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Amboseli, Kenya

Elephant Gorge Camp

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Elephant Gorge Camp is a private lodge set in an exclusive conservation area in Amboseli. Here there is an abundance of wildlife, and one of the largest concentration of elephants in Kenya. The story of these roaming giants lives strong within the land and is reflected in Elephant Gorge Camp.

The camp accommodates up to a maximum of only 10 guests at a time offering outstanding personalized service with a variety of adventures and activities on offer to explore this natural wonderland.

Elephant Gorge Camp is a luxury tented camp located in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. It offers guests a unique and authentic safari experience in the heart of the African bush.

The camp is situated in a prime location overlooking a waterhole where elephants and other wildlife come to drink. The tents are spacious and well-appointed with en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and private verandas with views of the surrounding wilderness.

Activities at Elephant Gorge Camp include game drives, guided nature walks, and cultural visits to the nearby Maasai village. Guests can also enjoy sundowners by the campfire and stargazing in the evenings.

Amboseli National Park is known for its stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro and is home to a diverse array of wildlife including elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and more. It's a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty and adventure of Africa.

Elephant Gorge Camp is a private lodge set in an exclusive conservation area. The lodge accommodates up to a maximum of ten guests at a time offering outstanding personalized service with a variety of adventures and activities on
offer to explore this natural mountain wonderland.

Situated 245 km from Nairobi near the border with Tanzania lies Elephant Gorge Camp. Nearest Amboseli park gate is Kimana gate accessed through Loitokitok road.

The safety of our guests is paramount and our primary concern. At the Elephant Gorge Camp the surrounding is sheer wilderness and home to Four of the Big 5 and many other dangerous predators and animals. The lodge is unfenced and
entirely open where wild animals are known to roam freely around the lodge. Guests are urged to take utmost care when walking around the lodge, and at all times to be accompanied by an askari after dark. There is a cowbell at the entrance of
each residence to call for the askari.

How to get there

Amboseli national park is just short 35-minute flight from Kenya’s capital of Nairobi. Guests can travel on the multiple daily scheduled flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport, or opt for a private and convenient charter flight.

  •  The Main Amboseli airstrip is approximately 35km drive to the camp
  • Private airstrips are approximately 8km drive to the camp
  • Daily flights to Amboseli from Nairobi Wilson airport
  • Private charter flights also available depending on client group requirements
  • By Road on Self drive or hired 4x4 vehicles

Major Attractions

  • Spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest free -standing mountain in the world
  • Large herds of African elephants
  • Two of the five major protected swamps including a dried-up Pleistocene lake
  • Contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle

Amboseli Wildlife

One of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world with over 500 species of birds including water birds, pelicans, kingfishers, cranes, hammerkops and 47 types of raptors.  Home to many wildlife species including African elephants, cape
buffalos, impala, lions, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, giraffe, zebras and wildebeests among other African animals.

Amboseli Climate

• Altitude: 1400 meters above sea level
• Temperature ranges from 20-30C and rainfall average of 350 mm
• Two annual rainy seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – November / December

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  • 5 Hrs from Nairobi - Easy Drive / 1hr Flight
  • Complete Luxury Experience
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Perfect for Families and Couples
  • Game Drives opportunities

What are the 2024 Prices for Elephant Gorge Camp?

Here are Elephant Gorge Camp Resident Rates:

Elephant Gorge Camp Rates

 Aloca Conservancy Full Board Ground Package
Freestanding Room Sharing Single
Sharing Single
2024 Rates

Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli Rates are in KES, Per Person, Per Night
Rates Exclude: Amboseli National Park Fees, Laundry, Drinks and other Extras

Meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
Aloca Conservancy Fees

Meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
Shared Game Drives at Aloca Conservancy
Airstrip Transfers (Amboseli National Park Airstrip)
Aloca Conservancy Fees

Children Policy:
Up to 5 years, Sharing with Adults: FREE
6 – 11 years, Sharing with Adults: 50% of PPS

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Which Rooms Types are in Elephant Gorge Camp?

Elephant Gorge Camp Rooms

Indulge yourself in utter bush luxury with our five distinctively themed residences that offer the real African adventure.

Elephant Gorge Camp 5 distinctively themed Cottages have been tastefully and uniquely designed to give you a real African adventure. Each residence is exclusively designed with all round views of the scenery in its vicinity adding to the intrigue, adventure, elegance and romance.

The Elephant Gorge Camp cottages have been named according to their themes:

  1. The Bird Watcher;
  2. The Adventurer;
  3. The Hunter
  4. The Moran;
  5. The Artist.

What are the Foods & Drinks options at Elephant Gorge Camp ?

Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli offers a dining experience that combines traditional safari camp cuisine with modern culinary techniques and flavors.

The camp's chefs use fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to create a variety of international and local dishes that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Breakfasts include a variety of hot and cold dishes, including fresh fruit, cereals, eggs cooked to order, bacon, sausage, and toast.

Lunches are typically light and refreshing, with options like salads, sandwiches, and quiches. Dinners are a more formal affair, with a three-course meal served in the main dining area or outside under the stars.

The camp offers a range of options for guests with special dietary requirements, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals. Guests are encouraged to inform the camp of any dietary needs when making their reservation, so that the chefs can plan accordingly.

In addition to meals, Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, and juices. Guests can enjoy drinks in the camp's main bar area or during meals.

Overall, the dining experience at Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli is sure to be a highlight of any safari adventure, with delicious food and stunning views of the surrounding wilderness.

Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Elephant Gorge Camp?

Elephant Gorge Camp offers an evocative and unique safari experience. Classic contemporary décor, sophisticated simplicity and sweeping views capture the history and romance of a bygone era.

Take a drive out to visit a traditional maasai manyatta or homestead, to experience a way of life unchanged for centuries. Visitors are always struck by the grace and beauty of the maasai people, and the colourful lifestyle they lead.

The camp will assist the local communities to conserve their local woodland habitat and wildlife. This will also free up time that could be used in a more economically productive way for the women. We welcome the assistance of our clients in these and other socio-economic and conservation projects.

Honeymoon at Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli

A honeymoon at Elephant Gorge Camp Amboseli can be a truly romantic and unforgettable experience. The camp offers a secluded and intimate setting, surrounded by stunning natural beauty, making it the perfect location for a romantic getaway.

The camp's luxury tents are well-appointed with comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, and private verandas with stunning views of the surrounding wilderness. Some of the tents also have outdoor hot tubs, adding to the romantic ambiance.

During your stay, you can enjoy a range of activities together, including game drives, guided nature walks, and cultural visits to the nearby Maasai village. You can also indulge in romantic dinners under the stars, complete with candlelight and champagne, or enjoy a private breakfast in the bush.

For an even more indulgent experience, you can book a couples' massage at the camp's spa or take a hot air balloon ride over the savannah at sunrise. The camp's staff will be happy to arrange any special requests or surprises to make your honeymoon even more special.

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