ECOTOURISM


Ecotourism is responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and sustains the wellbeing of the local people through low impact tourism enterprise. ACC was among the pioneer conservation bodies to support ecotourism campsites in Shompole and Olkiramatian, Magadi, in the Maasai Mara and in Laikipia. Visitors can experience unique landscapes, diversity of wildlife and the Maasai culture. Campsites also act as education hubs where tourists and locals exchange scientific and indigenous knowledge, leading to conservation innovations.



Further the healthy coexistence of people and wildlife, and conserve life-giving ecosystems.

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Twala Cultural Manyatta

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Twala Cultural Manyatta provides guided ecotours, Maasai cultural experiences, and affordable accommodations. The Manyatta was initiated by local Maasai women to provide a unique and authentic experience for visitors while fostering respect and understanding of the local environment and culture. It is located in the stunning wildlife-filled Laikipia plateau, near Mt. Kenya.

The Manyatta activities bring together research, experience, lives and knowledge of Maasai communities living within a dynamic and challenging landscape. All proceeds go directly to the community and are utilized for the benefit of sustainable development and poverty reduction. All guides have been recruited and trained locally.

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Other Projects & Progress

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LIVELIHOODS

ACC’s community-owned eco-lodges provide employment to the locals and over the years have supported other spin-off activities such as beadwork for women, bee keeping, nature walks and cultural experiences for visitors.

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LOISIIJO LODGE – SHAMPOLE

Within the famous Rift Valley, the Ewaso Ngiro River flows from the highlands of the Mau escarpment into the soda lake of Lake Natron. Hidden away on the fig tree shaded river banks of the Ewaso Ngiro River, beyond Lake Magadi is Loisiijo Lodge. When staying at ‘Loisiijo’ you will be supporting the local Maasai who are the owners of the lodge.

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SAMPU CAMP — OLKIRAMATIAN

Sampu Camp is a self catering camp found just 3 hours drive from Nairobi. Overlooking Lake Magadi it offers stunning views over the Nguruman escarpment and over 60,000 acres of private wilderness.

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Implementing & Funding Partners

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