With its cool Galana stone floors and beautiful thatched roofs, Ithumba Camp consists of a comfortable mess-building, including an open plan dining and sitting room. An exclusive stylishly rustic hideaway, designed for the intrepid traveller who relishes being off the beaten track, with big skies, star-studded nights and a rich array of fascinating species in the surrounding wild landscape. Based at the foot of Ithumba Hill with commanding views across the Yatta Plateau, guests can immerse themselves in the sounds of nature whilst close by is the Ithumba Reintegration Unit which guests have the opportunity to visit.

Located in the heart of the remote Northern sector of Tsavo East National Park, Ithumba Camp directly contributes to the protection and conservation of this rare wilderness. Here’s how:

  • Support Anti-Poaching operations
  • Maintain road network for security
  • Ongoing Aerial Surveillance
  • Maintain fence lines
  • Maintain Ithumba airstrip
  • Water for wildlife (boreholes and waterholes)
  • Camping equipment donation to KWS
  • Maintain freshwater plant for KWS personnel
  • Refurbishment of KWS Ithumba HQ
  • Bushfire Mitigation support for KWS
  • Alleviate Human-Wildlife Conflict
  • Vehicle donations for KWS and Vehicle refurbishment for KWS
  • Special access to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Ithumba Elephant Reintegration Unit
  • Adopt an orphan elephant, rhino or giraffe for yourself or as a gift – offering life and hope to an animal in need
4 rustic tented bedrooms; exclusive use
Outdoor showers and flushing toilets
Fully staffed self-catering property, with resident chef
Pool, Spa
Caters To
Families, couples, single travellers or small groups



  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Visit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Ithumba Elephant Reintegration Unit