Tortilis Camp

Tortilis Camp: Our full report

16 tents
Traveller's rating
Excellent (100%) From 6 reviews
Best for 8+
All year

Slightly outside the southern boundary of Amboseli National Park, Tortilis, named after the Acacia tortilis trees of the area, is a luxury safari camp clustered around a gentle rise. On a clear day, there are fantastic views of Kilimanjaro from the lounge and dining area. The camp is located in the 120 square-kilometre Kitirua Conservancy, which is exclusive to guests of Tortilis.

Meals at Tortilis are excellent, based partly around produce grown in Tortilis' own vegetable garden, and served at individual tables in the central dining and lounge area at the top of the hill.

A fuller and more detailed report on Tortilis will appear soon. Meanwhile, please contact us for further information.

Our view

With its stylish tents and slightly elevated central areas, offering glorious views across the camp towards Kilimanjaro, Tortilis is one of the Amboseli ecosystem's best bases. Having access in minutes to its own exclusive conservancy makes this one of the region's top choices.


Location: Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills, Kenya

Ideal length of stay: 3 nights-plus

Accessible by: Fly-and-Transfer

Key personnel

Owner: Cheli and Peacock

Food & drink

Usual board basis: Full Board

Dining style: Individual Tables

Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Cost of meal e.g. lunch: Included

Drinks included: Drinks are included in stays at Tortilis with Expert Africa.


Water supply: Borehole

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: Yes

Dangerous animals: High Risk


Disabled access: On Request

Laundry facilities: Included

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