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The River Camp – Ol Pejeta

KSh31500.00
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4.75 /5

Description

Nestled on the banks of the Ngobit River, The River Camp is a luxurious safari destination located within the Ol Pejeta conservancy in Kenya. It is an exclusive and intimate camp, perfect for those seeking a private and authentic safari experience.  The River Camp offers a unique and exclusive safari experience, perfect for those seeking a private and authentic adventure in the heart of Kenya's wildlife country.

The camp features seven luxury twin/double tents and one family unit, providing accommodation for up to 16 guests. The tents are designed for both comfort and natural elegance, with each having its own private en suite bathroom, complete with both indoor and outdoor showers. The tents also have private decks with day beds overlooking the river and waterhole, allowing guests to relax and soak in the serene and tranquil surroundings.

The River Camp has been built sustainably, with great care taken to minimize its environmental impact. It is a testament to the camp's commitment to conservation and the preservation of the natural environment that it has been built in such a way. This is evident in the camp's use of solar energy, its composting toilets, and its efforts to reduce waste and conserve water. The common areas are constructed on wooden decks with alfresco areas for dining and relaxing whilst enjoying stunning views of Mt Kenya.  A well stocked bar will offer great wines and authentic cocktails after long days out exploring.

The camp's location within the Ol Pejeta conservancy provides guests with a unique opportunity to experience the wildlife and natural beauty of Kenya. The conservancy is home to a vast array of wildlife, including the 'Big Five' (lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos), as well as cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, and many other species.

The River Camp offers a range of activities for guests, including game drives, guided walks, and visits to the chimpanzee sanctuary. The game drives are led by experienced guides who are passionate about wildlife and the environment, ensuring that guests get the most out of their safari experience. The guided walks are an opportunity to explore the conservancy on foot, learning about the flora and fauna of the area, as well as the conservation efforts being made to protect it.

With its luxurious and sustainably built tents, its commitment to conservation and the preservation of the natural environment, and its range of activities and experiences, The River Camp is the perfect destination for those looking to reconnect with nature and experience the beauty and wildlife of Africa in a truly special way.

In addition to the wildlife and nature experiences, The River Camp also offers guests the chance to engage with the local community through its community visits. These visits provide guests with an insight into the local culture and way of life, allowing them to learn about the challenges faced by the community and the initiatives being undertaken to overcome them.

The dining experience at The River Camp is one of the highlights of a guest's stay. The camp's chefs prepare delicious meals using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, often incorporating traditional Kenyan flavors and cooking techniques. Guests can enjoy their meals in the dining tent or on their private decks, with the sounds of the river and the wildlife providing a truly unique dining experience.

 

Highlights
  • Easily accessible by road or air.
  • Picturesque serene location.
  • The perfect experience for adventurers!
  • Great Dining options local cuisine and international cuisine.
  • Explore enjoy outdoor activities and sightseeing.
  • 5* Hospitality

What are the 2024 Prices for The River Camp – Ol Pejeta?

Here are The River Camp Resident Rates:

What Does PPS Mean? PPS (Per Person Sharing) means cost Per Adult when sharing the Room with another. Example KES 10,000/- PPS means, 2 Adults in 1 Room pay KES 20,000/-

The River Camp – Ol Pejeta

Full Board Prices Full Board Package
Ground Package
Deluxe Luxury Tent Sharing Single
Sharing Single
1st Mar 2024 – 10th Apr 2024 KES 31,500/- PPS KES 39,300/- PP KES 38,300/- PPS KES 47,800/- PP

The River Camp – Ol Pejeta Prices/Rates are in KES, Per Person, Per Night

The River Camp Full Board Package Accommodation includes:

Full Board Accommodation
Curated spirit brands, house wines, beers and soft drinks

The River Camp Full Board Package Excludes:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Conservancy Fees
Extra Activities
Sundowner KES 6,500 per person (min 4 pax) – Full Setup
Champagne, private cellar wines and luxury spirits
Bush breakfast KES 6,500 per person (minimum 4 pax)
Designated airstrip transfers KES 6,500 per vehicle – one way
Exclusive use of vehicle USD 375 per day
Gratuities & anything of personal nature
Extra / Picnic Lunch KES 5,000 PP (check out by 1000hrs)
Spa Treatments

