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El Karama Lodge

El Karama Lodge

• Eco-friendly owner run & managed wildlife lodge

• Ideal for families

• Tailor made children’s activities designed to inspire, excite & entertain all ages

• An authentic, personal and hands on safari experience

• On the Ewaso Nyiro river enjoying views of Mt Kenya, the Aberdares & Loldaiga Hills

• Located on a private property, without the activity limitations of a park or conservancy

• Most easily accessible property from the Nanyuki airstrip

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Designed, built and operated by owners Murray and Sophie Grant, the award winning El Karama eco-lodge sits on 14,000 acres of private wilderness on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River frequented by a vast array of wildlife – including four of the Big 5.

El Karama’s cottages and bandas exude a ‘home away from home’ feeling that resonates throughout the lodge with a focus on family, sustainability and home grown produce.Explore the wilderness on a guided bush walk, spend the evening under the African stars in a suspended star tent, relax by the eco swimming pool or tour the ranch, dairy and shamba where the majority or ingredients are sourced for the delicious farm to fork meals served at the lodge.

• 2 River Cottages – one bedroom ensuite (double) with shared private dining area ‘Little River Camp’

• 4 Bandas – one bedroom ensuite (sleeping 2 pax) with additional baby cot/ children’s bed

• Family Cottage – two ensuite bedrooms (king & twin shared en suite) with additional two childrens beds on mezzanine level

• Children of all ages welcome

• Day & night game drives

• Guided bush walks

• Bush meals

• Sundowners

• Fly camping

• Horse riding

• Camel trekking

• Camera trapping

• Birding

• Fishing

• Rock hide sleep out & game viewing

• Behind the scenes’ eco-lodge tours

• Organic kitchen garden and ranch farm visit

• Interactive kitchen cooking lessons

• Volleyball

• Jogging

• Cultural community visits

• Children’s Activities: plaster casts of prints, termite clay modelling, arts and crafts, cooking, fishing, tracking

• Excursions: Ol Pejeta Rhino Sanctuary & Mount Kenya Horse Patrol

• Swimming pool (eco)

• Baby swimming pool

• WiFi : reception

• 24 hour electricity: solar

• Charging facilities: in-room & main areas

• Children’s ‘Bush School’

• Gift shop

• Interactive kitchen

• Laundry

• Children’s menu

• Babysitting

• Guest Areas: poolside mess area, riverside mess area, fireplace, outdoor campfire

• Hot & cold running water

• Flush toilet

• Hot water indoor shower

• Private verandah

• Seating area

• River Cottage: outdoor bathtub

• Bandas: indoor bathtub

• 2017 Eco Warrior Award Winner

• Open year round

• Nanyuki Airstrip – 1 hour drive

• Daily scheduled flights departing Nairobi Wilson Airport

• Private Charter

• Road Transfer from Nairobi, approximately 4 hours

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