Epiya Chapeyu Tented Safari camp lies in the heart of the Tsavo East National Park on the banks of the Galana River at the foot of the Yatta plateau. Set amongst Doum Palms and Acacia trees, it is a perfect harmony with the local indigenous African landscape and vegetation.
The camp is situated at approximately four hours drive from Nairobi via Manyani Gate and from Malindi/Watamu via Sala Gate. Epiya Chapeyu Tented Camp's 18 spacious and luxury tents are spread across a large riverside area, offering each guest accommodation with optimum privacy.
The tents are all fixed on local flagstone bases, with typical ”makuti” roofs, modern en suite bathroom, double sinks, hot water, shower, flush toilet and all necessary amenities such as candles, matches, torches insect repellent/& or mosquito coils.
Each tent also has its own veranda with view of the Galana River where a wide variety of animals come to drink. The furnishing is completed with 2 comfortable beds, wardrobe, safari chairs and a coffee table. Triple and four-bed tents are also available on request.
Housed away from the main accommodation are two generators supplying constant electricity until 11:30 p.m. Daily electricity resumes at 06:00 am. It is our mission to be as Eco-friendly as possible in order to protect the wonderful and unique environment that surrounds us.
The camp offers veritable Italian cuisine, some of the best you can taste in the whole of Kenya. Before dinner, enjoy an aperitif by the river bank and taste one of the camps specialties of “mini Pizzas”, which are cooked on wood embers, The recently renovated wooden terrace overlooking the river offers not only a magnificent view, but a candlelight dinner in the evening under the stunning canopy of stars.