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Offbeat Meru Camp

Offbeat-Meru-Camp

Offbeat Meru Camp is a 12 bedded semi-permanent camp situated just outside the Meru National Park in Bisanandi National Reserve, set above the pretty Bisanandi River. The camps itself comprises of six tents, three twins and three doubles. Each tent is furnished with a huge Iron bed, and has its own en-suite bathroom, with traditional bucket shower and flushing loo.

In addition, there is 24 hour solar lighting in the tents, whilst the rest of the camp is lit by traditional tilly lamps. Informal dining is hosted in the mess tent or around the stunning swimming pool. There is also a spacious living room with comfortable sofas, a writing table and fully stocked bar.

Leopard Rock Lodge

Leopard-Rock-Lodge

Leopard Rock Lodge introduces its guests to all the customs, wildlife and dramatic beauty that this part of Africa has to offer. Located in Meru National Park it’s a secluded place, unfenced and wild, where George and Joy Adamson set their camp when they stumbled upon Elsa the baby lioness, made famous by their biographical book and film “Born Free”.

Fifteen luxury cottages are beautifully decorated with king size beds, precious linen and Persian carpets. All cottages boast en-suite bathrooms and large outdoor terraces facing the Murera river. Five cottages feature double en-suite bedrooms turning them into the ideal setting for families.

Leopard Rock Lodge is renowned for its excellent cuisine. Dinner is an experience with tables set with china, silverware and cut crystal and a six course dinner is served by waiters in classic costume. An excellent wine cellar is also available.

Elsa’s Kopje

Elsas-Kopje

Elsa’s Kopje is situated on Mughwango Hill, the site of George Adamson’s original camp. It has breathtaking views of 360° over the plains of the park in front and to the foothills of Mt. Kenya behind. At an altitude of 700m (2,400 ft), it is generally warm with minimum humidity and very comfortable. Each of the only 9 cottages is spacious and unique, constructed using natural materials incorporating features of the hillside. The large four-poster beds, romantically swathed in insect proof nets, look out across the plains towards the distant Nyambeni Hills.