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Lewa Safari Camp

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya

Lewa Safari Camp is located in the midst of the Lewa Downs, one of Kenya's major private conservation successes at the foot of Mt Kenya. It has been the Craig family home since 1924 and has just 12 comfortable Meru style en-suite tents.

At a Glance

  • Discover the vital conservation work of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

  • 12 large Meru style ensuite tents

  • The conservancy is home to the endangered black rhino and Grevy’s zebra

  • Outstanding game viewing

  • Found in a beautiful location within the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Couples, Wildlife, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Relax by the lovely tempting pool and watch a variety of birdlife, monkeys and hares playing on the lawn.

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Insider's View

Recover from your bumpy drive with a relaxing massage.

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Insider's View

Opt for an afternoon of horse riding as an alternative activity.

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Insider's View

Arrange for a walking safari with armed rangers and explore the conservancy on foot.

Olivia Caveney

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Lewa Safari Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Laikipia and Northern Kenya

Description

The Lewa Conservancy is committed to the conservation of wildlife and diverse habitats found on the northern slopes of Mt Kenya. In an area of outstanding natural beauty the Lewa river gives life to dense woodland and patches of open savannah providing the perfect habitat for a whole range of Kenya’s wildlife.

Lewa Safari Camp (the old Rhino sanctuary head quarters) has 12 traditional safari tents offering all the comforts of home, with steamy hot showers and warm comfy beds at the end of a long day's game viewing. With its lush green lawns, charming swimming pool and wide variety of activities, including extraordinary game viewing, Lewa Safari Camp provides visitors with an insight to conservation and wildlife management at its best.

There is a large swimming pool to cool off in during the heat of the day. The adjacent bar is stocked with board games and also has a table tennis table. For those wanting to unwind further massages are also offered.

Accommodation

Lewa Safari Camp has 12 ensuite safari tents, all of which can be laid out as doubles or twins. Three of the tents can accommodate triples for children under 16 only. Each thatch-covered tent consists of a main bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a spacious veranda.

Location & Directions

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya

Lewa Safari Camp is situated within one of Kenya's major private conservation successes, Lewa Downs, which is found at the foot of Mt Kenya. Lewa Downs is in the Laikipia area of Northern Kenya. All of Africa’s ‘Big Five’ are present and the conservancy provides a refuge for several endangered species, including cheetah, Grevys Zebra and both black and white rhino.

When to go

The main tourist season is in January and February, when the weather is hottest and driest. At this time, the animals in the wildlife parks tend to congregate more around the watercourses, making them easier to spot.

Northern and eastern Kenya temperatures vary from highs of up to 40°C during the day to less than 20°C at night. Rainfall in this area is sparse and, when it does occur, is often in the form of violent storms. July is usually the driest month, and November the wettest.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Lewa Safari Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Laikipia and Northern Kenya

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