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AMBOSELI SERENA SAFARI LODGE - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK, KENYA

Amboseli Serena Lodge
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is framed against the glorious backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the magnificently beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro, surrounded by miles of rolling grasslands, patrolled by vast herds of elephant, shaded by the lush, feathered-green of an acacia grove and hugging the banks of a gently flowing river, this very traditional yet supremely luxurious lodge is the safari destination of a lifetime.

The lodge - Amboseli Serena Lodge:
Amboseli Serena Lodge itself draws on a subtle Maasai cultural motif, featuring natural woodcarvings, traditional artefacts and a glowing selection of local art.

Sensitively located and built from ecologically sympathetic materials, its architectural shapes, style, textures and colours reflect the true essence of the African bush. They also enable it to blend effortlessly into the landscape and work in gentle harmony with the natural environment.

Amboseli Serena Lodge Rooms:
The rooms at Amboseli Serena Lodge, each with an uninterrupted view over the ever-changing vistas of the African plains, are styled to a traditional Maasai concept featuring beadwork, gourds, hand-painted murals and the clever use of the traditional manyatta bent-brushwood effect so as to blend an authentic nomadic aura with all the comforts of unabashed five star luxuries.

Guests can also enjoy an acacia-shaded swimming pool fed daily by the melt-waters of Kilimanjaro, a selection of natural timber game viewing decks, a water hole for the animals and an alluring selection of watering holes for the guests.

Amboseli Serena Lodge Location: Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Amboseli Serena Lodge Rooms Available: 1996
Maximum Occupancy at Amboseli Serena Lodge: 4
Single Occupancy at Amboseli Serena Lodge: Yes
Age Restriction at Amboseli Serena Lodge: Kids Welcome
Amboseli Serena Lodge Ownership: Serena Hotels

Guest Services and Amenities at Amboseli Serena Lodge :
 - Bush Dinners;
 - Sundowners at Observation Hill;
 - Private picnics;
 - Lunch boxes and specialist cultural entertainments;
 - Express check-in/out;
 - Full housekeeping services (laundry, valet, babysitting on request, children's menus/dining shoeshine etc);
 - Full medical back-up and emergency evacuation facilities;
 - Extensively stocked Africana Gift Shop;
 - Beauty treatments, massage and hairdressing;
 - Swimming Pool, nature walks, jogging trails, bird watching and game drives;
 - Forex facilities;
 - A wide range of board games plus a full library of books on Africa.
 


 

 


 
     

 
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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.