Ol Donyo Lodge is located in one of the most spectacular and scenic locations in all of East Africa, with Mount Kilimanjaro visible from end-to-end, the 275, 000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch offers the Amboseli National Park experience without the crowds, and in utter privacy. Imagine traveling across the archetypal savannahs of East Africa in an open 4x4 guided by the best professional guides, or feeling the rhythm of Africa beneath your feet as you walk with expert trackers, or horseback riding with Mt. Kilimanjaro as a backdrop. Explore this paradise and return to one of the most luxurious small lodges in East Africa where a hot bath or shower, a private swimming pool wait – all with inspiring views of Africa – plus delicious food, charming hosts and world-class service. Does this sound like fantasy? It is real and it is called… Ol Donyo Wuas.
Ol Donyo Lodge is in the heart of the Mbirikani Maasai Group Ranch, located on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills National Park between Amboseli and Tsavo West National Parks in southeast Kenya. Its location is unrivaled - full views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and in the path of traditional wildlife migration routes. It is a lodge rich in history, passion and conservation.The 20-bed lodge inclusive of the four bed private bush home was rebuilt and redesigned in 2008. Perched on a hillside, every view looks out across the vast savannah, and onward to Mt. Kilimanjaro. No two suites or villas are the same, but what is consistent is the attention to detail, the comfortable yet utterly luxurious décor and the tradition of greatness. Regarded as one of the most attractive lodges in East Africa, Ol Donyo Wuas is a place to call home for as long as possible.
Standard suites each have one large bedroom with a private en-suite bathroom, an indoor and outdoor shower and private "star-bed" / sundowner viewing deck. Family suites consists of two suites, linked by a central outdoor foyer. The two suites are designed for independent couples, friends, or family who are travelling together can share the same villa, but enjoy entirely separate suites. This provides the option of complete privacy or socialising. Each of the family suites have a private bedroom with a private pool, en-suite bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower, “star-bed”/sundowner viewing deck.
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There is no doubt that al fresco lunches on the verandah and candlelit dinners in the dining room are wonderful, but you can also enjoy breakfasts and dinners under the African sky; or surprise sundowners and classic English tea in the romantic setting of the bush.
Activities include the 4x4 game drives, night drives, walks with armed guides, half and full-day horseback safaris (with a choice of over 20 quality horses that suit both advanced and novice riders),mountain biking on the open plains. Also there's a close-up, safe, elephant experience in the lodges open-air “log-jam” hide; romantic roof top “star-beds”, bush breakfasts, dinner under the stars and authentic Maasai cultural visits. All-inclusive rate includes activities, all meals, all local drinks and house wines and laundry.
(Nairobi, Chyulu Hills, Laikipia, Masai Mara)
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