Elsa’s Kopje is an exclusive hideaway located in Mughwango Hill in Meru National park on the site of George Adamson’s original campsite. Every cottage on the property offers fantastic views of the rocky hillside.
Location: Mughwango Hill, Meru National Park
Unique Features: Elsa’s Kopje offers two different kinds of accommodation that are private and offer breathtaking views of the rocky hillside.
Seasons: Open all year round
Languages Spoken: English and Swahili
How to get there: The Mughwango airstrip is five minutes away and there is a helicopter pad. There are daily flights operated by AirKenya from Nairobi to Meru, Safarilink from Nairobi to Nanyuki connecting with private charter and one daily flight operated by Tropic air from Nanyuki to Meru.
Facilities: 8 en-suite open-plan cottages – 7 doubles, 1 twin room. 1 Honeymoon Suite - 1 double room. Elsa’s Private House - 1 double, 1 twin room, laundry service, swimming pool.
Drinks Policy: Soft drinks, beer, house wines and non-luxury spirits are included in the room rates. Champagne, special wines and luxury spirits are additional.
Activities: Day & Night Game Drives, guided bush walks, Bush Meals, Sundowners, Cultural Visits, day Excursions to the Tana River with Packed Lunches, line fishing (Catfish and Barbel), shop, massage and access to 44 km sq Rhino Sanctuary
Interesting Facts: Elsa’s Kopje is named after Elsa the lioness, made famous by George and Joy Adamson’s biographical book and film “Born Free”.