About The Lodge
Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli is a fittingly exclusive Amboseli safari lodge from which to enjoy some of the country’s finest views of Mount Kilimanjaro in neighbouring Tanzania. It’s a 100% solar-powered camp, so your conscience can feel as light as your heart as you fall in love with this elemental place.
Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli offers both indulgent creature comforts and incredible encounters with an amazing array of creatures, including the reserve’s famous elephant. This Amboseli safari lodge can’t be beaten in terms of the views it offers: guests find that the towering massif of Kilimanjaro draws their eyes magnetically.
The lodge offers a choice of just 16 spacious tented rooms, plus one exclusive private house, meaning that guests only really have to share the inspiring vistas with the resident herds. Amboseli is an incredible place to photograph animals – with Kilimanjaro as the omnipresent backdrop, there’s drama even in shots of animals peacefully grazing.
With Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli running purely on solar power, this is a light-footprint destination that nevertheless has a huge impact on everyone who visits it. It takes its name from the umbrella thorn trees that dot the plains, and which are themselves as iconic as the tuskers or the mountain.
This is an ancient place; walking across the terrain with a local Maasai guide is a wonderful way to reconnect with the past, and with the sensations that make the present so pleasant.
And when the day’s safari activities are done, guests can return to their sumptuous tented accommodation, with its barely-there walls letting the breeze and birdsong pass through the mesh netting.
Pops of colour allude to the excitement of being on safari in Kenya, while the neutral colours of the canvas are the ideal screen on which to project your safari wishes.
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Safari Trips That Take You Here
This 15-day extravaganza is our longest established, signature safari.
Kenya is the home of safari, where you can truly see it all. This comprehensive safari visits some of the country’s exceptional wildlife sanctuaries, including Amboseli, Ol Pejeta, Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara.
The Savannah Safari is our most popular Signature Safari as it combines the finest wildlife sanctuaries in northern Tanzania with southern Kenya, giving you a wonderful insight into the area.