Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi means "Camp of the Hidden Treasure" in Kiswahili, and is the ultimate in luxury tented camps. Campi ya Kanzi is managed by Luca Belpietro and Antonella Bonomi, it lies within a 400-square-mile private ranch in southern Kenya which is owned by local Masai tribes and is truly one of the last unspoiled areas of Africa. Adjoining three national parks, the property is home to a vast wildlife population. Guests stay in one of eight comfortable, spacious double tents with a thatched roof. Each stands on a large wooden platform and has its own wide verandah. Every tent has a superb view of Mount Kilimanjaro and the surrounding Tsavo hills. The tents feature colonial-style beds and large, elegant bathrooms with hot and cold running water, sink, flush toilet, shower, and bidet. With only eight guest tents, there is ample distance from one to another to guarantee every guest's privacy. Each tent has a dedicated Maasai attendant assigned to it. At night, a Maasai Askari (guard) patrols the camp to ensure complete safety in this wilderness camp. The Tembo House clubhouse has been beautifully constructed of local materials such as native woods and lava rocks. Crystal glasses, fine table settings and candlelight dinners are an integral part of the Campi ya Kanzi experience. Campi ya Kanzi cooks are specially trained in the preparation of fine home made Italian which the camp features along with International and local dishes. Fresh daily vegetables are supplied by Campi ya Kanzi's organic vegetable garden, as well as fresh milk from the camp's organic dairy. Wines are from the Italian vineyards of Antonella's family. Activities include nature walks, walking safaris, cultural interaction with Masai community, game drives, birdwatching, visits to the projects of the Masai Wilderness Conservation Trust, including a Masai school.