8 Day Kenya Riding Wild Safari: 01-08 February 2019
November 20 2018
Riding for Conservation in Kenya
We're giving you the opportunity to join this ride of a lifetime in Kenya on horseback, across an ecosystem which is known for wildlife conservation. Spend your days exploring the valleys and hills which form some of the best riding country in Africa. With Mt. Kenya looming in the horizon, you will weave between elephant and rhino, cross rivers and grass plains; all the while staying in luxurious camps under the stars and 5* star lodges.
01-08 February 2019 | 8 Day Riding Wild Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi, fly to Lewa Downs airstrip. First night at Borana Lodge.
Day 2: Begin your adventure with a day on Borana Conservancy, and a night at Borana Lodge. Spend the day riding, on safari or relaxing by the pool.
Day 3: Enjoy your first day on horseback as you cross Borana Conservancy to your first night of fly camping.
Day 4 & 5: Leave Borana Conservancy and ride across to Il Ngwesi Group Ranch, where you will end the day at Il Ngwesi Eco Lodge. You will stay here for two nights and enjoy horse riding and walking safaris. Il Ngwesi is an eco-lodge which is owned and run by the local Maasai community. It is at the heart of an incredibly important eco-system which borders Borana Conservancy.
Day 6: Leave Il Ngwesi Eco Lodge to cross back into Borana Conservancy. Spend the day riding through the Mukogodo Forest, where the elusive forest elephant live, and another night under the stars in a fly camp.
Day 7: Leave the fly camp for a final day's riding, ending at Borana Lodge where you can rest, horse ride, game drive, walk and take part in the “behind the scenes” of conservation.