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#8 of 22 Specialty lodging in Amboseli Eco-system
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Campi ya Kanzi is widely recognized as one of the most unique and inspiring safari experiences in Africa. Situated at the foot of the legendary Chyulu Hills, Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa, is a luxury camp offering an incomparable combination of 5-star luxury, first class wilderness adventure, amazing wildlife, and authentic immersion in Maasai culture. This is truly the ultimate African safari.This luxury lodge was built in partnership with the Maasai community of the 280,000-acre Kuku Group Ranch. Campi ya Kanzi has a unique commitment to community development and environmental sustainability: we are leaders in real ecotourism, engaging the local Maasai in benefiting from wilderness with thriving wildlife. Built from local materials, we use solar technology to supply hot water and electricity to the six luxury cottages and two suites. In front of Kilimanjaro, with a Maasai warrior taking you on safari, among elephants and lions, you will experience your dream African adventure.
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Sllass wrote a review Oct 2019
Sugar Land, Texas115 contributions50 helpful votes
Lovely accommodations, a dinner in a lava tube cave, great host Luca. doing great things with the conservancy. food was too much all good. saw most giraffes of the four places we've been. don't go here for plentiful wildlilfe, go enjoy the beautiful views of Mount killimanjaro and the cloud forest
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Julieoh212 wrote a review Aug 2019
Greenwich, Connecticut18 contributions13 helpful votes
Campi Ya Kanzi was straight out of an old Hollywood glam safari with zebra skin rugs and golden gramophone! Because our host, Luca, is Italian we had bidets in our tents; and because he’s an Eco advocate, there was a very sophisticated water collection and heating system giving us unlimited hot water showers amongst the gorgeous masonry worked bathroom. Our children were in a separate tent, which was nerve-racking at night when I heard the lions. I wish we had walkie-talkies so that we could communicate with them. Chyulu Hills was very arid in late June (maybe always) so there is limited animal sightings (lots of hoofed animals) on our drives, so they work really hard to make up for it with absolutely amazing adventures, including (strenuous) hikes into the Cloud Forrest. (You don’t get this in the Mara!) English style riding safari, if you can pass the riding test. This is for serious riders and not a vacation standard trail ride. And sun-downers and dinner in a cave — local food, cooked in the cave. The food is much more “experimental” maybe even “European," unlike the more classic American comfort food we got in our camp at the Mara. Our tent was right in front of the camp made watering hole (did I mention it’s Eco focus), which meant we saw (hoofed) animals all day and heard lions all night. (!!) The Campi Ya Kanzi staff was fantastic: Claudia was a natural sub for Luca - charming, knowledgable, helpful. Pacheet our sage Masai guide and x?x his childhood friend and our watchman, were eagle eyed, protective, knowledgeable and fun, teaching us how to brush our teeth with a special twig. (BTW, these Masai have pearly teeth!) We went to visit a school and village, which turned out to be THEIR village! It was lovely to meet his wife and family. This east side experience was very different than the west side Mara, which made us appreciate everything Kenya had to offer.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from Campiyakanzi, Manager at Campi ya Kanzi
Responded Sep 5, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and so glad it was such a good one. Just a clarification: no zebra skins, just skins from Maasai cows! Come back soon :-)
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ViLana18 wrote a review Aug 2019
Park City, Utah108 contributions29 helpful votes
This camp was well run with very good tent accommodations. The food was stunningly delicious! Managerial staff and guides were uniquely exceptional of the highest quality. Although wildlife is not great here it was a nonetheless very good first camp experience for us in Kenya. I can recommend it provided you're also going to other camps with a greater amount of wildlife.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Responded Sep 5, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and thank you for your recommendation.
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KJM_Boulder wrote a review Aug 2019
Boulder, CO284 contributions65 helpful votes
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Camp Ya Kanzi takes eco-lodges to a whole new level! The management is 100% committed to conservation and sustainability. They run on 100% solar energy, they recycle or compost all their waste, they have solar powered hot water and soon will have one of the first electric safari vehicles. The staff here is delightful, friendly and so hospitable. Luca, Antonella and Claudia, the owners and management, are some of the most gracious hosts. They join the group for dinners and ensure you engage in activities that suite your tastes. What I love about this camp is the ability to not only do safari drives, but hike, horseback ride and visit cultural sites. This is stunning location where daily you can see Mt. Kilamanjaro. I highly recommend this camp to anyone who loves conservation, the outdoors, good food and conversation!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Campiyakanzi, Manager at Campi ya Kanzi
Responded Sep 5, 2019
Wow, thank you! so glad you liked us so much. Do spread the voice and come back soon! L&A&C
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58nancy wrote a review Jul 2019
Newport Beach, California4 contributions1 helpful vote
You could ask for a better view from your room. But the best part of staying at the camp is the staff and the fact they are a leader in ecotourism. They are partners with the local Maasai village providing schools, clinics and employee them at the camp. But they also have a lion project that is extremely successful. When you add that up along with the lovely accommodations, good food and so many activities to choose from it makes for a awesome experience. I can't wait to visit again!
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from Campiyakanzi, Owner at Campi ya Kanzi
Responded Jul 27, 2019
Thank you for sharing this and for appreciating so much what we stand for and do. What you wrote is very touching to all of us. It gives meaning to our passions and dedication. Asante sana!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Campi ya Kanzi
What are some of the property amenities at Campi ya Kanzi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, airport transportation, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Campi ya Kanzi?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Does Campi ya Kanzi have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Campi ya Kanzi offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.