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Sosian, the Samburu word for ‘Wild Date Palm’, combines the tame with the wild; ideal for those looking for a unique and intimate bush experience. The 24,000-acre private, working ranch sits on the Laikipia plateau, 80kms west of Mt Kenya, offering pure wilderness, with more than 250 species of birdlife and an abundance of game species with four of the big five being found at Sosian Ranch, plus rare species such as Wild dogs, Jackson’s hartebeest and Grevy’s zebra.
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Nanyuki Airport53 km
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All reviews camel riding the river game drives fly camping delicious food land rover family holiday list is endless there are so many like clockwork on foot wonderful sightings incredible location perfect trip special memories drawing room magical place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have recently returned home from the most incredible 9 day stay at Sosian Lodge with six of our friends. It is not really possible to convey in words how incredible this place really is. From the moment we arrived till the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank farflungfish
Response from Sosian, Owner at Sosian RanchResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for your wonderful review! We absolutely loved having you all to stay with us! x x x

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were very spoilt to have 10 nights at Sosian in August '18, as a family of five, including three children (7-12 yrs). It was only just enough time to try and make the most of everything they have to offer. Wonderful game drives (obviously!);...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ifimhonest
Response from Sosian, Manager at Sosian RanchResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for your wonderful review! We love offering our guests everything that this beautiful part of Laikipia has to offer! Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Totally loved the whole set up here, the fun team, the history, the style and décor and the whole vibe. This lodge has a heart and has so much to offer with activities and doing so much more than just game drives. A rare find...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank simon_beck75
Response from Sosian, Manager at Sosian RanchResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We look forward to seeing you here for more fun soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Simply the best holiday we have had and such a phenomenal place to stay! Sosian feels like an (incredible) home away from home - from the moment we arrived, we were welcomed as friends and looked after exquisitely by the very best team. With the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Laura M
Response from Sosian, Manager at Sosian RanchResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you Laura for your WONDERFUL review of Sosian. We loved every minute of having you and your family and we will keep our fingers tightly crossed that we'll be seeing you again soon. Best wishes from all of us at Sosian.

Reviewed 20 September 2018

The people make Sosian. Yes… we saw lions and leopard, watched flocks of cranes dapple the sunset with our G&T’s, rode with elephant and giraffe, swam wild rivers, slept beneath the stars, rode camels through the game-rich bush and feasted like royalty at least 4...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Robbie M
Response from Sosian, Manager at Sosian RanchResponded 7 October 2018

Dear Robbie - thank you so much for your amazing and kind words. We were genuinely thrilled to share with you the beauty of Sosian and we are so lucky to have the BEST team here making it all a reality. Very best wishes from...More

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19 March 2017|
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Response from Sosian | Property representative |
Tristan Voorspuy who was one of the shareholders of Sosian was killed on 5th March. This was during a time when a large number of illegal cattle were grazing on Sosian. However this was not at Sosian Lodge but at one of the... More
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Response from Sosian | Property representative |
Hi there, We have wifi and phone signal in the lodge reception which is reliable. See you soon. Best wishes, Simon and Rosie (Sosian)
Room Tips
"All rooms are great - honey moon suite is awesome."
19 Oct 2018
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"All rooms are pretty similar - sectacular, quiet and luxurious."
20 Sep 2018
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"I can't imagine a bad room here!"
06 Jun 2017
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"All rooms have exceptional views and are private"
17 Feb 2017
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