Samburu Sopa Lodge is a 4-star facility located within Samburu National Reserve.

The lodge is set up on high ground allowing for a panoramic vista of the surrounding shrub and hills. 

As the name suggests, the lodge is part of the Sopa brand.


Samburu Sopa Lodge has a total of 60 rooms two of if which are interconnecting and wheelchair accessible.

The 60 rooms rise from 15 two-bedroom cottages built in an arch formation surrounding the waterhole where wild animals frequent to have a drink.

The cottages’ architectural design draws inspiration from the local Samburu community. In fact, a majority of the staff members are local Samburu tribespeople.

The cottages are tastefully furnished, en-suite, and have verandahs that can be used for animal viewing.

A room at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Dining and Other Amenities

The main dining area is set on a high level allowing for animal viewing and splendid views of the Samburu terrain while dining.

Traditional furniture and natural decorations form the decor of the dining area.

A live kitchen is the source of meals from varying culinary disciplines to appeal to all and sundry’s palate. There is also a bar at the lodge.

Samburu Sopa Lodge has a free-form swimming pool tiled with blue mosaic tiles.

The swimming pool also features a sunken pool bar, an adjoining children’s pool, all while providing views of the waterhole.

Other amenities include:

  1. Gift Shop
  2. Baby Sitting
  3. Laundry
  4. Turndown Service
  5. Board games
  6. Children’s Menu
  7. Outdoor Dining
  8. WiFi in the Lounge
  9. Special Diets
  10. Sundowners

Conferencing and event facilities are also available at the lodge.


Game drives are the main activity. Bird walks are also a popular activity. Cultural dances from the local community are also organized to entertain guests.

Samburu Sopa Lodge Rates

High Season: from 02 Jan – 31 Mar 2023 & 01 Oct – 23 Dec 2023 starting from US$105 per person per night

Low Season: from 1 Apr – 30 June 2023 starting from US$86 per person per night

Peak Season: from 01 Jul – 30 Sep 2023 & 24 Dec 2023 – 01 Jan 2024 starting from US$121 per person per night

How to get there:-

  1. 7-Seater Safari Tour Van with a pop out rooftop US$150 per day inclusive of fuel, professional tour guide and his allowance
  2. 7-Seater 4 x 4 Safari Land cruiser with a pop out rooftop US$250 per day inclusive of fuel, professional tour guide and his allowance
  3. Return flight from Nairobi Starting from US$433 per person

Samburu National Reserve Entry Fee

  • US $ 70 per adult and US$40 per child per day.


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