The lodge itself was rebuilt in 2008 and sits in thick woodland on a gently sloping hillside with views out over the plains to a distant Kilimanjaro. Designed to merge your outdoor and indoor living, a series of unique suites and villas appears to emerge from the arid landscape on either side of a palatial lounge and dining area. Eight of the ten private cottages have their own swimming pool whilst all enjoy roof terraces where intimate “star beds” can be set up, allowing guests the thrill of sleeping in style under a canopy of endless stars while connecting with their self
Early morning and late afternoon game drives opportunities in a 4x4 open vehicle
Wildlife viewing in a open air hide and sleep outs on private "star beds"
Guided bush walks,night drives, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, tracking, conservation and community out-reach programmes to meet your adventurous needs
Bush breakfast and dinners experiences
Itinerary in Brief
Tailor made itineraries can be made to suit weather conditions and
your preferences. If you have any questions on any activities or
programs, just ask one of our consultants.
Ol' Donyo Lodge is primarily accessed by scheduled air transfers or private air charters. On arrival at the airfield, the vehicle transfer to the lodge is approximately 30 minutes, allowing time for game viewing. Scheduled daily flights from Nairobi’s domestic Wilson Airport to ol Donyo Lodge.
Flying time in a Cessna Caravan from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to ol Donyo Lodge airfield is about an hour.
Leaving early in the morning or late afternoon in a 4x4 open vehicle and explore the exciting wilderness, undisturbed. These times will be most ideal, as many wildlife species are active during these periods. Allow the world revolve around you, as you roam endlessly in the vehicle to seek exciting wildlife discoveries.
Led by a knowledgeable naturalist guide, enter the safari wilderness and learn about the local wildlife species and the safari environment. Take this chance to discover many breathtaking sights and be ready to capture every moment with your camera devices.
Come and meet our gentle and friendly horses within the reserve and take them for a exciting horse riding adventure. The adventure will be guided with our experienced staff to ensure your safety and you will be taught how to ride these horses. The activity is available for everyone from beginners to experts.
Community out-reach programs
For those who would like something more relaxing and less adventurous, they can consider the community out-reach programs. Guests will visit the local communities and learn about their lifestyle living in the wilderness. It is up to the guests if they are willingly to contribute to the community developments.
Throughout the reserve, animals are to be seen everywhere due to the abundance of water source near the lodge. Hence you are able to sight for exotic species from the platforms of the lodge. The lodge is also located on top of the hill which allows guests to see further in the far distance. Alternatively, guests can also head downwards to the bottom of the hill where they can observe wildlife more closely.
Departs - Selected dates (listed below)
Ol' Donyo Lodge Accommodation
The ol Donyo Lodge consists some of the comfortable and relaxing atmospheric vibes to compliment its natural surroundings. Constructed efficiently with natural raw materials, combined with the most fitting wooden interiors to provide the best luxury safari experience. Natural lights beaming into the lodge and many open areas within the lodge, connecting with the safari even closer. Many animal species can be sighted from the lodge as there is an abundance of food source and water in this region. Additional facilities are commonly shared throughout the premise such as lounge, dinning area, and outdoors. This is a great opportunity to meet some new friends and talk about your exciting safari experiences.
These rooms have a double bed,and is
located outdoors where guests can sleep under the starry sky. The suite
is made up of entirely natural style wooden interior, verandah, private bathroom, and private pool.
Accommodation during the stay
Scheduled activities (including horseback riding)
All meals as specified in the program
Return road transfers to Chyulu airstrip
Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (excluding champagne)
What's not included?
Airport entrance/departure taxes
Nairobi air transfers
Additional activities not included in the program*
Late checkout options**
Travel Protection Plan
Any items not mentioned as included
*Additional activities are but not limited to: Maasi cultural visits (USD 20 p.p. paid directly to Masaai), day trips to Amboseli National Park, Scenic air flights, and spa services.
**Late check outs are subject to availability and additional cost of USD 100 per adult and USD 50 per child.
***Prices are per person per night and a minimum of 3 nights
stay is recommended.
Hotel rates are based on lead-in rooms.
types and hotels are available.
Rates are subject to change and
different rates may apply during holiday seasons and special events. Please contact us to enquire.