Nestled in 190 acres of wooded Masai land, the lodge sits on the foothills of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. Mature wooded gardens with a variety of trees and plants, from thorn trees and acacias to fragrant frangipanis, colorful bougainvillea, and giant cactus plants thrive in these surroundings.
Different species of birds build their nests while monkeys with babies clinging under their bellies and squirrels dart through the gardens.
250 km from Nairobi, approximately 4 hours drive on tarmac and murram all-weather road.
Flying from Nairobi
83 rooms in total
40 rooms with 2 queen size beds of which, 6 have interconnecting doors, ideal for families and 24 rooms can be turned into triples on request.
21 rooms with one king-size bed, of which 2 rooms are suitable for the physically challenged, and 1 room is a honeymoon suite.
22 rooms have one queen size bed.
6 of the rooms have interconnecting doors ideal for families.
The pathways leading to the rooms are sheltered with beautiful plants and trees.
The rooms are constructed as individual huts, and they are all spacious, with en-suite bathrooms, and verandah.
The same building materials are used for all but in different combinations.
The interior is painted with cream walls and a contrasting ochre color. Local materials like sisal, driftwood, Masai blanket fabric, canvas, wrought iron, are all used for furnishings, maintaining the African theme.
Light fixtures include hurricane-like lamps as bedside lamps.
The honeymoon suite is perched up in a very strategic location. This is a large and spacious room with beautiful driftwood furniture, including a king-size bed. An ornamental fireplace separates the bedroom and the lounge which faces the mountain. A spacious verandah surrounds the suite, ideal for lounging early morning and evening when the mountain can best be seen in its glory.
It also has a kitchenette and one is accorded total privacy.