Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge is in the midst of magical Kenya. Enjoy remarkable hospitality and luxury by your hosts, the Laikipiak Maasai. The award winning lodge was built in 1996 atop a protruding rock formation. Located to the east of the Mukogodo escarpment at an altitude of 4,000 feet beyond sea level, the lodge provides the familiarity of bliss in the African bush.
Accommodation at The Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge consists of:
Camouflaged in the environment and made out of natural resources from the local vicinity this eco lodge emphasize flora and fauna conservation and sustainability. Water is fed by means of gravity from a spring and powered by solar energy. Six roomy "banda's boast with treasured views extended out over the lush African escarpment. On this incline, the joined rope-bridge link the two bandas, in case large groups come to visit and would value eachothers company.
The accommodation is all fitted with airy bathrooms and open-air showers fed with hot water. The honeymoon suite provides a entertaining option of wheeling ones bed onto the verandah enjoying the night sky and sleeping under the stars. Each banda has a mosquito net draping over comfortable beds and a number of single beds are obtainable for extra guests. With Maasai along with the African bush surrounding you 360 degrees, you will not doubt that you are among impeccable hosts. Unwind and relax at the beautiful Il Ngwesi community-owned lodge or venture on a walking expedition with Masai warriors through Kenya's beautiful environment. The Maasai land is home to the majority of wildlife in Kenya. To the south are game conservancies Lewa Downs and Borana who have joined forces in the commitment to wildlife conservation.
A few activities and excursions accessible on the conservancy are: day and night game drives, accompanied by experienced guides. Guided walks as well as bird watching; horse riding and camel safaris are some of the activities available in the area. You can visits the ancient acheulian archaeological site; visits to Lewa's unique game blinds; excursions to a Maasai cultural boma on Il Ngwesi our community wildlife scheme; educational lectures on the history, development and day to day operation of the conservancy and visit a gorgeous pond on Mount Kenya offer terrific trout fishing.
Cottage 6 Thatched bandas
Shower room open-air showers fed with hot water
Veranda The honeymoon suite provides a entertaining option of wheeling ones bed onto the verandah enjoying the night sky and sleeping under the stars.
Tour operator experienced guides
Game Viewing The Maasai land is home to the majority of wildlife in Kenya. To the south are game conservancies Lewa Downs and Borana who have joined forces in the commitment to wildlife conservation.
Meals Sundowners and bush breakfasts
Boma Visits to cultural Boma
Coffee and Tea
Airport nearby You can fly with Air Kenya/Safari Link to Nanyuki or
Lewa; or you can charter a plane with Tropic Air
direct to Il Ngwesi or Lewa for your transfer to
Il Ngwesi (1 and ½ hours from Lewa).
Boutique / Curio shop local market at neighbouring areas
Deluxe suite Honeymoon suite
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