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Epiya Chapeyu Tented Safari Camp

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Stay 01/03/2018 to 03/03/2018

We drove ourselves from Watamu entering Tsavo East national park through Sala gate. We then had a... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Peter S
Romsey, United Kingdom
Superb value and perfect hospitality

At the heart of the park, overlooking the river full of goliath herons and other birds, but no... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We drove ourselves from Watamu entering Tsavo East national park through Sala gate. We then had a 70 k drive following the Galan river to Epiya Chapeyu camp. It was a great game drive seeing around 30 different species. On arrival at the camp the...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

At the heart of the park, overlooking the river full of goliath herons and other birds, but no hippos or crocs (they're kept further down-river!). Brilliant food (we did a rare self-drive safari and had early breakfast at our 'tent' basically a canvas roofed hut,...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Having left Kenya over 40 years ago, I was nervous returning to a place which held such wonderful memories. But I needn't have worried at Epiya Chapeyu – I had returned the Kenya of my dreams – the colour, heat, large skies and the earth....More

Thank snathoo2017
Reviewed 5 November 2017

What a holiday! The Epiya Chapeyu stay has been an amazing experience! We visited in October: 4 adults and 6 kids. The setting is gorgeous: the camp is next to a river with beautiful views and a lot of wildlife right in front of the...More

Thank vdeangelis
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This hidden gem is a great place to rest and relax and see a very different part of Tsavo East... you feel that you are on the beach. The tents are comfortable with en suite shower rooms and solar lighting if the other power runs...More

1  Thank exetertravellers
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had an unforgettable and delightful experience at the camp. The food was fantastic, the staff -super friendly and ready to help with everything. The riverside setting was to die for !! and the elephant encounter we had was unforgettable. I would whole heartedly recommend...More

Thank Becca M
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Accommodation is simple, yet clean. The meals were extremely tasty! The entertainment was provided by a "friendly" elephant who meandered through camp at various times through the day. Safari lounge chairs are set up by rivers edge - no better place to enjoy a cold...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We just loved this camp. The children loved Mario the elephant who walked through the camp morning and evening. Crocodiles swam in the river whilst hippos basked on the rocks. The tents were super and 2 huge lizards watched us as we washed. The food...More

1  Thank JUDITH W
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We have known this camp a long time . If you like old Kenya without all the Gucci modern frills this is for you . Brilliant location, wonderful food with a hint of Italian , great staff and comfortable . For those who like the...More

1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The accommodation at this camp is nothing special but what has caused us to return five times is the food: in a completely different league from the normal safari camp steam-table buffets. From tiny pre-dinner pizzas to flaming crepes for dessert, from home-made bread to...More

1  Thank Karen R
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