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El Karama Lodge Testimonials
El Karama Eco Lodge is down to earth, award-winning, family-owned lodge located in the heart of the Laikipia region of Kenya (Important Bird Area). The lodge has a warm and rustic charm having been designed with the environment in mind. With cosy riverside cottages, a beautiful eco swimming pool and 14,000 acres of wildlife habitat to explore, it is the perfect option for travellers wanting to get off the beaten track. Described as the ‘hidden gem of Laikipia’, with this friendly and professional team of local Kenyan staff, you will rediscover the ‘original’ safari experience.
We will encourage you to get out and about on foot and in custom-made safari vehicles on this stunning property wildlife and cattle live harmoniously and where the environment and conservation is our number one priority.
Guests can see over 80 mammal species here including Four of the Big Five and over 409 identified bird species. The habitat boasts unusual mammals like the Grevy Zebra, Gerenuk, Laikipia Hartebeeste, African Hunting Dogs, as well as Leopard, Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo, Hippo and the Reticulated Giraffe. ‘Plains Game’ abounds and our guided walks will take you near herds of Burchill’s Zebra and Grant’s gazelle and over ridges looking at Mount Kenya. With six dams on the property, you can sit quietly with your camera by water holes and wetlands watching animals and birds coming in to drink and play. Tailor-made experiences here are possible and we will do all we enhance your connection with the natural world in a responsible and professional way.
Perfect for families and groups, photographers and birdwatchers and those seeking the tranquility and splendour of the African wilderness, this magical place offers guests freedom and adventure in equal measures!