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Northern area, Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This camp is very basic but completely fantastic rolled into one. One of the very first David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust camps to appear in Tsavo East National Park. It's tied in with the Ithumba Reintegration Unit where we take all our guest when there is...More

2  Thank DLBerry
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

The camp is amazing, the rooms and decor and the atmosphere out of this world. However the camp is only a part of the reason to visit. The camp is all about the DSWT and the amazing work they do with the elephants. The staff...More

2  Thank Trevor J
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Ithumba Camp, my home from home. Another wonderful stay here in September 2017 then again January 2018, I will never tire of the wonders of Ithumba and cannot praise the three staff at the original camp and the Keepers enough for always looking after me...More

3  Thank Beverly P
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Stayed at this David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) managed, self-catering lodge during a tour. Stunning. Incredible decor, breathtaking views off the side of the mountain (hill/ boulder), beautiful outdoor shower and covered bath, beautiful & comfortable tented accomodation. I believe there are only 4 tents....More

1  Thank Cdn_Grl_Wanderluster
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We spent 5 nights at Ithumba camp which is the original camp built by the DSWT. There is now Ithumba Hills and Ithumba Private. We were lucky enough to be there for three of the days with just our group of 6 and no other...More

3  Thank charlieCornwall
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Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
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Ithumba Camp Hotel Tsavo National Park East
Ithumba Camp Kenya/Tsavo National Park East
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Anita S
February 6, 2018|
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Response from charlieCornwall | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the DSWT directly to book. The cost for the whole camp is roughly USD 1200 per night. The camp is booked by one group only so if there are two people or six people the cost is the same.
Tony S
December 3, 2017|
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Response from charlieCornwall | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I guess you know you have to adopt an orphan to be able to book the Sheldrik camps? Charlie
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Escape-overseas | Reviewed this property |
You will need to take your food and drink with you for the chef to prepare. You are in total isolation. We drove to the camp so cannot advise on transfers. I assume you are arranging everything through the Daphne Sheldrick... More
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"There are only 4 tents with two beds each...if you are willing to share this place is awesome."
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"There is one tent/room on its own to the right of the kitchen area if you would like to be private. Otherwise..."
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"Baobab Room at Ithumba Hill Camp"
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"Just go and enjoy it!"
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