Cozy and Rustic Family Log Cabin

from $35

per person per night

Response rate

70%

Response time

a couple of days

Pinned 12 times
  • Pay later available
  • Discounts on 7 nights or more
  • Best price guaranteed

With the snow tipped peaks of Mount Kenya at the backdrop Timau River Lodge is the ideal setting for your African Adventure. Whether you want to acclimatise before you ascend Mt. Kenya from Sirimon Gate or want to venture on the canopy of the Ngare Ndare Forest at very budget friendly prices yet offering great value for your money & charm very few Lodges can match.

Log Cabins built of Cedar Logs which are very unique and blend in with the surroundings quite beautifully. Rustic interiors add to the charm of the Lodge. There's plenty of space for campers with good hot water and other facilities to make your stay comfortable. A good play area for the young and adventurous.

Our Restaurant that is perched above a waterfall serves Mouth- Watering Indian, African and Continental cuisine complimented by a well stocked bar.

The landscape within and around Timau River Lodge acts as a conservancy for numerous bird species and small wildlife. The rare colobus monkeys are residents at Timau River Lodge.

Timau River Lodge is situated centrally to many well known conservancies like Lewa Downs (25 mins), The Ngare Ndare Forest (Unesco World Heritage site) 30 mins drive, Mt. Kenya National Forest ( Sirimon Gate 25mins drive), Ol Pejeta (1 hour drive), Samburu, etc.

Timau town is renowned for its rich farming community boasting some of the largest wheat farms and arguably the worlds best rose farms with breath taking views of Mt.Kenya's three peaks visible clearly at most times. Only a three and a half drive from nairobi, 45 minutes from Nanyuki Airstrip, 40 minutes drive to Meru or Isiolo with excellent Tarmac roads that take you around Mt.Kenya. A haven for Mountain Bikers and Hikers with numerous trails and treks through forest and plains.

Timau River Lodge is situated on the forested slopes of Mt Kenya, a wonderfully offbeat place, consisting of several lovely Cedar Log Cabins, Thatched Huts and a Dormitory style House for Larger groups. A well equipped campsite with a large covered kitchen area. The lodge offers the best view of Mt Kenya, all three peaks, Lenana, Batian & Nelion are visible from the lodge’s view point.

Timau River Lodge has no star level and nor have any intentions of pursuing any. The lodge has a very calm environment and so are all the individuals that manage and staffed there. We have a friendly approach to all our guests and make sure all our guests are comfortable. Very laid back, very natural.

An idyllic setting with a whole range of animals roaming free through out from the peacocks, ducks, geese, tortoises, guinea fowls etc. The lodge is a base for climbing Mount Kenya through Sirimon route. It is at 2,240 metres in altitude, the evenings can be particularly cool, so you definitely need to have warm clothing.

The lodge is situated 1km from the main road approximately 1km from Timau Police Station heading towards Isiolo - Meru Junction.

Guests can travel to Sirimon Gate to Mt.Kenya National Park for day trips or summit in 4 days depending on ones health and fitness. Mountain biking is also activity many would enjoy around Timau River Lodge. Guests can also visit the Ngare Ndare Forest for high canopy walk, canyoning, swimming in the natural blue pools. Ol Pejeta and other conservancies are reachable within 1 hours drive. Trout Fishing is a very popular activity many can carry out at Timau River Lodge.

Guests can also visit the local fruit and vegetable markets to sample the fresh produce. A trip to the numerous flower farms neighbouring Timau River Lodge can always be arranged upon request. There's always 1600 acres of forest to hike and plant a tree from our nursery.

Features

In your room
  • River view
  • Forest view
  • Mountain view
  • Shower
  • Hot water
  • Veranda
  • Board games
  • Playing cards
Around the place
  • Good access roads
  • Family friendly
  • Front desk safe
  • Gift shop
  • Towel and linen service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Kitchen costs extra
  • Bartender
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
  • Security guard
  • Suitable for elderly
  • Suitable for events
  • Hot water
  • Parking
  • Mobile internet reception
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Fireplace

Reviews

Accuracy Value Cleanliness Location Service Check-in
Unrated

from $35

per person per night

Response rate

70%

Response time

a couple of days

Pinned 12 times
  • Pay later available
  • Discounts on 7 nights or more
  • Best price guaranteed
Location Timau River Lodge – Timau
Space offered Lodge room
Includes Entire place to yourselves
Sleeps 2 up to 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Beds 1 × Double bed
1 × Twin bed
Check in 11:30
Check out 10:30
Meal plans Bed and breakfast
Half board
Full board
Conditions Cancellation

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