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Galdessa Camp

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A stay at Galdessa Camp, with its romantic, old-fashioned charm, is a real communion with Nature. The only concern of the staff at your service around the clock is your safety, comfort and well-being. After an adventurous day’s safari, as you listen, drink in hand, to the murmur of the wild animals nearby, you will be under the enchanting spell of mother Africa. You will be surprised and delighted by the quality and variety of the dishes the cooks rustle up for you in the wilds of Africa.

The camp has got two separate main areas, where guest will have their meals and relax during their free time from activities, both of them located along the Galana river, where the majority of the game aggregate during the dry season. On the down stream part of the camp, there are 3 bandas only. On the upstream there are 11 bandas. There is the possibility to offer exclusive use of the camp even for 2 clients only. Accommodation is in comfortable and spacious bandas (thatched, semi-tented bungalows on wooden platforms) each of which has en-suite bathrooms, verandas and are situated a good distance apart to provide privacy.

Two of the bandas have a separate veranda on stilts. These bandas are recommended for Honeymooners as you could sleep under the stars, while being surrounded by elephants and hippos. The bathrooms are large and have traditional bucket showers, flush toilets and basins with running water.

Severin Safari Camp

With a panoramic view over the game-rich plains lying beneath the lush Chyulu Hills and snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Severin Safari Camp provides an unequalled experience of life in the wilds of Southern Kenya. Set in the Tsavo West National Park – a wilderness of savannah grasslands, river woodlands and cool mountain forests – the camp is designed to bring guests as close to nature as possible.

In these magnificent surroundings, guests will find a perfect blend of perfect hospitality and nature at its best. Relying on modern technologies to protect the beauty of our environment, Severin Safari Camp merges perfectly into an unspoilt landscape so our visitors can become completely at one with the wilderness.

The reception area, under the cool of makuti thatch, accommodates the main dining room, Thorn Tree bar and Kili shop. The main high light of the day is the camp fire, lit in the evenings, to let you reflect on the day’s safari overlooking one of the two waterholes. Camp cooking is a priority with a unique a la carte menu available for dinner complimented by fine African wines. The chef’s specialty includes venison cooking on the hot stone and fondue.

Kilaguni Serena Lodge

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Kilaguni Serena Lodge is located on a ridge that commands magnificent sweeping views of the Chyulu Hills at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilaguni was the first safari lodge ever to be built in a national park and has long been a favourite of international tourists. It was opened in 1962 and has been under Serena management since December 1999. Taking its name from a Kamba word meaning ‘young rhino’, the lodge is located in the middle of the worldrenowned Tsavo West National Park – an area covering 20,720 square kilometres that boasts a huge population of elephants.

The hotel has 56 bedrooms and a fabulous terrace from which you can witness spectacular African sunsets. Its waterhole is considered to offer the finest terraced savannah game viewing in Kenya, and at night you can listen to the sounds of herds of buffalo and elephant grazing outside your bedroom.

Finch Hattons Camp

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Finch Hatton’s Camp lies at the heart of Tsavo West National Park, part of Kenya’s single largest game reserve. The camp surrounds a natural freshwater spring, flowing through three crystal clear pools, with tents along the water’s edge. The camp is unfenced and wild. A wide variety of game has been sighted on the surrounding plains. The springs are home to a resident pod of hippos, which spend their days wallowing in the ponds and their nights grazing around the camp. Crocodiles and a healthy population of terrapins and monitor lizards also live there, and are often seen sunning themselves at the waters edge. Bird life at Finch Hatton’s is spectacular, with over 200 locally recorded species.

The camp accommodates up to 50 people, in large safari tents with twin beds, en suite bathrooms, brass fittings, large mirrors, WC, hot and cold running water and showers. Each tent has a clothes rack, wooden Swahili chest, bookshelves and an antique writing desk. The tents have electricity, with shaver outlets for 110v and 220v, hairdryer and battery charger outlet for 220v as well as a fully stocked minibar fridge. All tents have panoramic views of the surrounding springs and forests, large deck balconies with chairs, tables and daybed.