Samburu sopa lodge

Samburu sopa lodge

Samburu sopa lodge is a luxury accommodation facility and a perfect accommodation facility to stay in while on your safari in the beautiful and amazing Samburu national park, Samburu sopa lodge is situated inside Samburu national park and it sits on top of the hill offering panoramic views of samburu national park and the hills beyond.

Samburu sopa lodge is constructed in an architectural style reflecting the houses of the local samburu people, the lodge consists of fifteen cottages with each featuring 2 bedrooms which are built with an arch formation. The arch is formed on either side of the cottages surrounding the waterhole with a gap allowing animals to free move in to drink water.


 Accommodation offered by Samburu sopa lodge

Accommodation at Samburu Sopa lodge is offered in beautifully built and decorated 60 rooms, 2 of these rooms are inter-connecting and wheel accessible for physically challenged visitors and they are situated adjust to the reception area.

Rooms at Samburu Sopa lodge are fitted with exterior designs with a similarity to the traditional samburu housings, these rooms consists of higher ceilings, larger widows, sheltered verandah offering views of the  and en-suite bathrooms. These have beautiful and tasteful furniture such as tables and chairs and each room has a large dressing table, queen size and twin beds and bedroom kettle.

Rooms are categorized as

Standard single room

The single room features 1 twin bed and it is meant for occupancy of 1 person

Standard double or twin room

This room consists of 1 queen bed or 2 twin beds and it is meant for occupancy of 2 people

Standard triple room

This room features 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed or 3 large twin beds and it is meant for occupancy of 3 people

Services and facilities offered at Samburu sopa lodge


Dining at Samburu Sopa lodge is offered in an artistically built spacious room featuring natural decorations and furniture made out of traditional designs, this room is situated slightly on a higher level than the lounge and it has an open air atmosphere offering scenic views of the waterhole and landscape. The dining room has a curved buffet table and live cooking area where a wide selection of delicious fusions prepared using different culinary disciplines infused with fruits and vegetables freshly picked from the garden. The dining room also offers special diets upon request and children’s menu, Samburu Sopa lodge also has an outdoor dining area for the visitors who need to enjoy their meals from outside.


Samburu Sopa lodge has a couple of bars that is the main bar situated near the lounge area and a pool bar situated on a swimming pool adjust to the sunbathing area, these bars offer a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.


The lounge at Samburu Sopa lodge is a fully furnished room with extremely high ceiling, the lounge is situated adjust to the reception area and it has no front or side walls offering panoramic views of the samburu national reserve.

 Swimming pool

Swimming pool at Samburu Sopa lodge is a perfect spot to chill and take a swim after a long day of tour, the pool is tiled with various shades of blue mosaic tiles. The pool has a sunbathing area surrounded by local flat stones, an outdoor shower, a sunken bar offering cocktails and a children pool.

Gift shop

Gift shop at Samburu Sopa lodge sales and displays a variety of hand-made crafts, game park books and African made fabrics sold at a reasonable price.


Samburu Sopa lodge offers free accessed internet in most of the area of the park such as the lounge

Laundry services

Samburu Sopa lodge offers laundry services to all visitors in need of the service at an extra fee

Conference room

Samburu Sopa lodge has a conference with accommodates conference, this room is fully equipped with projectors, chairs, tables, audio visual equipments and many more.

Activities offered by Samburu sopa lodge

  • Game drives
  • Bush dinning
  • Bird watching
  • Nature walks
  • Board games
  • sundowners
  • traditional services

Getting to Samburu sopa lodge

Samburu sop lodge is situated in a drive of 6 hours from Nairobi and it is accessed using both road and air means of transport, domestic flights are offered from Nairobi’s Wilson airport to Samburu Oryx airstrip situated at the lodge and this flight for about 50 minutes of flight. by road there is perfectly maintained road from Nairobi leading to Samburu Sopa lodge.

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