Loisaba Tented Camp
At a Glance
Admire the incredible views of the plains towards Mount Kenya from the infinity pool
Stay in the Private Residence for an intimate experience and the utmost in safari luxury
Ride through the plains in an exciting horseback safari
For a unique experience try camel trekking or mountain biking through the Kenyan wilderness
Relax with sundowners in the most peaceful of settings
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
The main 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 waterholes, making them easier to spot.
In 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 April and May the wettest.
To start planning your vacation to Loisaba Tented Camp
In the heart of Kenya, set in a 56,000 acre private concession, Loisaba Tented Camp is a secluded and exclusive retreat with just eight tents. With unparalleled views across the Laikipia plains to Mount Kenya, guests will truly feel at one with nature.
High above the Laikipia plains, Loisaba Tented Camp offers a luxurious safari experience with a panorama like no other. Due to its location within the Loisaba private concession, the jaw-dropping views across the plains to Mount Kenya are uninterrupted but for the wildlife that roams the area, and the camp acts as the perfect base from which to explore.
Loisaba Tented Camp is made up of resplendent, spacious, en-suite tents with wide verandas, which can be combined to create larger spaces suitable for families. There is also the Private Residence, made up of three en-suite tents, which is ideal for larger groups. The epitome of style, with tasteful wooden furnishings, these tents are the perfect mix of modern and rustic, creating a fantastic atmosphere throughout. The ultimate in safari luxury, Loisaba Tented Camp is a home away from home built with comfort and elegance in mind.
There is a large variety of wildlife present around Loisaba, the most prominent being elephant and the big cats. Loisaba is also heralded as one of the best locations in East Africa to see African wild dog, which makes for a fantastic sighting. The camp offers a wealth of activities including both day and night game drives, and bush walks with expert Samburu guides. Equestrian lovers can take part in horse riding through the plains, and those looking for something different can try their hand at mountain biking or camel trekking.
After a full day of adventure and wildlife spotting, guests can relax in the main lounge, or enjoy a peaceful dip in Loisaba's infinity pool, which faces out towards Mount Kenya and blends seamlessly with the magnificent landscape.
Loisaba Tented Camp houses eight tents in total, all with en-suite facilities and verandas offering fantastic views across the Laikipia plains. Larger groups can opt to stay in the Private Residence, which combines three tents to create a large space with its own private facilities, including a swimming pool.
The five tents are a mixture of double, twin or triple rooms, complete with en-suite facilities and a private veranda.
Family tents are comprised of two en-suite tents, with a shared veranda between the two. This creates ample space and privacy for families.
The Private Residence is comprised of three en-suite tents, perfect for larger families or groups. The Residence also comes with its own bar, dining area and pool for the utmost in privacy and seclusion.
Whilst there are no specific child care facilities, children are most welcome, and families can stay in family tents or the Private Residence.
Loisaba Tented Camp has a main lounge for guests' use, a dining room with bar, and a stunning infinity pool. Bush breakfasts, relaxed sundowners and picnic lunches can all be arranged.
Loisaba Tented Camp has a variety of activities to suit guests. Custom-designed Land Rovers are used for day and night game drives within the conservancy, with the opportunity to spot elephant, lion and African wild dog amongst others. Qualified Samburu guides with extensive expert knowledge lead bush walks, while equestrians can take to horseback for an alternative safari experience. Unique experiences such as lion tracking, mountain biking and camel trekking are also on offer.
Explore this spectacular landscape on mountain bike. The silence and off-road abilities of the bike allow you to get right up close to big game.
Riding in Northern Kenya
Horseback safaris are the most exciting way to see the bush and in Kenya they are without a doubt the most exciting and adventurous safari you can do.
Walking Safaris in Laikipia
Explore the African bush on foot with your experienced guide and tracker. A fantastic opportunity to experience a different perspective, away from the noise of a safari vehicle.
Location & directions
Loisaba Tented Camp is located in a 56,000 acre private wildlife conservancy. To the north lie the grassy plains of the Laikipia Plateau; to the south, the Laikipia Plains lead to the snows of Mount Kenya.
How to get there
It is an 8-hour 30-minute international flight to Nairobi. Loisaba Airstrip is a 30-minute drive from the camp. There are twice daily scheduled Safarilink flights or private charters from Nairobi Wilson Airport. Scenic road transfers of around 4 hours can also be arranged.