Tortilis Camp Amboseli


Prime location for witnessing the majesty of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro.

Why you'll love it here

  • Explore the unique location on the southern borders of Amboseli and it's exceptional views of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Meet and interact with the community to learn the Maasai cultures and traditions
  • Enjoy some of Amboseli's best elephant-viewing areas with an exclusive visit to Cynthia Moss Elephant Research base
  • Admire the magnificent views across the plains as you sit back in this intimate camp

Best For

  • Adults Only, Family,


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Famed for its long-tusked elephants, views of Mount Kilimanjaro and hundreds of species of bird, Amboseli National park is a photographers haven. Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli is located on the south western edge of the park, facing the mountain and overlooking its own private conservancy Kitirua Conservancy.

The en-suite tents are spacious, comfortable and offer views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The first eco-lodge of its size, the main lounge, bar and dining area, have been built using natural materials, including classic thatched roofs, representative of the building style of the area. Enjoy game drives in open sided vehicles, exclusive access to Kitirua Conservancy, guided walks, bush breakfasts, cultural visits and stunning sundowners.



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. All tents can fit one extra bed, for children under the age of 16 yrs only.
Family Tent

Family Tent

With outstanding views of Mt Kilimanjaro, enjoyed from the comfort of your own private family verandah, Tortilis Camp’s Family Tent is another great addition to this child-friendly safari camp in Amboseli.
The Family Tent consists of one double en-suite bedroom, one twin en-suite bedroom, and a spacious private veranda. Featuring a swimming pool shared with the Private House.
Private House

Private House

With Mt. Kilimanjaro peering down over the entire camp, Tortilis Camp’s Private House has a glorious view of the mountain.
The Private House consists of one en-suite double bedroom, one en-suite twin bedroom, and a spacious sitting room with veranda. Featuring a swimming pool shared with the Family Tent.
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pool Bar
  • Outdoor dining
  • Bar service
  • Massages< manicures and pedicures
  • Laundry
  • WIFI

Shared game drives in custom 4x4 vehicles (exclusive use available at a day rate).

Evening game drives (pre-dinner). 

Guided bush walks (age restrictions apply to children under 16 yrs) All bush walks are subject to the discretion of the lead guide due to the nature of the activity.

Cultural visits.

Visit to Cynthia Moss’ Elephant Research base (additional cost). 

Visit to school supported by Land & Life Foundation.

Children's Activities

Guided camp bush walks, looking at trees, flowers, insects, birds calls, mammal tracks.

Warrior training - learning how to make a fire, throw the Maasai rungu and make a bow and arrow (additional cost).


Kenya travel information

  • Time zone: +3 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Kenya Airlines
  • Currency: Kenyan Shilling
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of dengue. There is a risk of Zika virus. There is a high risk of malaria in Kenya as a whole, but there is a very low risk of malaria in the city of Nairobi and in the highlands above 2,500m. There is a risk of yellow fever transmission in parts of Kenya and there is a certificate requirement. Yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 5.6203e+007
  • National languages: English, Swahili
  • Electricity and plugs: Type G, 240V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need an ETA for Kenya if you have a British passport - apply online

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Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 


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