Ol Tukai Lodge

Ol Tukai Lodge is renowned as one of the best spots in the world to watch elephants. It is set at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world and Africa’s tallest mountain. It is situated right in the heart of Amboseli National Park, one of East Africa’s captivating wildlife parks, with the eastern part of the lodge being home to several elephant families. Writers have described Ol Tukai in particular as the Home for the Gods! It was not until 1996 that the lodge opened its doors. It is designed to take full advantage of its rare environment. The endless plains dominate one side while the other is lavished with a forest of indigenous acacia trees. Ol Tukai is an award-winning lodge that keeps true to its hospitality nature.

There are 80 luxury chalet-style twin rooms at Ol Tukai Lodge, all with an uninterrupted view of the wetlands or Kilimanjaro. Stylish and comfortable, the rooms have private bath rooms and individual terraces. They are equipped with safes, fans, tea and coffee counters. To accommodate physically challenged guests, two rooms have been designed according to EU standards. Karibu Ol.


Ol Tukai Lodge  has a total of 80 Rooms

  • 31 Double Bed Rooms
  • 44 Twin Bed Rooms
  • 5 Triple Rooms
  • 2 Rooms adapted for physically challenged

(Extra beds and baby cots on request)

Room Features & Amenities

King size bed, Ensuite Bathroom Comprising of a Shower with Hot Water, Hand, Basin and Toilet, Ceiling Fans In all guest rooms, 220V Plug Points For Charging Equipment, A Range of products from Shower Gel, Shampoo, Hand Wash, Body Lotion, Shower Caps and Insect Repellent are supplied In each room, a Hairdryer Is available in the rooms, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Gowns and Slippers supplied in each room, Umbrella’s for the rainy season, A Safe for valuables, Net around the bed, Wi-Fi connection in all the rooms

Wine & Dine

The main dining area serves buffet-style and a-la-carte meals. Dining room-overlooking the swamp with views of Elephants and other animals. Elephant bar serves cocktails and wide selection of drinks. Dietary needs catered for (e.g. Vegetarian, Kosher, Gluten free) with advance notification 

Comfort & Convenience

Amboseli Airstrip transfers -Ample parking -Laundry and Dry Cleaning, Wide open lush grounds ideal for weddings and relaxation, Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access in public areas, Curio shop and Sites for bush dinners and sundowners. 

Activities & Entertainment

Morning and Afternoon Game Drives, Visit to The Maasai village*, A Range of health and beauty treatments (Spa), Night game drives with dedicated driver guides, Guided bird walks, Ol Tukai is home to 400 species of, birds Board games available at the reception, Observation hill Breakfast, Sundowners Cocktail, Pre arranged tree planting, Table tennis and darts by the pool, Jogging along the perimeter fence, Swimming pool with excellent views of the plains and Mt. Kilimanjaro


Ol Tukai’s Conference Room is fully equipped with video, flip charts, projector and other relevant apparatus, Accommodates 100 delegates, LCD Projector, Screen, Charts and Wireless Internet


Amboseli National Park, Observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the park’s plains and swamps.

Certification and Awards


Facility Key

  • Airport transfer
  • Swimming Pool
  • Taxi
  • Travel Desk
  • Gym
  • Spa Therapies
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Doctor on call
  • Child friendly
  • Disability Access
  • Business Centre
  • Conference
  • Concierge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Safety Deposit
  • Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Mini-Bar
  • Hair dryers
  • Wine bar
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Credit Cards Accepted

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