Home to such diverse tribes as the Samburu, Kikuyu and Boran, the combination of abundant wildlife and exceptional scenic beauty has enabled Laikipia & Samburu to become a world leader in the development of pioneering conservation initiatives. Large areas of open grassland in the north and south are dominated by acacias, and olive and cedar forest characterise the east of the plateau.
Arijiju is more than a home, more than a retreat; a beautiful, private home in the game-rich, malaria-free, Kenyan Highlands with rare, truly wild luxuries.A spectacular retreat on the Borana Conservancy on Kenya’s Laikipia's Plateau. Throughout the communal areas at Arijiju Retreat the design is inspired by styles both African– there are references to the famous monasteries of neighbouring Ethiopian, and the entire structure is clad in local Meru stone – and European, with chandeliers and first-rate western-style furnishings. The vision of one determined character, Arijiju is quite unlike any other safari lodge. It's also a secret weapon in the battle to save rhinos from extinction. A SANCTUARY FOR ADVENTURE:
Cherish the vastness of Kenya‘s wilderness from your lavish double bed, which can be wheeled outdoors for an incomparable night under the stars . Loisaba Star Beds is by far one of the most unique properties. Perched on a rocky kopje amidst Loisaba Conservancy’s lush savannah, we love that this camp provides you with one of the world’s most phenomenal experiences – sleeping under the stars, and spectacular sunrise right from your four poster. A vacation here will probably have the wildest of experience and memories.
At the heart of Laikipia, one of Kenya's most exciting safari locations, lays Segera Retreat. An exclusive destination for fun, adventure, spiritual reflection and peace, where absolute luxury, bespoke service and generous all-inclusive offerings combine to give you exceptional privacy in your wild Kenyan home away from home. Segera is a treasured haven for Kenya’s most celebrated wildlife species, where a holistic approach to wellness ensures a revitilizing and authentic safari experience from the moment you arrive.
Ashnil Aruba Lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park. The lodge comprises 46 deluxe ensuite guest rooms and 6 luxury tents. The lodge is situated on the shaded northern bank of the Voi River looking across the famous Aruba Dam. The Aruba Dam is one of the most notable landmarks in Tsavo East being a huge reservoir that is a major attraction for many animals and a rich bird life; there are over 200 bird species at Aruba. For those who love bird watching, our resident naturalist will take you on a guided tour through the park to learn the various bird species.
Located at the center of the Borana Conservancy in Laikipia, Lengishu is a brand new exclusive-use property sleeping twelve guests in six rooms, boasting breathtaking views of the Lengishu Hills and surrounding Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. This exclusive-use house has been beautifully designed to include local material from Kenya including stone and wood to create a unique space that fits perfectly into the Laikipia landscape.
Sabuk is all about the fabulous camel walks and safaris with fly camps together with a rich cultural experience and heartbeat. Majestic nights spent out under starry skies , rolling hills and adventures,moments of anticipation, excitement shared with your guides and safari team. Sabuk have been running camel safaris in this area for the past 25 years. Sabuk is remote and beautiful…an exclusive wilderness on the edge of the Northern Laikipia Plateau; perched on a cliff overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River, which cascades beneath the lodge all year round. Sabuk, which remains a family home, offers wilderness and stunning views of the Laikipia plains towards Mount Kenya, as well as the Karisa Hills and Mathews Mountains in the North.
Nay Palad Bird Nest is a one-of-a-kind accommodation on the grounds of Segera Retreat, an award-winning sustainable luxury destination. Perched amid the treetops on a river teeming with wildlife, the Bird Nest offers views of the plains by day that are matched only by those of the stars at night. In the morning, guests awaken to the magical sounds of animals at play. Ever fancied spending the night in a bird’s nest? Probably not, but you may wish to consider it now. Welcome to the Nay Palad Bird Nest, Africa’s latest quirky and luxurious safari lodge, located in the wilds of Kenya - a raised suite that offers 360-degree views over the surrounding plains of Laikipia. Part of the Segera Retreat and built next to a river well-stocked with wildlife, this two-level suite was built with interwoven tree branches and a circular viewing platform up top.
Unpack your bags at Mukima and relax in the luxury and privacy of your own magnificent home, visiting the many local parks and amenities as and when you please. Deep in the heart of Laikipia, one of Kenya’s most spectacular game viewing areas, stands the perfectly restored, colonial-era Mukima House, with its twin gables, cedar framed windows and large, sweeping verandahs overlooking rolling lawns towards the private dam. In the distance, the snow capped peaks of Africa’s second highest mountain. Set within 360 private acres of African bush and on velvet lawns dotted with lavender and embellished with a shaded tennis court and an oval swimming pool, this timber and stone mansion could as easily stand in the home counties of England as it could in Kenya’s heartland….. except that in front of it rise the jagged peaks of Africa’s only Equatorial volcano, Mount Kenya, or that should you take an evening drive to one of the several neighbouring conservancies, you can be surrounded by elephants within thirty minutes.