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Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

• Exclusive luxury safari lodge

• 7 uniquely designed & decorated suites with private plunge pools

• Originally built in 1987 by bush pilot & conservationist Richard Bonham

• The 275,000 acre Maasai-owned Mbirikani Group Ranch borders the Chyulu Hills National Park between Tsavo East & Amboseli National Parks

• Discover the wildlife and scenery on foot, horseback or mountain bike

• Stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro

• Relais Chateaux & National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Member

• Sleep in private ‘star beds’

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On the slopes of the volcanic Chyulu Hills, Ol Donyo Lodge offers unparalleled views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the vast open plains of the 125,000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch between the Tsavo East and Amboseli National Parks.

Originally built in 1987 by bush pilot and conservationist Richard Bonham, the lodge was transformed into an exclusive safari destination in 2008. Each suite’s rooftop terrace offers guests the opportunity to sleep under the stars in their private ‘star beds’ or relax in their private plunge pool enjoying the views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the waterhole below in the tranquility of the Kenyan bush.

Explore the wilderness on day and night game drives, on guided bush walk, on horseback or mountain bike through the Chyulu Hills, ending your day with a sundowner watching the sun set behind the highest free standing mountain in the world.

• 3 Pool Suites – one spacious ensuite bedroom (double / twin convertible)

• 3 Deluxe Pool Suites – one large ensuite bedroom (double / twin convertible)

• 1 Sambu Suite – 2 ensuite bedrooms (double/twin convertible)

• Maximum of 16 guests

• Children over the age of 5 years are welcome

• Day & night game drives

• Guided bush walks

• Bush meals

• Sundowners

• Hiking

• Horse riding

• Mountain biking

• Game tracking

• Fly camping

• Scenic Kilimanjaro flights

• Star bed sleepout

• Open-air hide & waterhole game viewing

• Children’s activities

• Spa treatments

• Cultural community visits

• Excursions: Amboseli National Park

• Swimming Pool

• WiFi (intermittent): in-room

• Computer with internet access

• Mobile phone signal

• 24 hour electricity

• Charging facilities: in-room & main areas

Laptop & mobile phone usage limited to in-room use

• Babysitting

• Wheelchair friendly

• Laundry

• Spa

• Gift Shop

• Guest Areas: dining area, lounge, fireplace, library, bar, pool lounge/dining area & campfire

• Hot & cold running water

• Flush toilet

• Hot water indoor shower

• Hot water outdoor shower

• Bathtub

• Views of waterhole & Mount Kilimanjaro

• Private plunge pool

• Private verandah

• Private ‘star bed’ roof top terrace

• Lounge

• Eco-hairdryer

• Fan

• Mosquito net

• In-room safe

• The Great Plains Foundation

• Big Life Foundation conservation partner

• Member of Pack for a Purpose

• Ranch owned by 4,000 members of the Masai community

• Open year-round

• Ol Donyo Lodge Airstrip – 30 minute drive

• Daily scheduled flights departing Nairobi Wilson Airport

• Private charter

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