Campi ya Kanzi located in an area of outstanding natural beauty with considerable biodiversity of wildlife in Chyulu Hills, S.E.
Kenya overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro and bordering Tsavo West, Chyulu and Amboseli National Parks. The Camp is a community project with the Maasai and lies within Kuku Group Ranchowned by the Maasai herdsmen.
The ranch stretches from the Chyulu Hills to the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro.
The land on which Kampi ya Kanzi is located includes a number of different environments from the grasslands of the savanna to green river woodlands to cool mountain forest. The volcanic Chyulu Hills flank the property.
This safari lodge accommodates 14 guests in 6 double tents (with twin beds) and a Honeymoon suite each set on wooden platforms with thatched roofs and large en-suite bathrooms built on stone with running water flush toilet and shower. The tent has a veranda overlooking Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Chyulu Hills.
The lodge is situated in an area of considerable biodiversity. Game drives in open vehicles visiting Chyulu, Amboseli and Tsavo, Maasai village tours and forest walks, Walking safaris and bird watching.
Over and above the big game and plains game the area offers many of the rare species such as the wild dog, lesser kudu, and cheetah which thrive on the ranch. The fringe-eared Oryx and the Mountain Reedbuck are only found in this area.
The Conservation fee visitors pay to Campi ya Kanzi is used to generate some income to the lives and the education of the local community and they preserve their traditional ways and dignity.
The camp is one of the most environmentally friendly camps in Africa. The camp has been built with local materials only without felling one tree. The 220-volt electricity is provided by solar power and water is heated with solar boilers. Food scraps are composted for use in the vegetable garden.