Mbweha Camp, Lake Nakuru Safari Lodge
Besides daily game drives through the scenic and game-rich private conservancy, Mbweha Camp offers a variety of activities – visits to hot springs at nearby Lake Elementaita, local prehistoric sites and the Menengai Crater as well as bicycle safaris and hot air ballooning over the majestic Great Rift Valley
* Mbweha Camp - Lake Nakuru Highlights
- ∞Well-situated, in good game-viewing country, close to many local attractions
- ∞Lake Nakuru National Park with its wealth of birdlife
- ∞Lake Elementaita Hot Springs
- ∞Kariandusi Prehistoric Site
- ∞Menengai Crater
- ∞Game drives over vast traversing areas
- ∞Bicycle safaris
- ∞Hot air ballooning
More about this accommodation
Set in one of the most scenic areas, Mbweha Camp is close to Lake Nakuru and, besides offering you a wide variety and abundance of game watching, the area has many local attractions and is a birder’s paradise.
There are only 10 charming cottages – each en-suite with its own viewing veranda. The beds have mosquito nets and lighting is provided by a mix of solar and generator systems. One of the cottages has a king-sized bed, the others all have queen-sized twin beds.
Daily safari activities
The expert local safari guides will take you on open 4WD safari vehicles which have a maximum of six guests for extra game viewing comfort. Game drives can be done by day or by night, as you prefer. You can also experience the details of your surrounds on a guided bush walk. Sundowners, breakfasts and picnic lunches in the open bush are easily arranged.
Many local attractions
Situated in Kenya’s dramatic Great Rift Valley, Mbweha Camp is within easy reach of several interesting sites and activities. You can enjoy:
- A guided hike at ‘Delamere’s Nose’
- Bike rides – either guided or unescorted
- A visit to Kariandusi prehistoric site
- A visit to Menengai Crater and Hyrax Hill
- Hot air ballooning
Mbweha Camp operates off the grid. Electricity is powered by solar and generators. Every care is taken to conserve and enhance the environment on a sustainable basis. It also provides support to and employment for the local community.
By air: Charter flights are available to the nearby Congreve airstrip.
By road: It’s about a 2½-hour drive from Nairobi. Road transfers can be arranged.
Our take on Mbweha Camp
This is a little gem of a safari camp. There’s loads to do and the staff are really tremendous. They’re warm, friendly and inviting and will go out of their way to make sure you have a superb safari experience. Easy to recommend.
- ∞Full board accommodation
- ∞Local airstrip transfer
- ∞2 Shared game drives
- xExclusive use of safari vehicle
- xAll extras - min 4 persons: bush breakfast, bush dinner, extra lunch/picnic lunch
- xPark entry fees & flights
- xHealth insurance
- xPremium-branded drinks, laundry & gratuities
- xNB: Daily US$ supplement per person per day for soft drinks, house wine, mineral Water and local beers
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.