Elewana Tortilis Camp

Amboseli National Park

Camp Overview

Tortilis Camp has unrivaled views of Kilimanjaro, rising out of the semi-arid bush studded plains – Africa’s highest mountain, and the highest free standing mountain in the world.As you arrive at the camp, the view of its snow-capped peak and the surrounding plains will simply take your breath away. Tortilits Camp is a family friendly safari camp with breathtaking views, situated in the heart of Amboseli National Park. The camp has 17 spacious tented rooms with large verandas.

Located in a private conservancy bordering the national park, game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals take place both inside the national park and in the conservancy, where guests enjoy exclusivity.

The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs. The Private House and Family Tent are located slightly separate to the main camp, upon the hill where they share a pool.

Tortilis Camp was one of the first eco-lodges of its size, and is very proudly 100% solar. Guests can rest assure they are leaving a minimal footprint during their stay.

See Our Luxury Sample Safari Itineraries to Tortilis Camp

Rates from US$227



Accommodation at Tortilis is in 17 tents, all are large and spacious, with king or twin beds, elegant en-suite bathrooms. There are nine doubles and eight twin bedded tents. There is also a larger family tent, which has two en-suite bedrooms. There is one family house with a double and a twin room both are en-suite bedrooms and a private sitting room. All rooms can fit one extra bed, for children under the age of 16. 

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 verandah. Featuring a swimming pool shared with the Private House.[Both bedrooms can fit one extra bed for children under the age of 16 years only]

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 verandah. Featuring a swimming pool shared with the Family Tent.
[Both bedrooms can fit one extra bed, for children under the age of 16 yrs]

Amboseli national Park

Amboseli National Park covers 392 sq kms, only a small portion of the surrounding 3000 sq km of the Amboseli ecosystem.

The area is famous for the dramatic views of Kilimanjaro, the highest free standing mountain in the world, and the highest peak on the African continent. Kilimanjaro at 19,340ft or 5,894m rises dramatically out of the 4000ft (1,200m) Amboseli plains. An extinct volcano with two peaks, rocky Mwenzi and Kibo a crater rim. The glaciers on the mountain are slowly disappearing with global warming, but it remains snow capped as any precipitation on the mountain settles as snow. Despite being in Tanzania, the best views of the mountain are from Amboseli, with Tortilis Camp on a south-west hillside facing the mountain, having the most dramatic views of all.

Amboseli is also famous for its elephant herds, which have been followed and documented by world renowned researcher Cynthia Moss. Amboseli has some of the largest elephants in Africa, and the guides at Tortilis Camp know the individual elephants, their family history, and are able to get very close to the habituated herds.
Much of Amboseli incorporates the dried up bed of a Pleistocene lake, with lush deep fresh water springs in the middle of the park a haven for hippos and birdlife and a playground for elephants. As well as plentiful plains game and their predators, the area hosts its own eastern white bearded wildebeest migration, a population that is genetically separate from the Masai Mara/Serengeti population.

Safari Activities

  • Safari  activities available from Tortilis Camp include:
  • game drives in 4×4 open sided Land Cruisers,
  • Guided bush walks,
  • bush breakfasts and sundowners.
  • There is the opportunity to visit local Maasai villages and interact with the local tribes which is a truly memorable experience.

Tortilis Camp 2023 Non Resident Rates

Tortilis Camp 2023 Non Resident Rates

Full Board Rates
Double / Twin        1,024           701           454
Single           768           525           340
Family Tent        2,478        1,868        1,357
Private House        3,016        2,386        1,744
Game Package
Double / Twin        1,402        1,066           792
Single        1,051           798           595
Family Tent        3,016        2,386        1,841
Private House        3,555        2,905        2,229

Amboseli National Park Fee        Adult US$ 60      Child US$ 35

Kitirua Conservancy Fees (Included in Game Package)    Adult/Child USD 35


High Seasons:1st Jul – 31st Oct & 20th Dec – 3rd Jan          4th Jan – 31st Mar

Mid Seasons: 1st Jun – 30th Jun & 1st Nov – 19th Dec      

Green Seasons: 1st April – 31st May

Full Board (FB) Includes:    Accommodation, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), soft drinks, beer, house wines and selected spirits, teas, coffees and refreshments (on the property), and laundry services. The rates exclude champagne, private cellar wines and premium spirits.

Game Package (GP) Includes:    Full-board package, scheduled and shared game drives, activities including guided walking safari, bush sundowners, transfers to and from our designated airstrips and Kitirua Conservancy fees. The game package excludes champagne, private cellar wines and premium spirits.

Activities, Excursions and Extras (Per Person)

Shared, Scheduled Game Drives (Included in Game Package Rates)         US$ 105

Guided Walking Safari, 2hrs (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests) US$84

Sundowners (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests)                US$ 68

Bush Breakfast (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests)           US$68

Exclusive use of a Safari Vehicle with Driver Guide            US$440

Namanga Border Transfer (Per Vehicle, Max 5 Guests) US$440

Extra Lunch at Property                 US$47

Masai Cultural Visit          US$44

Picnic Lunch Box               US$32

Minimum age for guided walking safari is 16years

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