Location: Laikipia Plateau, Northern Kenya
No of rooms: Sabuk Lodge has 6 rooms, Eagle Cottage (2 rooms), Sabuk Fly Camp can be up to five tents
Style: Relaxed lodge in remote wilderness
Highlights: Fly camping
Dining: Eat together, bush meals available
What’s the difference: Remote wilderness good for the soul.
The Luxury Safari Company Award for: Best kept secret in Laikipia.
Sabuk Lodge is perched on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and has six beautiful open sided en suite cottages, plus Eagle Cottage which is a family cottage, including its own plunge pool and private dining area. Sabuk was built out of the local landscape using locally sourced materials and faces the river gorge which is 150ft below.
Fly camp from Sabuk with a professional guide as your host, and experience true wilderness in an untouched unexplored area of Laikipia. You can get to the fly camp by foot, with camels accompanying you, and Laikipia Masai warriors as your guides and experts through breathtaking scenery.
Sabuk offers guided bush walks, camel assisted walking safaris, game drives, sundowners, swimming pool, fly camping, river line fishing, river swimming and cultural visits.
Sabuk also supports the local community through a bed night fee which goes direct to the Nalare community. The lodge has also helped to build houses for four teachers at the local primary school, and has fenced the school, providing safety for the children, as well as providing materials and sports equipment. It has also funded a solar panel and battery, a computer, classrooms and a teachers block. Sabuk has also funded the installation of two fresh water boreholes.Show Less