Welcome To Epiya Chapeyu (Bigi) Tented Camp

If you're looking for an exceptional Safari experience in Kenya, you have come to the right place!
Our holiday Camp is located in Tsavo East National Park, in Kenya East Africa.

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We are situated along the banks of the Galana River, where fauna and flora abound! During the dry season elephants and buffalo graze all around us in a pure, untouched environment.Our motto is to make sure our natural surroundings remain as they have been for centuries and thus our camp is in sync with our surroundings. How to reach us? We are easily accessible from Malindi, Mombasa and Nairobi! We promise you the best African Experience ever with memories you will certainly cherish for a life-time!

A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Tsavo East...

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.Galana River, Tsavo East Set amongst Doum Palms (Hyphaene Coriacea) and Acacia trees (Acacia Brevispica) it is in perfect harmony with the local indigenous African landscape and vegetation.

Situated at approximately four hours drive (with a four-wheel-drive vehicle) from Nairobi (via Manyani Gate) and from Malindi/Watamu (via Sala Gate). If driving from Mombasa, the Buchuma Gate on the road to Voi is the nearest Park entrance.

Built more than 15 years ago by Walter Bigi, an experienced host with more than 40 years in the bush, he and his son Oscar, are actively involved in the day to day running of this Oasis in the wilderness. The location of the camp has been selected as one of the most spectacular sites in the Tsavo East National Park and has been featured by the BBC. The camp offers visitors an unforgettable opportunity to see and photograph African fauna and flora in this Eden. You can be a part of this real authentic and exciting African safari experience.

Tsavo National Park , the largest in Kenya, is the home of one of the world’s finest game viewing locations, with large populations of elephant, buffalo, gazelle and antelope, black rhino and, of course, the big cats. Elephants, Buffalo, Crocodiles and hippos are regular visitors to the river banks in front of the camp.

italian food

Our catering facilities hold yet another surprise: we offer veritable Italian cuisine, some of the best you can taste in the whole of Kenya!...

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Our 20 spacious and simple tents are spread across a large riverside area, offering each guest accommodation with optimum privacy...

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We have 20 tents and a bungalow, all with en-suite private bathroom; Guarded parking, HF radio for communications and emergencies

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