El Karama Lodge

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Overview

This intimate eco-lodge is located on the equator at an altitude of 2 000 metres or 6 500 feet, delivering magical views of Mount Kenya, the Aberdares and the Lolldaiga Hills. El Karama Lodge is situated on a private working ranch in the heart of Laikipia, a must-visit destination for those who want an air of exclusivity and a diverse Kenya safari experience far away from the crowds.

Recognised as leaders in sustainable and responsible tourism, El Karama is owner-run and hosted by a superb team of Kenyans, many of whom helped to build the lodge. You will enjoy warm hospitality, guided nature walks and photographing wildlife from a rock hide. Guided game drives will give you an understanding of the working farm and reveal the area’s mammal species like lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, hippo, reticulated giraffe, rare Grevy’s zebra, the strange long-necked gerenuk, and much more. Twitchers will revel in the opportunity to tick off some of the over 420 recorded bird species like African finfoot, goliath heron, giant kingfisher, buff-crested bustard and the unusual Temminck’s stint.

El Karama comprises family-friendly stone, thatch and canvas cottages lovingly put together with natural materials found on the ranch. There are also comfortable safari tents located along a river away from the main lodge, where animals like giraffe, zebra and even elephant can stroll by.

Highlights

  • Owner-run eco-lodge on a private ranch
  • Panoramic views of Mount Kenya, the Aberdares and the Lolldaiga Hills
  • Children’s activities like clay sculpting, painting and fishing
  • Walking safaris – the best way to see the 14 000-acre ranch
  • See four of the Big 5 on game drives
  • Exquisite meals prepared with fresh farm produce

Activities

  • Children's activities
  • Fly camping
  • Game drives
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Bush dining
  • Hiking
This eco-friendly lodge is owner-run and managed with an emphasis on preserving the natural habitat of the wildlife in the area. It’s the perfect property for families as they offer daily kids programs: fun activities to learn about nature.
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Facilities

El Karama’s beautiful main area - with a large fireplace, bar and cosy reading nook - overlooks the Ewaso Nyiro river and a natural salt lick – perfect for an armchair safari. Thatched dining areas around the large swimming pool offer comfortable options for lunches, while the spacious dining room offers a more intimate atmosphere with gorgeous river views.

Dining

All meals at El Karama are homemade and about ninety percent of the ingredients are grown in the lodge’s organic garden. Expect hearty meals filled with flavour, fresh vegetables and herbs. Rosemary breads are baked daily in a charcoal oven, as well as shortbread biscuits and cakes for tea-time.

General facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

Amenities

  • En-suite bathroom

Rates

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  • 2019-06-15 - 2019-12-31

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4 nights accommodation on a fully inclusive board basis

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Dates Board Price
2019-10-01 — 2019-12-15 Fully Inclusive Plus (Meals, Beverages & Extras) $400

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