Richards’ forest camp

Richards’ forest camp

Richards’ forest camp is a 3 star  mid -range accommodation found in the private Ol-choro conservancy at the edge of the Kenya’s Famous Masaai Mara National game Reserve. The camp is under Richard’s camp collection that runs different properties and offers intimate safari experience across Kenya. The camp is situated approximately  (5-6 hour’s drive) 260km from Nairobi to Masaai Mara national park  and an hour to fly from Nairobi city to its own private river camp airstrip then few minutes’ drive to be transferred to the camp.

Richard’s Forest camp consists of 8 spacious and comfortable large traditional tents raised on a wooden deck overlooking the beautiful Mara plain reflecting traditional building styles with modern comfort.  Each tent is well elevated on a raised platform, decorated and furnished with en-suite facilities of clean private flushing toilets, solar powered  hot and cold showers, dressing tables, mosquito nets,  free Toiletries, white duvets and soft linen beddings, slippers, Free bottled water in the tents, free toiletries to Mention But a few. Each tent has a sitting areas, terrace and vanity deck that give a better view over the Mara Plains, wildlife roaming around the camp since its not fenced and surrounding areas.   Tents are equipped with comfortable clean linen beddings containing queen sized beds.  There is a fireplace at the camp where guests relax and share stories about safari it also provides warmth to visitors during cold nights.  The camp offers tents suitable for family as well as individuals with single bed, double beds/twin for sharing.

Richards’ Forest camp offers more services and facilities which include;

  A restaurant in main canvas structure  that serves different   meals  both international ( vegetarians and non- vegetarians) and Kenyan cuisine to  meets  guests choice; English breakfast , picnic lunch and  dinners (both in and outdoor dinners)  served by well trained, welcoming and organized  staff  ,they also serve bush diners overlooking the stars in the sky  and bush breakfast while enjoying the morning sunrise and animals roaming around the camp

A well-stocked bar and lounge with variety of refreshments both local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax  and sip the cocktail  while overlooking the Mara wilderness  and surrounding area

Richards’ forest camp
Richards’ forest camp

Services; Free  parking space available, Laundry and house -keeping services available, airport pickups and drop-offs offered.

 Wifi  hotspot internet in the main building available at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends. You are able to surf the web while connected.

Activities to do while at the camp  include; Game drive that will give a chance to see wide range of animals, Hot air ballooning safaris ,  nature walks in the local villages of Masaai , walk night safaris  and many others

Masaai  mara  national park is  among the largest and most  visited park in Kenya know of its incredible density and variety of animals . it is  situated  270km north of Nairobi in Kenya occupying the total area of 1,510 km squared . There are many over 1 million tribes in Kenya, Masaai  are  initial and local  group of semi –Nomadic people that settled in Kenya and the northern part of Tanzania. Maasai Mara National park is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. The park contains over a million of animals that include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos and 600 species of bird and 60 species of raptors in different colors. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration from Serengeti national park during July, August and October .The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek river. There are several accommodations in Masaai mara  national park ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests  visiting  Masaai mara national park. There are different activities to do while in Masaai Mara national park; Game viewing ,you spot various animals while migrating from Serengeti , boat cruise at mara river, hot air ballooning riding, bird watching since the park contains more bird species,  nature walks in the park, ,visiting masaai river, see wildebeest migration, flying safaris, cultural visits in the masaai homes and many others.

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