Makenas Hills Tented Lodge, Laikipia Nature Conservancy
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Makena’s Hills Tented Safari Lodge-Camp | Laikipia
Luxury Tented Safari Camp with 6 Large and Airy Permanent Arabic Style Beige Tents In the Gallmann Mukutan Conservancy Laikipia - Kuki Gallmann Home | Kenya

(Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge is situated on the extreme west of Laikipia on the 100,000 acre Laikipia Nature Conservancy, on the very edge of the Great Rift Valley, Humankind Cradle with stunning views of Lake Baringo. Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge is a private paradise, home to Kuki Gallman. Access is by a private charter flight to Engelesha airfield which is a 15 minutes drive from the lodge. The driving distance from Nairobi is approximately 270 Kilometers)

 

 
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Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge is surrounded by a series of dramatic ridges, steep gorges, open savannah, valleys and plains. Makena’s Hills is situated on the extreme west of Laikipia on the 100,000 acre Laikipia Nature Conservancy, on the very edge of the Great Rift Valley.

 

This private paradise, home to Kuki Gallman - conservationist and author - has a great variety of amazing wildlife and over 400 species of birds. Makena’s Hills is the location where the film “I Dreamed of Africa’ was shot and Kuki Gallmann’s daughter married.

 

Makena’s Hills is a stunning partially tented resort which featured in Architectural Digest (Nov 2001). Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge has six enormous Arabic desert style tents are fitted with either two queen size beds or a four poster double bed.

 

Attached is a spacious dressing room /bathroom and private verandah and private massage bed. Facilities include a central reception area with two giant fireplaces, front terrace with a camp fire, dining room, bar, shop and swimming pool. Quality organic food is served.

 

The central area with its 240 degree views over the rift valley and Laikipia escarpment has two fireplaces and a combined study, reading and dining area, producing a huge amount of space for guests to relax in.

 

A superb rock swimming pool with an island is an ideal place to cool off. Nothing has been overlooked. Although she travels a great deal, Kuki Gallmann hosts clients when she is in Laikipia.

 

At Makena you can see amazing wildlife: elephant, the largest population of Cape Buffalo on private land in Kenya, eland, waterbuck, lion, leopard, cheetah and over 400 species of birds make Ol ari Nyiro a rare and extraordinary place.

 

The forest of Enghelesha, the only indigenous and protected forest remaining in the area, is home to the last remaining troupes of the rare and endangered colobus monkey. Here, you will discover endless hills covered in wild sage - leleshwa - whose leaves produce an exceptional healing essential oil, locally extracted.

 

There are natural springs and waterfalls, including thermal hot springs. You can visit mysterious ancient caves and a sacred red hill of Ochre, Mlima Ndongo, where since time immemorial pilgrimages to collect the holy ochre were made.

 

 

 

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Non-Residents Accommodation Rates

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Non-Residents Rates Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Standard Single

(1 Guest)

Standard Double

(2 Guests)

Child Sharing

4 to 12 Years

1st Jan 2015
30th Oct 2015
550 US Dollars
900 US Dollars
200 US Dollars

 

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Exclusive Use of the Lodge Rates Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Use of the Whole House

1st Jan 2015
30th Oct 2015
3,400 US Dollars

 

Notes

* Christmas Bookings – minimum 5 days

* Check-out time is 10.30am. However a late departure can be arranged

* Late check-out after lunch is charged at 100 US Dollars per person which includes lunch and activities

* Unless guests have own insurance, all visitors are requested to be covered with Flying Doctors Insurance. This can be arranged through African Spice Safaris

* Flight or road transport from Nairobi to Laikipia can be arranged by African Spice Safaris. As flight rates are subject to change, quotes will be given on request according to circumstances ie weight, passengers, pick-up point etc


Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Rates above are inclusive of the following:

* Game drives

* Airstrip transfers

* Waterfall Excursion

* Fishing and guided walks

* Full board accommodation

* Picnics, sundowners and Gallmann Memorial Foundation activities


Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Rates above are Exclusive of the following:

* Laundry

* Tree Planting

* Cultural visits are 50 US Dollars per person per visit

* Conservancy Fees 75 US Dollars per person per night

* Soft drinks, water, beers and local spirits + spirits and special wines and champagne

 

 

 

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Residents Accommodation Rates

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Residents Rates Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Standard Single

(1 Guest)

Standard Double

(2 Guests)

Child Sharing

4 to 12 Years

1st Jan 2015
30th Oct 2015

18,500

Kenya Shillings

33,000

Kenya Shillings

8,000

Kenya Shillings

 

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Exclusive Use of the Lodge Rates Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Use of the whole House

Self Catering Rates

1st Jan 2015
30th Oct 2015

12,500

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Rates above are inclusive of the following:

* Game drives

* Airstrip transfers

* Waterfall Excursion

* Fishing and guided walks

* Full board accommodation

* Picnics, sundowners and Gallmann Memorial Foundation activities

 

 

Accepted Mode of Payment

online payment

 

 

 

 

Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Actvities

If you enjoy riding, you will be able to choose from over 30 horses at Makena not to mention a private herd of 100 camels.

 

Special yoga and holistic stress healing sessions are offered to interested guests in addition to horse riding, camel walks, fishing (sixty-two man-made rain catchments, some of which are stocked with delicious tilapia, black bass and fresh water crayfish) and the most extraordinary scenic game drives and walks in Kenya.

 

All this and much more make Ol ari Nyiro an exceptional place of awesome and unique appeal. The story that has developed here has already made it a symbol of survival, healing and hope to millions. The conservation activities of The Gallmann Memorial Foundation keep the flame glowing.

 

Ol ari Nyiro is renowned for its large populations of buffalo and elephants and its indigenous black rhino. Lions on a kill are practically guaranteed to guests who spend a few nights.

 

The guides are trained in ethno botany and ornithology. Ol ari Nyiro is regarded as the richest and most varied botanical area in East Africa and is known as a bird watcher paradise with over 400 recorded species of birds.

 

This is a unique sanctuary that has kept intact the very mystique of the Africa that has brought generations of travelers to the Cradle of Mankind. Makena’s Hills offers the very best in alternative safaris.

 

 
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Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge Activities:

• A glimpse into the culture of the elusive Pokot people and visits to Samburu communities

• Fishing in one of the dams or streams for black bass and fresh water crayfish

• Swimming in the rock-carved pool or relaxing in the natural hot spring

• Romantic night under the stars in the comfort of a ‘moonlit cottage’
• Walking in the hills and plains with a local KPSGA trained guide
• Visits to the newly discovered archaeological remains

• Aromatherapy massages, meditation and yoga

Optional Extras: Scenic flights

• Games viewing and tracking

• Birds and botanical walks

 


 

Booking & Reservations for Makena’s Hills Tented Lodge situated on the extreme west of Laikipia on the 100,000 acre Laikipia Nature Conservancy, on the very edge of the Great Rift Valley, Humankind Cradle with stunning views of Lake Baringo - Kenya

Booking Office Tel: + 254 718-179-967
Mobile/ Cell Phone: (0)-721-242-711 - Kenya

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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