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LAIKIPIA CONSERVACIES IN KENYA

Laikipia conservancies is a region in central Kenya known for its remarkable conservation efforts and stunning landscapes. It is home to several private and community-owned conservancies that work towards preserving wildlife, protecting habitats, and promoting sustainable tourism.

The conservancies in Laikipia are dedicated to wildlife conservation and community development. They serve as important sanctuaries for a wide range of wildlife species, including elephants, lions, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and many others. These conservancies provide a safe haven for these animals, allowing them to thrive in their natural habitats.

They have an association called Laikipia Conservancies association. They have contributed to the community well-being and local economies. Laikipia Conservancies Association amplifies these impacts by aligning efforts at the landscape scale and providing a platform to address the immense challenges that span conservancy boundaries.

One of the key features of the Laikipia Conservancies is the close collaboration between local communities and conservation organizations. The conservancies work hand in hand with the local communities to ensure that the benefits of conservation are shared, and that the communities are actively involved in decision-making processes. This approach helps to create a sustainable model where conservation and community development go hand in hand. All those efforts support people and the wildlife

What to see and do in Laikipia Conservancies

Game Drives:

Embark on thrilling game drives in a safari vehicle. Explore the vast landscapes of the conservancies and spot a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and more.

Guided Nature Walks:

With a knowledgeable guide who will provide insights into the local flora and fauna, take a nature walk in the conservancies. Learn about the different plant species, tracks of animals, and the intricate ecosystems that make up the Laikipia region.

Bird Watching:

Laikipia is a perfect place for bird enthusiasts, with over 400 bird species recorded in the area. Grab your binoculars and join a bird-watching excursion to spot colorful and unique bird species in their natural habitats. Enjoy every moment in this land scape.

Cultural Visits:

Visit nearby communities. Learn about their traditional practices, interact with the locals, and gain a deeper understanding of their way of life. They have unique songs, dance, language, and many more.

Horseback Safaris:

Experience the thrill of exploring the conservancies on horseback. Ride through the wilderness, observing wildlife from a unique perspective and enjoying the freedom of the open plains. Horse back safaris will enable you a close contact with the attractions.

 

Best time to visit Laikipia Conservancies.

The dry season, which typically runs from June to October, is often considered the best time for wildlife viewing in Laikipia. During this period, vegetation is less dense, making it easier to spot animals as they gather around water sources. The weather is generally sunny and dry, with cooler temperatures in the mornings and evenings.

For bird watching, it is some how different the wet season from November to may, can be a great time to visit. The rains bring lush greenery to the region, attracting a wide variety of bird species. However, it’s worth noting that some roads and trails may become sleeperly during heavy rainfall, so the 4×4 wheel drive is highly recommended.

Our Hand Picked Luxury Camps In Laikipia Conservancies.

kicheche laikipia

Kicheche Laikipia Camp

Nestled in the heart of the wilderness, Kicheche Laikipia Camp offers a unique and immersive safari experience. The camp is ecofriendly granting visitors a chance to connect with nature while enjoying modern comforts. Kicheche camp offers spacious tents with good beds, ensuit bathrooms and private verandahs.

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Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is a luxurious resort nestled at the foothills of Mount Kenya in Nanyuki, Kenya. This iconic property offers a unique blend of natural beauty, colonial charm, and world-class hospitality. It is known for its stunning surroundings and breathtaking views of Mount Kenya, the second-highest peak in Africa.

jambo mutara camp

Jambo Mutara Camp

Jambo Mutara Camp is located in the heart of the Laikipia Plateau in Kenya, this camp offers a perfect blend of luxury and wilderness. When you chose to sleep at this lodge with the stunning location, expect the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. The camp provides spacious and comfortable tents, each equipped with modern amenities to ensure a pleasant stay.

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