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Cranes Nested Camp

Cranes Nested camp is a diamond couched in a 13 acre natural bush in Sirwo Estate. A small boutique and self contained tented camp‚ Cranes Nested Camp boasts of three independent tents and one family tent with two accommodation quarters. The tents are comfortable capturing a rustic bush elegant theme.

Located in Tranz Nzoia county‚ the camp has a magical view of the Cherengany Hills to the east and Mt. Elgon to the west. Cranes Nest is not short of surprises‚ the dramatic entrance through a windy path in a thicket leads you to the Paul’s Wine Bar and Messing House. Exquisitely appointed with a nostalgic old world charm- Paul’s Wine Bar is named after the estates founder – Mr. Paul Kittony and has a colourful array of connoisseur selected wines‚ high end whiskeys‚ fresh juices complete with a Cigar Humidor.

Day 1

Arrive at Safarilink lounge‚ Wilson Airport for your scheduled  flight to Kitale. The flight is approximately 1 hour to Kitale Airstip in Trans Nzoia County.

Upon arrival at the airport‚ you will be met by a driver/ guide who will transfer you to Cranes Haven for late breakfast. After breakfast‚ guests indulge in a farm tour to see the best coffee‚ tea and cattle that is in Sirwo Estate. Upon return to Cranes Haven after the farm tour‚ guests will enjoy lunch and thereafter have the aftenoon at leisure. Optional activivites include swimming‚ nature walk and birding. 

Day 2

Guests could leave the lodge at dawn‚ to Saiwa Swamp a veritable haven for nature lovers with forested paradise filled with exotic flowers‚ trees and birds. It is also the habitat of the rare and endangered semi-aquatic Sitatunga antelope and as a preserve for the rare De Brazza’s monkey. Alternatively a tour to Mt. Elgon National Park which is crowned by a vast caldera etched by glacial tarns‚ honeycombed by labyrinthine caves‚ fissured by valleys and cascaded by streams. Visitors can explore the forest‚ see the elephant caves and also enjoy biking‚ hiking‚ and rock on the eighth highest mountain in Africa‚ Mount Elgon.

For the lovers of history they can visit Kapenguria National Museum.

Day 3

After breakfast and enjoying the morning breeze at Cranes Nested Camp you will get ready to check out for the morning departure flight from Kitale.

Period of service, departure days and fares:

01-Nov-2017 31-Dec-2018 $0.00 $0.00

Terms and Conditions

Included: Full board accommodation for 2 nights with return flights and airstrip transfers.

Excluded: Park fees to Mt Elgon National Park and drinks                                                                                                                                                                

Terms & Conditions  

Rates are available on request. Hotel accommodation is on request and will be confirmed within 48hours. Accommodation will only be deemed confirmed if a voucher is issued by Safarilink for the respective Lodge.          

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