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  • 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 from the camp 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

  •  Good Safari Guide Awards - Best Community Safari Property in Africa 2011
  •  Eco Tourism Kenya - Silver Eco-Rating 2013
  •  CondĂ© Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards - Top 20 hotels in the Middle East, Africa and the Indian Ocean 2010/2011
  •  Eco Tourism Kenya - Gold Eco-Rating 2013

highlights

  • Within a 65 000 acre conservancy
  • 2 family/honeymoon tents, each with 2 en suite bathrooms
  • Beautiful views of Mount Kenya
  • Day & night game drives
  • Birder's paradise with 440 bird species
  • Rare wildlife such as Grevy's zebra
  • Horse riding, camel trekking & walking safaris
  • Designated UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Bush breakfasts, sundowners & picnics

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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.

Adjoining the dining area is a cosy warm lounge which overlooks a floodlit waterhole or sit around the campfire and share stories of the day’s adventures.

General Facilities

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    Beauty or wellness therapist
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    Wi-fi available
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    Swimming Pool

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 Mount Kenya's snow capped peaks in the south and Matthew's range in the north. Two of the the tents are spacious enough for honeymooners or families to enjoy, with the added bonus of having two en suite bathrooms each.

Safari Tent AMENITIES

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    Outside area
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    Ensuite bathroom

Activities

  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Historical tours
  • Horse-riding
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 03 Jan 2015 - 15 Mar 2015 $510 Game Package
  • 16 Mar 2015 - 31 May 2015 $395 Game Package
  • 01 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $510 Game Package
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $615 Game Package
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 20 Dec 2015 $510 Game Package
  • 21 Dec 2015 - 02 Jan 2016 $615 Game Package

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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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Monique Roden

Monique Roden

Africa Safari Expert

"Lewa offers an amazing variation of wildlife and vistas, ensuring one never tires of venturing out into this vast wilderness to discover its wonders."

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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!!!!

Anne Sturm, April 2012 >View more reviews