The green mountains in east Africa are one of the most iconic place of the continent. They are the place that profoundly inspired Hemingway, with Maasi warriors and lions. Campi Ya Kanzi, chose to settle there to provide tourists incredible sights while helping preserve the local ecosystems and communities.
Campi ya Kanzi is settled in front of the Kilimanjaro: Africa’s highest mountain. The lodge offers tourist the best sights of the continent. The Maasai reservation is 280,000-acres wide with no other lodge, camp or tourists nearby which will enable tourists to enjoy true African wildlife during their stay.
The lodge’s intention is to give tourists the best immersion possible. They will experience true ethical and solidarity tourism. As Camp ya Kanzi is surrounded by an amazing wildlife, tourists will get to see lions, leopards, buffalos, elephants and rhinos (the big five) together with elands, lesser kudus, waterbucks, zebras and many more. In order to have and even truer integration into the local lifestyles, the guides for the safari are Maasai trackers and guides as they know well their land.
Campi ya Kanzi is known for being the most awarded ecotourism lodge in Africa. The lodge only uses solar energy for both electricity and hot water. It manages wastes sustainably and recycles all black water and gray water while being the only camp in Kenya that is widely water self-sufficient. It uses self-collected rainwater instead of drawing from community water sources.
The lodge has partnered with The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) who employs nearly 100 predator monitors and game scouts to prevent illegal activity, to monitor impacts on biodiversity and to reduce wildlife/human conflict. MWCT has also engaged in various relationships with searchers and companies in order to research and preserve the land as well as education and health programs for the Maasai community.
Find more about Campi ya Kanzi on their website : http://www.maasai.com/
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