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Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge

Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge


0°21’44.8"S 37°21’10.9"E

Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge: gallery


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Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge: picture gallery


Il Ngwesi features rustic, open fronted cottages set on the hillside facing the Mukogodo escarpment
The rooms (this is #1) feature decks, live trees, and rustic furnishings.
Everything about the lodge feels part of the environment…
…from the furniture…
…and thatched roofs…
…to the "loo with a view" bathrooms;
…with natural light illuminating the ochre-coloured walls…
…to the very appealing outdoor showers…
…accessed down a short path from the rooms.
…and the serenity of the views from the decks.
Two of the rooms, interconnected by a footbridge…
…are ideal for families.
One has two beds…
…and a walled deck.
Again, the outdoor showers are a highly appealing feature.
The pool is a delight - perfect for cooling off, or watching the wildlife below....
... whilst the communal lounge is a good spot for a pre dinner drink...
... and watching the birds.
Walks up the Mukogodo Escarpment are very enjoyable, and the route has vantage points…
…from which you can look back east towards the lodge.
As you climb, you reach streams and pools…
…which your guide and armed escort will see you safely across.
The views are always good, but after rains (this was December 2013) the landscape is very green.
During the dry season the landscape looks very different ...
... and the wildlife at this time is still pretty good.
Silver-backed jackals are commonly seen...
... as are warthogs.
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Il Ngwesi features rustic, open fronted cottages set on the hillside facing the Mukogodo escarpment
Il Ngwesi features rustic, open fronted cottages set on the hillside facing the Mukogodo escarpment
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The rooms (this is #1) feature decks, live trees, and rustic furnishings.
The rooms (this is #1) feature decks, live trees, and rustic furnishings.
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Everything about the lodge feels part of the environment…
Everything about the lodge feels part of the environment…
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…from the furniture…
…from the furniture…
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…and thatched roofs…
…and thatched roofs…
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…to the "loo with a view" bathrooms;
…to the "loo with a view" bathrooms;
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…with natural light illuminating the ochre-coloured walls…
…with natural light illuminating the ochre-coloured walls…
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…to the very appealing outdoor showers…
…to the very appealing outdoor showers…
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…accessed down a short path from the rooms.
…accessed down a short path from the rooms.
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…and the serenity of the views from the decks.
…and the serenity of the views from the decks.
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Two of the rooms, interconnected by a footbridge…
Two of the rooms, interconnected by a footbridge…
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…are ideal for families.
…are ideal for families.
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One has two beds…
One has two beds…
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…and a walled deck.
…and a walled deck.
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Again, the outdoor showers are a highly appealing feature.
Again, the outdoor showers are a highly appealing feature.
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The pool is a delight - perfect for cooling off, or watching the wildlife below....
The pool is a delight - perfect for cooling off, or watching the wildlife below....
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... whilst the communal lounge is a good spot for a pre dinner drink...
... whilst the communal lounge is a good spot for a pre dinner drink...
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... and watching the birds.
... and watching the birds.
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Walks up the Mukogodo Escarpment are very enjoyable, and the route has vantage points…
Walks up the Mukogodo Escarpment are very enjoyable, and the route has vantage points…
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…from which you can look back east towards the lodge.
…from which you can look back east towards the lodge.
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As you climb, you reach streams and pools…
As you climb, you reach streams and pools…
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…which your guide and armed escort will see you safely across.
…which your guide and armed escort will see you safely across.
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The views are always good, but after rains (this was December 2013) the landscape is very green.
The views are always good, but after rains (this was December 2013) the landscape is very green.
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During the dry season the landscape looks very different ...
During the dry season the landscape looks very different ...
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... and the wildlife at this time is still pretty good.
... and the wildlife at this time is still pretty good.
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Silver-backed jackals are commonly seen...
Silver-backed jackals are commonly seen...
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... as are warthogs.
... as are warthogs.

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