland is the Crayfish Camp. As far as camping in Kenya goes, Crayfish Camp is the only one named after fish diet it serves. The camp is popular with local and foreign tourists. Crayfish’srecreationals include mountain biking, boating, horse riding, nature walks, picnicking and indoor games.
Tents and vehicle and boat sleeping rooms are available. The camp offers spectacular views of the Aberdares Mountains and Eburu Hills.
4. Kembu Campsite
Located in Njoro is the Kembu Campsite. Kembu Camp has a homely feel as concerns camping in Kenya. It overlooks the Great Rift Valley and it’s an ideal retreat destination due to its inherent tranquility. From Kembu, trips to Lakes Nakuru, Bogoria, Menengai Crater, Mau Forest and Rose farms can be organized. The camps 7250 feet altitude makes it a Malaria free camp.
Farm walks, volleyball, soccer, birding and nature walks are some recreational activities guests can engage in. Other popular camping spots in Kenya include Paradise Lost