The Ark Lodge: The Hidden Gem in Kenya

As the name suggests the Ark Lodge is built to resemble Noah's Ark. This masterpiece of art and architectural beauty was conceived by Graham McCullough in the 1970s.

The Ark Lodge: The Hidden Gem in Kenya
The Ark Lodge [Photo Courtesy]

Located in the middle of the Aberdare National Park sits a serene, peaceful, beautiful gem that is The Ark Lodge. 

Just as the name suggests the Ark Lodge is built to resemble Noah's Ark. This masterpiece of art and architectural beauty was conceived by Graham McCullough in the 1970s and he also went ahead to innovate the Keekorok and Samburu Lodges.

[Photo Courtesy of The Ark Lodge]

The Ark Lodge has several lounges and balconies that provide good sighting locations for any wildlife that may come through.

It is strategically positioned with a view that overlooks a salt lick and waterhole which means instead of you going to see the wildlife, the wildlife will come to you attracted to the waterhole to quench their thirst.

[Photo Courtesy of The Ark Lodge]

Ark Lodge attracts both domestic and foreign tourists in the hundreds of thousands mainly due to its strategic location and tranquil environment. This part of Aberdare Park is usually frequented by buffalos, elephants, impalas, different breeds of birds and sometimes if you are lucky you get to see some of the big cats.

Marasa Africa which is the umbrella body of The Ark Lodge prides itself in having charge of the Paraa Safari Lodge in Uganda and Mara Leisure Camp in Kenya, these being some of the few unique sites seeing places in Africa.

The Ark Lodge also offers some of the best African cuisines that this great continent has to offer.

[Photo Courtesy of The Ark Lodge]

The Ark Lodge is truly a hidden gem that not so many have discovered therefore treat yourself to this wonderful place and get to have an unforgettable experience.

-Edited by Skeeter Imisa

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