Laikipia boasts one of the largest elephant populations in East Africa and is one of the last strongholds of the endangered black rhino. Stretching from the slopes of Mount Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley, the Laikipia Plateau is an untouched natural haven where abundant wildlife wanders through spectacular scenery. Vast open plains in the shadow of the snow-capped silhouette of Mount Kenya create a tranquil and secluded setting, where game drives encounter abundant wildlife with not another vehicle in sight. Lying on the edge of the Northern Frontier, the Laikipia Plateau stretches from the slopes of snow-capped Mt Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley. Despite its scattered mosaic of farms and cattle ranches, it is essentially still a wildlife refuge supporting huge numbers of game. Stretching from the slopes of Mount Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley, the Laikipia Plateau is an untouched natural haven where abundant wildlife wanders through spectacular scenery.
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Karibu Kenya safari
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Why visit Laikipia?
Running from the rugged slopes of Mount Kenya in central Kenya and extending to the north-west, the area known as Laikipia is a patchwork of fenced cattle ranches, tribal land …