3 Star Hotel
Ikweta Safari Camp
It is a small owner operated luxury tented camp inside Meru National Park. The camp is located approximately 2km from the Murera Gate and is open all year round. Ikweta is a good base for those looking to visit Meru and Kora National Parks, both of which boast the big five and abundant bird species. Meru National Park is famous for being the setting of Joy Adamson’s book, ‘Born Free’ which was later turned into a movie featuring Elsa the Lioness.
Accommodation at Ikweta Safari Camp
The Camp has 10 spacious canvas tents with a thatch roof overlay. Each tent is elegantly decorated in safari style and has either twin or double beds. Each tent also has its own en-suite bathroom with solar heated water showers separated from the bedroom area with a natural stone wall. The tents also have private verandahs allowing guests to sip their morning tea and watch the sun rises over Meru National park.
Ikweta Camp has a restaurant that serves delicious fresh food mostly grown from the camps own greenhouse and Ikweta Farms. All meals are served to order and international, vegetarian and children’s meals are available.
Facility / Activities
You might be at the bush in Ikweta, but every modern facility is available. The tents are fitted with electric power sockets so that guests can power their laptops or charge their phones, cameras and other electronics. Wi- Fi is available in all parts of the camp such as by the poolside, tents, and the lounge or in the restaurant. The tent has 24 hour electricity provided by the mains electricity and a stand by generator.
The main activity here is game drives around Meru National Park. Morning and evening game drives can be arranged upon request. Meru National Park is packed with wildlife and so guests will not be disappointed. Another popular activity is a nature walk to Gatwe (the skull) where guests can enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Meru- Kora conservation area and the Nyambene Hills. After a game drive, relax in the large salt water swimming pool that is always warm. Alternatively guests can relax and be at peace with the nature around them.