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.