Camping is a good way to unwind and experience the calming effects of nature. It can also be a great way for you to bond with your family and friends away from the hustles of the city. Even better, now that the sun is out and shinning, there are so many scenic and peaceful camping sites that you can enjoy in Kenya. Moreover, most camping sites in Kenya are strategically located in well-preserved localities and close to the National Parks. So you not only enjoy the camping experience but you also get a chance to enjoy the beautiful wildlife Kenya boasts of. If you’re here looking for the best camping sites to pitch or rent a tent, here 5 places you should consider:
Located in Naivasha, Kenya, this camping site offers a true camping experience for people looking to pitch a tent right in the heart of nature. This camping site is a quick getaway into a serene environment, which is surrounded by plush vegetation and offers a great view of the beautiful Lake Oloiden. This camping site offers different tent sizes from double tents to huge ten-man tents.
Another camping site in Kenya worth visiting is Rapids Camp located in Sagana. Located right by River Sagana, the waterfalls offer a breathtaking view and serene environment for campers. Camping is not the only thing you get to enjoy here – there are many other activities that you can do, of course at an extra cost. Activities such as white water rafting, fishing and ziplining are all among the many things you can enjoy here.
Malewa Bush ventures
These camping grounds are located right on the beautiful and spacious banks of the Malewa River nestled under acacia trees. Located near Naivasha, next to the Kigio Wildlife Conservancy, Malewa Bush Ventures also offers outdoor activities such as rock climbing, trekking, game viewing, boating and fishing. The campsite offers a variety of accommodation including luxury tents and dome tents with suitable facilities.
Oasis Eco camp
Located in Naivasha, this camping site is also worth the try for a real camping experience with friends and family. It is located right next to Lake Elementaita giving you a sight like no other and a serene environment. The camp, however, allows a limited number of people on the grounds to avoid overcrowding and destruction of the environment.
This camping site is also located in Naivasha, right next to Lake Naivasha. It is not only lovely but at night, campers can enjoy an amazing view of hippos grazing beside the lake. There is also a bar and restaurant called Lazybones for those who don’t feel like they can cook their own food under the stars.