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  1. 1. Exclusive African Treasures
  2. 2. The brand ‘Exclusive African Treasures’ stands for exclusive, sophisticated, sometimes adventurous, but always special camps and lodges.
  3. 3. <ul><li>This is us… </li></ul><ul><li>Brigitte is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina from where she manages the Sales & Marketing worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>Deepa is based in Nairobi, Kenya managing the Head Office as well as operations and finance. </li></ul>Brigitte Deepa
  4. 4. <ul><li>Exclusive African Treasures represents: </li></ul><ul><li>* Chui Lodge, Naivasha </li></ul><ul><li>* Kiangazi House, Naivasha </li></ul><ul><li>* Mutamaiyu House, Laikipia </li></ul><ul><li>* Royal Mara Safari Lodge, Masai Mara </li></ul><ul><li>* Leopard Rock Lodge, Meru National Park </li></ul><ul><li>* Tijara Beach, Indian Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>* The Majlis, Lamu Archipelago </li></ul>
  5. 6. Chui Lodge is situated in the privately owned 20,000 acre Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary just above the shores of Lake Naivasha within the Great Rift Valley, only 1½ hour away from Nairobi!
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary plays host to a diverse number of mammalian & avian species including 13 White Rhino, 26 Leopard, Buffalo, Giraffe, Cheetah, Grevy Zebra, Oryx and a large number of plains game . </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The Sanctuary is exclusive to guests of Chui Lodge and Kiangazi House and free of any other tourist vehicles!!! </li></ul><ul><li>The probability to see a Leopard is 82%!! </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>2011 couldn’t start better at Osarian Sanctuary! On Dec 31 they </li></ul><ul><li>were blessed with the birth of Olari Nenjuk, this healthy baby rhino </li></ul>
  9. 10. Chui Lodge was built in 1998 by Hans and June Zwager
  10. 11. The dining room, lounge and bar area is simply unique and features pillars and murals with intricate African carvings creating the feel of an artist’s gallery.
  11. 12. <ul><li>A huge termite mound in the middle of the lounge/bar area serves as a cosy fire place. </li></ul>
  12. 13. There are only 8 luxury individual cottages, each with its own fireplace, en-suite bathroom and a delightful veranda with its own view. Three deluxe cottages in addition feature a cosy living room.
  13. 14. From the heated swimming pool you have great views of a variety of wildlife visiting the waterhole and the Escarpment .
  14. 15. <ul><li>Often bush breakfasts and sundowners are a Sanctuary or lake shore affair since the day’s timetable for guests is completely flexible. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Recreational activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive use of the Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary for day and night game drives in 4-wheel drive vehicles with professional local guides. </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bush walks </li></ul><ul><li>Boat trips & fishing on Lake Naivasha </li></ul><ul><li>Bird watching </li></ul><ul><li>Heated swimming pool </li></ul><ul><li>Bush breakfasts </li></ul><ul><li>Sundowners </li></ul><ul><li>Horse riding (extra cost) </li></ul><ul><li>Game drives in Hell’s Gate National Park (park fees excluded) </li></ul><ul><li>Day trips to Lake Nakuru National Park (extra cost) </li></ul>
  16. 18. Kiangazi House is a beautiful country house situated on a hill set amongst rolling lawns with unsurpassed scenery of Lake Naivasha.
  17. 19. Kiangazi House lies in the wildlife corridor adjacent to the privately owned 20,000 acre Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary. A salt lick and water hole is excellently located at the bottom of the garden for animals to congregate at.
  18. 20. Built in the old traditional style of local stone and timber with cosy private Lounges, a bar and a library all with fireplaces, it is an ideal place to relax in.
  19. 21. There are 3 rooms within the main house and two additional rooms just beyond the swimming pool, all with their own distinctive character and en-suite bathrooms.
  20. 22. The view from the swimming pool is absolutely stunning!
