Elsa's Kopje is named after Elsa the lioness, made famous by George and Joy Adamson's biographical book and film "Born Free". A good camp to see rhino in their natural habitat. Elsa's Kopje is renowned as one of the most stylish lodges in Africa.
Elsa's Kopje Highlights
Elsa's Kopje is a luxurious lodge offering a spectacular location and known to be one of the best in Kenya for viewing rhino in their natural habitat. Elsa's Kopje is named after Elsa the lioness, made famous by George and Joy Adamson's biographical book and film "Born Free". Elsa's Kopje is renowned as one of the most stylish lodges in Africa, situated in the Mugwangho Hill in the Meru National Park in Kenya.
- One of the locations for the film Born Free
- Cottages with 270-degree views incorporated into rocks
- Game drives, nature walks, fishing, night drives & rafting are offered
Elsa's Kopje Game Viewing and Activities
Meru National Park is a Kenyan forest reserve located 350km from Nairobi, east of Meru town. It is one of Kenya's lesser known parks, covering an area of 87 044 hectares. Meru National Park has abundant rainfalls which results in tall grass and lush swamps which make it difficult to spot game. The park has a wide range of wildlife including elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, black rhino and hippo. Buffalo, oryx, Oribi, zebra, giraffe, hartebeest, impala, kudu, mongoose, warthog, dik dik, civet, caracal, wild dog, baboons, hyena and vervet monkeys can also be spotted. Meru National Park is also to home to an abundance of birdlife that includes Pel's fishing owl, Peter's finfoot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, kingfishers, rollers, starlings, bee-eaters and numerous weavers to mention a few. Helped by the International Fund of Animal Welfare, the Kenya Wildlife Service restored Meru National Park from near ruin to one of the most promising tourist destinations in East Africa. This has also helped solve the park's poaching problems of the last decade.
Kenya Shoestring Safari
Travelling on a budget but still want to experience the highlights of Kenya? Then this 11-night itinerary is ideal. Travel with your private local guide and safari vehicle and drive around the countryside to Kenya’s best and most beautiful areas.
Sustainable Tourism Safari
Enjoy a 9-night luxury safari in Africa's prime safari destination, Kenya. Discover snow-capped mountains, savanna grasslands and enjoy game drives. All of the camps in this itinerary belong to the "Long Run" initiative which fosters community development.
Rhino River Camp
Rhino River Camp offers travellers a unique safari in a quieter national park, the Meru National Park, made famous by the Born Free book about Else the Lioness. Meru National Park has a diverse and beautiful landscape, straddling the equator and home to numerous rivers and woodlands.