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Serena Mountain Tree Lodge

Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya

Serena Mountain Lodge; Serena Mountain Lodge is set within the Forest Reserve Area of the Mount Kenya National Park, 193 Kilometers Northeast of Nairobi – approximately 2 ½ hours drive and 480 Kilometers from the Kenyan Coast. The nearest towns are Nyeri (42 Kilometers) and Nanyuki (73 Kilometers).

Serena Mountain Lodge is located in primeval forests of Kenya’s highest mountain; Mount Kenya. The Hotel is actually a timber tree hotel which offers champagne-clear mountain air, sweeping views across the tree-canopy, sparkling trout streams, and gentle forest walks.

Serena Mountain Lodge is situated at 2,134 metres above sea level, on the lower slopes of the mountain, the lodge is cool, tranquil and hushed for optimum game-sightings. The open-air viewing-deck looks down on to the water hole and salt-lick, which attracts numerous herds of elephant and buffalo.

There is a tunnel leading to a photo-hide, which offers spectacular viewing and photographic opportunities just metres away from the wildlife at the water hole.

Serena Mountain Lodge activities include guided walks through the forest, trout fishing in the clear mountain streams, trips to the high moorlands of the mountain, and 5-day luxury climbs of the mountain. Mount Kenya (5,199 m) is Kenya’s highest mountain and the sacred home of Ngai, God of the Kikuyu people.

Serena Mountain Lodge Facilities include:

  • Trout fishing
  • Guided forest walks
  • Mountain climbs and treks
  • Tree-planting programme
  • 41 rooms (all non-smoking)
  • Gift shop and business centre
  • Gallery dining room at tree-top level
  • Massages, facials, pedicures, manicures
  • Board games and library of Africana books
  • Bar with a central fireplace and viewing deck
  • Bush breakfast, lunch and Dinner at the Rooftop
  • Special dietary needs are catered for with advance notification
  • Wake up calls to view animals at the waterhole upon request

Naro Moru River Lodge

The Lodge is the base for climbing Mt. Kenya. The lodge ias set in beautiful tropical gardens along the banks of the Naro Moru River, fed by the snows of Mount Kenya and is well stocked with brown & rainbow trout.

The location is one of the finest ornithological sites in Kenya with an exceptional variety of bird life. It is located at 2,155 meters ( 7,100 ft), tucked into the side of Mount Kenya, 16 km south of the Equator, in a 10-hectare (20-acre), stream-fed enclave of peace and serenity.

Naro Moru River Lodge consists of 19 deluxe cottages with 2 double beds, Toilet and Bathroom and fireplace with sitting room area all elegantly furnished in pine 12 standard cottages with double and single beds and separate bathroom and toilet 12 self-service cottages with varying sizes geared to the family holiday

Ken Trout Guest Cottages Timau, Kenya


Ken Trout Guest Cottages is located 3 kilometers south of Timau, a small town between Isiolo and Nanyuki. Ken Trout Guest Cottages restaurant offers great fish, if you like trout, you will be served!

The breeding pond is located on the site and visit. Vegetables are also grown locally, they are organic! (You can also stop by to eat, but at lunchtime only).

Trout Guest Cottages main house is an old building full of charm. The main house (which sleeps up to eight) is rented exclusively and it has old plank floors and brick fire places in most rooms.

The cottages are much smaller but more crosier. The cottages are spacious rooms with wooden floors, all with fireplaces ready to serve, and bathrooms antiquated but charming in their way.

Mountain Rock Bantu Lodge

Mountain Rock Bantu Lodge is situated on the foothills/lower slopes of Mount Kenya. The lodge borders Mount Kenya National Park and located 15 Kilometers south of Nanyuki Town, approximately 4 – Hours drive from Nairobi.

Timau River Lodge, Mount Kenya Slopes, Nanyuki Kenya

It is situated on the forested slopes of Mt Kenya, a wonderfully offbeat place, consisting of several lovely thatched cottages of varying sizes and a well-equipped campsite with a large covered cooking area. It has camping sites as well as bandas for rent. Several simple bandas are built of cedar logs sleeping 2-4 people.

The cabins are numbered alphabetically based on animal names. Campsites located amongst trees at the top of a very pretty waterfall, where geese and ducks wander around.

River Timau Lodge is in an idyllic setting with a whole range of animals roaming free through out – Peacocks, Ducks, Geese, Tortoises, Guinea Fowls etc. The lodge is also close to Mount Kenya so guests are able to enjoy good views.