Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp

Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp is a world-renowned safari camp. Located in the heart of Tsavo West National Park in Kenya. The camp is named after Denys Finch Hatton. A famous English aristocrat who lived in Kenya during the early 20th century and was an avid safari enthusiast.

Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp

The camp is designed to offer guests a luxurious and authentic safari experience. The tents are spacious and beautifully decorated. Featuring comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, and private decks with stunning views of the surrounding wilderness.


  1. Game drives: Guests can enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives in custom-built 4×4 vehicles, led by experienced guides. Tsavo West is home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, and more.
  2. Guided bush walks: Guests can take a guided bush walk with an experienced guide to learn about the flora and fauna of the area and get up close with nature.
  3. Sundowner drinks: Guests can enjoy a refreshing drink while watching the sun set over the African savannah.
  4. Bird watching: Tsavo West is home to over 600 species of birds, making it a paradise for bird watchers.
  5. Cultural visits: Guests can visit a local Maasai village to learn about their way of life and culture.
  6. Spa treatments: The camp has a spa offering a range of treatments, including massages, facials, and body scrubs.
  7. Star gazing: Guests can enjoy an evening under the stars, with a guide pointing out constellations and sharing stories about the African sky.
  8. Hot air balloon safaris: Guests can take a hot air balloon ride over the African savannah for a unique perspective of the wildlife and landscape.
  9. Bush dinners: Guests can enjoy a traditional African bush dinner under the stars, with a campfire and lanterns providing a romantic atmosphere.
  10. Bush breakfasts: Guests can start their day with a delicious breakfast in the bush, surrounded by nature and wildlife.

How to get there

The nearest airport to Finch Hattons is the Kilaguni Airport, which is located about 12 kilometers away. Here are the steps to get to Finch Hattons from Kilaguni Airport:

  1. Book a flight to Kilaguni Airport: You can book a flight from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to Kilaguni Airport with airlines like Safarilink, Air Kenya, or Fly540.
  2. Arrange for transport: Finch Hattons can arrange for a transfer from Kilaguni Airport to the camp. You can contact them prior to your arrival to make arrangements.
  3. Drive to Finch Hattons: The transfer from Kilaguni Airport to Finch Hattons takes about 20 minutes by car.

Alternatively, you can also get to Finch Hattons from Mombasa or Nairobi by road. The journey takes about 5-6 hours and you will need to hire a 4×4 vehicle as the roads can be rough and bumpy. It’s best to make arrangements with a reputable tour company that specializes in safari trips to ensure a safe and comfortable journey.