The River Camp, Ol pejeta

The River Camp  is  a new luxury safari camp in Ol Pejeta Lakipia, a truly exceptional destination that offers an unforgettable African safari experience. Located in the heart of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, The River Camp is set on the Ngobit River against the backdrop of majestic Mount Kenya, surrounded by a vast savannah teeming with wildlife.

The River Camp offers an unrivaled level of luxury, with spacious and elegantly appointed tents that provide all the comforts in the wilderness .

The  luxury doesn’t come at the expense to the environment. River Camp is an eco-friendly camp, built using sustainable materials and practices to minimise the environmental impact on the local ecosystem. At our camp, guests will have the opportunity to embark on game drives, night game drives, guided bush walks, and visits to the nearby Rhino sanctuary. And after a day of adventure, they can unwind in the swimming pool,  indulge in a spa treatment, or enjoy a meal under the stars



The River camp has seven luxury twin/double tents and one family unit.  All guest tents are designed for comfort and natural elegance with private en suite bathrooms and have both with indoor and outdoor showers and private decks with day beds overlooking the river and waterhole an blend well with the beauty of the surroundings and the luxurious ambiance of the camp. The tents  design allows guests to take in the breathtaking views and sounds of the African bush.

A swimming pool and spa treatment tent complement the safari experience at The River Camp .
The camps  common areas are constructed on wooden decks and have an open feel overlooking the al fresco deck surrounded by the river on three sides.

Modern flair on bush meals and special menu requests are catered for all dietary requirements. A well stocked bar offers great wines and authentic cocktails after your game drives.


The camp offers daily day game drives, night game drives,  horse riding and walking safaris led by the camps guides.

The interiors of our camp are simply stunning, with elegant furnishings and decor that create an atmosphere of refined sophistication. From plush furnishings to beautiful artwork, every detail has been carefully curated to create an environment that is both stylish and welcoming. In addition to the beautiful interiors, the river camp offers guests a high degree of privacy, ensuring that you can truly relax and unwind in peace. Whether you’re enjoying a game drive or taking a leisurely walk through the grounds, you’ll feel completely at ease in this tranquil setting.

The Key highlight is the stunning view of Mount Kenya. Wherever within the camp that you will be  admiring the snow-capped peak from , you’ll be awed by the majesty of this iconic mountain.


  • No triples allowed,  (7 en-suite guest tents plus 1 family suite)
  • Minimum 2 night stay during peak season
  •  Maximum number of singles is 3, the 4th and subsequent singles are charged at double room rate
  • Children under 8 years old not allowed.
  •  Check in is at 12 noon
  • Bar lounge, library and dining tent and river deck for meals and sundowners
  • Spa treatment and a swimming pool available
  •  Early morning flights $50 per vehicle – one way airstrip transfers applies


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Prices Include: Return scheduled flight, Wilson-Nanyuki/Kamok-Wilson, return shared airstrip transfers, full board accommodation, Sundowner excursions, Curated selection of spirits, house wines, beers and soft drinks for on property consumption, Shared Game Drives, Designated airstrip transfers(mid-morning flights), Laundry.

 Excluded: Champagne, private cellar wines and luxury spirits, Spa treatments & health insurance, gratuities and anything of a personal nature.

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03-Jan-24 14-Mar-24 1648 USD 325 USD 654 USD
15-Mar-24 15-Apr-24 1598 USD 300 USD 629 USD
16-Apr-24 31-May-24 closed
01-Jun-24 31-Oct-24 2160 USD 525 USD 910 USD
01-Nov-24 19-Dec-24 1598 USD 300 USD 629 USD
20-Dec-24 04-Jan-25 2160 USD 525 USD 910 USD

Notes and Extras 

• Bush Dinner $50 per person (minimum 4 pax)
• Bush Breakfast $50 per person (minimum 4 pax)
• Exclusive use of vehicle US $375 per day

Extra night rate above includes $110 Conservancy fee

Late departure $ 120.00 per adult & $ 60.00 per child  ( inc. of extra lunch & enroute game drive)
Kamok transfers are free, however Nanyuki airstrip transfers $50 per vehicle- one way. (Same for early flight transfers)
Extra /Picnic lunch $ 40 per person (check out by 10.00hrs)

Child Policy (No triples or extra beds at The River Camp)
• One child in own tent is at 75% of single occupancy rate. 2 kids in own tent, each pays 75% of the per person sharing rate.
• One adult sharing with one child, adult pays single occupancy rate, child pays 50% of the per person sharing rate.
• Children under 8 years old not allowed.


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Any of our own Gamewatchers team of Safari Advisors based in the USA, Canada, the UK, India and Australia will be glad to be of service in arranging your safari, helping you plan your trip, confirming prices, answering your questions and booking your choice of safari camps and lodges for you.

Our Safari Advisors have helped many hundreds of our guests to plan their trips and will be delighted to assist you and to help you plan your ideal safari.

For contact details of all our overseas based Safari Advisors in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, India and South America click here, or call us using the numbers below:

USA & Canada USA & Canada   Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)

UK & EU UK & EU   Tel: +44 (0)7986-978985 (Wayne Hammond)

Kenya Kenya   Tel: +254 (0)774-136523

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