  21. 23. <ul><li>Lake Oloiden, a small salt water lake adjacent to Kiangazi House </li></ul><ul><li>attracts thousands of pink flamingos… this is the chosen site for bush </li></ul><ul><li>breakfasts and nature walks!! </li></ul>
  22. 24. <ul><li>Recreational activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive use of the Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary for day and night game drives in 4-wheel drive vehicles with professional local guides. </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bush walks </li></ul><ul><li>Boat trips & fishing on Lake Naivasha </li></ul><ul><li>Bird watching </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming pool </li></ul><ul><li>Bush breakfasts </li></ul><ul><li>Sundowners </li></ul><ul><li>Horse riding (at extra cost) </li></ul><ul><li>Game drives in Hell’s Gate National Park (at extra cost) </li></ul><ul><li>Day trips to Lake Nakuru National Park (at extra cost) </li></ul>
  23. 25. A sundowner at the Oserian Wildlife Sanctuary
  24. 26. <ul><li>Furthermore, overseas clients of Chui Lodge and Kiangazi House have the opportunity to visit the Oserian Flower Farm, the largest producer of cut flowers in the world!! </li></ul><ul><li>They can see all the new flower varieties and the intricate process from the creation of a new breed of flower to mass production is explained. </li></ul><ul><li>The visit will add another dimension to their safari in Kenya! </li></ul>
  25. 27. <ul><li>How to get to Chui Lodge and Kiangazi House: </li></ul><ul><li>By road : Approximately 1½ hours driving time from Nairobi. </li></ul><ul><li>By air : To nearby airstrips Oserian (4 min.) and Loldia (35 min.): </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oserian private airstrip for private charters. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safarilink - from Nairobi daily @ 14.45 pm with arrival @ 15.05 at Loldia airstrip ongoing to the Masai Mara </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 29. <ul><li>Mutamaiyu House is situated on the 49,000 acre Mugie Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia, a district in Northern Kenya. </li></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>Mugie Rhino Sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>In July 2004, 20 endangered black rhino were traslocated to Mugie Ranch as part </li></ul><ul><li>of a national effort to protect and enhance the black rhino population in Kenya. </li></ul><ul><li>So far the story has been one of success with the birth of 6 black rhino calves. </li></ul><ul><li>Today the Sanctuary boasts a total of 26 black and 2 white rhino. </li></ul>
  28. 31. <ul><li>Laikipia Predator Project </li></ul><ul><li>This project is aimed to identify techniques for coexistence between people, livestock and </li></ul><ul><li>predators that can be applied to other parts of Africa. So far the project has been relatively </li></ul><ul><li>successful in conserving lions in the area. The number of lions killed has fallen dramatically </li></ul><ul><li>from an average of 19% of the lion population to a mere 2,3%! </li></ul>This lioness has been radio-collared so she can be tracked .
  29. 32. <ul><li>Perched on a panoramic hilltop, with hundreds of miles of sun streaked savannah spread out below, Mutamaiyu is a spectacularly refined retreat in one of Africa’s last great wilderness areas – the Mugie Wildlife Conservancy. </li></ul>
  30. 33. <ul><li>Mutamaiyu consists of 6 superb luxury cottages, built to take full advantage of the spectacular views. </li></ul>
  31. 34. Each huge cottage is pleasantly furnished with its own fireplace and en-suite with a separate dressing area.
  32. 35. This gracious manor house boasts historical furnishings and high-ceilinged patios.
  33. 36. Even the heated infinite pool offers breath-taking views of Laikipia and the wildlife visiting the waterhole down below.
  34. 37. A large dining room serving up arguably Kenya’s finest countryside cuisine.
  35. 38. A comfortable lounge with fireplace is the perfect place to curl up on a couch with a glass of wine.
  36. 39. <ul><li>Mutamaiyu House ~ Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Day and night game drives in 4x4 vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Visits to the Mugie Rhino Sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Bush breakfasts, picnic lunches and sundowners </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in ranch life and vital conservation work </li></ul><ul><li>Track the lions from the Laikipia Predator Project using VHF radio collars. </li></ul><ul><li>Track Black Rhino </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bush walks or camel walks </li></ul><ul><li>Visits to the Mugie school </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to local traditional ways of life </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural visits </li></ul><ul><li>Clay Pigeon Shooting </li></ul>
  37. 40. Guests can visit the Mugie Primary and Nursery school, built and funded by Mugie Ranch since its creation 15 years ago. The school currently has 150 children and Mugie provides them with uniforms, all education materials and two meals a day.
