Walking Wild

This is a walking safari experience in Maasai land through some of Kenya's best wildlife-viewing habitats - the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and two Maasai Community Conservation Areas: Il Ngwesi and Lekurruki.  These 3 areas provide some of the most stunning landscapes in Africa and are home to a wide variety of game including the "Big Five" (rhino, elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo), over 420 species of birds, the reticulated giraffe, cheetahs, numerous different antelopes, and endangered species such as the Grevy's Zebra and Sitatunga. 

Professional guides lead the 3 to 5 day walking safari starting at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, recognized as one of Africa's top safari destinations.  The walking route runs across Lewa through Il Ngwesi and ends at Lekurruki, with all 5 nights spent camping out under the stars (the 3 night safari ends at Il Ngwesi).

Guests will traverse a variety of ecosystems, enabling them to experience the diversity of flora and fauna that the areas have to offer. The focus of the safari is on learning about the ecosystems as well as the local Maasai culture. Guests will be taught tracking techniques and other vital bush skills, as well as how to identify and understand the behavior of insects, plants, and animals as they come across. Local Maasai morani (warriors) will join the guests to give insight into traditional Maasai customs.

Detailed Itinerary

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Arrival Day Lewa Downs
Accommodation: Camping in Central Lewa

Flight from Nairobi to Lewa Airstrip, where you are met by your hosts - Maasai Warrior guides. You will set out on foot across the plains of Lewa, walking through savannah, acacia groves and bushveld. See some game like elephants, zebras and rhinos and enjoy the walk across the Lewa Riverine woodland and savannah. 

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Day 1 Ngare Ndare River
Accommodation: Camping by Ngare Ndare River

Walk across the high plains of Lewa and descend to the Il Ngwesi lowland bush and river ecosystems. The views of Mathews range and Ngare Ndare River valley are fabulous. Walk through the wooden scenery of Ngare Ndare river valley. Encounter Maasai herdsmen as they water their cattle by the river and explore the surrounding areas.

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Day 2 Lekurruki
Accommodation: Camping in the Hills

Walk from Ngare Ndare River to Lekurruki bushveld. The walking safari ends today at Lekurruki community conservancy. You will enjoy the view of the plains of Northern Kenya and mountains beyond.

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Departure Day

Depart from Lekurruki airstrip back to Nairobi after breakfast.

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