Laikipia

Centrally located in Kenya, Laikipia Plateau stretches from the famous Mount Kenya to the Great Rift Valley. Made of farms and conservancies – this place has been described as “heavenly” and “iconic”, and is one of Kenya’s biggest wilderness areas. The open plains are home to species such as black rhino, wild dogs and Grevy’s zebra (unique to East Africa). Explore the sprawling Laikipia wildlife corridors on game drives and at luxury lodges; and witness where communities and wildlife co-exist.

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Highlights in Laikipia

  • Sleep under the starry night’s sky in a luxury treehouse
  • Go on game drives to meet the Big Five
  • Fewer crowds than the Maasai Mara
  • Meet conservationists and learn about conservation projects
  • Walking safaris on foot
  • Mountain bike through the plains

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Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp

Elewana’s Loisaba Tented Camp combines a luxurious offering with an unbeatable adventure. Explore this expansive private reserve in northern Kenya on game drives and bush walks or ramp up the excitement with a camel trek, horse ride or biking experience through the game-rich landscape. Expect an unforgettable stay.

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Tsavo West National Park

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