Kitich Camp has guarded the 900km sq forest for over 40 years, originally set up as a hidden jewel for guests to enjoy in the 1970s by Miles Burton, celebrated hunter and conservationist. Miles was a larger than life character, counting Hollywood stars, and the great and the good among his clients. In the 1980s the camp was used to monitor rhino.
Liz, Stefano and their friends the Hitchins bought the camp from Giulio Bertolli, of Italian olive oil fame in 2008. Giulio loves Kitich, it was his home for over 12 years, and he would only part with it to Stefano Cheli, whom he knew would preserve the essence and magic of Kitich.
Stefano Cheli completely refurbished the camp in 2009, including installing state of the art solar power, and delightful bathrooms.
Miles built the original road up to Kitich, and the road stops at camp. The only way in, Kitich Camp is truly the guardian of the forest. The camp remains very small, only 6 client tents, and many of the staff have worked there for over 20 years.