Naro Moru River Lodge | Mount Kenya
Naro Moru River Lodge is a mid–range accommodations found along the banks of Naro Moru River , on the south of the equator, about 157 km north- northeast of Nairobi on the slopes of Mount Kenya national park. The lodge is located in Nyeri – Nanyuki road in Naro Moru in the mountains and on the river walk . it takes approximately 193 km (2-3 hours) drive from Nairobi to the park and 30 minutes to fly from Nairobi to the closest nanyuki airport and 40 minutes to be transferred to the lodge . The lodge is convenient and business friendly to guests staying in mount Kenya national park with its stunning view of Mount Kenya the second tallest mountain in Africa and surrounding areas.
Naro Moru River lodge is comprised of 34 well designed spacious and comfortable rooms (12 self catering cottages and campsites) that reflect Architectural building style with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated, elevated and furnished with privacy and tranquility . Each room has en suite facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers/Bathtubs , wrapped mosquito nets, free toiletries , complementary bottled water, satellites, Flat screen TVs , extinguishers, hair driers , private balconies and sitting areas ,you relax while enjoying the spectacular view of mount Kenya , colorful garden , and surrounding area .
Rooms are equipped with comfortable clean bedding containing king and queen sized beds and wooden ceiling fun. There are campfires in the room that provides warmth to visitors during night and in darkness . Rooms are in different categories and sizes depending on single ,double and triple rooms with different rate ranging from 250$ per night and above ( note that high season rate is different to low season rate.)
Naro Moru River lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant in the main building that serves different food both international and local meals that meets guests choice ; breakfast in the garden ,lunch and front dining room served by well trained, friendly and organized staff ,they also serve bush diners , a well stocked bar with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, Outdoor swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon ,you relax on the sundowners and sip the cocktail while overlooking the breathtaking view /natural beauty of mount Kenya and surrounding area , Free parking space available, Laundry services available, Children’s play ground available , camping available , Wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, business centers with conferences , wedding meetings and honey moon package etc. ,Health and fitness centers with beauty spa, gyms, sauna, steam bathe , massage etc,
Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the lodge like ;hiking , nature walks , children’s playground , and many others.
Mount Kenya national park is found in Kenya country in the eastern side of the Great rift valley. Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The park is in the place where kikuyu the father of the tribe used to meet with gods. The park covers the total area of 715 square kilometers (276 square miles) of which the above is 3000 meters contour line and the forest reserve is 705 square kilo metres.
The park was formed in 1949 to protect Mount Kenya, wildlife and surrounding environment. Mount Kenya national park contains large number of animal species which include; Buffaloes, elephants, leopards, white tailed mangoose, black rhinos, elands to mention but few and over 160 bird species like eagles, African grass owl, waterbucks, long tailed window birds and many more others. The park is the great habitat for wildlife especially animals and birds.
There are several accommodations in mount Kenya national park; budget, mid-range and luxury accommodation which are a friendly and convenient to guests visiting the park. There are different activities to do while in Mount Kenya national park; Game viewing since the park has various animals to spot , hot air ballooning riding, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species in the forest, nature walks in the forest ,visiting waterhole, flying safaris, cultural visit in the local kikuyu homes, hiking and climbing mount Kenya since it attracts more hikers and climbers in a year , forest canopy and many more activities.