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The Safari Collection Camps & Lodge in Kenya, Africa

May 11, 2011 by

The Safari Collection is a collection of East Africa’s premium destinations. Every camp and lodge featured in the portfolio offer an outstanding experience, with a matchless and personal hosted stay, in the finest location of the area.

Properties in The Safari Collection are: Giraffe Manor, Leleshwa Camp, Sala’s Camp, Sasaab Lodge, and Solio Lodge.

Have you ever wanted to eat breakfast with a giraffe? The only place you’ll be able to do that is at Giraffe Manor. Located in Nairobi’s most iconic historical buildings, dating back to the 1930s, Giraffe Manor offers a truly one-of-a-kind experience. The manor is home to 10 luxury rooms, all en-ensuite, and accommodates 26 people total at any given time. Sightseeing vehicles can be arranged for tourist attractions in the local area, with the cost of the driver and vehicle included in the rate. The best time to see a giraffe is in the mornings and evenings. The gracious animals greet guests and sniff out treats before making their way back to their sanctuary of 140 acres.

Lesleshaw Camp, located at Siana Conservancy in Kenya, is the only camp in Masai Mara with a photography center. The environment here is relaxed, where everything seems to blend in harmony with the beautiful landscape. The owners of the camp are your own personal hosts, offering a truly authentic African Safari experience. The camp accommodates 14 people in 7 luxury tents; there are 5 standard tents and 2 suites, each with en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and flushing toilets. Some highlights of the camp include: the Apple Mac media center, photography workshops, and hot air balloon rides.

Masai Mara, Kenya, is home to Sala’s Camp, the first camp to see the migration. Located on the convergence of two rivers, this private area offers guests serenity and outstanding views over the Sand River towards Tanzania and the Serengeti. A wealth of wildlife and birdlife are indigenous to the area and will surely be enjoyed by guests. From July to September the Great Wildebeest Migration takes place, and Sala’s Camp is at an ideal location to witness the amazing feat. The camp accommodates 14 people in 7 luxury tents, with hot showers and flushing toilets. The cuisine is home cooked adding to a truly unique and authentic experience.

Sasaab Lodge is found in Samburu, Kenya, offering the perfect mixture of African wilderness, responsible tourism and distinguished luxury. Grandly positioned on the high banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, Sasaab offers magnificent views across the landscape of the Northern Frontier District towards the jagged peak of Mount Kenya. In an area renowned for its variety of species, an exceptional safari experience is sure to be had here. The design of the lodge is based on strong Moroccan principles, in which African heat is a central consideration. Sasaab is home to 9 luxury rooms, each over 100 square meters and own plunge pool.

Laikpipia, Kenya is where Solio Lodge calls home. This is the best place to see black and white rhino in Africa. Located in the valley between the spectacular slopes of Mount Kenya and the rolling peaks of the Aberdara Mountains, Solio is the newest property, opened in August 2010. The positioning on a private ranch makes it open to a diverse and numerous population of wildlife, including black and white rhino. Solio Lodge has six homely and luxurious rooms, each en-suite with large glass pane windows to take in the gorgeous landscape outside. Each room has a private lounge area warmed by a corner fire, as well as large bathrooms. Activities the guest can enjoy while at Solio Lodge include: horseback riding, walking, game drives and fishing trips to Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains.

The Safari Collection handles global marketing and reservations for the properties above. They strive to offer the best and most exceptional East African Safari experiences.



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