Ithumba Camp

With big skies and star-studded nights, Ithumba Camp offers a truly wild and private experience.

An exclusive stylishly rustic hideaway, designed for the intrepid traveller who relishes being off the beaten track, with big skies, star-studded nights and a rich array of fascinating species in the surrounding wild landscape. Based at the foot of Ithumba Hill with commanding views across the Yatta Plateau, guests can immerse themselves in the sounds of nature whilst close by is the Ithumba Reintegration Unit which guests have the opportunity to visit.

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With its cool Galana stone floors and beautiful thatched roofs, Ithumba Camp consists of a comfortable mess-building, including an open plan dining and sitting room.

Accomodation type

Exclusive use, rustic tented accommodation

Service

Fully staffed self-catering property, with resident chef

Location

Ithumba, northern area of Tsavo East National Park

Number of guests

Up to 8 guests, across 4 tented bedrooms

Activities

Optional game drives, guided walks and excursions

Highlights

Special access to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Ithumba Elephant Reintegration Unit

Located in the heart of the remote Northern sector of Tsavo East National Park, Ithumba Camp directly contributes to the protection and conservation of this rare wilderness. Here’s how:

Support Anti-Poaching operations

Maintain road network for security

Ongoing Aerial Surveillance

Maintain fencelines

Maintain Ithumba airstrip

Generator donation to KWS

Water for wildlife (boreholes and waterholes)

Camping equipment donation to KWS

Maintain freshwater plant for KWS personnel

Refurbishment of KWS Ithumba HQ

Bushfire Mitigation support for KWS

Alleviate Human-Wildlife Conflict

Vehicle refurbishment for KWS

Ithumba Camp Visitor Guide