Elewana Kifaru House

65000 acres of the Lewa Conservancy and Kifaru House

Come and find stunning wildlife, especially the endangered black and white rhinos, on a Rhino Safari of a lifetime deep withing the 65 000 ha of the Lewa Conservancy that has been set aside for private use for enthusiastic safari lovers to Elewana Kifaru House in Kenya. 

It goes to show that name of this beautiful Kenya destination, Kifaru, means rhino in Swahili and it’s a rare find, at that, a paradise in the northern foothills of Mount Kenya, in the heart of the Lewa Conservancy. A private domain and a refuge of lavish surrounds to please every traveller looking for value for money and true immersion in traditional safari activities.

Everything happens outside on the vast timber deck overlooking the active waterhole, furnished with comfy chairs and sofas, a place where you can game view all day between nouvelle bush cuisine dished up in the elegant dining area three times a day. Visit Elewana Kifaru House for a step backwards in time to the colonial days of exploration in Africa, a time of true serenity and peace. Sit back on sun loungers during the heat of the day and dive into the infinity pool to cool off. 

There are only five thatched bush chalets with plenty of mod cons, gorgeous spaces and showers, hot water bottles in your soft double beds, and private decks overlooking the bird-filled gardens. On top of all of this, the staff at Elewana Kifaru House have created an amazing piece of heaven in an already stunningly beautiful location. The whole team believes in outstanding hospitality and love what they do, meals cooked to perfection, guiding professionally done with a touch of humour.  

Exhilarating game drives within the Lewa Conservancy go beyond anything anyone can describe, led by local community members who grew up in the area and making sure guests have every opportunity to see the incredible animals in Lewa. Embark on a life-changing trip to this fascinating Lewa/Borana Conservancy for the mind blowing scenery, endless open vistas, blue skies forever, superb wildlife concentrations and interactions, and conservation education. 

The conservancy is home to biodiversity deluxe, including the rare Grevy’s zebra, wild dogs, and 12% of all rhinos in Kenya. Your adventure into the Lewa/Borana Conservancy shows your commitment to wildlife conservation and the lives of the communities on the peripheries. Voyage2Africa takes you there on a safari tour that includes all flights and transfers and combines your Mount Kenya excursions with game viewing in the Great Rift Valley too. 

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Overview

Visiting the Lewa Conservancy in east Africa takes in the Mount Kenya vistas too and all the wildlife endemic to the region so check into the exclusive boutique safari lodge called Elewana Kifaru House and traverse the conservancy in Kenya for a few days. 

Learn about the conservation of elephants, the anti-poaching methodology and the conservation education in community schools outside the parks. Kick back and relax in the timeless wilderness where days go on forever and wildlife just keeps appearing as you chill out on your private deck.

The Lewa Conservancy is home to healthy populations of white and black rhinos and the name Kifaru means rhino in Swahili. Enjoy lavish guest areas with a bar, lounge and dining room, elegantly furnished with extensive views over the captivating open plains of the Lewa, in the foothills of Mount Kenya. Eat alfresco for each meal and dive into the infinity pool when too warm. 

Exclusive thatched cottages with ensuite bathrooms, four poster double beds and private decks ensure a refuge from the real world in lush bird-filled gardens. Appreciate daily game drives and bush walks to get up close and personal with the endangered animals endemic to the Lewa region. The Lewa Conservancy built a special passage for elephants under the main Meru-Nanyuki highway to save their lives as nomadic animals who know no boundaries, and community education also helps to reduce human-wildlife conflict for the future of people and planet.

Amazing Holiday Packages including Elewana Kifaru House

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Activities

  • Guided bush walks
  • Horse riding
  • Camel trekking
  • Bush Meals
  • Sundowners
  • Children’s activities
  • Cultural Community Visits
  • Excursions: Lewa Conservancy Head Quarters

Included

  • Exclusive chalet accommodation
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Soft drinks, beer, house wines and selected spirits, teas, coffees and refreshments (on the property
  • Laundry services
  • Scheduled and shared game drives, activities including guided walking safari, Ngara Ndare forest visit, sundowners, bush breakfast
  • Transfers to and from our designated airstrips.

swimming pool area outside the lodge accommodation at Royal Madikwe
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Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • WiFi: in-room & main areas
  • Mobile phone signal (limited)
  • Satellite TV
  • Laundry
  • Guest Areas: library, terrace, lounge & dining room
  • Hot water indoor shower, bathtub
  • Private veranda

Highlights

  • Visit the well-revered dog tracker unit in the Lewa conservancy, used to follow scents that poachers leave behind so meet the dog handlers and see how the dogs follow scents
  • Visit some local schools to see how the conservancy education program slowly changes the way people think and act towards conservation ideals and wildlife preservation – conservation education opens doors for everyone in ecotourism
  • Elephant conservation is big at Lewa and the conservancy is involved in collaring, tracking and conserving these majestic creatures to their best ability – see them on game drives and hear their stories.
  • Graceful boutique bush hotel featuring 5 chalet styled suites eco-friendly and natural in the heart of incredible conservation initiatives with Lewa plains views


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