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IL Ngwesi Lodge

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The Il Ngwesi Eco Lodge

Il Ngwesi Lodge is set in the idyllic Mukogodo Hills adjacent the Ngare Ndare River. Constructed from local materials, the open-air design allows for stunning panoramic views.There are six individual ‘bandas’ or cottages, which all have adjoining outdoor showers. Two bandas include a platform in which the bed can roll out so guests can spend a night under the stars in comfort.

Lodge Facilities

The Il Ngwesi Lodge Facilities also include a large sitting area and a swimming pool that looks out over the wilderness. Guests can often view game from the comfort of the lodge that overlooks a watering hole. Facilities at the lodge are run entirely on solar power.IL Ngwesi is a perfect getaway for a honeymoon or a romantic holiday, a family holiday, a weekend away, to relax in privacy and be active as well.  The Lodge is run and managed by the Maasai community, and 60% of the income of the lodge goes direct back to the community, unique location, very quiet and vast area to see wildlife, good cuisine, expert guides, 16 rangers

  • Walking and driving safari’s with experienced local guides ensure guests have the best possible chance of seeing the wide variety of wildlife this conservancy has to offer.
  • hiking among the nearby hills or along the Ngare Ndare river
  • taking meals set-up ‘picnic’ style in the bush 
  • bird watching orvisiting the Maasi cultural ‘manyatta’ where guests can learn more about the local community and their lifestyle.
  • Preserving the Environment:The solar-powered eco-lodge has been built by the local community using local materials, and directly benefits the Laipikiak Maasai who live in harmony with this precious land.

Accommodation Facilities

The Il Ngwesi terrace is a wonderful place to relax overlooking Kenya’s northern frontier, as well as a prime location catch a quick nap after a game drive.Infinity Pool:The swimming pool offers exciting views of wildlife, as well as being warm and inviting all year round.Il

Ngwesi Lodge offers six beautiful en-suite banda rooms sleeping a maximum of 17 with an extra staff bedroom if required. The rooms are open sided to provide panoramic view.Il Ngwesi Lodge is the wilderness experience of a life time, in the heart of Africa. Here, in comfort, you can soak up a totally different world and learn of the amazing Maasai culture.

Each banda is built with an open-to-the-bush design. The design allows our guests to enjoy the sights and sounds of wildlife during the day, and sleep out under the stars in the evening.Each room has been expertly crafted with local materials to fit in beautifully with the surrounding environment. The rooms have bathrooms with all the amenities of home. as a special treat, the showers are positioned just outside of the rooms and are open to the bush for wildlife and nature viewing while taking a refreshing shower. Water is heated by a solar-heating.

Il Ngwesi Lodge Rates

2024 Rates & Special Offers
Non Resident Rates in USD  
    
 Peak RegularGreen
Adult per person/night FB550440368
Child per person/night FB275220184
Family (2 adults; 2 children) Per group/per night – sharing one room FB1,3201,056924
Resident Rates in Kenya Shillings
Adult per person/night FB27,50022,00019,250
Child per person/night FB13,75011,0009,625
Family (2 adults; 2 children) Per group/per night – sharing one room FB60,500

Seasons

  • Peak Season:1st July- 15thSeptember 16th December-5th January
  • Regular Season:6thJanuary-31st March 1st June-30th June & 16thSeptember-31st October 1stDecember-15thDecember
  • Green Season:1st April-31st May &  1st November -30th November         

Lodge Inclusions:

  • All meals & soft drinks in
  • 1 Cultural Manyatta visit,
  • 1 bush walk,
  • 1 game drive within Il Ngwesi Conservancy.
  • Stays longer than 2 nights include 1 game drive in Lewa Conservancy.

Lodge Exclusions:

  • Conservation fees
  • transfers,
  • Beading workshop,
  • beauty treatments and all alcoholic drinks.

Camping can be supported on request with staff and security in Il Ngwesi and Ngare Ndare Forest. Camping and conservation fees apply. Camping equipment canbe provided.

SPECIAL OFFERS (Irrespective of the Season)
Non ResidentsRate US$
Family rate/night. Max 16 people4,400
Honeymoon deal per person: 3 nights lodge, 1 night camping FB1,210
Adult 3 night lodge deal per person FB1,320
Child 3 night lodge deal per person FB660
ResidentsRate KES
Honeymoon deal per person: 3 nights lodge, 1 night camping FB63,000
Adult 3 night deal per person FB63,000
Child 3 night deal per person FB33,000
Tour Guide/host Rate per night FBUS$65
Lodge Inclusions: All meals & soft drinks,1 Cultural Manyatta visit, 1 bush walk, 1 game drive within Il Ngwesi Conservancy. Stays longer than 2 nights include 1 game drive in Lewa Conservancy.
LODGE HIRE
 US$
5 nights self-catered, self-drive. Max 20 people7,150
7 nights self-catered self- drive. Max 20 people10,450
Lodge Inclusions: Lodge staff including room attendant, waiter, chef. All linen and towels, laundry service
Lodge Exclusions: Conservation fees, Beading workshop, beauty treatments, game drives (extra US$30 per person per drive).
TRANSFERS
 Rate US$
Il Ngwesi AirstripNo charge
Lewa Airstrip – Il Ngwesi Lodge300
Timau – Il Ngwesi Lodge400
Isiolo – Il Ngwesi Lodge300

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