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Pool Ol Lentille Laikipia
Pool Ol Lentille Laikipia
In the press: Chloe Berge in Vogue

Under-the-radar in Northern Kenya

Chloe’s trip took her off well-trodden paths and into the remote corners of Northern Kenya. Staying in Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy and Laikipia, the trip’s slow pace allows time to forge deep connections with the remote, wild landscapes and its people. Chloe’s trip took her off well-trodden paths and into the remote corners of Northern Kenya. Staying in Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy and Laikipia, the trip’s slow pace allows time to forge deep connections with the remote, wild landscapes and its people.
Chloe’s trip took her off well-trodden paths and into the remote corners of Northern Kenya. Staying in Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy and Laikipia, the trip’s slow pace allows time to forge deep connections with the remote, wild landscapes and its people. Chloe’s trip took her off well-trodden paths and into the remote corners of Northern Kenya. Staying in Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy and Laikipia, the trip’s slow pace allows time to forge deep connections with the remote, wild landscapes and its people.
Best Time To Go
June to March
Other than April and May, when Kenya enjoys their much needed rains, these destinations are excellent year round and a variety of activities can be enjoyed.
Ideal Length
7 days
We recommend spending around three to four nights in each safari location to allow time for wildlife encounters and cultural discovery.
Key Highlights
Itinerary At A Glance
Days 1 - 3
Days 4 to 6
Days 1 - 3
Days 4 to 6
Days 1 - 3
Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy
850,000 acres of wilderness in the dramatic Mathews Mountain Range. Remote and now flourishing with wildlife, this conservancy is an inspiring conservation and ecotourism success story. Populations of elephant and rhino were once dwindling here, but today around 5,000 elephant inhabit the area.

  • Access to to incredible conservation work at Reteti.
  • A remote wilderness with stunning views of the Mathews Mountain Range.
  • Samburu community connections.
  • Home to important populations of reticulated giraffe.
  • Wild dog, lion and leopard also inhabit the area.
Days 4 to 6
Laikipia
Located between Mount Kenya and the Great Rift Valley, Laikipia is home to more than half of Kenya’s black rhinos. The area is an exciting success story of humans and wildlife thriving side by side.

  • See conservation in action as lodges partner with tribal communities.
  • Exclusive, small-scale lodges offering a variety of safari activities.
  • Choose from open vehicles, quad bikes, walking, horse or even camel riding safaris.
  • Home to rare species including rhino and wild dogs.
  • Mountainous landscape of rivers, hills and bush.
  • Cultural experiences with local residents.
Places to Stay
Sararacamp Mainarea
Sararacamp Mainarea
Samburu, Kenya
Sarara Camp
Sarara Camp is a small and intimate camp in an impressive and remote area of northern Kenya. Carefully tucked away on the slopes of a mountain range, blanketed by iconic acacia trees, the property promises a safari full of unforgettable authentic wildlife and cultural experiences. Think long walks through the bush, learning how to bead with Samburu women, meeting orphaned elephants, and finding a natural water slide in the mountains. A passion for the local area and its conservation is deeply embedded in the team’s ethos here. Each member is keen to show you, their guests, its beauty - and you won’t be disappointed.
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Hero Image Carissa House Ol Lentille Laikipia
Hero Image Carissa House Ol Lentille Laikipia
Laikipia, Kenya
Ol Lentille
The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is a magnificent private collection of fully-serviced private houses perched on a wooded rocky kopje in the heart of a private conservation area.
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Connect with nature like never before
Your Kenya Safari Awaits
Price Guide
Each journey is tailor-made to you with prices to reflect, but you can expect to pay:
From £7,600 per person
Journeysmiths expert team of Travel Designers creates individual itineraries tailor-made just for you. When you book with us, we’ll design your dream holiday where you will create memories of a lifetime, benefitting from over 30 years of experience, expert travel advice and preparation, flawless organisation, and complete ATOL or TOPP financial protection.

Our worldwide network of deep relationships affords us excellent confidential rates with properties, airlines and service providers. This means the price of your holiday will generally be the same as if you booked every individual element yourself - just without any of the hassle.

Each and every holiday we put together is completely unique with prices to reflect. On a superb safari holiday, where the average cost per person is in the range above, you’ll stay in the world’s most exclusive and remote camps, with transport planned right to the door, and every meal, game drive and almost all activities included. Add personalisations like visiting in the height of peak season, chartering a private plane or embarking on unusual activities, and that figure can quickly increase!
Bush Lunch Couple Mombo Camp
The Whole Trip Went Perfectly Smoothly
Norman
United Kingdom
"As a 'newbie' to the safari experience I found the preliminary information extremely useful even though I was travelling with someone who had done many similar trips before. The whole trip went perfectly smoothly with someone to greet us at every stage - it was just so relaxing."
Air Ballon Governors Camp Masai Mara
Air Ballon Governors Camp Masai Mara
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