GUIDE ON BORANA CONSERVANCY IN EASTERN LAIKIPIA
Recognizing that revenue was needed to effectively manage the conservancy, the family built the Borana Lodge as a way to bring in income, as well as raise global awareness. In an effort to extend the influence of their conservation program, the Borana Conservancy worked with local peoples to develop community-based conservancies, namely IL N’gwesi with the Maasai and Tassia Lodge with its Lekurruki community. Both programs provide a means for income that remains in the communities and supports local conservation efforts.
Another project undertaken by Borana is the Laikipia Wildlife Forum, a highly-regarded group that actively engages key stakeholders in safari conservation efforts. Through the forum, both small and large landowners have an outlet and network to discuss and remedy the issues facing Kenya’s wildlife populations, and opportunities to develop effective wildlife management strategies on a local level.
As with Lewa Conservancy, the effective management of the fauna, flora and other habitats of Borana Conservancy now makes it home to jackson’s hartebeests, African wild dogs, grevy’s zebras and other endangered species, as well as more common prized herbivores and predators e.g. buffalo, elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, hyenas and many more.
AfricanMecca guests at the conservancy are treated to exclusive access to some of Kenya’s most beautiful countryside and magnificent wildlife. Because the conservancy is on private land, the breathtaking scenery can be enjoyed with a variety of activities, many of which are restricted in national parks and many game reserves, such as horse riding, mountain biking, walking safaris, day and night game drives and much more.
LAIKIPIA EAST CAMPS & LODGES
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WHERE TO STAY IN LAIKIPIA
Most lodgings at Laikipia are deluxe to exclusive. We recommend Lewa Wilderness and Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp as a premier luxury option. Lewa Safari Camp and Sosian offer a deluxe experience.
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SAFARI & TOUR IN LAIKIPIA
The advantages of visiting Laikipia during your adventurous safari is an opportunity to view an abundance of wildlife while partaking of activities that are restricted in national parks in Kenya.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT LAIKIPIA
Laikipia experiences two dry seasons and two rainy seasons that greatly affect the ease with which you may view wildlife. The cool, dry season of July to October is the best time to visit Laikipia.
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GUIDE ON LAIKIPIA
Located in northern Kenya, the private conservancies of Laikipia represent an outstanding model of wildlife conservation that provides our guests with a distinctive, multifaceted safari vacation.
What are our Customers saying about us? READ MORE REVIEWS
Jambo Altaf, We had a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Kenya. The two camps you had chosen for us to stay in -- Il Ngwesi Lodge in Laikipia and Basecamp Maasai Mara -- were exemplary in how they were built...
Almut Spalding, Ph.D - Assoc. Professor of Modern Languages - Illinois College, United States
Dear Raza, Just a note to let you know that my daughter and I had a wonderful time in Kenya. I fell in love with your beautiful country & people. Our safari at Lewa Conservancy was everything we expected and more.
Patricia Young - Universal Music Group - California, United States
Jambo Altaf, Many thanks for a brilliant holiday. Your choice of tented accommodation at the two Tsavos and Amboseli was superb, we didn't have a favourite. We would recommend AfricanMecca to anyone.
Geoffrey Topliss - Northampton, United Kingdom
We had the most unbelievable African Safari experience imaginable. Our first stay at Wilderness Trails in Lewa was a big surprise. We were able to see all the Big Five up close. Thank you for a superb experience.
Gary & Helen Bartel - Sacramento - California, United States
Dear Raza...We had a fantastic time at Wilderness Trails and Borana. And you and your organization provided top quality service. You were completely correct about all your recommendations. Thank you.
Deanne LaRue - California, United States
Jambo Altaf and Raza! We are back on earth now after our fabulous honeymoon. This is to say THANK YOU so much for organising a week in Kenya that we will never forget.....!
Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
Dear Raza, The accommodations you recommended were superb. We loved them all -- Giraffe Manor, Wilderness Trails, Governor's Il Moran, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and Mnemba Island Lodge.
Pat Bernard, Vice President, Global Channel Sales, Novell Corp - New Hampshire United States
EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR LAIKIPIA IN NORTHERN KENYA
When visiting a conservancy in Laikipia, we recommend combining your safari to Masai Mara for the wildebeest migration, Amboseli, Nakuru, Elementaita, and Naivasha - Great Rift Valley Lakes. You can also climb the 2nd highest mountain in Africa: Mount Kenya.
You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Meru, Samburu, Chyulu Hills or Tsavo East - Tsavo West for an offbeat wildlife tour.
You can end your vacation on the Indian Ocean for a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.
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