10 best safari sundowner spots in Kenya
There are many things to do in Kenya after a long day on safari, but the best is to just rest and take it easy with a sundowner drink shared with your loved one.
Below is our list of the 10 best safari sundowner spots in Kenya.
1. Mara Ngenche Safari Camp – Masai Mara
Instead of meeting at the bar, why not meet at Mara Ngenche Safari Camp in Masai Mara for a sundowner drink? where you can sip a cocktail by the campfire and watch the sun melt on the horizon.
Mara Ngenche Safari Camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara National Reserve. This camp offers Panoramic views over the confluence of the Mara and Talek Rivers Overlooking a hippo pool that is always busy with these beautiful Large animals with crocodiles.
2. Elsa’s Kopje – Meru
Elsas Kopje is sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphan lions, long before conservation became fashionable.
3. Jambo Mutara Camp – Laikipia
As the orange sunsets over the African wilderness at Jambo Mutara Camp, there is no better way to enjoy it than with a cold drink.
While you can watch the sunset from the comfort of the bar in camp, it is very special experiencing it from the hilltop in the bush. The safari guides will take you to an epic viewpoint in the conservancy, equipped with chairs and drinks of your choosing.
4. Saruni Samburu – Samburu
Saruni Samburu Lodge is in over 200,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness teeming with wildlife to explore exclusively, and guided by Samburu warriors passionate about their land and culture, the safari experience at Saruni Samburu is intimate and truly exceptional.
Relax and watch the sun slowly set as you unwind with a cocktail before dinner at the Saruni Samburu with spectacular views over Kalama Conservancy and Mount Kenya.
5.Tortilis Safari Camp – Amboseli
With the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s highest free-standing mountain, Tortilis Camp is widely regarded as the prime location for witnessing the majesty of snow-capped Kilimanjaro.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable sundowner with the view of the sun setting on the beautiful horizon of the Amboseli National Park at Tortilis Safari Camp which is situated in one of Amboseli’s areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland.
6. Mbweha Camp – Nakuru
Enjoy a privately organized Sundowner at Mbweha Camp which is nestled up against the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park with beautiful views over the Eburru and Mau ranges.
Guests can also enjoy day trips into Nakuru National Park with the option of a gourmet bush lunch with spectacular views of the Lake and the National Park.
7. Chui Lodge – Naivasha
Chui Lodge is set in a private 18,000-acre wildlife conservancy above the shores of Lake Naivasha, it is a veritable oasis in the dry escarpment country of the Rift Valley.
Enjoy a Sundowner around a roaring log fire after an unforgettable game drive at Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary, this is the perfect way to end the day during your stay at Chui lodge.
8. Mara Explorer – Maasai Mara
Mara Explorer is located on a broad, thickly forested bend of the Talek River in the very heart of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This luxurious tented camp lies at the confluence of the Masai Mara’s four main game-viewing areas and enjoys prime views of the spectacular wildebeest migration between July and September.
A Sundowner at Mara Explorer is one not to be missed. Watch the gorgeous African sunset over the park by a campfire while sipping on a cool drink.
9. Sarova Shaba – Samburu
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is located in a natural oasis in the heart of the Shaba Game Reserve in Samburu, It is set along the bank of the Ewaso Nyiro River laid out around the natural springs that flow into the river. The Lodge has a virtual mini forest of indigenous trees, a fish pond, and a large free form swimming pool.
Have your sundowner drink while enjoying stunning views of the sunset over the meandering river and the wilderness.
10. Ol Pejeta House – Nanyuki
Ol Pejeta House stands at the center of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy very near to Nanyuki. It enjoys all the exclusivity of its private location while being close enough to the camp to have access to all its many facilities.
A few experiences rival the glory of the sunset over Africa, especially when the scene is set amidst an amphitheater of mountains and enhanced by a selection of tempting cocktails, beers, wines, soft drinks, and canapés. A sundowner at the Ol Pejeta House should definitely be on your bucket list.
Note: These activities are offered at an extra cost.
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