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Your Stay

El Karama offers a home-grown African safari destination with high levels of privacy and tailor-made adventure for small groups, couples and families. El Karama Wildlife Conservancy is currently Kenya's located in the foothills of Mount Kenya, in the heart of one of Kenya's most beautiful wildlife areas: the Laikipia Region. With 14,000 acres of private land and views of over 200,000 acres, El Karama is one of Laikipia's most magical habitats. 

Offering a range of accommodation options giving our guests the opportunity to completely immerse themselves in nature, lead by passionate and experienced guides. 

Nilotica Private House - Family House - Sleeps up to 8

The Hobbit House -Family House- Sleeps up to 6

The River Cottages - Couples or a Small Family -Sleeps up to 4 

The Bandas (three) - Couples- Sleeping up to 6 


Food and Wellness

Food is our passion and with a beautiful organic garden on site, an airy barn style Bush Kitchen to visit and even our very own cook book, our guests will not go hungry here!  With fresh organic fruit and vegetables, meat and milk all from the land, we are at your disposal when it comes to hearty, healthy fare.  Any special dietary needs our guests may require including Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian meals are all available here. 


The Lodge team hosts Wellness Retreats all year round with various practitioners from around the world.  We also have a small tented Bush Spa, overlooking the river, where our team can offer relaxing massage and rejuvenating body treatments using organic essential oils made in our region. Why not check in to the spa while the children are in Bush School and reset your mind and body on safari.  

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About Us




This lodge is family owned and operated.  Guests are hosted by a dedicated team of extraordinary Kenyans, many of whom grew up here or built the lodge with the Grant's. This fun, energetic and attentive team will look after you like family.  Our hope is that during the time you spend with us, you will connect on a deeper level with this wild way of life, sharing knowledge and adventure and leaving with new treasure trove of memories to cherish!​






This small, impact-led business represents the very best of sustainable tourism in Kenya. An award-winning experience recognised by the Government of Kenya and the Kenya Tourism Board, Eco Tourism Kenya and the Safari Awards for our commitment to environmental responsibility and safari adventure for families.  We love to share the work we do inside our own community with guests when they visit.  Community visits, mentoring and collaborations are all part of our offering here at El Karama Lodge.


Press and Awards

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Useful Documents

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El Karama Lodge Brochure

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El Karama FAQs

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Nilotica Private House Brochure

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Conservation Activities

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El Karama Wild: Our new private bush camp


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Phone: +254 (0) 702 996 902

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