Elerai Camp is located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on a 5000 acre private conservation area 12 kms south east of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Africa’s Largest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. The camp looks down onto the Amboseli National Park in one direction and up to Mt Kilimanjaro in the other direction, giving clients what is arguably the best location of any camp in Amboseli.
The camp currently has 12 mountain facing Deluxe Tents and 5 large Cottage Rooms. Both the Deluxe Tents and the cottage rooms have en-suite bathrooms whereby the cottage rooms also have luxurious baths in addition to the shower. The facilities are supplied with hot running water provided by eco friendly solar units.
The Elerai Camp project is a community project that has been a long time in the making. The project has been a concerted effort between Elerai Camp, The African Wildlife Foundation and The Elerai community. The concept is to provide a sustainable income from tourism for the Masai community in the area and to try and ensure that it is in the communities interest to protect the wildlife for generations to come. Amboseli has been a location where human-wildlife conflict has been an issue for many years, and it is projects like these that can over time ensure that communities start to benefit from wildlife and to ensure they invest in protecting and securing their future for their own benefit.
One of the biggest advantages of Elerai Camp is that being located on its own private conservation area clients have the chance to view wildlife in private surroundings. In addition we also offer clients the chance to enjoy spectacular bush sundowners, night game drives and game walks on the conservancy, activities that are restricted or not available to the lodges located within the park.
The Cottage Rooms & Deluxe Tents at Elerai Camp were built and designed to ensure that your stay will be in complete luxury. Huge beds with quality mattresses and pillows and a large duvet ensure that you will sleep through the night in total comfort.The Cottage Rooms offer large sliding doors open out onto your own private verandah overlooking the plains below and Amboseli National Park. Each room has its own bathroom with a view, designed using natural rock and acacia wood the bathrooms have a design and feel unique to Elerai.
In the Deluxe Tents you can enjoy the ultimate Safari experience sleeping under canvas waking up to breathtaking views of Mt Kilimanjaro – the comfortable sofa on the large verandah deck allows day-time chilling and viewing of the mountain.
Dinners at Elerai Camp are served a la carte. Using locally grown vegetables and fruit our chefs prepare a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes. On a clear night tables are set out on the terrace where clients can enjoy a meal under the stars. Regularly the Mountain will be clear early evening and can be seen lit up by the moon from your dinner table. If you have any special requests for meals please let us know in advance and our chefs would be happy to meet your requirements.”