Ithumba Private

A stunningly crafted hideaway, with an elevated position between natural rocks and giant baobabs, offering intimacy and tranquility within the expansive Tsavo wilderness

Ithumba Private 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.

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A luxury and intimate annex to Ithumba Hill, Ithumba Private is a fusion of natural elements that blend seamlessly with the outside, boasting breathtaking views wherever you look.

Accommodation Type

Exclusive use, luxury thatched tented accommodation


Fully staffed self-catering property, with resident chef


Ithumba, northern area of Tsavo East National Park

Number of Guests

Up to 6 guests, across 3 tented bedrooms


Optional game drives, guided walks and excursions


Special access to visit the orphan elephants at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Ithumba Reintegration Unit

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust contributes to the protection and conservation of the northern area of Tsavo East National Park; a rare wilderness where Ithumba Private is located.

Support Anti-Poaching operations

Ongoing Aerial Surveillance

Maintain road network for security

Donations of Anti-Poaching Land cruisers to KWS

Maintain freshwater plant for KWS Personnel

Water for Wildlife (Boreholes and Waterholes)

Water tank and storage donation to KWS

Bushfire mitigation support for KWS

Support for KWS Rapid Response Unit

Donation of Generator for KWS

Maintain Ithumba airstrip

Support KWS communications - radios and GPS

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