We are passionate about connecting all our guests at all ages with the magic of the natural world.
Our trips are designed to connect you to this incredible landscape and the wildlife and people in it. For longer stays we can combine our activities with day trips to special and curated experiences within reach of the conservancy.
Tailor-made, built for privacy and adventure. Let our guide team make every day an adventure and immersion.
Rhino Education Day
Visit Ol Pejeta Conservancy adjacent to El Karama with one of our experienced guides and learn all there is to know about Black and White Rhino and the two remaining Northern White Rhino. Feed Baraka by hand and have a special private visit to the Northern Whites.
Fly fish on one of the hidden mountain, high altitude lakes on Mt Kenya, explore the dry desert valleys of the Suguta and the sand dunes of the Chablis, land on the edge of volcano, fish in the Jade Sea. These heli safaris are like nothing else, giving you access to the most remote and far flung parts of this country and most travellers only dream of...
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
Take a scenic flight to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary to meet the orphans of the North and their amazing handlers. Contribute through your visit to an exceptional community run project in the community owned landscape that is the vast Namunyack Conservancy. This visit is an incredible way to spend a morning, understanding the challenges faced by precious species and experiencing a culture that only exists North of the equator. This region can be accessed by fixed wing airplanes or by helicopter, you choose, we will book it...
OUR TOP FIVE COMBO SAFARIS:
Laikipia Family Adventure
El Karama Lodge and Karisia Walking Safaris/Tumaren Camp have been working and training together for several years. Both owner operated experiences with incredible local Kenyan teams, this combo is about authentic adventure and FUN in the wild. Combine your best wildlife adventure at El Karama Lodge with the wild walking, rock climbing and camel safaris of our favourite partners. Four nights at the Lodge and four nights with the team at Karisia, get your wild fix on foot, on camels and under the stars meeting their wonderful team of guides and experiencing a completely landscape full of mystery and adventure.
For those of you who like a little bit of an edge why not head to the Big North and discover one of our favourite sports at Koros Camp, South Horr where you can stay in this very private and unique camp, walk the dry luggas in search of leopard tracks, greater kudu and geological treasures and fish on the Jade Sea, at the southern tip of Lake Turkana with local fishermen. Bird life abounds in this unique eco system and for walkers there’s the choice of an exclusive use camp or an under canvas camping experience with quad bikes and the fascinating local culture for immersion.
Combine four nights exclusive use at El Karama Lodge with a three night stay at the beautiful Sarara Treehouses or private house, located inside the Matthews Range in the vast Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, Samburuland. With guided walking, game drives, community visits and much more, this community experience will leave you with a deeper understanding of this unique part of our country.
Beach and Bush Safari
Combine El Karama Lodge with our favourite fly-in destination Manda Bay - with its own private airstrip, deep sea fishing, paddleboards, kayaks, seafood daily - what more could an active family or group need!
Wild Kenya Safari
Laikipia Mara Combo - and for those of you that just can’t get enough of the wildlife in this amazing country why not combine the Masaai Mara and Laikipia. Choose from our top three choices in the Mara to best suit your family.