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Elsa’s Kopje

Unashamedly romantic and beautifully styled lodge

11 Rooms


In the rugged and remote Meru National Park

The lodge is renowned for its links with George Adamson, and the tales of orphan lions in his novel ‘Born Free’

Luxurious & stylish, Elsa’s Kopje is regarded as one of the best lodges in Kenya, incredibly luxurious in a fabulous game reserve. Elsa's Kopje, beautifully styled, incredibly luxurious and romantic, is found in Meru- an important national reserve. The vast expanse of Meru National Park, boasts 870km of authentic African landscape. The rugged and remote Meru National Park was rescued from oblivion thanks to Elsa’s Kopje, an environmental award-winning, boutique lodge. Sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphan lions, long before conservation became fashionable.

The lodge has six charming stone and thatched guest cottages. Each cottage is crafted around the rocks, with a large bedroom, open sitting room, veranda and spacious bathroom. The lodge also has three additional larger honeymoon suites and a private house with two bedrooms, separate dining, lounge and private pool facilities. Wherever you are around the camp, you will experience great views over the vast savannah plains below. Elsa’s Kopje is renowned for its delicious cuisine, using great local fresh produce.

The lodge offers day and pre-dinner game drives in the park which has enormous diversity of habitat and wildlife, game drives will take you through forests, past giant baobab trees, through clear spring fed streams lined with palms. This is lion and elephant country, but also Meru has many rare species including caracal, the beautiful Lesser Kudu, aardwolf, and over 400 species of birds. The guides will endeavour to catch up with the over 60 black and white rhino in the huge (84km2) Rhino sanctuary. The area is so large that finding the rhino can still be a game driving challenge. Other activities include guided walks, river fishing, spa treatments and cultural visits.

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