MidGreenSeason Package 2024 BANNER

Commence on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the wild with our exclusive ground package to Masai Mara Sopa Lodge, designed for both mid and green season. This package includes accommodation on a full board basis and daily morning and afternoon shared game drives led by experienced guides who will unveil the secrets of this magnificent landscape. In addition, guests will enjoy the convenience of return transfers from Keekorok airstrip and a sundowner cocktail to savor the magic of the African twilight. Furthermore, the offer includes guided nature walks, providing an opportunity to embrace the untamed beauty of the Mara. With mid and green season dates available, seize the opportunity to witness the wonders of Masai Mara.

  • Mid-season dates: 02/01 - 31/03/2024 01/06 - 30/06/2024 01/11 - 21/12/2024
  • Green season dates: 02/01 - 31/03/2024 01/06 - 30/06/2024 01/11 - 21/12/2024

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We invite you to take advantage of our discounted accommodation rates, starting from Ksh. 10,000 for single occupancy on a half-board basis and a full-day conference package starting from Ksh. 4,000 per person per day. The package includes an exclusive farewell dinner experience complemented by a captivating bonfire setting, a delectable off-site hot lunch at our Rocky Hill location during game drives, and an exquisite dining experience at Hemingway’s, tailor-made to cater for groups of up to 10 guests. This special offer is valid for travel from now until March 31st, 2024, applicable to new bookings only. The offer is valid for corporates only and is not combinable with any other special offer. Terms and conditions apply.

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One-on-One with Papa Emma – Hemingway's 'Ambassador'.

What is the significance of Hemingway's Bar at Amboseli Sopa Lodge?

This is a special spot for us, where we celebrate a literary icon of the 20th century; Ernest Miller Hemingway. The bar serves as a tribute to the prolific American novelist, short-story writer and journalist whose impact on fiction is truly remarkable.

Can you tell us about Hemingway's journey to Kenya and its impact on his work?

His journey to Kenya began in 1941, alongside his uncle Philip. Their exploration led them to our Masai villages, where they immersed themselves in the culture and studied the way of life of the Masai people. Mount Kilimanjaro, being the majestic backdrop of their adventures, inspired him to pen down his renowned work, 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro.'

How was Hemingway's Bar constructed, and what does it symbolize?

Hemingway's Bar, which is a testament to his dedication, was constructed by Hemingway himself from September to December of 1960. Crafted in the shape of Africa, the bar reflects both his artistic flair and adventurous spirit. Positioned strategically, the house allowed him to enjoy the breathtaking views of Kilimanjaro's sunrise and sunset.

What historical elements are preserved within Hemingway's Bar?

The bar is a living museum, preserving the ambiance of Hemingway's era. His tables, still in use, bear witness to the tales shared and ideas sparked within its walls. The bar section made from lava stones displays a timeless charm that transports visitors to a past era.

How is Hemingway's adventurous spirit reflected within the bar?

His adventurous spirit is further captured within the bar's displays including a buffalo head that symbolizes his ventures into the Kenyan bush. This authentic touch adds a layer of history and intrigue to the bar’s atmosphere.

What is the significance of Hemingway's presence in the bar despite his passing?

Despite the tragic end to his life, his spirit lives on in this very bar he crafted. Hemingway's story reached its final chapter on the 2nd of July 1961, at the age of 62, but his legacy endures through the lasting presence of Hemingway's Bar at our Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Lion Cubs Call

The Narok County Government, overseeing the Masai Mara National Reserve, has implemented revised entry fees for 2024. Please be advised of the updated rates categorized into two distinct travel seasons. Effective from January 1st, 2024, these new park fees will be applicable to all travellers visiting the Masai Mara National Reserve. Consequently, all existing confirmed and provisional bookings will be adjusted to reflect these increases.

Park Fees

  • From January 1st to June 30th , 2024, for non-residents: USD 100 per day, per adult; USD 50 per day, per child (9-17 years old; 8 years and below are free)
  • From July 1st to December 31st, 2024, for non-residents: USD 200 per day, per adult; USD 50 per day, per child (9-17 years old; 8 years and below are free)

It is crucial to recognize that these adjustments aim to fortify conservation efforts, enhance infrastructure in the Reserve, support neighbouring communities and ultimately elevate the Masai Mara safari experience.


We are pleased to unveil the newly revamped conference room at Samburu Sopa Lodge, nestled in the heart of the Samburu National Park. This revitalized space not only offers a serene and inspiring environment for meetings, seminars and conferences but also provides access to the stunning natural beauty of the park. With state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, comfortable seating arrangements and dedicated staff to cater to every need, the conference room ensures a seamless and productive experience for all attendees. Moreover, being situated in the Samburu National Park, delegates can enjoy unique team-building activities amidst the rich wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, adding immense value to their overall experience. Whether it is brainstorming sessions amidst the sounds of nature or networking against the backdrop of striking sunsets, the revamped conference room at Samburu Sopa Lodge promises an unforgettable blend of business and leisure for our guests.

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In a heartwarming gesture during the last quarter of 2023, the staff at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge collaborated with local Masai guides to embark on a meaningful clean up initiative. Together, they devoted their time and efforts to beautify the Oltepesi Manyatta and its surroundings, exemplifying their commitment to giving back to the communities that enrich their lives.

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