- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Amboseli National Park
- Lodge size; 17 luxury tents
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree, the Acacia Tortilis, and is situated just outside the Park in one of Amboseli's few remaining areas of unspoilt woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, snow-capped Kilimanjaro.
Amboseli is best known for unrivalled views of Kilimanjaro and its elephant population - over 1000 elephants in the Park eco-system, which are some of the biggest elephants in Africa.
Tortilis Camp is a magical escape from the hustle and bustle of life in the fast lane.
Early European explorers met derision and disbelief when they reported a snow capped mountain close to the equator - Mount Kilimanjaro. Feelings of disbelief and awe hit you as you arrive at Tortilis Camp, facing this magnificent mountain, as the sun dazzles the white snowcap.
Standard Tents; Each makuti-covered tent consists of a main bedroom with twin or double beds, en-suite bathroom and a spacious verandah. Let us know if you require twin beds or double bed.
Family Tent; The Family Tent consists of one double en suite bedroom, one twin en suite bedroom, and a spacious private verandah. Featuring a brand new swimming pool shared with the Private House.
Private House; The Private House consists of one en-suite double bedroom, one en-suite twin bedroom, and a spacious sitting / dining room with verandah. Featuring a brand new swimming pool shared with the Family Tent.
With an invitingly lush and healthy vegetable garden, Tortilis Camp prides itself in serving up its fresh homegrown salads and vegetables with every meal. From lavish bush breakfast out in the middle of the plains, to fresh homemade pastas and breads at the camp, the Tortilis chefs excel themselves with every meal.
Tortilis Camp has a spacious dining room overlooking Mt Kilimanjaro, where guests eat at their own individual tables.
Enjoy the cool waters in the heat of the day! Within the lush green gardens, the pool is shaded by palms and acacia Tortilis, and a haven for tropical birds. The swimming pool has bar service and board games.
Tortilis Camp has open game drive vehicles, the first camp to use open vehicles in a National Park. The guides are based at camp in Amboseli and know their backyard intimately. They know the individual elephants and their family histories. More than half of the guides at Tortilis are Masai, and have between them 80 years of guiding at Tortilis!
Tortilis Camp’s walking guides are Masai from the local community, who have been walking over these plains since childhood. Take the time to leave the car behind and enjoy the small things – tracks, dung beetles, micro-ecosystems.
- Massages – a wonderful way to ease the stress out of tired shoulders and backs.
- Manicure and pedicure – compliment those tanned limbs!
- Game Drives
- Guided Bush Walks
- Bush Breakfasts
- Cultural Visits
- Swimming Pool
- 30 000 acre private game sanctuary adjoining the park
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Kenya Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Soft drinks, beer, house wine & selected spirits
- Transfers from/to Amboseli airstrip to the Camp.
- All statutory taxes
- All flights
- Items of a personal nature
- Medical and travel insurance
- Park fees
- Elerai Conservation Fee
- Entrance fees for Cultural Boma visit
- Champagne, exclusive cellar wines, cognacs and single malt whiskeys