Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park

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Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park

Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park is exclusive use, luxury thatched tented self-catering accommodation located in Ithumba, the northern area of Tsavo East National Park and is owned by David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

The camp can be accessed by air from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to the Ithumba Airstrip. The flight takes approximately 50 minutes, or alternatively 5 to 6 hours by road from Nairobi.

 

Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park

Ithumba Private Camp is an independent annex to Ithumba Hill eco-lodge, elevated and carefully crafted between granite Kopjes with sprung wooden walkways weaving between branches of giant baobabs, all the while commanding expansive sweeping views of untouched wilderness.

Set in the far north of the Tsavo East area of southeast Kenya, Ithumba Private Camp is part of a truly remarkable elephant conservation project, with guest accommodation in 3 bedrooms rooms and providing unique access to the semi-habituated release herd. For private groups of up to 6 guests.

The bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom with sky views, and a spacious, elevated balcony. The camp was designed to preserve the integrity of the wilderness and support conservation. Ithumba Private Camp is a fully staffed self-catering property, with a resident chef.

Ithumba Private Camp is owned by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and was created to offer a luxury touch to guests visiting the Trust’s Ithumba elephant orphans while exploring the remote northern area of Tsavo East.

It enjoys stunning views across Tsavo’s vast landscape and is an ideal location for travelers who enjoy getting off the beaten track. Ithumba Private is invite-only and the cost is given at that time of booking.

Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park activities include; game drives within the unique Northern Area of Tsavo or visiting the elephant orphans at the nearby Ithumba station/ stockades in the early morning and evening as well as at the 11 am mud bath.

One can relax in the camp and enjoy the resident wildlife, take guided walks along the Tsavo River, take a bushwalk, do a night game drive, bird walks, and sundowners or take a guided hike up Ithumba Mountain, game drives, guided walks, and excursions.

The highlights include special access to visit the orphan elephants at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Ithumba Reintegration Unit. In order to stay at Ithumba Private Camp, guests need to sponsor one of the Sheldrick orphans.

Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park Non-Resident Accommodation Rates

2024 Non-Residents Accommodation Rates Per Night Include;

Accommodation on a Self Catering basis

 Number of Guests Rate Per Night Whole Property on Exclusive Basis
 1 to 6 Guests 2,300 US Dollars

Notes

A trained Cook is also provided
The cost is for the accommodation only
Check-in is strictly after 10 am. Check-out is strictly before 9:30 am
Please note below rates are subject to 14% VAT and 2% Catering Levy
Wi-Fi is available and mobile phone reception is available intermittently
The camp comes with a trained chef, waiters, room stewards, and guides
The camp is offered on a self-catering basis. Experienced staff is available as and when required
The electricity is powered by both solar and generator. There are plug points available throughout the camp
Guests have exclusive use of the property. No other guest belonging to another group will be booked at the same time
A well-appointed kitchen is equipped with two fridges, a freezer, a gas cooker and oven, a gas BBQ, and an ice cream machine
African Spice Safaris provides a safari package that includes (Accommodation, a Safari Vehicle, a Driver guide & Meals. (Kindly inquire)
Children: Due to the elevated decks, walkways, and platforms children under the age of 5 are not encouraged. Please consult with the camp should you have younger children. An adult should supervise children at all times


Ithumba Private Camp Accommodation Rates Exclude:

* Laundry
* All drinks
* Game-drives
* Park Entrance Fees
* Local Airstrip Transfers
* Bush Breakfast and Sundowners
* Health Insurance and Gratuities
* Airstrip transfer – one way 200 US Dollars per vehicle
* Guide hire in guest’s own vehicle 80 US Dollars per game drive
* Full-day game drive vehicle exclusive use 450 US Dollars per vehicle
* Half-day game drive vehicle exclusive use 300 US Dollars per vehicle
* Extra activities are subject to Kenya Wildlife Service ranger’s availability

* Morning or afternoon nature walk (Minimum 2 Guests) included in the rate


Ithumba Private Camp | What to Bring

* Binoculars & camera 
* Swimming costume
* Camera equipment
* Hat and sunglasses
* Personal first aid kit
* Torch (with spare batteries)
* iPod and portable speakers
* Games (cards or board games)
* Sandals/ flip-flops, hat, sunglasses
* Food and drink, including drinking water
* A warm fleece/ jumper for cooler evenings (July/ August)
* High-strength sunscreen, moisturizer, lip salve, mosquito repellent

Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park Resident Accommodation Rates

2024 Residents Accommodation Rates Per Night on a Self-Catering basis

 Number of Guests Rate Per Night Whole Property on Exclusive Basis
 1 to 6 Guests 155,000 Kenya Shillings

Notes

* Park entrance fee not included in the rate
* Please note below rates are subject to 14% VAT and 2% Catering Levy

Ithumba Private Camp | What to Bring

* Binoculars
* Sandals/ flip-flops
* Swimming costume
* Camera equipment
* Hat and sunglasses
* Personal first aid kit
* Torch (with spare batteries)
* IPod and portable speakers
* Games (cards or board games)
* Food and drink, including drinking water
* A warm fleece/ jumper for cooler evenings (July/ August)
* High-strength sunscreen, moisturizer, lip salve, mosquito repellent

Booking & Reservations Ithumba Private Camp Tsavo East National Park Contact

Mobile: + 254-721-242-711
WhatsApp: +254-721-242-711
Reservations: +254 718-179-967
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
Website: https://africanspicesafaris.com

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