- Enjoy an Emakoko cocktail in the viewing area or simply a coffee by the pool overlooking the river
- Do some shopping at the Emakoko boutique offering a wealth of treasures all locally crafted in Kenya
- Play a round of golf at a nearby country club with some of the most beautiful courses
- Get up close and personal with elephants and giraffes at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Centre
- Take a helicopter up to Mt. Kenya for a spot of trout fishing or a trip to the Mara
The Emakoko is a boutique lodge uniquely positioned on the edge of the Nairobi National Park. It is located a short 45 minute drive from either of Nairobi’s airports. The drive through the park itself, with its beautiful scenery and abundance of plains game is a spectacular way to start any East African safari. With only 10 rooms The Emakoko offers an exclusive and personal environment for guests to enjoy. Five rooms are situated at the main level and five built into the cliff face higher up. The climb to the upper rooms is worth it for the spectacular views! The room designs and interiors are designed for comfort, from huge, luxurious beds to the black-out curtains. Each room has its own private veranda. An open, airy and informal environment has been created to allow guests to escape from the pressures of everyday life. Whether enjoying an Emakoko cocktail in the viewing area or simply a coffee by the pool overlooking the river, relaxation is assured.
This Yampu recommended trip add-on may only be booked in conjunction with any of our personalized trips. Your Yampu Tour Consultant will design an itinerary for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!
Places You'll See
As one of the largest cities in all of Africa, there is much to see and do in Nairobi. Visit the Nairobi National Park, home to herds of Zebra, Giraffes, Lions, Hippos, and birldlife. Or the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage to play with baby elephants. Head to the Tana River for white water rafting, or the Nairobi National Museum to learn about Kenya’s history and culture.