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RIDING WILD

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

RANCH RIDE

 

 
 

Day 1 - Borana
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) - transfer to Borana either by private charter or on the scheduled flight to Lewa Downs. Go for an evening ride on the horses. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 2 - Borana
Explore Borana on horses with a picnic breakfast. Walk or relax in the evening. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 3 - Lolldaiga Hills
Leave Borana on horses after breakfast and ride through Ole Naishu and onto the Lolldaigas – an opportunity to see a lot of game. Overnight fly camp.

Day 4 - Lolldaiga Hills
Explore the Lolldaiga Hills on horses, including rock art, views and hyena dens. Take an evening walk following a mandatory siesta. Overnight fly camp.

Day 5 - Enasoit
Ride down the Monkey Valley and onto Enasoit, a small haven for wildlife. Relax by the pool. Overnight at Enasoit.

Day 6 – Mpala
Early breakfast and then onto the horses. Ride through Ol Jogi across the Nanyuki River and onto Mpala Ranch. Exceptional wildlife. Overnight fly camp.

Day 7 - Suyian
Breakfast in camp and then ride through Mpala – a kopje filled landscape – across the Ewaso Narok River and onto Suyian. Stay at Chogis in delightful rustic accommodation. Evening botanical walk with Anne Powys.

DAY 8 - Suyian
Spend the day exploring this beautiful ranch with extraordinary rock hills and bountiful wildlife with Anne Powys – a botanist and geologist with an ear for a good story – a truly memorable experience.

DAY 9 - Finish
Either drive to Nanyuki for the scheduled flight back to Nairobi or fly direct on a private charter from Suyian.

 
 
 
 
 
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MOUNTAIN RIDE

 

 
 

Day 1 - Borana
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) - transfer to Borana either by private charter or on the scheduled flight to Lewa Downs. Evening ride on the horses. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 2 - Borana
Morning ride out of the stables with a picnic breakfast. Relaxed lunch and afternoon at the Lodge. Game drive or walk on Borana. Overnight Borana Lodge.

Day 3 - Ngare Ngare
Leave after breakfast and ride east through Borana down to the Ngare Ndare River. Overnight fly camp under the stars.

Day 4 - Kisima
Ride through the famous Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with an opportunity to see rhino from horse back. Saddle bag lunch en route to Kisima – the family home of the Dyers. Long riding day. Overnight Kisima.

Day 5 - Lake Rotundu
Leave Kisima early after breakfast and ride up onto the moorland. Picnic lunch on the mountain, riding in to the log cabins at Lake Rotundu. Overnight at Rotundu.

Day 6 - Lake Rotundu
Try your luck fishing at Lake Alice. Another lovely ride over the moorland. Overnight at Rotundu.

Day 7 - Kisima
Ride back over the moorland and into the rosewood forests of Mt Kenya to Kisima House. Visit the flowers or the farm in the afternoon. Overnight at Kisima.

Day 8 - Borana
Leaving after a delicious farm breakfast at Kisima, ride down through the Ngare Ndare Forest with a picnic lunch awaiting you at the blue pools. An amazing opportunity to swim in the crystal clear spring water. Carry on over Samangua and back to Borana. Overnight at Borana

 
 
 
 
 
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NORTHERN RIDE

 

 
 

Day 1 - Borana
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) - transfer to Borana either by private charter or on the scheduled flight to Lewa Downs. Evening ride on the horses. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 2 - Borana

Explore Borana on horses with a picnic breakfast. Walk or relax in the evening. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 3 - Mukogodo Forest

Leave Borana on horses in the afternoon and ride into the Mukogodo Forest. Culture in the forest. Overnight fly camp.

Day 4 - Tassia

Ride out of the camp on the road to Tassia after a delicious camp breakfast. Arrive for late lunch. Swim, relax, walk in the evening. Overnight at Tassia.

Day 5 - Tassia

Breakfast and then ride out from Tassia down the dry river beds and into the Ngare Ndare river. Fun riding day. Back to Tassia for a relaxed evening.

Day 6 - Ngare Ndare

Early breakfast onto the horses and follow the Ngare Ndare River, ride up the escarpment and onto Borana with picnic lunch en route. Long riding day. Overnight flycamp.

Day 7 - Borana

Breakfast in camp and then ride up to the Lodge from the river. Lunch at Borana. Relax. Evening game drive. Overnight at Borana.