Solio LodgeSolio Lodge

Solio Lodge

From: $880.00

Solio Lodge is a small collection of luxurious cottages in the Solio Game Reserve. A world famous Rhino habitat that also supports all of the Big Five the lodge is an ideal destination for a family safari in Africa. Views of Mount Kenya and trips to Aberdare National Park by horse, bicycle or walking.


Solio Lodge

Solio Game Reserve

Solio Lodge is located in the Solio Game Reserve which lies between Mount Kenya and Aberdare National Parks. This is a privately owned reserve boasting a diverse population of wildlife, including both Black and White Rhino. The reserve has come to be known as one of the most successful private rhino breeding reserves in Kenya. Other species in the reserve include Buffalo, Zebra, Giraffe, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. Plains game such as Eland, Oryx, Impala, Waterbuck, Thompson’s Gazelle and Warthog can be seen.

There is a wide range of activities that can suit everyone’s energy levels. Simply enjoying the incredible views of Mount Kenya is definitely a worthwhile between safari activities. The lodge also offers walking, mountain biking, catch and release fishing, horse riding and a 4×4 safari in the rhino sanctuary.


The lodge has six luxurious rooms, each en-suite has large glass windows to take in the fantastic views of the surrounding landscape, dominated by Mount Kenya. Cottages one through four have a private lounge area with an open fire for some of the cooler evenings, and a spacious en-suite bathroom with double vanity basins, bath and shower

Cottage five and six are family cottages that have a shared living area. The room has a private lounge area with fire, as well as large bathrooms with double vanity basins, bath and shower

Cuisine at Solio is excellent! The chef uses ingredients from their own vegetable gardens adding excellent tastes and flavors. Meals are served in the bush, on the deck overlooking a watering hole, in the main dining room, or private dining in your cottage.

Read our Country Information for travel advice to Kenya.

If you’re looking to be immersed in the migration action then explore Ubuntu Migration Camp, Kichwa Tembo or Mara Expedition Camp. For families consider Cottar’s Bush Villa. Kifaru House is an ideal family safari camp.

If this is your first safari to Africa then read our blog on what to pack. For more information go to Solio Game Reserve.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with KLM, Swiss Air, Emirates, Qatar or Lufthansa. On arrival you will be met by your safari representative who will drive you to Wilson Airport.

Here you will board a light aircraft for your 45 minute flight to Nanyuki airstrip. A guide will meet you at the airstrip for the 20 minute drive to the conservancy gate and a further 45 minute game drive to the lodge.

For assistance with domestic flights get in touch with us and we will make sure your safari to Africa is seamless.



  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Game drives
  • House beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks
  • Local farm visit
  • Horse riding
  • Excursions to Aberdare National Park
  • Laundry
  • Bush breakfasts
  • Sun-downers


  • Domestic flights
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Helicopter rides
  • Spa treatments
  • Entry fee to Aberdare National Park

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