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Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli

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Tortilis Camp by Elewana Collection is one of the best safari camps in Amboseli National Park. It has unrivaled views of Mount Kilimanjaro as it rises out of the acacia-laden plains. The Camp location is good to exploit the vast amount of wildlife. 100% solar-powered, Tortilis is one of the pioneers of low-impact and high-comfort tourism.

This Camp Amboseli built by Stefano Cheli in 1993, the first “Eco-lodge” in Kenya. this camp won the coveted Tourism for Tomorrow award.

Tortilis Camp is a luxury tented camp located in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. It is situated in a private concession area outside the park, offering exclusive access to some of the most breathtaking wildlife viewing spots in Africa.

The camp consists of 17 spacious tents, each with a thatched roof and private veranda. The tents are tastefully furnished and include all the amenities you would expect from a luxury safari camp, including en-suite bathrooms, hot showers, and comfortable beds with mosquito nets.

The main area of the camp includes a lounge, dining area, and bar, all of which offer stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Guests can relax in the lounge and watch wildlife at the waterhole or take a dip in the swimming pool while soaking up the beautiful surroundings.

Tortilis Camp offers a variety of activities, including game drives, guided walks, and birdwatching. The camp's location provides access to some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa, including elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and more. The camp also offers cultural visits to nearby Maasai villages, where guests can learn about Maasai culture and traditions.

Tortilis Camp is an excellent choice for those seeking a luxurious and exclusive safari experience in one of Africa's most stunning natural settings.

The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There are a main lounge, bar and dining area, all built with natural materials and thatched roofs, with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.

Location: Amboseli National Park & Kitirua Conservancy

Accommodation: 16 en-suite safari tents, 1 Private House & 1 Family Tent, each unit has 1 master bedroom and 1 twin room, both ensuite with a shared verandah/sitting area

There is a main swimming pool for all guests and a private swimming pool area for clients staying at the Private House or the Family Tent.

Description: With unrivaled views of Mt Kilimanjaro, it is also known as the only boutique safari camp within Amboseli.

Why you should go to Tortilis Camp Amboseli

  • Breathtaking and unhindered views of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Access to the 30,000 acres Private Kitirua Wildlife Conservancy
  • Guided bush walks & birding with qualified Masai guides
  • Custom-designed open-sided 4 wheel-drive game-viewing vehicles
  • Visits to the Elephant Research Project, the world’s longest-running elephant research study
  • Visits to cultural homes and community projects

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  • 5 Hrs from Nairobi - Easy Drive / 1hr Flight
  • Complete Luxury Experience
  • Luxury Tented Camp
  • Perfect for Families
  • Game Drives opportunities

What are the 2023 Prices for Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli?

Here are Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli Resident Rates:

Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli Rates

Full Board
Game Package
Safari Tent
Sharing Single
Sharing Single
4th Feb 2024 – 31st Mar 2024 KES 26,880/- PPS KES 40,320/- PP KES 40,320/- PPS KES 53,760/- PP
1st Apr 2024 – 31st May 2024 KES 24,190/- PPS KES 36,290/- PP KES 37,630/- PPS KES 49,730/- PP

Amboseli Tortilis Camp Rates are in KES, Per Person, Per Night
Tortilis Camp Amboseli Safari Tent Occupancy: 2 Adults
Minimum Stay: 2 Nights

Elewana Tortilis Camp Game Package: Full Board Accommodation, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, water , tea, coffee and, laundry services, scheduled game drives and scheduled activities, transfers
to/from the designated Airstrip

Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli Drinks Supplement:
KES 6,300/- for Adults, Per Night
KES 2,800/- for Children under 18 years, Per Nighty
Drink supplement Includes: Soft drinks, house wines, beers, & select spirits.
Drink supplement Excludes: Champagne, cognacs, single malt whiskeys,
premium spirits and wines from Elewana’s exclusive cellar wine list

Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli Children Policy/Rates:

Up to 4.9 years, Sharing with Adults: FREE
5 – 17 years, Sharing with 1 Adult: Child pays 50% of PPS, Adult pays Single Rate
5 – 17 years, Sharing with 2 Adult: 75% of PPS

Amboseli National Park, 2024 KWS Park Charges:

National Park
KWS Park Fees
Adults (24 Hours)
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What Hotel Facilities are available at Tortilis Camp?

Tortilis Camp offers a range of facilities and activities to ensure guests have a comfortable, enjoyable, and unforgettable safari experience in Amboseli. Tortilis Camp offers a range of facilities for guests to enjoy during their stay, including:

  1. Accommodation: The camp has 17 spacious and luxurious tents, each with a private veranda, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, and comfortable beds with mosquito nets.
  2. Dining: The camp has a dining area where guests can enjoy delicious meals prepared by the camp's chefs, including international and Kenyan dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
  3. Bar: The camp has a bar that serves a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including local and international beers, wines, and spirits.
  4. Lounge: The lounge area is a comfortable space for guests to relax and enjoy views of the surrounding area.
  5. Swimming pool: The camp has a swimming pool where guests can cool off and relax during the day.
  6. Spa: The camp offers a range of spa treatments, including massages and facials, to help guests unwind and relax.
  7. Game drives: The camp offers guided game drives in Amboseli National Park, providing guests with the opportunity to see some of Africa's most iconic wildlife, including elephants, lions, cheetahs, and giraffes.
  8. Guided walks: Guests can also enjoy guided walks around the camp's private concession area, led by experienced Maasai guides.
  9. Cultural visits: The camp offers cultural visits to nearby Maasai villages, where guests can learn about Maasai culture and traditions.

Which Rooms Types are in Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli?

Private House and Family Tent

Private Hotels

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 / dining room with verandah. Featuring a brand new swimming pool shared with the Family Tent.

Family Tent

With outstanding views of Mt Kilimanjaro, enjoyed from the comfort of your own private family verandah, Tortilis Camp’s new Family Tent is another great addition to this child-friendly safari camp in Amboseli.

The Family Tent consists of two en suite bedrooms (one double & one twin) and a spacious private verandah.
[Both bedrooms can fit one extra bed for children under the age of 16 years only]

Private House and Family Tent share a private swimming pool.

Tortilis Camp Tents

With Mt. Kilimanjaro peering down over the entire camp, each of Tortilis Camp’s 16 tents has a glorious view of the mountain. 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.

What are the Foods & Drinks options at Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli?

Tortilis Camp offers a variety of delicious food and drink options for guests to enjoy during their stay.

The camp's chefs use fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create a range of international and Kenyan dishes. Guests can enjoy meals in the camp's dining area or have a private bush breakfast or dinner in a secluded location in the park.

For breakfast, guests can enjoy a continental or full English breakfast, with a variety of hot and cold options. Lunches often include salads, sandwiches, and light bites. Dinners are a more formal affair, with a four-course menu that changes nightly. The chefs also cater to dietary requirements, including vegetarian and gluten-free options.

The camp's bar offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including local and international beers, wines, and spirits. Guests can also enjoy sundowners on a hill with a stunning view of the African savannah.

Overall, guests can expect delicious and varied dining options during their stay at Tortilis Camp, with meals that showcase the flavors and ingredients of the region, served in a beautiful and unique setting.

Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli?

Game Drives

The Tortilis Camp guides are based at a camp in Amboseli and know their backyard intimately. More than half of the guides at Tortilis are Masai, and have between them 80 years of guiding at Tortilis!

Guided Walks
Tortilis Camp’s walking guides are Masai from the local community, who have been walking over these plains since childhood.

Swimming Pool
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.

Bush Breakfast and Sundowners
Take a moment to sit back, enjoy the spectacular views, the smells, the colors, and the gentle breeze.
Bush breakfasts are a chance to enjoy a full breakfast, alfresco, in the middle of the plains, surrounded by wildlife.
“Sundowners” are a safari tradition – after a day of safari; stop, watch the spectacular sunset; traditionally with a gin and tonic in hand!

Cultural Visits
In the heart of Masai country, Tortilis Camp offers visits to local Masai homesteads.

Honeymoon at Elewana Tortilis Camp – Amboseli

Tortilis Camp is a perfect destination for honeymoons and weddings. The camp offers a romantic and secluded location in the heart of Amboseli National Park, with stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro and an abundance of wildlife.

The camp's luxury tents are spacious and beautifully furnished, providing a comfortable and intimate setting for honeymooners. Guests can enjoy private dinners under the stars or a bush breakfast with a breathtaking view of the park.

For those looking to tie the knot, the camp offers a range of wedding packages, including traditional Maasai ceremonies, personalized vows, and unique wedding locations within the park. The camp's wedding planners can assist with all aspects of the wedding, including photography, catering, and accommodation for guests.

Tortilis Camp also offers a honeymoon package that includes a private dinner, a spa treatment, a romantic sundowner, and a surprise gift.

Overall, Tortilis Camp provides a perfect backdrop for a romantic and unforgettable honeymoon or wedding in the heart of the African wilderness.

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