Finch Hattons Camp is a timeless and romantic Luxury Tented Camp providing travelers on a Kenya safari to Tsavo national park with high standards of services, accommodations and facilities in the middle of the park’s wilderness. It is an awarding winning luxury tented camp renowned for offering a unique safari retreat in the true African wilderness with views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Chyulu Hills, in 2014 the camp was named Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge by the World Travel Awards.
The Camp is found on a 35-acre concession in the Southern Corner of Tsavo National park, the camp overlooks three spring-feed pools that attract some of the many game in the range such as herds of buffalo, elephants, hippos, lions and leopards.
Finch Hattons Camp in Tsavo West national park is named after Denys Finch Hatton, one of the early British explorers, conservationists and safari pioneers. Denys Finch Hatton was also a great hunter of colonial Kenya who introduced royalty to the Bush.
Travelers staying at the Camp experience a classic and authentic Kenya safari in complete luxury and high levels of comfort, the camp have a sophisticated style consisting of crystal glasses, damask table clothes and silver service dinners.
Finch Hattons Camp game rich location
Finch Hattons Camp is situated in the Tsavo West National park, a known traditional home of the African Elephant and all the members of the big 5 (lions, elephants, cape buffaloes, leopards and rhinos). The park is a rich wildlife retreat where animals roam freely in the unfenced savannah plains, the camp is perfectly positioned to give you terrific views of both Mount Kilimanjaro and magnificent views of Chyulu Hills. The volcanic past of area is witnessed in the Shetani “The Devil” lava flow which is an 8 kilometers long, 1.6 kilometers wide and 5 kilometers deep.
The landscape of Tsavo West National park varies from open grasslands, scrublands and acacia woodlands to swathes of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges. The park hosts a diversity of wildlife including buffalo, bushbuck, eland, giraffe, hartebeest, impala, leopard, lions, Oryx, wildebeest, zebra, hippo, black rhino among others and over 500 bird species.
Visitors of Finch Hattons Camp get an opportunity to views these animals at a close range.
ACCOMMODATION AT FINCH HATTONS CAMP
Finch Hattons Camp offers tented safari accommodation and is equipped with all the necessities to provide an unforgettable Kenya Vacation, the camp accommodates 50 persons per night in 15 truly spacious safari tents designed with your comfort in MIND. The tent feature open-plan designs that catch the cooling breeze off the water and brings the sights, sounds, smells and taste of the African bush right into your quarters.
Each of the tents is positioned for privacy and splendid views, each tent has a private outdoor shower and private viewing deck overlooking out over the waterhole.
The Camp has 14 tents, 2X2 bedroom luxury family tents with lounge and 1 presidential suite with its own lounge, heated plunge pool, butler service and private chef.
The Camp offers experiential fine dining in your dining room or in a traditional meal in a secluded spot in bush, a fine selection of wines complement each freshly prepared dinner.
Facilities and services at Finch Hattons Safari Camp
- Swimming pool
- Boma Camp fire
- Spa offering Spa treatments
- Laundry services
Access to Finch Hattons safari camp in Kenya
Finch Hattons safari Camp is accessed by road or by a domestic flights.
- By road, The Camp is approximately a 4-hour drive from Nairobi city and 5-hour drive from Mombasa.
- By air, domestic flights are available from Wilson Airstrip in Nairobi to the 1,200X30- meter airstrip.
Activities offered At the Camp
- Guided Chyulu Forest walk
- Game drive in Tsavo West national park
- Bush Breakfast
Special Events at Finch Hattons Safari Camp
- Weddings and honeymoons
- Birthdays and anniversaries
- Business conferences
- Family reunions
- Fitness and yoga retreats