Surrounded by a forest of fever and palm trees in Kenya’s famous Amboseli National Park, Ol Tukai Lodge captures the true essence of Africa. With a welcoming ambience, breath taking surrounds and vast panoramic views of the landscape, you can view the snow capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance from the comfort of your room. Writers have described the area as ‘a home for the Gods’ and at Ol Tukai Lodge you will begin to understand why. This eco-rated lodge not only boasts the most incredible location, but also provides guests with excellent facilities and activities.
Ol Tukai Lodge claims to be one of the best spots in the world to watch elephants up close and with the backdrop of Africa’s highest peak, there is guaranteed to be some incredible photographic opportunities.
The lodge is made up of 80 stylish chalet rooms that are built out of gum trees, stone and slate from the local river. All rooms have double or single beds as well as a en suite bathroom and private terrace that has views of either Mount Kilimanjaro or the surrounding wetlands.
Guest areas include a comfortable lounge decorated with traditional Africa prints and artifacts that extends out onto a veranda and the Elephant Bar, which is an open air bar area. Guests can also relax next to the pool, or take a dip in between game drives while sipping on a cocktail or two. Meals can be served out under the stars or in the dining room.
Activities at Ol Tukai Lodge include guided game drives led by experienced and passionate guides who love nothing more than revealing secrets about life in the bush. Vast herds of elephant roam the area, as well as buffalo, zebra and wildebeest.
It is also home to a variety of predators, such as lion and leopard. Guests can also take guided bush walks out into the grasslands accompanied by one of the resident ornithologists, providing birding enthusiasts with fantastic opportunities to spot some of the many species of birds that live in the area.
- Bird Watching