Karen Blixen Camp

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Why we like it

  • Karen Blixen Camp is named after the Danish author Karen Blixen who wrote Out of Africa, one of the most romantic stories ever told
  • An eco-friendly luxury camp overlooking the Mara River
  • Facilities include a swimming pool and massage treatments are available using traditional African oils
  • Each tent is ensuite with its own private verandah
  • Activities on offer are game drives, bush walks, nature walks, bird watching, local community and school visits
  • Karen Blixen Camp epitomises the 1920's safari experience

A&K Top Tip

Go behind the scenes at Karen Blixen camp on an Eco camp walk discovering how this luxury camp operates in the African bush, truly fascinating.

Guest Testimonial

This is the second trip we have done with A&K. (The first was in 1999.) We were very impressed with A&K on the first trip. We were even more impressed with A&K on the second trip. Consequently, we are already considering a third trip with A&K – to Egypt in March 2014.

- CS Norfolk



Karen Blixen Camp is an eco-friendly luxury camp that gives a sense of the exiting explorer days when the savannah was seldom visited and elaborate and comfortable camps were set up providing a luxurious and stylish retreat after each day's adventure


Karen Blixen Camp has twenty two large luxury canvas tents each with a view along the Mara River. The main area is host to a stylish restaurant, reception and lounge and bar area full of comfortable arm chairs and oversized sofas creating a cozy atmosphere.

The camp has an excellent location on the banks of the Mara river where plenty of animals particularly elephants and buffalo come to drink the river water as well as there being a resident hippo pod making wildlife viewing from the comfort of your own armchair with a gin and tonic in hand spectacular.


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Fly to

Nairobi or Mombasa

Flying time

8 hours 30 minutes non-stop

Time difference

GMT +3 hours

Visas

Required for UK passport holders

Health requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

December - March, July - October

Weather

Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.

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