Thursday, November 8, 2012

Rutundu- A Romantic Paradise in Kenya

Kenya has always been admired for its adventure jungle safari tours but this East African country is host of a number of romantic getaways too.  If you remember, Prince William proposed his girlfriend Kate Middleton during Kenya safari tour. However, there are a number of romantic retreats in Kenya. 

On the slopes of majestic Mount Kenya, Rutundu is a romantic yet adventurous getaway. It is a perfect destination for romantic holidays in the lap of pristine nature, in an area of pure wilderness and spectacular beauty. It is an ultimate destination for those who wish to escape in utmost seclusion.

Located at an altitude of 3100 meters, Rutundu is a remote romantic retreat where couples love to start a new chapter of romance by walking hand-in-hand around lakes, enjoying pictorial beauty and hiking in the amazingly fresh mountain air.  Tourists fall in love with incredible views from cedar-log cabins.
Rutundu log cabins are just a rough-luxe accommodation in serene surroundings and add more vivacity to the romantic ecstasy. They are more like dream homes, having log fires, a verandah, a well-furnished kitchen. Besides, there are en-suite bathrooms and elegant upholstery, beddings and crockery to convert the rustic accommodation into a cocoon of comfort and luxury.

Surrounded by alpine moorland, these log cabins overlooking Lake Rutundu attract nature lovers, ornithologist, rainbow trout fishing enthusiast and hikers alike. At the rustic bolthole, couples enjoy sojourning through Giant Groundsel and Heather forests.  Moreover, just a half an hour drive takes the tourists virgin Cedar and Podo forest, where they can walk leisurely and explore magnificence of unspoiled beauty of nature.
In short, there are three major activities to enjoy at Rutundu and each of them takes tourists close to nature:
  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching
However, romantic holidays at Rutundu become more exciting if they start with horse riding from Kisima Farm. You can always visit the country via cheap flights to Kenya, for your romantic getaway holiday.
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