Lewa Safari Camp has a stunning location within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, with outstanding game viewing and spectacular views to Mt. Kenya to the south and arid lowlands to the north.
The camp is based within the private 65,000 acre wildlife conservancy of the Lewa Wilderness Trust. The conservancy is home to about 10% of Kenya’s black rhino population, and the single largest population of Grevy’s zebra in the world.
Lewa re-invests all the profits generated from tourism (including profits from Lewa Safari Camp) into its core programmes. When you visit Lewa, you will help thousands of people from different backgrounds and cultures to improve their lives at the same time as ensuring Africa’s wildlife has a stable home.
Lewa Safari tented camp offers spectacular scenery and game viewing. It consists of 12 luxurious tents that are situated on raised platforms under thatched roofs. Each tent is fitted with electric lighting, large double bed and en-suite bathroom, including hot and cold running water and flush toilets.
The safari camp, overlooking a floodlit waterhole, has a main lounge constructed of cederwood which houses the dining room, lounge and bar where guests can enjoy the view and good company and discuss the days safari in comfort. The central area has well maintained gardens with a large sunny verandah and a swimming pool in which to cool off during the day.
The activities at Lewa Safari Camp include:
- Game drives in 4×4 Land Cruisers
- Guided bush walks
- Swimming pool
- Bush breakfasts
- Horse-riding (supplements apply)
- Camel trekking (supplements apply)
- Educational talks on the history and the day-to-day operation of the Conservancy
- Massages & Manicures / Pedicures
Lewa Safari Camp has been awarded the following accolades:
- Best Community Safari Property in Africa – The Safari Awards (Good Safari Guide), 2011
- Bronze Eco-rating Certification – Ecotourism Kenya, 2010/2011
- Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards Top 20 – 2010 & 2011
- Top 10 Hideaways for a Royal Honeymoon – The Telegraph, 2010