Tafaria Castle and country Lodge is a mid- range accommodation found off Nyeri- Nyahururu Road On the Hill in the Rural areas of Kenya Next to the Beautiful aberdare ranges overlooking Mount Kenya . The Lodge is situated 45 km away from Nanyuki Airstrip overlooking the backdrops of aberdare mountain ranges and Mt Kenya. It takes approximately 3-4 hours’ drive from Nairobi city center to the lodge and 50 minutes’ flight to the close Mweiga airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge. The lodge is in the perfect base for relaxation and safari adventures to tourists and travellers who want to explore and discover the Aberdare mountain Ranges and various game reserves around.
Tafaria Castle and country Lodge consists of 81 luxury and comfortable rooms in different configulations overlooking the aberdare mountain ranges and lush green landscape that reflect African traditional building style with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities with flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, comfortable beds with clean beddings, free toiletries, complementary bottled water, white pillows and sheets, comfortable sofa chairs , Bathrobes to mention But a few . The lodge has verandas, terraces and large sitting areas overlooking the stunning view of the Mountain Ranges, Greenery landscape and surrounding area. There are Bonfires where guests relax and share stories about the safari as they enjoy warmth during chilly nights. Rooms are in different categories and sizes with single beds for individuals, double /twin for sharing as well as family rooming options with different costs ranging from 500$ per person and above.
Tafaria castle and country lodge offer more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include; buffet breakfast, Picnic lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff. The lodge offers bush breakfast enjoying the morning sunrises and bush dinners overlooking the stars in the sky.
A well -stocked bar with share lounge offering variety of drinks, local, cocktail, wines, spirits and international beers. You relax and sip the cocktail or monktail while overlooking the stunning view of the Aberdare Mountain ranges, wilderness and surrounding area.
A heated Swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon especially after Hiking the surrounded Mountain Ranges . You relax in water /or on the pool bedside overlooking the beautiful View of the aberdare ranges and surrounding areas.
Services include; solar energy available, free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house -keeping services offered, Wellness and spa with gyms that rejuvenates your body and make your mind free are also offered.
WIFI Internet hotspot available at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends
Business center with 2 meeting places for corporate events/Function that can accommodate over 20 people , honey moon packages are also offered.
Activities to do while at the lodge include; Game viewing since the park is a habitat for more animals you a chance to spot wide range of wildebeest, natural walks in the forest, visiting the local villages , climbing and hiking mountain ranges. Etc.
Aberdare national park is situated in the North of Nairobi in the southern end of Aberdare Mountain Ranges , on the Eastern Rim Of the Great Rift valley Between Nyeri and Naivasha . The park is 150km East of Nairobi, 87km from Naivasha in the central highlands of Kenya. The park covers the total area of 766 square kilometers and forms the part of Aberdare mountain ranges lying between the elevation of 2000 meters and 4000metres above the sea level.The park provides habitat for different wildlife that includes; Elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding since it’s the home of over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.” The park has different categories of accommodation that includes; Budget , Mid- range/moderate and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visiting the area. There are more different activities to do while in the Park which include ; Game viewing since the park has a lot of wildlife , Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking/ climbing the aberdare Mountains , Bird watching / birding since the park has a lot of Bird species , Visiting Keireta waterfalls and caves , Fishing , Nature walks to the falls and many more activities . Mountain Climbing is the most exciting and adventurous activity offered to tourists visiting Aberdare national park.