We stayed at the bush camp for two nights over Easter and it was truly a fantastic experience. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to visit Amboseli National Park.
Prior to our trip, we exchanged some emails with the owner of the camp, Phil. He answered all our questions and provided us with detailed directions to the bush camp as well as phone numbers of the caretakers.
Upon arrival, the caretakers were waiting for us to help with our luggage and provide us with a tour of the camp. Dickson, the main caretaker, was extremely accommodating and made us feel very welcome. He was around whenever we needed him yet gave us our space and privacy. On our first day, Dickson showed us around Amboseli Park (about a fifteen-minute drive from the camp) and took us hiking. The second day, we visited his Maasai village located right outside the park, which was a great experience.
Since we were the only visitors in the camp, we got to pick our tent. We chose tent number three since it has the best views of the Kilimanjaro. The tents are all tastefully decorated and ours had a separate washing area. The lounge offers a great sitting area where you can relax and enjoy magnificent views; nothing overly luxurious but all very well put together and comfortable, though maybe not so much if you don't like lizards! The outdoor kitchen is equipped with a gas stove and all the utensils needed to prepare simple meals. It also features a pizza oven that the caretakers used on our second evening to prepare delicious, authentic Italian pizzas for us.
What makes this place so special is that it blends in perfectly with the gorgeous environment and the stunning views. It's very private and secluded, allowing you to really disconnect and enjoy the nature and the silence. It really is a magical place, and I would definitely go back there!
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