Kibo Safari Camp
Kibo safari camp is one of the top-ranked accommodation establishment offering accommodation and other necessary services to travellers on a safari in Amboseli national park, this camp is a lovely ideal situated amidst nature of Amboseli national park which makes it a perfect place to stay at most especially for nature lovers. Kibo safari camp is a luxury tented camp dedicated to offering a comfortable home to stay for travellers on a safari in Amboseli national park.
Kibo safari camp lies within the Amboseli national park at the foothills of Mountain Kilimanjaro boosting splendid views of the majestic Mountain Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa with its snowcapped summit, Amboseli national park is a classic Kenya safari destination named Maasai word “Amboseli” meaning “salty dust”. Amboseli national park is a famous Kenya safari destination famous for hosting large population of elephants with impressive ivory and spectacular backdrop of snowcapped mountain Kilimanjaro.
Kibo safari camp is set in the rolling savannah scenery of Amboseli national park
Accommodation at Kibo safari camp
Kibo camp comprises of 73 self-contained tents used in offering accommodation to the camp’s visitors, these rooms are categorized as single, double, triple and family rooms. Each of these room contains a custom designed beds made from Local materials such as bush logs for the comfort of the guest. These rooms are situated in the tents and each tent features an en-suite bathroom with flush toilets, showers and wash basins. The showers are for both hot and cold waters.
Single tent is for an occupancy of an individual and features a single spacious bed
Double tent is for an occupancy of 2 people and most suitable for a couple as it comprises of 1 extra-large double bed.
Triple tent is for an occupancy of 3 individuals and the tent comprises of 3 single beds, this room is suitable of a group of 3 on a visit to Amboseli national park.
Family tent is a suitable accommodation for a family of a group of visitors, this tent is for an occupancy of 4 people and it features 2 single beds and 1 large bed.
Facilities and services at Kibo safari camp
- Lounge & Bar
Kibo camp features a lounge and a bar, the lounge is a perfect spot to relax while being entertained by a television set with satellite channels.
The camp offers dining in an open terraced restaurant set under acacia trees overlooking the majestic mountain Kilimanjaro, fruits and vegetable served at the camp are freshly hand-picked from the camp’s farm and a variety of cuisines are offered at the restaurant. Special meal requirements are offered upon request for vegetarians and for sick.
- Swimming Pool
The camp has a spacious camp for the relaxation of the visitors, this pool is open to all visitors at the camp and very resident is free to take a swim in the waters of the pool.
The camp’s Spa offers top notch massage, manicure, and pedicure and skin treatments.
- Art Gallery
The camp’s art gallery displays and showcases beautiful pictures depicting the beautiful nature of the park and the cuklture of the Maasai tribal people.
- Gift/Souvenir Shop
Gift/Souvenir shop at Kibo camp sells various artifacts and handmade items of African heritage at a very reasonable price.
- Conference Facilities
The camp offers conference services through its fully equipped conference room, this room features chairs, board, speakers, projectors and many other equipments needed for conference and meeting sessions.
Activities at Kibo safari camp
At the camp there is much more to offer other than mouthwatering food and comfortable accommodation, activities offered at Kibo safari camp include
- Cultural dances
Every evening at Kibo safari camp, Masai dances are offered by Maasai Morans for the entertainment of guests at the bonfire, these dances give an insight into the Maasai ancient culture. Visitors at Kibo safari camp have an opportunity to join into the dances.
- Cultural tours
Cultural tours at Kibo safari camp takes the camp’s guests on a visit to the Maasai village, these tours is an opportunity for experiencing the Maasai local way of life while visiting the Manyattas (local houses in circular form built using local materials)
- Game drives in Amboseli national park
The camp offers game drives to the fragile ecosystem of Amboseli national park, the park is a habitat to over 50 mammal species and it is a famous destination for impressive sights of animals on a game drive. Game drives in Amboseli national park offer sights of many animals such as large herds of elephants, lions, buffaloes and many more.
- Other activity offered at Kibo camp is class sessions for learning more about flora and fauna found in Amboseli national park.
How to get Kibo safari camp
Getting to Kibo safari camp is done on several route such as Emali route and Via Namanga.
Emali route: Emali route branches from Mombasa route to your right on Loitoktok road at Emali just after the flyover, continue to straight to Kimana town and after Kimana town turn on the right leading to Kimana gate. When you reach Kimana gate, do not enter the park, there is a signage of Kibo camp just on your left.
Note: when using Emali route, avoid using irimito gate
Via Namanga (Kenya/Tanzania border): Using the route it is a drive of about 4 hours from Nairobi of about 278 square kilometers.