Near Natron and Magadi soda lakes, lies Shompole. The lodge is perched on the side of the Nguruman escarpment, overlooking the stunning expanse of Kenya's Great Rift Valley. It is constructed from naturally-occurring white quartz stone, pale thatch and other materials, and using water as a prime feature, each tented room provides a very spacious, shady oasis in this green desert environment. Each of the six tented rooms consists of a cool-pool and informal sitting areas, a bathroom with a view and a specially-designed tent which includes vast windows and a high canopied roof. The main lounge and dining area consists of expansive verandahs overlooking Mount Shompole and the Rift Valley. Should you wish to take meals by your tent, the main pool or in the bush, special arrangements can be made to provide for these individual requests.
There is a great range of activities offered from early morning and evening walks, river trips, bike riding, night drives, sundowner visits to Lake Natron to see the flamingos, picnics and nights spent out in fly-camps. Horse-riding and camel-riding are among the many activities that are planned for the future. The pre-historic site of Olorgesaille offers an interesting day out. The experience and skills of Maasai guides and trackers play an important part in the experience on offer. Activities are unscheduled and organized according to your preferences of guests, also allowing ample time to relax and enjoy the facilities of the camp itself.