Samburu Sopa Lodge is Located inside the Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya. Samburu Sopa Lodge is built atop high ground allowing panoramic views of the vastness of Samburu shrub land and the hills beyond.
Samburu Sopa Lodge is situated 325 km from Nairobi, in the middle of the Samburu National Reserve, next to the Oryx airstrip. The lodge is built atop raised ground allowing panoramic views of distant Samburu hills to one side and for Mt. Kenya on the other side.
The lodge has a waterhole where you can view animals right in front of the lobby and can also be seen from bedroom verandahs as they come to drink water especially during dry seasons.
Accommodation and Meals
Samburu Sopa Lodge has 30 cottages forming buffalo horn pattern converge at the public facilities area, leaving the open end to free movement of the wildlife to access the waterhole . Each is spacious with a high ceiling and has been designed to blend in to the area using local materials in the construction and interior furnishings. Each cottage is split into two guest bedrooms, each with two queen size beds, en suite facilities (shower and wc) and a private veranda. Two rooms next to the reception and public areas are wheelchair-adapted. The architecture blends in with the area, to keep up with the style of the housing by the local Samburu people.
The dining room at Samburu Sopa Lodge has a beautiful view, including the furniture which is unusually carved, and the chairs have a cow horn shape on the back rest. Local stones and materials are tastefully displayed bringing nature into the lodge.
The dining area serves a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner – with an international-style menu and a good choice of dishes. Lunches can also be taken as a picnic lunch if out on game drives.
Guests enjoy gathering at the bar of an evening to share stories of the day’s sightings, whilst looking out over the floodlit waterhole which attracts a wide range of animals. The tastefully decorated main bar is located against the rear wall of the lounge, and is adjacent to the walkway and sunbathing area around the swimming pool with its shaded sunken bar where you can sit as you order for your own drink.
3 Days 2 Nights Samburu Air Safari to Samburu Sopa Lodge
Day 3. Departure – Early morning game, breakfast and depart to the airstrip for flight to Nairobi arriving at approximately 1200hrs.