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.
Riding up Mt. Kenya
Head up the mountain and spend the day patrolling the mountain on horseback. Only suitable for advanced riders.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
Take a scenic flight to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary to meet the orphans of the North and their amazing handlers. This community run project is an incredible way to spend the day, whilst seeing North Kenya from the air.
Helicopter safari on Mt. Kenya
Fly fish on one of the hidden mountain lakes on Mt Kenya. Land the helicopter, catch your breakfast and enjoy it at altitude.
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.
North Kenya 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 under canvas camping, quad bikes and the local culture to immerse into.
Combine four nights at El Karama Lodge with a four night stay at either the lodge or private houses at Sarara, where you can experience Samburu culture first hand and visit the unique North Kenya Reteti Elephant Sanctuary.
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.