DESCRIPTION: On the edge of the Great Rift
Valley, it overlooks sun-baked plains and
riverine forest, great creased volcanic
mountains and lush green wetlands. The camp is
positioned ideally to make the most of both, an
incredible view and the cool breeze.
The camp is constructed to emphasize the beauty
of natural materials as combined with flowing
water and smooth white walls. It is truly an
unusual and exquisite place; a creation of
and Safaris offers the traveler an opportunity to
visit the wonderlands of Eastern Africa and South
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arrangement for this luxurious safari.
Shampole lodge is
located in the Souther part of Kenya on the border
of Tanzania near lake Natron. It is near the edge
of of the Nruruman Escarpment overlooking the
great rift valley. Is 180km south of Nairobi.
LOCATION: Shompole lies in the
southeastern part of Kenya on the Tanzanian
border near the soda Lakes Natron AND Magadi. By
air, Shompole is a 30-minute flight from either
Nairobi, Mara or Amboseli.
By road, 3½ hour drive from the heights
of Nairobi, down the escarpment and across the
floor of the Great Rift Valley.
NUMBER OF ROOMS:
The camp consists of
• 4 doubles,
• 2 twins.
All rooms are en-suite with private cool-pool
and lounge. Extra beds may be added.
With privacy, comfort and
relaxation in mind, each room consists of cool-
pool and informal sitting areas, a bathroom with
a view and a specially designed tent, which
includes vast windows and a high-canopied roof.
Constructed using naturally
occurring white quartz stone, pale thatch and
other materials, and using water as a prime
feature, each tented room provides a very
spacious, shady oasis in this green desert
environment. The design was done with privacy,
comfort and relaxation in mind.
The Conservancy area is home
to many species of animals and bird life and
includes one of the most ecologically diverse
areas in Africa with environments ranging from
rainforest, through acacia woodland, grass
plains, riverine forest, salt plains and soda
lakes. There is an abundance of plains game and
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
The main lounge and dining
area consists of a high thatch roof overlooking
Mount Shompole and the Rift Valley. Various
levels accommodate seating areas and a lofted
recess high in the roof provides an additional
quiet area. Should guests wish to take meals by
their tent, the main pool or in the bush,
special arrangements are made to provide for the
Hot and cold water.
The variety of landscape
available at Shompole allows for a great range
• Early morning walks
• Swimming in the pool
• Enjoying the views of the magnificent
• Evening walks
• River trips
• Night drives
• Sundowner visits to Lake Natron to see the
• Nights spent out in romantic fly-camps
CONFERENCE FACILITIES: Nil.
The camp is in an arid
October and November tend to be the hottest
months of the year, while April and May tend to
the cost and the safari.
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