Ol Donyo Lodge

Chyulu Hills


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Ol Donyo is one of our favourite lodges in east Africa. It’s in the Chyulu Hills, the range Ernest Hemingway had in mind when he wrote ‘Green Hills of Africa’. And there’s only one lodge in the whole area, even though it’s four times the size of Amboseli. 

There’s plenty to see nearby (including Africa’s last remaining big-tusk elephants). But our favourite thing by far was climbing onto the roof of our suite to sleep on the star bed. A magical experience and something we’ll never forget.  

There are a variety of activities that you can choose to do. I went on the Lava Tubes which were really exciting and even though it wasn’t something I would usually have done – I loved it!
Katherine Terry - Knighton Reeve

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  • 2 daily game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Bush meals
  • Night drives
  • Horse riding

Chyulu Hills

Hemingway's 'green hills of Africa' sit in the shadow of Kilimanjaro (and serve up some of the best views of...

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