Mathioya River lodge

Mathioya River lodge is a 3 star  mid- range accommodations found in the North Mathioya Riverfront overlooking the beautiful views of the mathioya River, small scale tea farm ridge , valleys  in aberdare national  Park.  The lodge is on the Banks of the river and it’s is a two house lodge adjacent to greenery perfect for camping grounds to camp lovers. Its an hour and half drive from the park to the lodge  .  It takes approximately 3-4 hours’ drive from Nairobi city center to the aberdare national park and 50 minutes’ flight to the close airstrip/ Nanyuki airport then few minutes to be transferred to the camp. The lodge is in the perfect base for relaxation and safari adventures to tourists and travellers who want to explore the Aberdare mountain Ranges with its beautiful views, River and surrounding areas.

Mathioya River lodge consists of over  6 spacious and comfortable en –suite rooms overlooking the beautiful River Mathioya, Tea scale farm and wilderness that reflect African traditional building style with local woods and modern comfort. There are also camping grounds for camp lovers with tents for hire. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities with flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, comfortable tropical wooden beds with clean beddings,  free toiletries, complementary bottled water, white pillows and sheets, Slippers and many more. The lodge has verandas and large sitting areas overlooking the stunning view of the river , tea farm  and surrounding area.  There is cracking fireplace where guests relax and share stories about the safari as they enjoy warmth during chilly nights. Rooms are in different categories and sizes with single beds for individuals, double /twin for sharing as well as family rooming options

Mathioya River lodge offers more services and facilities which include;

 A restaurant in the main building that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include buffet breakfast, Picnic lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff. The lodge offers bush breakfast enjoying the morning sunrises and bush dinners overlooking the stars in the sky.

 A  bar with share lounge offering variety of drinks, local, cocktail, wines, spirits and international beers.  You relax and sip any drink of your choice overlooking the stunning view of the River, valley, and mountain ranges   and surrounding area.

 Services include; solar energy available, free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house -keeping services offered.

WIFI Internet hotspot available  at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge include; Game viewing since the park is a habitat for more animals you a chance to spot wide range of wildebeest, natural walks in the forest, visiting the local villages , climbing and hiking mountain ranges. Etc.

Mathioya River lodge
Mathioya River lodge

Aberdare national park is situated in the North of Nairobi in the southern end of  aberdare Mountain Ranges , on the Eastern Rim Of the Great Rift valley Between Nyeri and Naivasha . The park is 150km East of Nairobi, 87km from Naivasha in the central highlands of Kenya.  The park covers the total area of 766 square kilometers and forms the part of Aberdare mountain ranges lying between the elevation of 2000 meters and 4000metres above the sea level.The park provides habitat for different wildlife that includes; Elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding since it’s the home of over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.” The park has different categories of accommodation that includes; Budget , Mid- range/moderate  and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visiting the area. There are more different  activities  to do while in the Park which include ;  Game viewing since the park has a lot of wildlife, Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking/ climbing  the  aberdare Mountains , Bird watching /birding since the park has a lot of Bird species , Visiting Keireta waterfalls and caves , Fishing , Nature walks to the falls and many more activities . Mountain Climbing is the most exciting and adventurous activity offered to tourists visiting Aberdare national park.

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