Ngari Hill is

``An Oasis on top of a hill...``

Inside Samburu County, wedged between the town of Maralal and Kirisia Forest Ngari Hill Ecolodge is located among Samburu villages on top of a hill at an altitude of 2000 meters. The eco-friendly lodge provides top of the range comfortable and luxury accommodation in attractive cottages, tented accommodation and standard rooms, all en-suite. In addition there is a small campsite next to the lodge. Moreover there is an attractive swimming pool surrounded by cozy seating spaces, verandas and a pool house, to be used free of charge by those staying overnight at the lodge.

What our guest say

‘A picturesque location. By the time we reached Maralal it was late in the night and we straight went to this lodge. After a long journey of almost 12 hours, the comfy bed and duvet cover were a welcome treat. It was like heavenly. We crashed into the bed and the moment I hit the pillow, I was off.

The next morning I came out to the cock crows and cows mooing in the distance. The lodge is beautifully perched on a hill giving a breathtaking view of the entire town of Maralal. Made of logs this lodge is among the finest accommodation you can find in Maralal. So if you want to relax after a long day drive, than certainly this is the place to be.’

Masood K.
Masood K. - Review from Tripadvisor
‘Great place to stay! My buddy and I stayed at Ngari Hills in early September, 2020, on my way to the north of Kenya by motorcycle. On the way back, we stayed there again. It is a very nice, clean, quiet place, set on a hilltop outside of the town, with very good food. I highly recommend it for others traveling in the area’
Joseph de Vries
Joseph de Vries - Review from Tripadvisor
‘Highly recommended this beautiful Lodge
The location of Ngari Hill is beautiful! Located on top of a green hill, so you can enjoy the beautiful view from all sides. The Cottage I slept in is luxuriously furnished with a good bed, a beautiful African open bathroom (fully equipped), a separate toilet, a fireplace and a beautiful veranda. But the Safari tents are also very comfortably furnished with a private bathroom and separate toilet. In addition, there are beautiful family rooms. I am curious about the swimming pool that is now under construction and the new restaurant with terrace. The staff at Ngari Hill are extremely friendly and very helpful. I also enjoyed the food; Italian and French cuisine with a Samburu touch. In short: highly recommended and we will definitely come back again.’
Robbi Delat
Robbi Delat - Review from Facebook
‘Perfect place in Maralal, Samburu
The climate on top of the Hill is really peacefull, cool climate with views over Maralal and surroundings. Especially after the heat in Loiyangalani! Rooms are nice and clean. Ask for the roast chicken or lasagne👍🏻👍🏻

Lovely birds all over the place, because of all the trees the lodge planted over the years. Just sit and relax with a cold soda/beer and your camera to capture all the beautiful bird species!

Daniel the manager makes you at comfort and can arrange various activities for you. We went to Malasso viewpoint (stunning!!) and did a Maralal town walk to Kenyatta house and Samburu market, really nice souvenirs. You can also go to a viewpoint just 10 min away’.

Anneliev2017 - Review from Tripadvisor
‘The real Kenya

Together with my husband and our 2 teenagers aged 11 and 14, we really enjoyed our 2 nights in this lodge. Very familiar and warm welcome with a lot of attention for their guests. The children are warmly addressed. Daniel the manager is very attentive and always up for a chat about Kenya and the surrounding area. The rooms were very spacious and tidy. The cook prepares the tastiest local or Italian dishes and delicious packed lunches. The view is magnificent from the terrace of the restaurant. Paul the guide took us on a beautiful hike with many contacts with the local Samburu.’

Karin Lagewaai
Karin Lagewaai - Review from Facebook

How to reach us

Ngari Hill is located near Maralal Town. The fasted route from Nairobi is through Nyahururu and Rumuruti. The road between Rumuruti and Maralal has been upgraded to a tarmac road.

When reaching Maralal town you will find signboards leading to our location. Furthermore you can view the below link providing the direction  to our lodge.

Google Maps route to Ngari Hill

When approaching Maralal:

  1. navigate to ‘NCPB Maralal’ with google maps
  2. When reaching ‘NCPB’ (a large metal storage building) continue straight along the same road
  3. Pass the bridge and continue
  4. Take the road to the right at the junction with our Ngari hill ecolodge sign
  5. Start climbing the hill
  6. On top of the hill take a sharp right and continue following the signs until reaching the gate of the lodge

Contact us

Maralal, Samburu County, Kenya
Mobile 1: +254 719 362 916
Mobile 2: +254 73 5 22 86 49


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