Sosian is a cosy, ranch-style lodge, perfect for adventurers looking to explore the great outdoors on horseback. A home away from home, their team are knowledgeable, extremely hospitable and will ensure you have an unforgettable stay.
Sosian, the Samburu word for‘ Wild Date Palm’, combines comfort with wilderness; ideal for those looking for a unique and intimate bush experience. With an abundance of wildlife, guests may enjoy a fantastically private wildlife viewing experience.
Sosian is a 24,000 acre private conservancy and working ranch, that sits on the equator at 5700ft. It is 80km from Nanyuki town, in West Laikipia. With views of Mt Kenya and the expansive Laikipia Plateau to explore, Sosian is located in one of Kenya’s premier wilderness areas.
Guests are accommodated in an elegant 1940’s ranch house that has been beautifully renovated. Within the lodge gardens are 3 cottages each with 2 separate bedrooms. There is more space for children if needed, in the family cottage, which has a further interconnecting room to sleep another three children, with their own bathroom. All the rooms are en suite and have their own private verandas. There is also a larger and more private honeymoon cottage, known as the Italian Cottage, built by Italian artisans. In total, Sosian can sleep up to 16 guests. There is also a swimming pool, tennis court, stable yard and an organic vegetable garden. Sosian is well known for its delicious home cooking using fresh ingredients from the garden.
With many years of careful management, the wildlife on Sosian has flourished. They are fortunate enough to have a diverse cross-section of habitats that hosts a long list of birds and mammals, including elephant, hippo, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, zebra, kudu, oryx, impala, warthog, plus many smaller predators such as bat-eared foxes, genet cats and serval cats. Wildlife viewing is rewarding, whilst still maintaining the true wilderness of this area which makes each sighting all the more special and exciting.