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Marich Pass Field Studies Centre

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It says 'solo' on the type of visit but this was a school trip and we were a group of 37 who visited this wonderful place in July. We had a lovely welcome from Paul who ensured, along with Hedat, his wonderful mum, that we were looked after throughout the trip. The bandas are in a superb location within a... More 

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1 Thank Rugies
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Between various places in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and DRC, this is the best one I have visited. The grounds are gorgeous and you can walk right out into the Moruny river bed and see the surrounding mountains. It's a very quite, peaceful, and safe location with a 24 hour guard and enclosing fence. The staff was great and extremely helpful.... More 

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1 Thank Patrick S
Pardes Hanna Karkur, Israel
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The self contained Bandas ( with showers and toilets) are large and spacious , the whole place is under great Acacia trees and the river is in five minutes walk. It is a great place and highly recommended for individuals as well as families, very comfortable but also part of nature. Dinners are superb! ( It is also easy to... More 

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Thank Nurithas
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Lovely place set amongst welcoming trees & forest next to the river. I had an amazing meal with cold beers with the owner & her son. A welcoming place to spend the night after the hot & dusty road from Lokichar before climbing the escarpment back towards Kapenguria & Kitale, the rooms are basic, on suit with good water supply.... More 

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Thank Guy K
Nairobi, Kenya
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83 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

After jostling and bouncing along the roads in Pokot-land, arriving at Marich Pass Field Studies Centre was a welcome respite. We pitched our tent next to the river and enjoyed a filling and healthy meal of rice and cabbage (they were out of beans). The camping facilities seemed that no one had stayed there in a very long while as... More 

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Thank psgriffi
Nairobi, Kenya
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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Having driven down the escarpment from Kapenguria or arriving back from Lodwar, this camp site offers weary travelers a wonderful place to stay. Situated on the bank of the Marun river, below the massive peaks of the High Cheranganis you can only be amazed by this awe inspiring landscape. In the late afternoon you will find ladies standing in the... More 

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Thank simon J
Nairobi
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64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

This place was such a pleasant surprise. I was there with a team; most of whom opted for dormitory rooms which were clean & simple. I got a self-contained hut which was basic but very clean & comfortable. The whole homestead is set in some amazing ground, next to a roaring river. The food was however not basic. We were... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2011

One of the best places I stayed in Kenya. They have nice, comfortable self-contained huts in a huge garden near a river, cost ca. 20 USD, clean, very safe, good food.

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2 Thank Mikhail_Goldovski
London
1 review
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Reviewed 7 March 2010

I had such a relaxing and interesting stay at the Field Studies Centre that I am reluctant to recommend this treasure lest it become wildly popular and no longer a haven for travellers heading north! It provides a real bush experience. The bandas are simple, clean and very reasonably priced. There is also the choice of an outdoor shower for... More 

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Address: Just north of the junction between the A1 & B4 Hwys | Marich, West Pokot, Marich, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Marich
Number of rooms: 19
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