Lodges & safari camps in Laikipia
El Karama Eco-Lodge
With a name meaning ‘treasured possession’ or ‘answer to prayer’ in Arabic, El Karama, as it’s usually known, is a working cattle ...More about El Karama Eco-Lodge
There is amazing warmth and personal care at El Karama. We arrived to juice and a wonderful lunch, served from fresh, organic veggies grown on their adjoining ranch and ... reviews...
With only six tents, Kicheche Laikipia is a small camp offering comfort and quality, one of a handful of properties located in ...More about Kicheche Laikipia
A lovely couple run this beautifully furnished camp. Much of the furniture is made from recycled wood, very well done. Our room was a little dark. We could have done with ... reviews...
Lewa Wilderness (sometimes known as Lewa Wilderness Trails or Wilderness Trails Lodge) is set on a hillside looking out over ...More about Lewa Wilderness
Of the three places we stayed in on this trip to northern and central parts of Kenya, arguably this was our all round favourite. The atmosphere at Lewa Wilderness Trails ... reviews...
First built in the 1940s, then abandoned during the 1990s, Sosian was completely restored as a riding and game-viewing base in 2002...More about Sosian
Sosian was a beautiful Ranch and lodge. I went there by myself and felt that I was treated like royalty. Simon and Rosie were marvelous hosts. I stayed in a lovely Italian ... reviews...
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge is a rustic, six-room lodge crowning a bush-covered hill on the Il Ngwesi Group Ranch, a community conservation ...More about Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge
Il Ngwesi was the initial spur for us to visit Laikipia, after a presentation on the community-based project as a whole in London last February, which impressed us. The lodge ... reviews...
Lewa Safari Camp
Lewa Safari Camp is one of only four permanent places to stay on the 250km² Lewa Conservancy, and though it is run by a well-known ...More about Lewa Safari Camp
This was a lovely camp and we felt at home here straight away. The staff were all lovely and our guide, Laban, was fantastic and seemed to have amazing abilities to spot ... reviews...
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is an informal, rustic-style bush camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the northern part of the ...More about Ol Pejeta Bush Camp
A lovely bushcamp. Beautiful location by the river with good views across the bank with enough tree shade. Very comfortable tents, the only bit missing is some storage ... reviews...
Sandai is a German-owned farm stay guest house on the plains between the Aberdare mountains and Mount Kenya. There are two rooms ...More about Sandai
In contrast to Offbeat there were quite a few guests at Sandai, a mix of independent safari goers and people taking a break from Nairobi. Sandai is for independent-minded ... reviews...
Tassia Lodge is a unique, natural and rustic lodge, quite unlike any others in the area. Set on a rocky outcrop on the edge of ...More about Tassia Lodge
Moving on from our initial four nights at il Ngwesi, we took a ninety minute leisurely drive to another community-based project in the area, Tassia. Expert Africa's ... reviews...
Borana is a stunning lodge set in its own ranch, which has been privately owned by the Dyer family for three generations. With a vast swathe of wilderness and few ‘park’ rules, Borana treats its guests to an exclusive safari experience and a wide array of activities, while staying in understated luxury...More about Borana
Laikipia Wilderness opened in 2012 on the Ol Doinyo Lemboro Ranch about 2 hours drive north of Nanyuki. The camp has five spacious tents, and is supported by a small team of excellent staff. It specialises in game walks as much as game drives and has two easily observed wild dog packs in the area...More about Laikipia Wilderness
Centrally located on the 240km² Lewa Conservancy, with fine views of the surrounding hilly savannahs and south to Mount Kenya, Lewa House is a luxury farm stay on a 7-acre plot, now entirely dependent on visitors. It recently opened its doors to regular guests, having previously been rented only ...More about Lewa House
Porini Rhino Camp
Porini Rhino Camp is situated in the quiet western side of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy – a great base from which to see rhino after which the camp is named. With no other camps around it is a relatively simple and traditional tented camp, it aims to have a very low impact on the environment and employs ...More about Porini Rhino Camp
Sirikoi is a luxury safari camp and lodge, located by a game-rich watering hole in a private area of the 250km² Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, in south-eastern Laikipia. With only a small number of tents it aims to offer a high-quality, personal experience. Sirikoi was conceived and designed by ...More about Sirikoi
Solio Lodge – situated in an extensive, privately owned wildlife sanctuary, Solio Game Reserve – lies on the southern fringes of Laikipia, close to the foothills of the Aberdare range. Occupying the rolling plains between the Aberdare and Mount Kenya national parks, Solio is a beacon in Kenya's ...More about Solio Lodge