The ark lodge

The ark lodge

Ark lodge is a sister lodge to Aberdare country lodge, the lodge is situated in the heart of the fascinating Aberdare national park in Nyeri. The lodge is set overlooking a watering hole and lick which is always crowded by animals most especially elephant and are easy to spot from your room. For wonderful wildlife viewing the lodge has 4 viewing decks with balconies and lounges

Accommodation in Ark 

Ark  offers comfortable, clean rooms to fit your desired accommodation needs, these rooms feature spacious beds, lager mirror widows offering views of the wildlife in the park, chairs and en-suite bathrooms featuring sinks, toilets and running shower waters. The rooms are artistically covered in form of Noah’s ark and each of them consists of a private bathroom, shower and toiletries.

Rooms at Ark lodge situated on three levels that is Deck A, Deck B and Deck C. Deck C is the main deck of the lodge where the lodge’s main facilities are situated that is restaurant, bar and cloakrooms, to cater for all kinds of visitors the deck is also accessed by wheel chairs.

Single rooms

Single rooms are for a single person’s occupancy with one bedroom, these rooms are 6 in numbers at the Ark lodge.

Twin rooms

Twin rooms at Ark loge are for an occupancy of two perfect for friends on a safari, these room are thirty seven in number and each room consists of two single beds.

Double rooms

Double rooms at Ark lodge are for an occupancy of two people best option for couples, double rooms are ten in number and each room consists of one queen bed.

Triple rooms

Trip rooms at Ark lodge are meant for an occupancy of a family of 3-5 people, these rooms are seven in number and they consists of 3 single beds.

Facilities and services offered in the ark lodge

The bar

Ark lodge charters more for the entertainment and relaxation of the visitors, the lodge consist of a spectacular bar features warm modern and African pieces to offer you a warm welcome and stay. The bar is well stocked with a variety of wines, liqueurs and non-alcoholic drinks to quench your thirsty and relax.


Ark lodge consists of a library which is well stocked with various kinds of books perfect for visitors who are lovers of reading, the library consists of flora and fauna books, history of Kenya and history of Aberdare national park.

Gift shop

Ark lodge offers a gift shop which sells souvenirs and other items to the visitors, gift shop at ark lodge is situated on deck D of the lodge and well stocked with items like hand-made crafts, books and toiletries.

Viewing decks

Ark lodge offers viewing decks for viewing of wildlife and the beauty of Aberdare national park, these decks are used by guests in sightseeing and taking pictures of the wildlife and the park. These decks are situated on all the four levels of the ark and some of them include deck B and deck D.

Restaurant and cuisine

Ark lodge has invested so much in meals and foods offered to the visitors, the lodge offers healthy and mouthwatering international and local cuisines which are prepared by professional chefs. The meals are served for dinner, breakfast in form of either buffet or set menu.  Menu served at Ark lodge is served with organic vegetables and species got from Aberdare country club and special orders according to your dietary requirements are organized.

The ark water hole

Ark water hole at ark lodge is a premier attraction and an amazing spot to the beauty of Aberdare national park as you view many animals.


Ark lodge features a spacious parking spacious available to all visitors, for the safety of tourists’ vehicles the parking lot has 24/7 tight security.

Wi-Fi internet  

Ark lodge offers free Wi-Fi internet to its visitors easily accessible in the premises of the lodge

Currency exchange

For tourists in need of exchanging their money, ark lodge offers an exchange bureau where you can exchange your money from any currency to Kenyan shillings.

Express check in 

Ark lodge offers express check to all visitors in need of this service

Room amenities at ark lodge include

Luggage storage

Ark offers features a luggage storage facility where to tourists can have their luggage safely during their stay at the lodge


For tourists in need for laundry services, ark lodge offers the services to all visitors at an extra fee.

Wake-up service

Another service offered at Ark’s lodge is the wake-up service.

Activities offered by Ark lodge

  • Trout fishing
  • Visit to the moorlands
  • Bird watching
  • Guided bush/nature walks
  • Safari drive

 Ark lodge’s policies

  • Check-in and check-out

Check-in- time is from 14:00 and checkout time is 09:00

  • Payment methods

Payments acceptable at Ark loge are accepted in cash, when paying online by the bank you can pay up to 50% of the cost on booking and you can also use promo code if you have one and also payment via mobile app is possible.

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