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Borana is one of East Africa's original fully hosted, family-owned eco-lodges. It is located within the vast area of the Ewaso ecosystem: snow-tipped peaks and the glaciers of Mount Kenya to the south; a panorama of mountains and desert to the north, Borana provides an idyllic setting for any African experience. Home to the Dyer family for three generations, the ranch - 17 miles north of the equator and 6,000 feet above sea level - is free from the malarial mosquito and the nights are cool.



Borana is famous for its horse riding adventures, but exploring the surrounding bush in Land Rovers is equally exciting with our intrepid and experienced guides. Armed rangers lead walks on the ranch, and for the more active, mountain bike rides down the escarpment offer an adrenalin rush. The ranch is perfect for picnics, sun-downers on Pride Rock (the original inspiration for Disney's Lion King), and bush dinners. Some guests like to breakfast with Rose and Tony Dyer, which is a fascinating opportunity to get an insight into the Dyer family legacy to Kenya.

Alternatively, a day with Michael Dyer offers the chance to understand the challenge of establishing a balance between wildlife management and cattle ranching. We also recommend a visit to Kisima, where Michael's brothers Martin and Charlie farm roses, sheep, wheat, forestry, seed-potatoes....

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