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Why we like it
- Fourteen spacious canvas tents, all have parquet floors, four-poster beds and private verandas overlooking the river
- The camp has a library, a pool and an organic garden where much of the food served in camp is grown
- Experience traditional African remedies at the mini-spa alongside French marine therapies from Thalgo
- From around July to October herds of wildebeest and zebra cover the plains, often crossing the river between Tanzania and Kenya
- Children of all ages are welcome
Exclusive to A&K clients
- One 30 minute back rub
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Fiona exceeded our expectations. We had a tour guide (Mohammed) in Zanzibar and we rate him as one of the very best guides we’ve ever had (and we have travelled a lot). Mohammed's knowledge was outstanding compared to anything we had read.
- S.R London
Gain a rare glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the famed Masai people in the adjacent village, while luxuriating in surroundings that will thrill as much as indulge you. At the forefront of eco-tourism in Kenya with solar power, a tree planting scheme and a wetlands project - Sanctuary Olonana is an unusual blend of restful comfort, delicious dining and intellectual stimulation. A world of remarkable opportunities for adventure awaits you. Guided viewing expeditions in open-sided four-wheel drives are sure to set the pulse racing. Yet the pace of your safari can be as active or as leisurely as you desire, matching the changing patterns of animal activity.
The camp is involved with innovative wetlands and tree -planting projects that have earned a gold award from Ecotourism Kenya.
Nairobi or Mombasa
8 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.
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