Reviews of Sandai
Wildlife sightings and reviews
1 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sandai and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Down to earth Sandai"
Sandai is for independent-minded self starters, not really for package people. The hospitality is warm and easy going and the meals are eaten together in Petra's dining room. Conversation was easy and the people were interesting. Prices are down to earth and there are plenty of pick and mix activity options including the Aberdares and Solio.
Petra is loveable and the staff very helpful." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
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