Recommended camps in Chyulu Hills | Discover Africa Safaris
Blog article

Recommended camps in Chyulu Hills

27 September 2017
Part of the Kenya Safari Collection
Back to the Blog
Discover Africa Safaris

Located in south-west Kenya, Chyulu Hills is considered to be a hiker's paradise and a great Kenyan safari destination. The ranges lies between the renowned Tsavo and Amboseli ecosystems and guests have the opportunity to explore over 741 square kilometers of the magnificent Chyulu ecosystem.

You can enjoy a wide range of tourist activities - including bush walks, game drives, bird watching and camping. You can also enjoy horseback riding and mountain biking as you explore the pristine environment. 

Campi ya Kanzi

This translates to the camp of hidden treasure in Swahili.

It extends from Chyulu hills to the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro and is surrounded by a rich and authentic biodiversity. From the camp, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (19,342 feet). The camp also features thatch-roofed cottages that can accommodate up to fourteen guests and is constructed of natural, eco-friendly materials that yield a feeling of adventure.

Maasai Simba Camp

The camp was formed on a historical site formerly used by Maasai warriors. This is where the warriors were trained and initiated into adulthood. It is located close to the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

If you are seeking an authentic feel of the Maasai culture, this is the camp for you! It consists of rock cabins equipped with amenities to enhance your comfort. You can enjoy the serenity and allow your mind to relax. Upon staying at the camp, most guests rate it as the highlight of their Africa experience.

Oldonyo Safari Lodge

The lodge is located between Amboseli and Tsavo West National Parks on the slopes of Chyulu Hills. It offers an amazing view of Mt. Kilimanjaro as well as the wildlife migration route.

With an additional view of savannah plains and authentic forests, you will get a full safari experience. It can accommodate up to 22 guests. Guests get a unique opportunity to enjoy the rooftop star bed spots. From such spots, you can enjoy a view of the plains as well as Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Umani Springs Camp

The camp is located at the foot of Chyulu Hills, Kenya. It is located on the northeastern slopes of Chyulu hills. The bush home gives you a chance to experience a wide range of wildlife. It is offered as a self- catering facility and can accommodate tens of guests. You can interact with the orphaned elephants. They can be sighted during their morning mud bath and also in the evenings. From the camp, you can enjoy some excursions to Kibwezi forest as well as Chyulu hills.

Apparently, there is a wide range of camps to choose from during your tour of Chyulu Hills, Kenya. All you need to do is check in and enjoy an unforgettable safari experience!

You Might Also Like

10-day wilderness safari in Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Located southwest of Kenya, covering an area of 1,672 square kilometres, the Masai Mara is a land of breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains. Home to an excellent year-round concentration of game viewing, you…

Kenya family safari - Bush and Beach Itinerary

Start your Kenyan family safari in Nairobi; the vibrant, exciting place and Africa’s fourth largest city. You and your family/friends will explore Nairobi's cafe culture, unbridled nightlife, National Museum, the Karen Blixen Museum. Visit…

Migration Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Come and witness the wildebeest migration in two of Africa's most iconic wildlife destinations - Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve and Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Approximately two million wildebeest, including animals such as…

Masai Mara safari adventure

Start your journey in Nairobi - Africa's fourth largest city. This Kenya safari gives travellers an excellent opportunity to experience the best that Kenya has to offer. Experience the vibrant and exciting places with fascinating attractions…

Previous Article

Discover Africa Safaris

Next Article

Discover Africa Safaris
Our African Travel Expert

Free safari planning advice from destination experts

Get Travel Deals & News to your Inbox

We have the best safari and Africa travel news around & we even have the occasional mind blowing travel deals.
Sign up and get our monthly newsletter.