Nestled in a perfect position between the slopes of the Aberdare Mountains and the towering Mount Kenya, Solio Lodge offers superb game viewing along with the chance to visit the private rhino breeding reserve adjacent to the lodge.
Experience amazing encounters with the conservancy's black and white rhino
Stretch your legs on foot or by mountain bike in the Solio Ranch - the first private conservancy in Kenya
Explore the ranch with an early morning horse ride or game walk. Solio offers a relaxed, but intense and instantly gratifying game experience
Visit the Aberdares National Park see its legendary elephants, search for the rare Bongo antelope or fish in its rivers
The Solio Reserve is part of a private ranch, the first private conservancy in Kenya, and is home to an incredible amount of game – white and black rhino are often seen, and the reserve is home to over 40 lion. As a private conservancy, the game viewing is exclusive and game drives will explore a variety of different habitats. As well as rhino and lion, guests can expect to see elephant, buffalo, the rare giant forest hog and a wonderful variety of plains game.
The lodge has been designed cosily, as nights can be chilly. The six huge and luxurious rooms have been built with enormous glass windows to give incredible panoramic views of the rolling hills and Mount Kenya. The rooms all have their own living area complete with a roaring log fire and a huge bathroom. Each room is designed individually so no two are the same. The service and hospitality at Solio Lodge is among the best in Kenya – attentive staff are on hand to cater to your every whim, and meals are a lively affair, with delicious home-cooked food being served.
While at Solio, your activities include day and night game drives in the company of your expert guide, morning bird walks and sundowner walks, horse-riding, mountain biking, helicopter trips and fishing trips to Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains.
Solio Camp works particularly well in combination with its sister-camp in the Mara, Sala’s Camp – please see our suggested itinerary for more details, and call us to find out more!
When to visit
See if you can spot both black and white rhino on your game drives!
Solio Lodge is nestled between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains on Solio Game Conservancy. The ranch spreads over 45,000 acres with a 17,000 acre game conservancy.
Activities at Solio
During your stay at Solio enjoy a wide range of activities such as game drives on the private reserve, guided walks, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing in the Aberdare National park or for amazing views enjoy a helicopter flight over Mount Kenya.
Fly Fishing in Northern Kenya
If you want to try something really different during your holiday then why not take a fishing trip up to Lake Rutundu or Lake Alice. Situated at 10,000 feet above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Kenya this is a totally unique fly fishing experience.
Explore this spectacular landscape on mountain bike. The silence and off-road abilities of the bike allow you to get right up close to big game.
Riding in Northern Kenya
Horseback safaris are the most exciting way to see the bush and in Kenya they are without a doubt the most exciting and adventurous safari you can do.
Walking Safaris in Laikipia
Explore the African bush on foot with your experienced guide and tracker. A fantastic opportunity to experience a different perspective, away from the noise of a safari vehicle.