Laikipia Plateau In Kenya

You can’t afford to miss visiting the Laikipia Plateau the next time you venture on an in Kenya Safari.

It spans over two million acres on the edge of the Northern Frontier from the slopes of Mt. Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valleyrising from over 5000 ft. to in excess of 9000 ft., it has a huge diversity of wildlife, and is one of the best places in Kenya to see the ‘Big 5’.

It is becoming a more popular destination for many Kenya Safari Holidays because of this.

The LaikipiaPlateau is probably the last stronghold of what used to be tought of as Romantic East Africa, with vast open ranches, wildlife savannah,and overlooked by Mount Kenya.

Water is an essential element for game viewing, and Laikipia is fed by the Ewaso Nyiro and the Ewaso Narok rivers.

The real key to Laikipia as a Kenya Safari Holiday Destination is that there is something for everyone. If you want to be involved in wildlife conservation, to activity style holidays, to total privacy and isolation, then Laikipia has it all.

What you will be able to view on the Laikipia Plateau on your in Kenya safari includes rhino, elephant, lion, leopard, and buffalo known as the ‘Big 5’.

You need to know that Laikipia Plateau hs more enangered mammals than anywhere else in Kenya, with a number of sanctuaries protecting much of Kenya’s black rhino population. You will find huge numbers of elephants, and it is the only place you will find the endangered Jackson’s hartebeest.

You can add impala, gazelle, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryx, and gerenuk.

In terms of scenery you have evrything from the beauty of the edge of the Rift Valley, the snows and peaks of Mt. Kenya with dusty plains, grasslads, rocky hills, rivers and waterholes, and it has the second largest wildlife population after the Maasai Mara.

The best thing is that the Laikipia Plateau remains relatively unknown and is the part of Kenya where the wildlife population has grown, so it is the ideal destination for your in Kenya Safari