Sirikoi camp is very luxurious, with large open lounges, luxurious rooms with fireplaces for the chilly evenings.
Wildlife comes to you, elephants, buffaloes, antelope, lion and cheetah and more!
Food is excellent, and large choice of wines and spirits for those in need.
Animal sighting in the vehicle were spectacular, including seeing a lion kill.
We then followed the huntress back to her family where after a joyful reunion, brought them to dinner.
Seeing this incredibly sociable family, three generations, express their happiness at meeting will always stay with me.
Again, I appreciated the fact that James was
always respectful of the animals. Night drives were special as well with
sightings of bush-babies leaping from tree to tree.
Although everyone comes to Kenya for the wildlife, getting to know people can be even more interesting: on this second visit, I gained a deeper insight and appreciation of how much work it takes to run a camp like Sirikoi.
The food was even more delicious than I remembered, including one traditional African dinner.
The fresh fruits and vegetables
are fresh from the incredible garden - worth a visit - and the tents remain
more comfortable than suites at many top hotels and offer a wonderful view of
wildlife on the edge of camp and of course admit all the astonishing sounds of
We're already plotting our return and would highly recommend you come too. Stay a bit longer and really get to know Lewa Downs.
You will be richly rewarded and have a chance to dig a bit deeper into this extraordinary corner of Africa.