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Richard's Forest Camp

A cosy tented camp in a secluded area of the Ol Choro Conservancy

Richard's Forest Camp
Richard's Forest Camp

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Set in the Ol Choro Conservancy in the Masai Mara, Richard's Forest Camp is the original of the Richard's camps, offering an intimate safari experience off the beaten track, with great game and resident big cats lurking close by! Like its sister property, Richard's River Camp, the camp has a warm history behind it, with Richard and his family brought up in the Masai Mara, as well as playing an integral part of conservation projects in Kenya today.


Richard's Forest Camp is the original of the Richard's Camps, located in the Ol Choro conservancy with 8 large traditional tents. The camp sits in a shady forest, offering guests plenty of shade and privacy... although it won't be full privacy as the forest homes resident leopard, big cats, giraffe and other regular wildlife that come to visit the camp!


Richard's Forest Camp has 8 tents tucked away along the forest, each looking out onto the Mara plains. The location and space in the camp allows for a range of places to relax and dine, including the cosy lounge with a roaring log fire, a beautiful indoor dining area and plenty of space for alfresco dining under the Kenyan skies.


As the original Richard's camp, the Forest Camp is beautifully authentic, furnished in a true African style featuring modern amenities. The canvassed tents are all a standard size, and have either twin or double beds, with extra beds available to put in for families. The bathrooms are spacious and include running hot water and flush toilets. In contrast, the showers are traditional bucket showers, giving it that often desired authentic 'safari' feel.


The camp offers a range of activities, from bush walks, day and night game drives, bush breakfasts, lunches and sundowners, cultural visits to a local Masai village and visits to a rhino sanctuary. As additional activities, day trips to Lake Victoria and hot air balloon flights over the plains of the Masai Mara can be booked for that something special! Richard's Camp has recently become involved in the Mara Elephant Project, which guests will soon be able to visit and see the great work behind.

Offers a wide range of game viewing and additional activities

Quite far from the Masai Mara Reserve

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