Enquire or Call

UK: 01473 890499
US: 1-800-608-4651
You are here: HomeKenyaAccommodation
Kenya holiday ideas experiences accommodation places to go when to visit kenya map reviews

Elsas Kopje

Laikipia Samburu & the North

Rating: Deluxe    

Elsas Kopje overview

Elsa's Kopje is set in the untamed wilderness of Meru National Park. Named after Elsa the lioness of 'Born Free' fame, the lodge is invisible to the eye as you approach the kopje and was built on top of George Adamson's original campsite. Due to the remoteness of the locations, as a guest at Elsa's you feel as though you have the entire park to themselves. 

The peak of Mughwango Hill where the lodge is located looks down over the park giving a full 360 degree view of the plains and volcanic landscape.

There are 6 individually built open plan cottages, comprising 5 doubles and 1 twin that can be configured as a double. Each has a bedroom, en-suite bathroom and either a deck or sitting room with views over the plains. Additional accommodation is provided by the family cottage and honeymoon suites. The family cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, both en-suite plus an outdoor bath, a lounge and a private deck. There are 3 honeymoon suites, 2 with outdoor bathtubs and the other built on 3 floors and including a sitting room, double bedroom, ensuite bathroom. and small veranda.

Elsa's Private House offers further accommodation with en-suite 2 bedrooms, 1 dressing room, an open plan dining and living room, private garden and infinity pool. It can sleep up to 6 with 2 extra beds for children under 16 years of age.

Elsa's Kopje has an open bar area, lounge and dining room where guests can relax. The beautiful infinity pool overlooks the Meru plains. While here you can treat yourself to a soothing massage or pampering beauty treatment.

Activities available here include game drives in 4x4 landcruisers specifically designed for comfort and photography, night (pre-dinner) game drives and guided bush walks. The wildlife is amazingly diverse with many plains game and predators and over 400 species of birds. The scenery is varied, too, including forests, streams and open plains. The rhino sanctuary offers a rare opportunity to view these animals at close range. Fishing excursions and visits to the local Tharaka village can be arranged. Bush breakfasts and sundowners with spectacular views are always popular with guests. Massages and spa treatments are provided.

In 2015 Elsa's Kopje became part of the Elewana Collection of lodges and camps in Kenya and Tanzania.

details

Map for Elsas Kopje

Lodge IconLodge Yacht IconVessel Tented Camp IconCamp Hotel IconHotel National Park IconNational Park Historic site IconHistoric site Place of Interest IconPlace of Interest UNESCO world heritage site IconUNESCO heritage site

AMANDA
Amanda Marks
TRACY
Tracy Edwards
SINEAD
Sinead Bailey
We know and love Kenya, and would be delighted to help you plan your perfect trip here.
01473 890499 Call to talk to one of our travel experts. PLAN MY TRIP

our travel expert

TALK TO AMANDA
AMANDA
Let us help you plan your perfect tailor-made holiday to Kenya. Talk to one of our travel experts. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.
Call: 01473 890499
PLAN MY TRIP

A room with heart
a room
with heart

​Elsa's Kopje, in partnership with the Cheli & Peacock Community Trust, is supporting local schools, including a school book project - guests at Elsa's can buy school text books at the camp

shop and donate them to the pupils in person. The lodge is committed to responsible tourism and consumes a minimum amount of energy, trying to limit generator use to only 6 hours a day and supplementing this with solar power. Timber used by the camp is either deadwood or taken from renewable sources.

OUR SPECIALIST WEBSITES
Cruise the Galapagos
Costa Rica Specialists
Botswana Specialists
Go 2 Tanzania

Help me plan my trip

* required fields

Please enter your address

Trip details

Yes No
Yes No

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Brochure Request

Our “Book of Unmissable Travel Experiences - Book Two” includes some inspiring ideas which could be the holiday experience you’re looking for. You will find an online version of our brochure which you can flip through at your leisure.

* required fields

Please enter your address

Other information

If you would like to receive future marketing material, please let us know which methods of contact you’d prefer?
Please tick the appropriate boxes below:

*EMAIL - Please keep sending me interesting emails such as newsletters.
*POST - I still want to receive travel inspiration by post.
*BOTH - Count me in for all the good stuff.
*Sorry, but I don’t want to stay in touch.

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Keep up to date with all of our offers, receive our monthly newsletter, and be the first to hear of upcoming sales and events.

* required fields
All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy )