Kenya Safari: The Big 5Accommodations
Fairmont The Norfolk
June 22 - June 23
Dating back to 1904, this landmark property combines old world charm with elegant modern amenities. The Norfolk has hosted notable guests, including Theodore Roosevelt, Barbara Bush, and James Earl Jones, and it was also featured in the movie Out of Africa starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.
During leisure time, explore the expansive tropical gardens, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool, or sip a signature cocktail in the lively bar.
Room Amenities: King, queen, or two twin beds, armchair and coffee table, TV, phone, Wi-Fi (additional fee), coffee and tea maker, safe, iron and ironing board, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
June 24 - June 25
While visiting the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, spend the evenings at Sweetwaters Serena Camp, a sheltered oasis surrounding a water hole with picturesque views of Mount Kenya. Spacious tents offer the comforts of home, providing a serene spot to relax after an exciting day of wildlife viewing and exploration. For one-of-a-kind dining, retreat to The Rhino Room, featuring delicious international cuisine.
Room Amenities: Water hole views, king or two twin beds, private balcony or veranda, writing desk and chair, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee and tea maker, bathrobes, safe (located in the manager's office), and en suite bathroom with premium sundries and hair dryer.
Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
Overlooking Lake Nakuru and its surrounding national park is tranquil Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, situated on a range of hills that provides unparalleled views of Africa's Great Rift Valley. The property offers an inviting outdoor infinity pool, plus a lounge, bar, and dining room, each featuring extensive outdoor sheltered terraces—ideal for spotting an incredible variety of wildlife, including white and black rhinos and the rare Rothschild giraffes.
Room Amenities: Two double beds, private balcony, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.
Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
June 27 - June 29
Embrace the endless panoramic views of the Maasai Mara and be charmed by the gracious staff of Kichwa Tembo, a tented camp providing the utmost in service, comfort, and amenities. Delight in the spacious common areas to relax and gather with fellow travelers, and take advantage of the outdoor pool that boasts one of the world’s most extraordinary views.
Room Amenities: King or two twin sized beds, private veranda with built in daybed and seating, complimentary Wi-Fi, bathrobes and slippers, and large en suite bathroom with double vanities, roomy indoor shower, separate toilet room with a view, and Healing Earth sundries and hair dryer.
Deluxe Accommodations Package (availability limited)
While accommodations at the listed properties are exceptional, guests wishing the ultimate indulgence may choose to purchase the Deluxe Accommodations Package, which includes the following upgrades:
• Fairmont The Norfolk: Deluxe Room featuring additional space with a sitting area.
• Sweetwaters Serena Camp: Morani Wing Tent, featuring additional space, views of Mount Kenya, and upgraded bathroom with double sink and glass shower door.
• Kichwa Tembo: Superior View Tent, featuring uninterrupted views of the Maasai Mara.