An eco-lodge is a type of tourist accommodation designed to have the minimum possible impact on the natural environment in which it is situated. There are a number of eco-lodges in Kenya’s parks and reserves and here is a list of the best eco-lodges for accommodation while visiting the Tsavo.
1. Kiwanjani Eco Lodge
Situated in the heart of Tsavo, Kiwanjani eco-lodge is the best place to be accommodated while in the Tsavo. Wild animals wander freely around the lodge. The seclusion, comfort and tranquillity of this place act as the perfect ingredients for an undisturbed getaway.
You can go for hiking at Mt. Kasigau, night drives, bush breakfast and even idyllic sundowners.
2. Galdessa Little Eco Lodge
Overlooking the Yatta Plateau, this eco-lodge offers a luxurious and once in a lifetime opportunity for travellers seeking to immerse themselves in a hidden and untouched corner of Tsavo National Park. Visitors get to enjoy amazing views of the Galana River, frequent wildlife sightings, going for game drives and maybe game watching as elephants cool off in Galana River. It has luxury tented accommodation on elevated wooden decks under attractive thatched shade.
3. Ithumba Private
This is a stunningly crafted hideaway, with an elevated position between natural rocks and giant baobabs, offering intimacy and tranquillity within the expansive Tsavo wilderness. It commands expansive sweeping views of untouched wilderness.
4. Eco-lodge Kuwinda Tented Camp
Surrounded by nature, located in a strategic position on the River Galana, Kuwinda Tented camp is a perfect place to stay while visiting the Tsavo. Malindi Town is 80 kilometres from the Camp.
5. Ithumba Hill Camp
This place is a pure luxury as it offers guests a unique retreat to explore Tsavo East National Park.
It is designed to preserve the integrity of the wilderness and support conservation within Tsavo National Park while offering unmatched comfort for guests exploring Tsavo East’s remote northern area, with spacious and elegant accommodation with 180-degree panoramic views of Ithumba’s stunning vistas.
6. Galdessa Camp
Galdessa camp is Galdessa Little eco-lodge’s sister lodge and it offers an atmospheric location from which to explore a hidden, unspoilt and wild corner of Tsavo.
7. Ithumba Camp
With big skies and star-studded nights, Ithumba Camp offers a truly wild and private experience. Ithumba Camp is 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.