Ol Tukai Lodge is located within Amboseli National Park. The lodge claims to be one of the best spots in the world to watch herds of elephants. This upmarket lodge has a splendid vista of Mt. Kilimanjaro which serves as the backdrop to the elephant-watching.


Ol Tukai Lodge has 80 luxurious chalet-style rooms. Each room offers either a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro or the neighboring wetlands. The rooms are tastefully furnished and finished with the decor drawing inspiration from African culture. As expected, the rooms have a bathroom ensuite. In addition, the rooms also come with private terraces.

Dining and Other Amenities

One can dine on the verandah where animals such as elephants, zebras, and buffalos are easily spotted just beyond the fence. The restaurant serves both an a la carte menu or a buffet. Special dietary needs such as vegetarian or Indian dishes are easily catered for. Ol Tukai Lodge usually has themed nights for its dining experiences such as Swahili fish nights or barbecue. Additionally, champagne breakfasts and bush dinners can be arranged to furth diversify the dining experience.

The Elephant Bar is an open-air bar where all sorts of drinks are served. Above the bar is a level deck that offers uninhibited views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the surrounding marshlands.

There is a free-form swimming pool that is shaded by acacia trees and lined with sunbeds for one to relax in. For further relaxation, aromatic massages are offered by the resident masseuse staff. Alternatively, one can partake in sundowner cocktails to mark the end of an adventurous day.

Wi-Fi is also available. Finally, for souvenirs, one can find an assortment of African artifacts at the Gift Shop.


Game drives through Amboseli National Park are the main activity at Ol Tukai Lodge. Maasai dances are usually held in the evening to entertain guests. There are also lectures on elephant research and the Maasai culture held at the lodge for anyone looking to enrich oneself with this kind of knowledge. Bird walks are also available and for corporate clients, conferences can also be organized.

Ol Tukai Lodge Rates

Above rates include:

  • Transport in a luxurious 8 seater safari minivan
  • 2 nights’ accommodation on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/tour guide
  • Unlimited game drives

Above rates exclude:

  • Drinks and tips for waiters, porters and drivers
  • Park entry fees – Citizens (Adult Kshs.860, Kid Kshs.215), Residents (Adult Kshs.1030, Kid Kshs.515)

Note: East African Resident Rates – in Kenya Shillings (KES)


Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli

Early in the morning after breakfast we depart Nairobi and proceed to Amboseli National Park We arrive in time for lunch at lodge or camp followed by afternoon game drive and on a clear day, you will be able to see Mt Kilimanjaro, for dinner and overnight stay at camp/lodge.

Day 2: Amboseli Full Day Game Drive

Morning game drives over the park’s dusty roads, you’re likely to spot wildebeest, giraffes, Gazelles, Impala and zebra attracted to the marshes and swamps fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. You may also spot lions on the fringes of the marshes as well as a great variety of bird-life (some 425 species of bird populate the park). With Kilimanjaro providing a dramatic backdrop, your photographs will be stunning with Elephants, which makes Amboseli popular as there in hundreds.`
Dinner and Overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 3: Amboseli – Nairobi

Early morning game drive and come for breakfast later depart for Nairobi arriving late afternoon drop off at your hotel or airport

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