Ol Bobongi House
Ol Bobongi House is Set against the backdrop of Mount Kenya on secure and exclusive Mukima Ridge is Ol Bobongi House – an effortlessly elegant and comfortable home with 15 acres of mature landscaped gardens and grounds. Ol Bobongi House is impeccably finished throughout and boasts charming ‘colonial style’ interior design with high-quality imported furnishings.
Carved Lamu doors open onto the entrance hall which features a water fountain and pond. From here there is access to the gardens. Ol Bobongi House features a drawing room with French stone fireplace, an elegant dining room, a spacious fitted kitchen with pantry, a boot room, cloakroom, shower room, study and a huge covered veranda with outdoor dining area. Ol Bobongi House cinema has a large flat-screen TV with Netflix and literally hundreds of DVD movies for all ages to choose from. In total, 800 square metres / 8000 square feet – meaning there is lots of space and privacy for guests to relax and enjoy themselves.
Games Room, Gymnasium & Cinema available at Ol Bobongi House
Ol Bobongi House Games Room offers a snooker table, foot ball table, table tennis table, dart board, bar area and sitting area with big comfortable sofas, a large fireplace and a TV/Media Streamer with over 500 movies for all ages. The Ol Bobongi House Games Room also offers a fully equipped gymnasium with treadmill, incline bench, dumbbells, double wheel rollers, exercise bike, weights, exercise mats, massage vibration plate and massage table.
Ol Bobongi Gardens & Security
In the gardens are a Boules/Petanque court, covered pergola and barbecue area. The perimeter of Mukima Ridge is electrically fenced to deter wildlife encroachment supported by an additional 5 acre internal fence surrounding Ol Bobongi House. So during your stay at Ol Bobongi House, you dont have to fear of anything be it wildlife or human conflict.
THINGS TO DO WHILE AT OL BOBONGI
Excursions and Safaris to Game Parks
Lolldaiga Hills –You can visit The Lolldaiga Hills while staying at Ol Bobongi House which are 50,000 acres of untamed valleys and hills with stunning vistas across Laikipia. With abundant game and bird life it is possible to have the place, Ol Bobongi House, entirely to yourself.
Lewa Conservancy – Just a short drive from Ol Bobongi House, you can visit Lewa conservancy which is known for being A pioneer in conservation that led the way in educating local communities to preserve wildlife, in order to directly benefit from tourism. The HQ of Tusk, this magical conservancy is home to both black and white rhinos.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Another wonderful place to visit while staying at Ol Bobongi is this one. This large private ranch, with its all-weather roads, offers self-drive safaris throughout the year. The Big Five, Hippo Pools and the Chimp House are just a few of the highlights.
Samburu National Park –Just few hours drive from Ol Bobongi House you can access This iconic park that is set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Semi-arid wild terrain gives it a last frontier feel. Couple this with the nomadic Samburu Masai who live here, and this is often considered the, true Africa.
Ol Bobongi Bike Safaris
Try this exhilarating way to view game in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Cycling through the park it is possible to get close to the wildlife from your saddle! Finish off with a coffee or lunch at Morani’s restaurant in the centre of the park, hope it sounds enjoyful to you…
Ol Bobongi House Trekking
You can also opt to Trek to some wonderful destinations for one day or multi day treks, from the Laikipia plains to the higher treks on Mt. Kenya. Gentle trekking to more challenging climbing, there are treks to suit all abilities and ages.
Why not trek Africa’s second highest summit and see the last of the equatorial snow and ice? Both technical and non-technical summits offer views of Mt. Kilimanjaro on a clear day! Fully supported expeditions with qualified guides.
Canyoning, Rock Climbing and Fishing While at Ol Bobongi House
Canyoning – You and your family can Plunge into the Blue Pools in the Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve. Slide down chutes and abseil in this tropical forest. All safety equipment is provided, along with qualified canyon guides.
Rock Climbing – i Know you have always dreamt of rock climbing but you dont know where to start? Our UK certified guides (and equipment) will take you to a wonderful granite dome, overlooking Lewa and Samburu, where it is possible for all ages and abilities to give it a go.
Fishing – Mt. Kenya doesn’t just offer superb trekking, it’s lakes and rivers are abundant with Brown Trout. We can take you to a variety of locations to catch your supper! Equipment and gillies provided for a fun day out!
Ol Bobongi House Bush Breakfasts, Sun-downers and Picnics
Bush Breakfasts and Sun-downers are an integral part of the safari experience. Let us pick a beautiful spot and spoil you with a hearty breakfast in the Bush or some delicious Bitings with your gin and tonic as the huge African sun slips behind the horizon. Sun-downers can be arranged at Ol Bobongi House around our fire pit with stunning views towards to the Aberdares where the sun sets.
In order to maximize your time in the Bush, why not let us prepare a delicious picnic lunch for you?
Ol Bobongi Rates
1-4 Guests – Ksh 30,000 per night
5-6 Guests – Ksh 40,000 per night
7-8 Guests – Ksh 50,000 per night
9-10 Guests – Ksh 60,000 per night
Children Under 5-Years – Free of Charge
Up to 10 guests can be accommodated in 2 King-size double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom and two Queen-size double beds in the Zebra bedroom all en suite.
For Bookings and inquiries, Kindly get in-touch with us on Calling or Whats-app +254712 004 003