Safari From My Window

Safari From My Window

A #luxury stay in the #SerenaMountainLodge #Kenya was an #aspirational experience. This is a #safari was a difference because here, the animals come to you! As the Lodge has large windows overlooking a watering hole, the best creations of #nature parade in front of you and you can appreciate them in their natural habitat. A truly magical experience.


We all know when you book that safari what we have in mind is seating in 4 x 4 car as a driver drives in the park looking for animals and you taking the pics. This trip on the weekend to Serena Mountain Lodge at Mount Kenya National Park was one that blew my mind away.

My safari lodge
My safari lodge

So upon getting to the lodge the crisp air and dead silence was to die for. The lodge is a tree house that has been there for over 40 years and is still standing strong.

from  $196

Hotel Serena Mountain Lodge Mount Kenya National Park

 Mount Kenya, Nyeri, Kenya
What a huge tree house!
What a huge tree house!
Welcome to Mountain Lodge
Welcome to Mountain Lodge

As soon as our host let us know there no game drives allowed I thought bummer then why come all the way. I hadn’t been listening and had missed the part where he said you don’t look for the animals as they will come to you.. Nice huh!! It was literally that.

you don’t look for the animals as they will come to you

The animals come to you
The animals come to you

Every room has a view of the forest and waterhole. Ingrid and I sat down on our balcony and as we chatted away and had our vino..we both drifted to our happy places.

Every room has a view of the forest and waterhole
The girls and the vino
The girls and the vino
Forest views
Forest views

They have a waterhole that attracts different animals in the day and night. As soon as we woke up all foggy but the animals started streaming in.

the animals started streaming in

The animals are here!
The animals are here!

The night before we arrived a leopard had been spotted. For our herds of elephants, buffaloes and cute monkeys came to be seen.

Buffaloes at the watering hole
Buffaloes at the watering hole
The elephants
The elephants
Hanging out at the hole
Hanging out at the hole

On the way back to Nairobi after our getaway we stopped at The Trout Tree Restaurant.

The Trout Tree Restaurant 
The Trout Tree Restaurant 
The terrace
The terrace
What an awesome tree house!
What an awesome tree house!
So yummy
So yummy
Monkeying around
Monkeying around

…Ohh my classic jump with my sister…

Such posers
Such posers

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