Campi Ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi is an ward-wining boutique ecolodge in the Chyulu Hills of southern Kenya, bordering Tsavo West National Park, Chyulu National Park and Amboseli National Park. Translated as 'Camp of the Hidden Treasure' it has a stunning backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro and Ernest Hemingway's 'Green Hills of Africa', perfect for an inspiring and authentic safari experience. As a guest of Campi ya Kanzi you will not only enjoy a unique and pristine wilderness and amazing wildlife, but you'll actively protect them and help the Maasai community with whom the camp is in partnership.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

There are 6 luxury tented cottages and 2 luxury tented suites, all raised up on wooden platforms with thatched roofs, keeping in line with the eco-feel of the lodge. All rooms have a private veranda and sitting area. There is also an exclusive villa called Kanzi House to larger groups and families who would like to stay under one roof and dine privately. The main part of the camp is Tembo House which has a veranda overlooking the Tsavo Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro. With an open-plan dining/living room constructed from local materials, it's the perfect place to relax in the evening and enjoy freshly prepared Italian or local cuisine. During the day you can enjoy a view of the vast wildlife that visits the camp's watering hole.

Getting There

Located within the Mbirikani Group Ranch. A daily private air charter from Nairobi takes about an hour.


Game drives, Masai village visits, guided bush walks, bush meals, visits to the Trust's activities, fly camping, scenic flights, horse riding and yoga and meditation.

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