Attractions

Top Choice Farm in Thika

Karunguru Coffee Estate

This estate has been cultivating coffee since 1928, and its five-hour tours (which must be pre-booked) are outstanding, taking in an explanation of the estate's history, a tour of the various stages of coffee produc…
Top Choice Zoo in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Endangered Species Enclosure

This 283-hectare drive-through enclosure next to the Morani Information Centre is home to the last three remaining northern white rhinos (one male and two females), an ever-so-close-to-being-extinct subspecies. The …
Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

While this massive 222-sq-km conservancy, just south of Isiolo, could boast about its luxury lodges, stunning scenery and astounding wildlife activities, it’d rather talk about its community and conservation project…
National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Meru National Park

Marred by serious poaching in the 1980s and the subsequent murder of George Adamson in 1989, Meru National Park fell off the tourist map and has never quite managed to struggle back on. This is a pity, because it ha…
National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Mt Kenya National Park

Africa’s second-highest mountain is also one of its most beautiful. Here, mere minutes from the equator, glaciers carve out the throne of Ngai, the old high god of the Kikuyu. To this day the tribe keeps its doors o…
Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Borana Conservancy

One of the longest-standing conservancies in the area, the Borana cattle ranch (now the Borana Conservancy), owned by the Dyer family for three generations, turned its focus onto wildlife and community projects in 1…
National Park in Aberdares

Aberdare National Park

Herds of wildlife thunder over an open African horizon, elephants emerge from a thicket of plants and the mysterious black rhino munches tranquilly on leaves. This is Aberdare National Park, packed with 300m-high wa…
Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta Conservancy was once one of the largest cattle ranches in Kenya, but is now a 365-sq-km, privately owned wildlife reserve. It markets itself as the closest place to Nairobi where you can see the Big Five a…
Zoo in Nanyuki

Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy Animal Orphanage

It may come off a little zoo-like at first but this orphanage is one of the few places in the world to have successfully bred the rare mountain bongo. Its success is such that there are now plans to release some of …
Zoo in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Home to 39 profoundly damaged chimpanzees rescued from captivity across Africa and further afield, Ol Pejeta's Chimp Sanctuary encompasses two large enclosures cut in two by the Ewaso Ngiro River. There's an elevate…