All of your activities are included in the rates and are private to ensure maximum exclusivity from start to finish.

Variety

Ol Lentille offers offer so much more than just game viewing!

Laikipia is all about the variety of experiences it can offer, it’s not just about game drives and the stunning landscape! With Ol Lentille you can see real community projects and culture, experience camel trekking, walking safaris, quad biking and mountain biking and wonderful spa treatments to name just some of what we offer. An adventurers’ paradise or just do as little as you like!

Game drives

As so many of our guests combine Laikipia with the Masai Mara (where they are in a vehicle for the whole time) we hardly ever do two game drives a day, unless guests want to as there is so much to see and do in our area! Laikipia is “the holiday” bit of your Kenya adventures! We offer day and night private game drives and you are likely to see lots of elephant as well as a mix of plains game – if you are lucky you might spot leopard and wild dog!

Walking safaris

We love taking our guests on walks in the local area to get up close to all the action and learn about the smaller things that can be missed when you are in a car! We have an incredible number of elephant and wild dog sightings are very good. Guided by Samburu and Maasai warriors this is a very special journey into their ancient lands.

Bird watching

Laikipia is a bird watchers paradise and we have over 150 species in our conservation area. The most common species here are some of the most spectacular. In the raptor department Martial eagle, Verreaux’s eagle, Bateleur, and Eastern pale chanting goshawk abound, and often provide close company at sundowner drinks at one of our favourite spots. Our guides are well experienced, friendly and here to show you the diversity of birds in our special area.

Camel safaris

Only northern Laikipia offer camel safaris and it’s a really special and unique experience that we encourage all of our guests to do. Led by Maasai warriors deep into the African wilderness you have instantly gone back in time. You marvel at the landscape, simplicity and surrounding wildlife on a scenic 90 minute camel ride to the river where your lunch is waiting for you. A great activity for everyone and a complete “must do” when you stay with us

Horse riding

Our area is very hilly which means that it’s only suitable for experienced riders, you also need to be able to gallop away from an elephant should you need to!

We have two horses and Gill can take experienced riders out one at a time. There is no extra charge for this activity and it’s a wonderful way to see a totally different perspective of our landscape and wildlife.

Cycling

Get fit and a really different way to explore our landscape, burn off our wonderful food and enjoy our wilderness! We have some really excellent mountain bikes to offer.

Quad biking

A really fun activity, probably something that you wouldn’t expect to do in Kenya! You can quad bike from the lodge to the local Maasai village, technology meets tradition! Only for guests 16 or over

Authentic community experiences

Guests have donated over 5 USD million to our charity since we opened which has built 3 primary schools, a secondary school, and numerous nurseries, and classrooms at eight other schools, a hospital, and invested in water and sanitation projects. At Ol Lentille tourism is helping and improving the lives of the local communities. Come and visit our local village which is not a tourist experience it is an education experience, come and see a school we’ve built and meet the children, come and see the hospital. See the local shopping and come to the weekly livestock and vegetable markets.

Kenyan culture

At Ol Lentille you see, experience and learn about Maasai and Samburu culture first hand. Our guides are fun, informative and your time with them will teach you all about the traditions, customs and history of the Maasai and Samburu people.

Conservation with the community

At Ol Lentille you learn that successful partnership with the community has created the Ol Lentille conservation area of over 40,000 acres. This is one of the best examples of private partnerships successfully working with the community in Kenya.

Bush meals in stunning locations

You might have a stunning bush dinner under the vast starry African skies, or a picnic lunch by the river. Meals out in the wilderness are really memorable, special and connect you to our stunning landscape.

Sundowners

As a safari tradition this is a daily ritual! As the sun sets over the vast wilderness you will be rewarded with stunning views and sunsets over the local area. Your favourite drinks are served cold with the backdrop of our wonderful and panoramic views. Humbling and very special.

Unlimited spa treatments

Our unique formula of unlimited spa treatments in our rates is a winning formula! Importantly, you are here to relax and recharge. A daily treatment will ensure you leave feeling much better than you arrived!

Yoga

The incredible views we offer make us a perfect place for yoga. Gill’s yoga sessions are the perfect way to start or finish the day and she will tailor make them for everyone, beginners are always welcome!

Romantic dinners

All your meals at Ol Lentille are private giving you lots of special time to enjoy privacy and each others company. We like to make sure you eat in different places every night and have lots of signature dishes to impress you with.

In the lodge

  • Gallery and shop – art and necessities
  • Pool – swimming, lounging, sunbathing and dining
  • Library – books, games and relaxing
  • Deck – wildlife viewing and star-gazing
  • Jogging trail with exercise stations
  • Boules/Bocce/Petanque
  • Croquet
  • Fine food and wine

Further afield

(at an additional cost)

  • Horse and camel treks – 1 to 5 nights
  • Trout fishing on Mt. Kenya
  • Light aircraft and helicopter trips
  • Trips to other parks and reserves
  • Kayaking and river rafting