Book family safaris to the divine Sarova Shaba Game Lodge with Voyage2Africa and head to the dreamy Samburu Game Reserve region for your Kenya holiday. This is one of the most outstanding family safari lodges in Kenya, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge being located in a natural oasis in the heart the “Born Free Country” that Joy and George Adamson called home for many years.
Find this top end safari lodge in the dry north of Shaba National Park, with views across the Ewaso Nyiro River in a landscape where once volcanoes erupted. This river, meaning “Dark River” is constantly muddy and fed by natural streams flowing through the lodge gardens – a beautiful sanctuary of old shady trees, a large swimming pool and a serene fish pond too.
Look out for rare and endangered animals on game drives into the park, such as Besia Oryx and Gerenuk. Local guides from the surrounding communities show you the lay of the land, the animals and their habits, on camel safaris into the heart of their culture and deep knowledge of the environment.
Sarova Shaba Lodge is large, with sufficient spacious and elegant accommodation in 80 rooms and 5 suites. Lovely chalets looking out over the Ewaso Nyiro River, your views go on for miles and the wildlife never stops appearing. Enjoy hot showers, double beds and beautiful natural décor with an ethnic flair.
Find Sarove Shaba Game Lodge settled in the game reserve of the same name, just 314 km from Nairobi, a 45-minute flight from Nairobi to Shaba or Samburu airstrip or a picturesque 5 hour drive through the curving roads around Mount Kenya crossing the equator at Nanyuki. It’s a family-friendly wildlife game viewing venue for those who want to learn more about the Kenya wilderness through the eyes of the local Samburu people.
Attractive chalet styled rooms are spread out along the bank of the Ewaso Nyiro River, in gorgeous, lush gardens where natural springs flow into the river. Enjoy the mini forest of indigenous trees, a fish pond and a large free form swimming pool.
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge has one tastefully furnished presidential suite that also encapsulates the Samburu culture in its interior décor. Situated amongst natural springs and lily pools, the suite is a stand-alone unit with a large bedroom, living and dining area and a vast bathroom with a private Jacuzzi. This suite embodies the history of Joy Adamson and is named the “Born Free Suite”. There are a total of 85 modern rooms all featuring natural safari décor and warming mod cons that make life easier in the Kenya bush. Appreciate the extensive views across the river and open plains and embark daily on thrilling game drives into the Sarova Shaba game reserve to see predator-prey interactions and diverse wild animals feeding in herds.
Fresh foods are served in buffets every meal and come straight from the lodge vegetable and herb garden – a nutritious culinary feast for all. Dine at the main Surpelei Restaurant, raised on stilts to absorb the panoramic views of the Kenyan landscape. Sample delicious Pan-European, Pan-African, as well as Pan-Asian flavours.
Choose this game reserve for its fascinating history concerning lion conservation – this was the venue where Joy Adamson released her first hand-raised lion. Get on a camel with a Samburu guide and go and seek out wild lions on the prowl. Enter community villages to hear more about their culture, their cuisine and their crafts.
Head later for a pampering spa treatment in the lodge’s wellness spa and choose a treatment such as Holistic, Swedish, Indian and Aromatherapy massages. Voyage2Africa can tailor make your tour and safari to Samburuland, to the Samburu Game Reserve and a few days game viewing in this famous Sarova Shaba Game Reserve too. Book your African deal today and head off on safari into Kenya’s greatest wildlife regions.
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