The River Camp Ground Package includes:

Full Board Accommodation
Curated spirit brands, house wines, beers and soft drinks
Sundowner Excursions
Shared Game Drives
Designated Airstrip Transfers (mid-morning flights) from Kamok Airstrip
Laundry

The River Camp Ground Package Excludes:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Conservancy Fees
Extra Activities
Champagne, private cellar wines and luxury spirits
Bush Breakfast KES 6,500 per person (minimum 4 pax)
Designated airstrip transfers KES 6,500 per veh. – one way
Exclusive use of vehicle USD 375 per day
Gratuities & anything of personal nature
Extra / Picnic Lunch KES 5,000 PP (check out by 1000hrs)
Spa Treatments

The River Camp – Ol Pejeta Children Policy/Rates:

Children below 8 years: NOT allowed
Children(8 yrs – 11 yrs)  Sharing with 2 Adults: 50% of PPS Rate
1 Child(8 yrs – 11 yrs) Sharing with 1 Adult: 50% PPS Rate, Adult pays Single Rate
1 Child (8 yrs – 11 yrs) or 2 Children (8 yrs – 11 yrs) in Own Tent: 75% of Single or PPS Rate applies

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Which Rooms Types are in The River Camp - Ol Pejeta?

Luxury Family Suite

A family safari will be one of your most treasured memories. And even more so when you can experience a conservation-oriented adventure in one of the most precious areas in Kenya. Join us in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where endangered wildlife wanders freely. The Luxury Family Suite is perfect for your holiday with one to two children.

With only seven twin/double ensuite luxury tented suites, each leading out onto a deck, you can wake to birdsong and watch the wildlife gather in the water as you sip your morning coffee.

Ensuite Luxury Tents

Your home in East Africa is set on the banks of the gently trickling Ngobit River in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. With only seven twin/double ensuite luxury tented suites, each leading out onto a deck, you can wake to birdsong and watch the wildlife gather in the water as you sip your morning coffee.

Details & Amenities

  • Seven luxury tents with twin/double beds
  • Private deck with day beds overlooking river and watering hole
  • Each tent has a private ensuite bathroom
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Main swimming pool, bar lounge, library and dining tent
  • Spa treatment tent
  • Al fresco deck and a well-stocked bar

Which Activities are available for guests at The River Camp - Ol Pejeta?

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a wildlife conservancy located in central Kenya, and it is home to a wide range of wildlife, including the Big Five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard), as well as chimpanzees and other primates. There are several activities that visitors can engage in at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy while staying at The River Camp;

  • Game Drives: Visitors can take game drives through the conservancy to see the wildlife up close. The game drives are conducted in 4x4 vehicles and accompanied by experienced guides.
  • Guided Bush Walks: Visitors can take guided bush walks through the conservancy, accompanied by an armed ranger. The walks are a great way to get up close and personal with the wildlife and to learn about the plants and animals that call Ol Pejeta home.
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary Visits: Ol Pejeta is home to the largest chimpanzee sanctuary in East Africa, and visitors can take guided tours of the sanctuary to see the chimpanzees up close and to learn about their conservation.
  • Night Drives: Visitors can take night drives through the conservancy to see the nocturnal animals that are active after dark, such as the elusive leopard.
  • Lion Tracking: Visitors can take part in a lion tracking expedition, which involves tracking radio-collared lions and observing their behavior.
  • Rhino Encounters: Visitors can get up close and personal with the rhinos at Ol Pejeta, including the last two remaining northern white rhinos in the world.
  • Bird Watching: Ol Pejeta is home to over 300 bird species, and visitors can take guided bird-watching tours to see and learn about the different species.

Which Facilities are available for guests at The River Camp - Ol Pejeta?

The River Camp offers a range of facilities designed to enhance the comfort and enjoyment of guests during their stay. From luxurious accommodations to relaxing leisure amenities, the camp provides a complete safari experience.

