• Location: Kenya, Laikipia
  • Type of Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Comfort Level: Luxury

overview

Lewa Safari Camp offers tented safari accommodation within the Lewa Wilderness Trust – a private conservancy that is home to a diverse array of wildlife. With only 13 tented suites set beneath a thatch canopies, Lewa offers an intimate safari escape in this exceptional location. This award-winning lodge is ideal for a romantic safari getaway. Go on day and night game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and look out for the unique wildlife that has adapted to this semi-desert environment.

The conservancy has the highest number of Grevy's zebra in the world. Other excursions in the conservancy include camel and cultural safaris, Chalbi Desert and Lake Turkana flying safaris, and fly fishing at Lake Alice.

The Lewa Wilderness Trust, along with the camp, is committed to social responsibility as it invests all of its profits into its essential programmes. Visit and interact with one the students from the primary and secondary schools in the Lewa Education Programme.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Eco Tourism Kenya - Gold Eco-Rating 2013-2016

highlights

  • Within a 65 000 acre conservancy
  • Birder's paradise with 440 bird species
  • Rare wildlife such as Grevy's zebra
  • Horse riding, camel trekking & walking safaris
  • Designated World Heritage Site
  • Picnics in Ngare Ndare Forest

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Facilities

Head out on day and night game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and look out for the unique wildlife that has adapted to this semi-desert environment.

Between activities, relax at the swimming pool or out in the sunny verandah - bring your binoculars along to lookout for the birds that vist the flower-filled gardens. In the evenings, enjoy a tipple at the log fires in the sitting and dining rooms.

General Facilities

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    Beauty or wellness therapist
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    Wi-fi available
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    Swimming Pool
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    Bar
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    Curio or Gift shop
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    Laundry service

Dining

Freshly cooked home-style meals, with an emphasis on locally available ingredients, are served in Lewa's timber-panelled dining room. 

Safari Tent

Lewa Safari Camp offers 13 spacious en suite tents equipped with electricity and running water. The suites offer wonderful views of the Lewa plains. Two of the the tents are spacious enough for honeymooners or families to enjoy, with the added bonus of two en suite bathrooms each.

Safari Tent AMENITIES

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    En-suite bathroom
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    Private balcony

Activities

  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Cultural tours
  • Camel-back safaris
  • Day tours
  • Horse riding
  • Picnics
 

Traveller Reviews

  • Wonderful people in the camp, I was a little nervous going by myself but everyone was watching out for me. The managers at the camps were lovely to me and made sure I had everything I needed. Food was outstanding!!!!

    Anne Sturm, April 2012

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Anza Snyman

Anza Snyman

Africa Safari Expert

"Beautiful tented safari camp with beautiful views from the tents, excellent game viewing and open plains with mountains in the background – absolutely a WOW experience! Loads of activities such as camel and horse riding… and beautiful views of Mount Kenya. Great for families as well as honeymooners"

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Wonderful people in the camp, I was a little nervous going by myself but everyone was watching out for me. The managers at the camps were lovely to me and made sure I had everything I needed. Food was outstanding!!!!

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