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Lake Jipe Bandas

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roads are good, but do ask the park's gate for updated information as there are two access routes to the place (main road from Voi to Tz border was recently tarmaced) Bandas are self catering clean and basic however we never used them as we were there for camping, yes you can also camp there. All services are very basic...

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Msambweni
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The only accommodation within the southeastern part of Tsavo West National Park - directly on the shores of Lake Jipe. There are three basic bandas run by the Kenya Wildlife Service (bookable through the headquartes in Nairobi). If you have some camping genes and if you look for pure nature, this is your place: the silent lake just in front,...

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

The bandas were clean and comfortable, each with one double and one single bed. The nights were comfortably cool. Shared bathrooms and toilets were nearby. We had our own kitchen area (benches and a sink) where we used our own gas and utensils. The bandas are booked via KWS in Nairobi The highlight was the bandas' proximity to Lake Jipe...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Set right on the shores of Lake Jipe, with the hills in Tanzania as a backdrop, this really is a stunning place to stay. Bring a bird book and binoculars as the amount of different species is amazing. The two nights we stayed, we had great viewings of grazing hippos, metres from the banda, and elephants bathing in the lake....

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Kobe, Japan
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Access is terrible Terrible access You should bring your food and drink with you (and cook set and dishes) There is borehole, you can enjoy clean hot shower, room is clean It cost 3000 for room, not including park fee But there are perfect sunset of lake Jipe with hippo and elephant All around night you can hear the roaring...

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Address: Tsavo, Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park West > Tsavo
Number of rooms: 3
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