Satao Elerai Camp, Amboseli National Park | Kenya Safari
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Satao Elerai Camp

Location: Amboseli National Park, Kenya Safari

 Satao Elerai Camp is located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on a 5000 acre private conservation area 12 kilometers south east of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Africa’s Largest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. The camp looks down onto the Amboseli National Park in one direction and up to Mt Kilimanjaro in the other direction, giving clients what is arguably the best location of any camp in Amboseli. The Satao Elerai project is a community project that has been along time in the making.

The project has been a concerted effort between the Satao Elerai, The African Wildlife Foundation and The Elerai community. The concept is to provide a sustainable income from tourism for the Masai community in the area and to try and ensure that it is in the communities’ interest to protect the wildlife for generations to come. Amboseli has been a location where human-wildlife conflict has been an issue for many years, and it is projects like these that can over time ensure that communities start to benefit from wildlife and to ensure they invest in protecting and securing their future for their own benefit.


  • 12 kilometers from Amboseli National Park
  • in house chef
  • Dinners at Satao Elerai Camp are served a la carte

Amenities at the Satao Elerai Camp, Amboseli National Park, Kenya Safari

  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Camp fire

Rooms at the at the Satao Elerai Camp, Amboseli National Park, Kenya Safari

Mountain-facing Tents

The raised cedar wood floors, acacia poles and thatch roofing complement the surrounding environment. Each tent has its own en-suite bathroom with solar-heated hot showers. The large balconies have comfy day beds for a relaxing afternoon.

Features:  King beds, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, No Smoking in Rooms

Lodge-style Suites

 The elegantly furnished suite rooms have large sliding doors that open out onto private verandas overlooking the plains below. Designed using natural rock and acacia wood, the bathrooms have their own naturally crafted bathtubs and showers which is unique to Elerai. Elephants, giraffes and zebras are seen most days from the comfort of your room.

Features:  King beds, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms

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What to do at the Satao Elerai Camp, Amboseli National Park, Kenya Safari

  • Gamedrives: During your stay at Satao Elerai you have the option to either enjoy game drives in Amboseli National Park or on the Elerai Conservation area. Amboseli National Park offers the amazing Amboseli swamps with the large herds of elephants and buffaloes and the unique aquatic bird species. In contract Elerai conservation area offers grass plains and acacia woodland forest which are home to the large elephant bulls, many giraffe and eland and a host of amazing bird life.
  • Community Visits: A trip to the Elerai Masai community allows you to experience an authentic Masai experience. Our trips allow you to see the Masai as they live traditionally and not under false circumstances. Enjoy a chance to walk with their cattle as they set out for the days grazing.
  • Game Walks: Elerai Conservation area is one of the best game walking areas in Kenya with several different options for walks including several walks in the nearby river gorge. For the walks we charge 20 USD per person and allow you to experience the bush and wildlife in a completely different way. Take advantage of this special activity.
  • Sundowners: A sundowner with Kilimanjaro as the backdrop is something not to be missed. Few locations offer such an amazing chance to take that ideal Africa sunset picture with the bonus of Kilimanjaro in the background.
  • Night Game Drives: Few places offer the opportunity to see the nocturnal wildlife of Africa. Night game drives give you the opportunity to see Serval Cats, Genet Cats, Civet Cats, Ardwolfs, Owls, Bush babies and many other beautiful species that roam the bush at night. This offers a different experience and is a must for those that have never experienced it.