Laikipia County is a beautiful and diverse region in Kenya with a wide range of attractions. Here are some of the top places to visit:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Laikipia
Ol Pejeta is a large wildlife conservancy that is home to the Big Five (elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, and rhinos) and other wildlife. Visitors can enjoy game drives, walking safaris, and even visit the last two surviving Northern White Rhinos.
Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa after Kilimanjaro. It offers a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, and bird watching.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Lewa is a private wildlife conservancy that offers a unique safari experience with breathtaking views of Mount Kenya. Visitors can enjoy game drives, guided walks, and even horseback safaris.
Lake Bogoria is a saline lake located in the Great Rift Valley. It is known for its hot springs, geysers, and flocks of flamingos that visit the lake.
The Laikipia Plateau is a vast area of wilderness that is home to several wildlife conservancies and community-run wildlife sanctuaries. Visitors can enjoy game drives, guided walks, and cultural experiences with the local communities.
Samburu National Reserve
Samburu National Reserve is a wildlife reserve located in Samburu County, but easily accessible from Laikipia County. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including the Samburu special five – reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, beisa oryx, and gerenuk.
Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve Laikipia
Ngare Ndare is a beautiful forest reserve located on the foothills of Mount Kenya. Visitors can enjoy a canopy walk, swimming in natural pools, and hiking trails.
Il Ngwesi Community Conservancy
Il Ngwesi is a community-run conservancy that offers a unique cultural experience with the Maasai community. Visitors can enjoy game drives, guided walks, and cultural experiences such as traditional dances and storytelling.