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Ithumba Camp

Northern area, Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
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May 7
May 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the pleasure to stay with our family for 3 days at the lodge. As supporters of the David Sheldrick trust we have adopted a number of orphaned elephants at the Nairobi centre and visited Ithumba to see first hand their next stage to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Ithumba for one night but spent most of our time visiting our adopted Elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage! We loved Ithumba and wished there had more time for us to spend there!! It is a beautiful, intimate camp and we...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Traveled with the friends and supporters of the David sheldrick trust, common minded fosters parents who are members of the Facebook group called Friends of Dr. Dame Daphne sheldrick. This place is magical, dreamy a great Oasis in the middle of nowhere. It's self catering...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had stayed at the original camp on our last visit, but decided to try the new camp nearby, which was under construction on our last trip. Because Tsavo is generally very warm the appeal of a place with a swimming pool is enormous. It...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Four years ago I visited the original camp at Ithumba, which was magical but this trip we stayed in the new Hill Camp. Impossible to describe except to say unique, awesome, unforgettable & obviously built with love. Wonderful place to relax with the added bonus...More

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  • Number of rooms
  • 4
  • Location
  • Kenya >
  • Coast Province >
  • Tsavo National Park East
  • Also Known As
  • Ithumba Camp Hotel Tsavo National Park East ,
  • Ithumba Camp Kenya/Tsavo National Park East
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Room & Suite (9)
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whiteburgundy
Hi - how did you book the new camp? I can't seem to find it listed anywhere - I can only find the original camp. Thanks!
1 March 2017|
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Response from Jack G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can just mail the David sheldrick trust and they will provide you with the details or you can join one of the dream safaris planned by a travel company called kichakani Sunset for the yearly group schedules of 6 pax... More
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AaaabL
Hi, We are planning to go to Umani Springs and / or Ithumba in November and we have a few questions: 1) can anybody recommend a good operator who could arrange transportation and booking with DSWT? 2) If we have to choose only one between Umani and Ithumba, what would you recommend? Thanks!
7 September 2016|
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Response from Beverly P | Reviewed this property |
I volunteer at the Sheldricks UK office & have visited all their units many times. Send me a message from below my reviews and I'll be very happy to recommend & answer all your questions. Beverly P
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Kbray228
If you had to choose between wither Umani Spring Camp or Ithumba, which one would you choose and why?
29 August 2016|
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Response from kimw | Reviewed this property |
They are both wonderful! Ithumba you have a chance to see ex orphans and wild elephants. Though we were told some guests come and only see dependent orphans though so depends if the other ellies are around, in dry season... More
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"This is a tented safari lodge - a booking is for the entire camp, complete with staff and chef."
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"All accommodation is exceptional"
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"Tent 1 closest to main building, all tents same"
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"All tents the same."
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