  38. 41. <ul><li>How to get to Mutamaiyu House: </li></ul><ul><li>By road : Approximately 4½ hours driving time from Nairobi. </li></ul><ul><li>By air : To nearby airstrips Mugie (10 min) and Loisaba (45 min): </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mugie private airstrip for private charters. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safarilink - from Nairobi daily @ 10.20 am to Loisaba airstrip. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 43. <ul><li>Located on the banks of the Mara </li></ul><ul><li>River, the Royal Mara Safari Lodge </li></ul><ul><li>is situated in the richest game </li></ul><ul><li>viewing section of Kenya’s </li></ul><ul><li>legendary Masai Mara ecosystem, </li></ul><ul><li>directly on the “Great Migration” </li></ul><ul><li>route and near two of the main </li></ul><ul><li>river crossing points as well as the </li></ul><ul><li>“ Leopard Gorge”, highlighted on the </li></ul><ul><li>BBC “Big Cat Diary” </li></ul>
  40. 44. <ul><li>The rolling grasslands of Masai Mara are </li></ul><ul><li>home to one of the largest concentrations </li></ul><ul><li>of wildlife in the world. The privileged </li></ul><ul><li>visitors to this land will be witnesses to the </li></ul><ul><li>power of the African nature… </li></ul>
  41. 45. <ul><li>Every year Masai Mara hosts the most </li></ul><ul><li>impressive natural wonder on the </li></ul><ul><li>planet… the migration of over a million </li></ul><ul><li>wildebeest and zebra in search of water </li></ul><ul><li>and green pastures… A journey of life </li></ul><ul><li>or death… </li></ul>
  42. 46. <ul><li>There are only 8 riverfront tented chalets built on raised mahogany platforms. </li></ul><ul><li>The chalets open to a large veranda where guests can relax on comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>chaise longes overlooking the breathtaking river scenery. </li></ul>
  43. 47. <ul><li>Each chalet has been individually decorated with artistically handcrafted furniture and magnificent four-poster beds </li></ul>
  44. 48. <ul><li>The chalets have a total area of 110 square meters consisting of a sleeping area (36 </li></ul><ul><li>sqm), bathroom (22 sqm) and veranda (52 sqm) </li></ul><ul><li>A personal attendant is assigned to each river chalet to ensure all the needs of the </li></ul><ul><li>guests are taken care of. </li></ul>
  45. 49. <ul><li>En suite bathrooms with hot & cold running water are fitted with rain showers </li></ul><ul><li>and flushing toilets. </li></ul>
  46. 50. <ul><li>The recently opened new main building is spacious, cosy and with a lot of ambience. </li></ul>
  47. 51. <ul><li>At the Royal Mara every meal is an experience, served in spectacular settings; near a hippo pool, under the African stars, in the restaurant or privately on your own veranda… </li></ul>
  48. 52. <ul><li>Royal Mara Safari Lodge ~ Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Day and night game drives in 4x4 vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bush walks </li></ul><ul><li>Bush breakfasts, lunches and diners </li></ul><ul><li>Picnic lunches </li></ul><ul><li>Sundowners </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to traditional Maasai village (extra cost) </li></ul><ul><li>Hot air balloon flights (extra cost) </li></ul>
  49. 53. <ul><li>How to get to Royal Mara Safari Lodge: </li></ul><ul><li>By road : Approximately 6 hours driving time from Nairobi. </li></ul><ul><li>By air : To nearby airstrips Mara Shikar (15 min.) and </li></ul><ul><li>Musiara (35 min.) </li></ul>
  50. 55. Leopard Rock Lodge is located along the equator in semi-arid Meru National Park where George and Joy Adamson set up camp when they stumbled upon Elsa the lioness, made famous by their biographical book and film “Born Free”.
  51. 56. The lodge offers an excellent cellar of wines, a range of spirits and other drinks from a fully stocked bar.
  52. 57. Leopard Rock Lodge is located along the equator in semi-arid Meru National Park with its 44 km2 Rhino Sanctuary and famous for Elsa the lioness from the biographical book and film “Born Free”.
  53. 58. 15 luxury cottages are beautifully decorated with king size beds, precious linen and Persian carpets. All cottages boast en-suite bathrooms and large outdoor terraces facing the river. Five cottages feature double en-suite bedrooms turning them into the ideal setting for families.
  54. 59. French owners Michel and Corine Dechauffour have made sure that dinner is an experience; tables are set with china, silverware and cut crystal and a six course dinner is served by waiters in classic costume.
  55. 60. The fabulous Oasis swimming pool in a beautiful garden has an island bar located at the centre.
  56. 61. Through a glass partition you can watch t he crocodiles up close!!
