Elewana Lewa Safari Camp

Location:Lewa Downs Laikipia   Kenya

Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a prolific wildlife conservancy that is popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers. Lewa found recent media attention with stories of a blossoming Royal romance.Underpinning the glamorous magnetism of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a serious mission: a pioneering and pragmatic approach to conservation, founded in the 1970s, that has developed into a thriving and globally recognised rhino conservation habitat.


Safari Tents: 11 ensuite safari tents, all of which can be laid out as doubles or twins. Three of the tents can accommodate triples for children under 16 only.Each thatch-covered tent consists of a main bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a spacious verandah. Let us know if you require twin beds or a double bed.

Family Suite

Lewa Safari Camp’s two new Family Tents are the ideal accommodation for families with children. Under a thatched roof, the spacious canvas tents each comprise of an en-suite master bedroom and an en-suite twin room, which are joined together by a private veranda/sitting area with stunning views over the Lewa plains. The en-suite bathrooms have flush toilets and hot water showers. An extra bed for a third child under 16 years can be accommodated in one of the Family Tents to accommodate a family of 5.Featuring large tented bedrooms with verandahs and full en-suite bathrooms,


Lewa Safari camp offers authentic comfort for its visitors; cozy log fires in the sitting room are perfect for relaxing after a day in the Conservancy. This unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to 65,000 acres of private protected wilderness. If you would like to experience the unique atmosphere and incredible setting of Lewa Safari Camp, get in touch with us today to discuss the requirements for your bespoke safari.Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer: lion, leopard and jackal thrive on the rich diversity of prey that inhabits the area. The Wildlife Conservancy is home to the largest concentration of Grevy’s zebra in the world, and its range of habitats attracts diverse birdlife and rare species such as Beisa oryx.


  • Game drives in 4×4 Land Cruisers
  • Guided bush walks
  • Swimming pool
  • Bush breakfasts
  • Sundowners
  • Horse-riding (supplements apply)
  • Camel trekking (supplements apply)
  • Educational talks on the history and the day-to-day operation of the Conservancy
  • Massages & Manicures / Pedicures
  • Educational talks on the history and the day-to-day operation of the Conservancy
  • Massages & Manicures / Pedicures

Elewana Lewa Safari Camp 2023 Rates & Prices

Non Resident Rates in USD
Full BoardDouble/Twin1,032671467
Family Tent20271409969
Game PackageDouble/Twin1,4081018809
Family Tent25631,8981,458

Applicable Fees, Levies and/or Taxes to be Added 

Conservancy Fee Adult  $134 Child $ 67 per Night


  • Mid Season: 5th Jan – 31st Mar,1st Jun – 30th Jun & 1st Nov – 19th Dec 2023
  • Green Season: 1st April – 31st May
  • High Season: 1st Jul – 31st Oct &20th Dec – 4th Jan 2024

Full Board (FB) Includes: Accommodation, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), soft drinks, beer, house wines and selected spirits, teas, coffees and refreshments (on the property), and laundry services. The rates exclude champagne, private cellar wines and premium spirits

Game Package (GP) Includes: Full-board package, scheduled and shared game drives, activities including guided walking safari, bush sundowners, transfers to and from our designated airstrips.The game package excludes champagne, private cellar wines and premium spirits.

Vehicle Code of Conduct:  Only 4×4 vehicles with shades of green or brown in colour are permitted in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Saloon vehicles and mini-buses are prohibited, and drivers will be required to sign the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Code of Conduct.


  • Maximum Room Occupancy      Number of Guests
  • Safari Tent   3 Guests (2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • Family Tent 5 Guests (4 Adults + 1 Child)

Activities, Excursions and Extras (Per Person in USD) per Person  unless indicated Otherwise (Child Rate (<18)

  • Shared, Scheduled Game Drives (Included in Game Package Rates)        105
  • Guided Walking Safari, 2 hrs (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests) 84
  • Ngare Ndare Forest (When min 4 Guests Included in Game Package)      70
  • Sundowners (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests)    68        Child 42
  • Bush Breakfast (Included in Game Package, Min 2 Guests)           68        Child 42
  • Exclusive use of a Safari Vehicle with Driver Guide             440
  • Guided Walking Safaris, 4 hrs (Min. 2 Guests)         105
  • Horse Riding within the Conservancy            100
  • Night Game Drive, 2 hrs (Min. 2 guests)       95
  • Camel Riding within the Conservancy           80
  • Visit to Il Ngwesi cultural boma min – 2 pax (children under 10)        53       Child37
  • Extra Lunch at Property         47        Child 42
  • Picnic Lunch Box        32
  • Minimum age for guided walking safari is 16 years
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About Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (also known as Lewa Downs) is located in Islio northern Kenya. It was formed in 1995 and is a wildlife sanctuary incorporating the Ngare Ndare Forest covering over 62,000 acres (250 km2). The Conservancy is home to a wide variety of wildlife including the rare and endangered black rhinos, Grevy’s zebras and sitatungas. It also includes the big five (lion, leopards, elephants, rhinos and Cape buffaloes). Lewa holds over 12% of Kenya’s eastern black rhinoceros population and the largest single population of Grevy’s zebras in the world (approximately 350 individuals). The Conservancy is also home to the Northern Rangelands Trust, an innovative partnership with a number of communities to the north who have given land for the preservation of wildlife. Lewa has its own education program that helps develop schools and students. Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is located in Meru County, south of Isiolo town but north of Mount Kenya.

Getting There

  • Lewa Main Airstrip 40 minutes from camp
  • Once daily scheduled Air Kenya flight departing Nairobi Wilson at 09h15.
  • Twice daily scheduled Safari Link flight departing Nairobi Wilson at 08h00

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