- Type: Luxury Tent
- Summary: A luxurious safari retreat nestled at the foot of Mt Kenya
- Feature: Privileged access to the eastern half of Lewa Conservancy
- Rooms: 13 Luxury Tents
- Nearest airport: Wilson Domestic Airport
Location and transfer
Approximately a one hour flight from Wilson Domestic Airport to Lewa Main Airstrip, followed by a 40 minute road transfer to the camp.
Nestled amongst trees, each of the spacious canvas tents feel very private. Set on large raised decks and covered by thatched roofs, each tent features an en-suite bathroom with hot water shower, and private a veranda overlooking the beautiful Lewa plains. Some of the tents can fit an extra bed in to accommodate a child on request. Bathrobes and towels are provided, as well as luxury bathroom amenities.
- Room View: Lewa Plains
- Facilities: Laid out as double or twin beds, the spacious tents are styled with understated wooden furnishings and offer authentic comfort. With an en-suite bathroom and large veranda, this is a luxurious space to relax and observe the stunning wildlife.
- Room View: Lewa Plains
- Facilities: Ideal for families, these tents feature a master bedroom and twin room, each with large en-suites. The private veranda is the perfect spot for a family to be together in this spectacular environment.
The dining at Lewa Safari Camp offers a gourmet experience in the heart of this incredible location. Bush breakfasts are served al fresco in the middle of the plains, perfect to prepare you for the upcoming game drive, whilst excellent a la carte dinners are served in the open dining area. After a day on the safari, a traditional ‘sundowner’ is offered, inviting you to enjoy your favourite drink whilst watching the spectacular sunset.
With exclusive access to the eastern half of the conservancy, get set to enjoy the incredible game viewing experience in state-of-the-art open game drive vehicles. The game driving here is unrivalled, with plentiful rhino, elephant, Grevy zebra and buffalo. The walking guides are expert rangers, who offer rambles from the camp to experience the botany, tracking and fascinating micro-ecosystems of Lewa. Day trips to Ngare Ndare Forest Conservancy to the south of Lewa offer the chance to experience a different aspect of safari, with elephants often in the forest and an exciting canopy walk, surrounded by lush trees and wildlife.
The activities at Lewa are perfect for delving into the bush experience, with evening camel or horse riding in the plains allowing the chance to get close to the game. Massages are offered onsite, ideal to relax after an exciting day of game driving. Bordering the Samburu community conservancies of Tassia and II Ngwesi, Lewa offers visits to the local homesteads, where the hospitable families show you into their Manyattas and sell traditional handicrafts. Meanwhile, a visit to the conservancy headquarters offers an insight into the important conservation work of Lewa, allowing you to meet the tracker dogs and participate in the conservation work.