Loisaba Tented Camp

Loisaba Conservancy is outstandingly beautiful, its abundant wildlife is truly wild and its accommodation is comfortable beyond measure.

Perched on the edge of an escarpment, Loisaba Tented Camp is designed to capitalize on unhindered views across Laikipia's mottled landscape all the way to Mt Kenya. All accommodations and main areas enjoy a breathtaking vantage point over an expansive panorama.

African-themed sophistication and style is the flavour of Loisaba Tented Camp. Spacious and airy tents are custom-built with large floor-to-ceiling doors and windows, high ceilings and polished wood floors. The tent suites are adorned in chic Africana furniture with a modern European twist.  

The inviting main areas of Loisaba Tented Camp include a large open dining area, separate open lounge and bar, a large wooden decking area for outside dining, relaxing and enjoying the view, and one of Africa's most picturesque infinity pools.

Recently purchased by The Nature Conservancy and partnered with Space For Giants elephant foundation, Loisaba Conservancy, a functioning ranch, is a success story of conservation. Home to elephant, a healthy population of lion, the rare wild dog and an abundance of other species, Loisaba is a prime example of successful collaboration between conservation, communities, ranching and tourism.

Visitors to Loisaba are offered a myriad of activities to experience the wildlife and landscape on many different levels. Loisaba boasts a fleet of brand new custom-designed Land Rover safari vehicles for game driving both day and night. Other activities include horse-riding, camel-trekking, guided bush walks, fishing, mountain biking, cultural visits to Samburu villages and visits to the anti-poaching sniffer dogs.

Loisaba is made for adventure: guests enjoy complete freedom to choose how they spend their time so the only barrier is your own imagination. Trek through the bush with camels, mountain bike down the escarpment, raft, horseback-ride or drive through the wild canyons of the two great rivers that span the vast property.

Wilderness Adventure
Loisaba is immense: bigger than ten of the world's fully-fledged nations. You could take months exploring this land and never encounter the same view twice. We can assure you that you will not bump into anyone else and you will see the most extraordinary natural wonders - spectacular animal life that is wild, free and exhilarating to observe and a kaleidoscopic variety of birds, both endemic and migratory.

Game drives
One of the best ways to view the wildlife at Loisaba is on a game drive. Whether you go early in the morning or late afternoon, you own informative guide will take you in an open vehicle across the open plains, through the bush or along the river bank viewing the wide variety of game, birds, plants and trees.

Fishing can be arranged in the river and dams, kindly note this is seasonal and depends on the rains. Equipment, both modern and traditional can be supplied.

Horse Riding
Experience the unique exhilaration of riding on the plains with a herd of zebra, walking gently through a graceful forest of giraffe or past a herd of elephant. On horseback it is possible to get unusually close to wildlife and our stable of horses have all been reared from birth in the bush so are quite accustomed to its presence. We do, however, require a reasonable degree of riding skill.

A great way to view the stunning diversity of Loisaba is on foot. You will be accompanied by traditional Samburu guides whose knowledge of local flora, fauna, cultural and history is unmatched.

For a unique cultural experience, spend an afternoon down at the traditional Masai village - a great experience see how the Masai live, watch them dance and view some of their beadwork.

Camel Safaris
The traditional mode of transport in the dry land of Northern Kenya and another great way to experience Loisaba. Short or longer walks can be arranged or as well as over night camel camps using lightweight tentage for the more intrepid.

Mountain Biking
For some excitement and adrenalin, take a mountain bike and your guide and explore some of the biking trails around Loisaba Conservancy on two wheels.

Loisaba Sniffer Dogs
Loisaba Conservancy has its own dedicated anti-poaching team, comprising of two sniffer dogs - Warrior and Machine - and their human handler team. Visit the team and learn about their day to day training and activities, and also view an anti-poaching demonstration in action.

With dramatic views across the Laikipia plains to snow-capped Mount Kenya, Loisaba Tented Camp is perched on the edge of a 500ft escarpment.  Loisaba is a 56,000 acre private wildlife conservancy famous for its elephant population, as well as the big cats, and is one of the best locations to see Wild Dog.

Accommodation & Facilities
•5 ensuite tents- 2 double, 2 convertible, & 1 triple
•2 family combinations, each consisting of 2 ensuite tents with shared verandah
•Main lounge, dining room and swimming pool
•Private Residence, made of 3 ensuite tents with own private bar, dining and pool.
•Built on the site of old “Loisaba Lodge”, the camp has state of the art power solutions.

•Dining times are as follows:
   •Breakfast: 06h30 to 09h30
   •Lunch: 13h00 to 14h30
   •Dinner: 20h00 to 21h30
•Individual dietary requests can be satisfied with advance notice.
•Dining room with bar & lounge
•Bush breakfasts, sundowners & picnic lunches

•Temperature:  Low 15ºC / 59ºF High 25ºC / 77ºF
•Rainfall: approximately 500 to 600 mm pa
•Climate: Hot days, chilly nights, low humidity

•Breathtaking and unhindered views of Mount Kenya
•Game viewing within a private 56’000 acre private wildlife conservancy
•Custom-designed open-sided Land Rover safari vehicles for day and night game drives
•Guided bush walks with qualified Samburu guides
•Horse riding among the wildlife
•Lion     tracking, camel  trekking, mountain biking and fishing
•Opportunities to visit and share in conservation projects of Loisaba, including cultural visits.
•Visits to sniffer dogs and the anti-poaching unit
•Loisaba is one the best places in East Africa to see Wild Dog
* Some ecounters may incur additional charges

Getting there
Loisaba Airstrip is a 30 minute drive from the camp.
•Twice  daily scheduled Safarilink flight departing Nairobi Wilson at 08h00 & 10h20, min 2 pax.
•Twice  daily scheduled Safarilink flight to Nanyuki departing Nairobi Wilson at 08h00 and 10h20 to connect with private charter.
•In high  season , extra Safarilink flight departing Nairobi Wilson at 13h00, min 2 pax.
•Once daily scheduled Air Kenya flight to Nanyuki departing Nairobi Wilson at 09h15 to connect with private charter.  
•Private air charters from anywhere.
•Road transfers from Nanyuki airstrip, approx. 4hrs.

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