  57. 62. <ul><li>Leopard Rock Lodge ~ Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Day and night game drives in 4x4 vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bush walks </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Oasis swimming pool </li></ul><ul><li>River breakfasts </li></ul><ul><li>Sundowners </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional pottery and museum tour. </li></ul>
  58. 63. <ul><li>How to get to Leopard Rock Lodge: </li></ul><ul><li>By road : Approximately 5 hours driving time from Nairobi. </li></ul><ul><li>By air : To nearby airstrips Kinaa or Meru Mulika. </li></ul>
  59. 65. Tijara Beach is an exclusive retreat set on a seaside bluff in 5 acres of colourful gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean only 6 km South of Mombasa Island in Pungu.
  60. 66. <ul><li>Owned and managed by Ian & Larissa Hart, this secret hideaway provides an upmarket service whose intimate and personal side gives everyone the feeling of being at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Access by road : </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 45 min driving time from Moi International Airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 30 min driving time from Ukunda Airstrip </li></ul><ul><li>All airport transfers are on complimentary basis </li></ul>
  61. 67. Only four individually situated cottages nestle in colourful Gardens on a seaside bluff overlooking the Indian Ocean.
  62. 68. Under the thatched roofs, ceiling fans quietly cool the spacious bedrooms.
  63. 69. Both the room and the luxurious bathroom open up to a large hardwood deck .
  64. 70. <ul><li>An in-house beauty therapist and masseuse is at your disposal . </li></ul>
  65. 71. A magnificent fresh water pool is situated at the heart of the complex.
  66. 72. The dining area offers an al fresco setting with a comfortable chill out area; alternatively dine on your own veranda or on the cliff above the beach.
  67. 73. <ul><li>Freshly-caught fish as well as fresh produce form the basis of the delicious dining options, but the chef is more then willing to satisfy any special requests. </li></ul>
  68. 74. … and last but not least; At the foot of the cliffs on which the resort perches is its own secluded beach!
  69. 75. <ul><li>ACTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Snorkelling, bird watching, reef, beach and cave walks are included. </li></ul><ul><li>In house beauty therapist and masseuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Deep sea fishing, diving and golf at any of the three Mombasa courses can be arranged. </li></ul><ul><li>Excursions to Shimba Hills Game Reserve, Haller Park, Mombasa Island or Fort Jesus. </li></ul>
  70. 77. Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique… The Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beach hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago .
  71. 78. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal location for barefoot luxury, informal pampering and excellent cuisine. Access : Scheduled Air Kenya, Safarilink and Fly 540 flights from Nairobi to Lamu, directly non-stop or via Malindi. From there it’s a 10-minute cruise to the resort. All airport boat transfers are on complimentary basis
  72. 79. 25 exquisite deluxe rooms and suites are divided into 3 beachfront villas. Each villa has a private lounge and a swimming pool .
  73. 80. 25 exquisite deluxe rooms and suites are divided into 3 beachfront villas. Each villa has a private lounge.
  74. 81. <ul><li>All rooms and suites are well appointed and very spacious with traditionally high, beamed ceilings, large windows and offer: </li></ul><ul><li>Air conditioning and ceiling fans </li></ul><ul><li>Highest quality linen bedding </li></ul><ul><li>Minibar </li></ul><ul><li>Safety deposit box </li></ul><ul><li>Hairdryers and adapter plugs </li></ul><ul><li>Mosquito nets and bug spray </li></ul><ul><li>Baby sitting service </li></ul><ul><li>Twice daily room service </li></ul><ul><li>Same day laundry service </li></ul>
  75. 82. <ul><li>The Majlis restaurant will not fail to impress. Set on an open plan veranda with a panoramic view of the bay, it serves the following cuisine: </li></ul><ul><li>International </li></ul><ul><li>Seafood </li></ul><ul><li>Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese (Sushi Bar) </li></ul><ul><li>Swahili </li></ul><ul><li>It also boasts a wooden pizza oven! </li></ul>
  76. 83. Other state-of-the-art facilities include two bars…..
  77. 84. ..…two swimming pools….
  78. 85. <ul><li>..…and an activity centre, which co-ordinates a wide variety of activities like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Snorkelling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water skiing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kayaking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laser and dhow sailing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windsurfing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mountain biking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature walks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>and a host of guided excursions. </li></ul>
  79. 86. Kids Club The Majlis is a child-friendly hotel with children’s areas supervised by dedicated nannies, family-friendly room layouts and delicious kid-friendly meals. Children can also safely swim in the sea or in the pools with pool attendants on duty all day long!
  80. 87. Come and visit our treasures!
  81. 88. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! Contact us at: [email_address] Or [email_address] Or contact IMPACT Tourism at: [email_address] or 408-642-1922