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Located right in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, this iconic tree-top lodge has viewing decks and balconies that overlook a floodlit waterhole and salt lick to which many animals are attracted by day and night. Game drives are taken in the surrounding park which contains a wide variety of wildlife for which Kenya is famous.

 

 

 

As part of the Aberdare Mountain Range, the Aberdare National Park offers beautiful scenery with towering peaks which stand up to 3,930m and deep ravines that cut through the rainforest. The area is ideal for game-viewing with many species evident including elephant, buffalo, Black Rhino, leopard, lion, baboon, black and white Colobus monkey and sykes monkey. At higher levels Eland and serval cats can also be found.

 

Accommodation

The Ark is unique in that it has been specially designed in the shape of Noah’s Ark. With an attractive timber, stilted construction it is comprised of three decks with 60 guest “cabins” and two lounges. Each guest cabin has en suite facilities with shower and w.c.

The cabins even have special buzzers to alert guests to the arrival of any big animals at the waterhole.

 

Facilities & Activities

The Ark has public areas to include a dining room, a bar and two lounges (non-smoking).

There are various well-placed balconies and sitting areas that give wonderful viewing points from which to enjoy the activities at the Yasabara waterhole and salt lick. The waterhole is floodlit from 6pm until dawn so guests can simply sit back and enjoy the game-viewing all evening.

Accommodation is on a Full Board basis. Meals are served at the dining room or a picnic lunch is available for those out on game drives during the day. The bar and lounge on one of the viewing decks remain open all night serving tea and coffee for those wanting to stay up and view the wildlife.

A special feature is the ground level hide which allows guests to view and photograph animals from a wonderful, close-up vantage point.

Game drives are taken with expert driver-guides within the surrounding Aberdares National Park.

Nature walks, mountain hikes and fishing trips can also be arranged from the lodge (supplements may apply).

 

 

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THE ARK ROAD SAFARI: PRICES ARE IN US$

PRICE INCLUDES:Return road transfer from Nairobi to the Aberdare Country Golf club and later to The Ark with 1 night accommodation on full board. Aberdare National Park fees included.

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DATES FROMDATES TOPER PERSON SHARING 1 NIGHTSINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT PER NIGHTEXTRA NIGHT PER PERSONPER CHILD RATE 8-12 YRS SHARING WITH 2 ADULTS
16-Mar-1430-Jun-14350 USD10 USD160 USD105 USD
01-Jul-1431-Oct-14370 USD60 USD170 USD110 USD
01-Nov-1415-Dec-14350 USD35 USD160 USD105 USD
16-Dec-1402-Jan-15370 USD60 USD170 USD110 USD
03-Jan-1515-Mar-15440 USD65 USD190 USD140 USD
16-Mar-1530-Jun-15430 USD60 USD180 USD135 USD
01-Jul-1531-Oct-15445 USD70 USD195 USD150 USD
01-Nov-1515-Dec-15430 USD60 USD180 USD135 USD
16-Dec-1502-Jan-16445 USD70 USD195 USD150 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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