Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills

Best 6 lodges and safari camps in Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills

There are two reliable lodges and a luxury tented camp effectively inside the park, while a clutch of camps and lodges has sprung up just outside the park. Listed below are our recommendations for the best places to stay. Ask us for more details of what's where, and what's likely to suit you best!

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Porini Amboseli Camp

Porini Amboseli Camp

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One of the earliest real eco-camps in Kenya, Porini Amboseli Camp first opened in 2001. A low-impact, nine-tent camp, it is located ...More about Porini Amboseli Camp

Excellent  94%
(10 reviews)

The camp was everything that we hoped for and exceeded our expectations as it was a simple but very comfortable tented camp. Our guide Amos was very proud of the Masai culture ... Porini Amboseli Camp reviews...

Tortilis Camp

Tortilis Camp

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Slightly outside the southern boundary of Amboseli National Park, Tortilis, named after the Acacia tortilis trees of the area, ...More about Tortilis Camp

Excellent  100%
(9 reviews)

Our principal reason for wanting to visit Amboseli was to see elephants, and our wish was more than fulfilled - though it was also great just to sit quietly and take in the ... Tortilis Camp reviews...

Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi

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Campi ya Kanzi first opened in 1998 as a luxury home stay operated by an Italian couple who were deeply committed to the environment ...More about Campi ya Kanzi

Good  90%
(4 reviews)

What a wonderful experience we had at this camp. Animals, yes, but also a couple of excellent hikes with gorgeous views, plus a memorable visit to a Maasai village, its ... Campi ya Kanzi reviews...

Selenkay Adventure Camp

Selenkay Adventure Camp

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Selenkay Adventure Camp is a simple, budget camp of dome tents in the 60 km2 Selenkay Conservancy, a Maasai wildlife sanctuary ...More about Selenkay Adventure

Excellent  100%
(2 reviews)

We were so pleased we started our safari at the Selenkay Adventure Camp. The camp itself is brilliantly run by Daniel and his team. There is a great atmosphere in the camp ... Selenkay Adventure reviews...

Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

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Ol Donyo Lodge (formerly known as Ol Donyo Wuas), is located on the south-western flank of the volcanic Chyulu Hills, on the ...More about Ol Donyo Lodge

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Very up market - great end to the holiday. Very high quality accommodation, food, drinks and service. Very private as the only lodge in the area. Not as much game as the ... Ol Donyo Lodge reviews...

Satao Elerai

Satao Elerai

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In the 40km2 private Elerai Conservation Area a little south-east of Amboseli National Park, and on a slight elevation above ...More about Satao Elerai

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

Satao Elerai is in a wonderful location; a very long way up a very rutted drive, but in return we got great views of Kilimanjaro and across the plains to the west, a well-popu... Satao Elerai reviews...

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