  • Luxury guest tents and family suites: The tents are designed for comfort and elegance, with private en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and private decks with day beds overlooking the river and waterhole.
  • Open-air dining area: The dining area at The River Camp is open-air and beautifully designed to provide guests with a stunning view of the river and the wilderness beyond.
  • Outside deck: The outside deck at The River Camp is a great place to relax and unwind after a day of safari activities. Guests can enjoy the stunning views while lounging on comfortable chairs and soaking up the sun.
  • Swimming pool: The River Camp has a swimming pool that is perfect for a refreshing dip after a game drive or safari activity. The pool is surrounded by comfortable sun loungers, and guests can enjoy a cold drink while soaking up the sun.
  • Lounge area: The lounge area at The River Camp is designed for relaxation and socializing. Guests can read a book, play board games, or chat with other guests while enjoying a cold drink or a cup of tea.
  • Spa treatments: The River Camp offers a range of spa treatments, including massages and beauty treatments. Guests can relax and unwind while being pampered by skilled therapists.
  • Library: The well-stocked library at The River Camp has a selection of books and magazines that guests can borrow during their stay. The books cover a variety of topics, including wildlife, history, and culture.
  • Safari activities: The River Camp offers a range of safari activities led by experienced guides, including daily game drives, night game drives, horse riding, and walking safaris. Guests can explore the wilderness and see a variety of wildlife up close.
  • Private dinners: The River Camp offers private dinners in secluded locations under the stars. This is a great option for couples looking for a romantic and intimate dining experience.
  • Knowledgeable guides: The guides at The River Camp are knowledgeable and passionate about the area's wildlife and ecosystem. They are dedicated to providing guests with an informative and exciting safari experience.

What are the Foods & Drinks options at The River Camp - Ol Pejeta?

At The River Camp, the dining experience is an integral part of the overall safari adventure. The meals served are prepared fresh and are of exceptional quality, using the finest local ingredients. Guests can indulge in a variety of sumptuous dishes, ranging from traditional African cuisine to international favorites. The culinary team is skilled at catering to dietary requirements and preferences, ensuring that all guests are well-fed and satisfied.

The dining setting at The River Camp is equally impressive, with meals served in an open-air setting that allows guests to connect with the surrounding wilderness. Weather permitting, guests can also choose to dine on the outside deck, taking in the stunning views of the Ngobit River and the surrounding wilderness. The combination of delicious food, exceptional service, and breathtaking views creates an unforgettable dining experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression on guests.

To complement the dining experience, The River Camp offers a selection of fine wines that perfectly pair with the meals served. The knowledgeable staff can help guests choose the perfect wine to accompany their meal, ensuring that the flavors complement each other perfectly. The dining experience at The River Camp is truly exceptional and is a highlight of any visit to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Honeymoons and Romantic Getaways at The River Camp - Ol Pejeta

The River Camp is a perfect destination for honeymooners or couples seeking a romantic getaway in a secluded and intimate setting. The natural beauty of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, combined with the luxurious and elegant accommodations of the camp, provides a memorable and enchanting experience.

The camp offers several activities that are perfect for couples, such as private game drives or walking safaris, where guests can explore the stunning wilderness while enjoying each other's company. The camp's guides are experienced and knowledgeable, ensuring that couples have a safe and enjoyable experience.

For a truly romantic experience, couples can also enjoy a candlelit dinner under the stars, surrounded by the sounds of the wilderness. The camp's staff can arrange a private dinner in a secluded location, complete with personalized service and a specially prepared menu.

The guest tents at The River Camp are designed to provide the utmost privacy and comfort, with private decks overlooking the Ngobit River and both indoor and outdoor showers. The serene surroundings of the camp offer a peaceful and romantic atmosphere that is perfect for couples to relax and connect with each other.

In addition to the stunning natural beauty of the conservancy, The River Camp also offers luxurious amenities, including a swimming pool, spa treatments, and a well-stocked library. Couples can indulge in a range of activities or simply relax in the tranquil surroundings, making The River Camp an ideal destination for a romantic getaway or honeymoon.

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