Sasaab lodge is situated on Westgate Community Conservancy west of Samburu National Reserve, Sasaab is anine room lodge with unparalleled views across the Ewaso Nyiro towards Mount Kenya, each of the rooms is over one hundred meters squared in the area, with a private plunge pool in which to cool off and enjoy views of the landscape and wildlife around the lodge. Sasaab is a spectacular luxury tented camp offering the ultimate safari in Samburu, it is situated just outside Samburu National Reserve in Kenya’s northern Frontier district, the landscape is dotted with mountains, wildlife and a rich cultural heritage. Sasaab lodge is a place of abundant natural diversity with an astounding number of animals, from elephants to cheetah and wild dogs to the ‘Samburu Special Five’ (five species unique to the area); the Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Grevy zebra, Gerenuk and the Somali ostrich.

There is nothing that beats the excitement of a safari in Samburu, as there is too much to see and do in this exciting landscape. Sasaab is a place where opportunities for adventure in the wilderness abound.

Sasaab lodge
Sasaab lodge

From thrilling game drives to see unique species in the area, to authentic cultural experiences and adrenalin filled fun, there is something for everyone. Enjoy cook-out bush breakfasts in Samburu National Reserve and encounter the majestic herds of elephants for which Samburu is renowned, learn about the myriad of birdlife on a nature walk with your guide and take you in the incredible scenery from the top of sundowner rock that is magical place where you can watch the sun sink low and contemplate your safari sightings.

During your fly into Sasaab’s airstrip or drive in by vehicle, listen out for the tinkling of bells as your way to the lodge and you might glimpse a caravan of camels on the move through the bush, it is not uncommon to encounter Samburu herdsmen shepherding their livestock through the bush in Westgate Conservancy. This is just one of many fascinating insights into this unique culture that a safari in Samburu provides. Sasaab lodge offers a fabulous range of exciting activities for everyone, from exploring the wilderness on foot, camel or quadbike, to fly camping under the stars and epic helicopter experiences in Kenya’s remote north. Stunning infinity pool and spa area create serene space in which to relax against a backdrop of nature, perfect for those seeking a slower safari experience whilst others are out exploring. The activities done at Sasaab lodge includes the African safari adventures, game drives, sundowners, helicopter, bush breakfast, camels, fly camping, walking, quad biking, pool and pizza and a well as children’s activities are done at the lodge.

Sasaab lodge offers more services and facilities which includes, a restaurant that services all delicious and yummy meals that includes the local and the international meals that are prepared with the finest fresh ingredients and served in the privacy of various different areas of the ‘souk’ or under the stars, breakfast, lunch and different courses of dinner in the main building served by well trained staff, also Bush dinners are served, the lodge has well stocked bar with variety of drinks the local, cocktail, wines, spirits an international beers, there is also a swimming pool that cools off the hot Samburu afternoon, here you relax in Samburu afternoon while overlooking the spectacular view of the almost Samburu shrub land, river and the surrounding areas, free parking is available, laundry services available, free bottled water, WIFI is available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their  families and friends, health and fitness centres like gym, spa, saunas, steam  bathe and among others also the lodge has business centres like the conference halls, wedding meetings, honey moon facilities, excellent and comfortable beddings, craft shop available at the lodge with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials, recreational areas available at the lodge like boating, swimming, hiking and among others.

Sasaab lodge consists of 9 well spacious luxury cottages which reflects the local building style of the Moroccan and Swahili with modern comfort the rooms are well design sand fully furnished each room is 100km2 after a spacious open-air bathroom as well as a privates plunge pool with the private en-situ facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, satelites, flat view of the distant hills, the  TVS, hair driers, air conditioning, private balconies and the sitting area where you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the distant hills and the Samburu National Reserve areas. The rooms of the Sasaab lodge are open-air rooms have spectacular views over the arid Samburu landscape and the river below the rooms have  well equipped with excellent and comfortable clean beddings with kind of queen and the king beds, not only that, the lodge provides the fire places that provides warmth to visitors during night, the rooms are the under the categories of the single, double, twin and triple/family rooms and the rooms at the lodge costs USD 300 per night and above but the high season rate is different from the low season rate.

Sasaab enjoys a unique partnership with the local Samburu community living in Westgate conservancy, the lodge was built with the aim of creating a community tourism project that would help protect this stunning landscape and its wildlife for future generations by helping local communities to benefit directly from tourism, as such, it is possible to visit a local Samburu village and some of the many health and education projects it supports in the area, these experiences are completely authentic and are arranged with the village elders, that is many of the Sasaab lodge team come from nearby Samburu villages and are often keen to show guests their tradition way of life and introduce them to some of their family members.  Sasaab lodge has friendly and warm hospitality of the attentive staff strived to make every Kenya tour experience of guests unforgettable, the lodge’s ideal location on the river naturally allows watching the herds of elephant that come to quench their thirst and bath as well as a host of other wildlife.

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