3 Days 2 Nights Safari Shompole Group Ranch Magadi courtesy of the 3 Days Kenya Safaris from Nairobi is a short Holiday Safari that offers a genuine African Bush experience for 2 Nights at Loisiijo Lodge – a small private lodge on the banks of the Ewaso Ngiro River.

Within the famous Rift Valley, the Ewaso Ngiro River flows from the highlands of the Mau escarpment into the soda lake of Lake Natron.

Hidden away on the fig tree shaded river banks of the Ewaso Ngiro River, beyond Lake Magadi is Loisiijo Lodge.

Loisiijo Lodge is beyond Lake Magadi (43 km from magadi) in the Shompole Group Ranch/ Conservancy on banks of the Ewaso Ngiro River.

Just 3 hours drive from Nairobi (170 km) it is a perfect weekend retreat for nature lovers.

Shompole Wildlife Conservancy consists of 100 square km which have been set aside for the wildlife and day and night game drives are permitted.

Shompole Group Ranch is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley between the alkaline lakes Magadi and Natron. It is situated on the Kenya–Tanzania border and is inhabited by the Loodokilani section of the Maasai.

You can see a wide variety of wildlife including Elephants, Wildebeest, Buffalo, Zebra, Giraffe, Eland, Gazelle, Impala, Hartebeest, Gerenuk, Oryx, Waterbuck, Kudu.

Primates include both vervet and black and white colobus monkeys, and olive baboons. The areas carnivores include leopards, cheetahs, lions, hyenas, bat eared fox, wild dogs, jackals, civets, genets, wildcats, and mongoose.

There is also a high diversity of birdlife and reptiles like the monitor lizard.

There are many activities in 3 Days 2 Nights Safari Shompole Group Ranch Magadi like Bird watching, canoeing and tubing, jogging, day and night game drives, guided nature walks with local Maasai guides and visits to traditional villages.


Shompole Nature walks with local Masai guides. Visits to traditional villages

Shompole Night game drives and possibility to join one of the animal research projects on their field trip (lions, striped hyenas, and baboons)

Shompole Canoeing and Tubing on the river (depending on water level). Two canoes and tubes are available free of charge.

Shompole Bird watching – this is tweeters paradise with over 350 species in the area. Flocks of flamingoes and other water birds of Lake Magadi, riverine forest, as well as surrounding bush land and  grasslands

Shompole Group Ranch Game drives in the Shompole Conservation Area (100 sq km). This conservation area is a fine example of Community owned conservation.

You can see a wide variety of wildlife including Oryx, elephant, buffalo, eland, giraffe, gazelle and lion.


Day 1: Nairobi – Drive To Loisiijo Lodge Shompole

Depart Nairobi in the morning & drive to Lake Magadi descending into the magnificent scenery of the Rift Valley. See flocks of flamingoes and pelicans amongst many other water birds on the lake edge.

Arrive at Loisiijo Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon rest at the lodge or enjoy a nature walk along the river.

Overnight at Loisiijo Lodge Shompole

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Full Day In Shompole Conservation Area

Morning game drive in Shompole Conservation Area. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon rest at the camp or visit a Masai village or partake a nature walk.

Overnight at Loisiijo Lodge Shompole

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Loisiijo Lodge Shompole – Drive To Nairobi

Breakfast/ relaxing at the lodge. Depart for Nairobi via Lake Magadi. Enjoy a picnic lunch under a shady tree & after lunch drop off at your hotel in the afternoon.

Meal Plan {Breakfast}



* When staying at ‘Loisiijo’ you will be supporting the local Maasai who are the owners of the lodge. Revenue from tourism & visits to the conservation area are contributing to the well-being of the local people and the protection of the wildlife in the area

3 Days 2 Nights Safari Shompole Group Ranch Magadi Rates Includes:

* Sharing twin tent
* Full board accommodation
* Drinks local sodas, mineral water, house wine and beer
* Visit Masai Village and guided walk along the Uaso Ngiro riverbanks
* Transport in chauffeur driven Safari vehicle with roof hatch for game viewing
* Community/ Conservation fee per adult 90 US Dollars per child up to 12 Years 49 US Dollars

3 Days 2 Nights Safari Shompole Group Ranch Magadi Rates Do Not Include:

* Gratuities
* Insurance
* Items of personal nature
* Meals in Nairobi upon return (No Dinner)
* Extra activities offered by the wildlife researchers i.e. Baboon walk