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Kichachu Camp is a small traditional camp under canvas, located within the 5,000 hectares of Ragati Conservancy on the Southern slopes of Mt. Kenya. The camp is located about 5 km into the conservancy and can only be reached by 4×4 vehicles, particularly during the rainy season.
The Ragati Conservancy lies on the Southern slopes of Mt. Kenya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and consists entirely of afro-montane forest and afro-alpine heath. Its ecosystem includes the Ragati River and its tributaries.
Ragati is very easily reached by road from Nairobi. It is only a 3 hours drive from Nairobi and only 1 hour 30 minutes from Nanyuki. Flights to Ragati Conservancy from Nairobi Wilson airport land at Nanyuki Airstrip.
Kichachu Camp is a self-catering accommodation nestled in an open glade and right on the river and has 4 canvas tents that can comfortably accommodate 8 guests. All tents are equipped with comfortable camp beds with mattresses – you only need to bring food, sleeping bags, and your walking/ fishing gear.
There is a comfortable mess tent used as the communal area and the kitchen is an open fire. Enough cooking equipment and crockery/cutlery for up to 8 guests are provided. Guests prepare their own meals and are hence expected to bring their own food.
Ragati Conservancy is home to an abundance of wildlife; Leopard, Mountain Bongo, Giant Forest Hog, African Elephant, Buffalo, African Clawless Otter, Spotted Hyena, Sykes, Colobus Monkeys, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, and the Black-fronted Duiker. It’s also home to some amazing birdlife.
There are 880 plant species of which 11 are endemic and 150 are near-endemic in the Kenya Forest Reserve and National Park. The Afro-Montane zone consists of tall yellowwood forests, bamboo thickets, and rosewood woodland.
Kichachu Camp Ragati Conservancy activities include trout fishing, walking safaris, guided walks, helicopter fishing in Mount Kenya, Nile perch fishing on Lake Turkana, and climbing Mount Kenya.
Kichachu Camp Ragati Conservancy Accommodation Prices
Kichachu Camp Accommodation Prices Per Night Include
Accommodation per person per night on Self catering basis + conservancy fees + fishing licence + fishing guides + fishing gear + guided walks + camp staff & firewood
Per Person Per Night
1st Jan 2022
|31st Dec 2022||6,000 Kenya Shillings||
8,000 Kenya Shillings