Wildlife in and around Laikipia

Kongoni Camp is set in a region which is rich in all kinds of wildlife, flora and fauna. Within a few kilometres visitors to Nanyuki can access many of Kenya’s amazing national parks and the Laikipia region is famous for not only the typical Zebra’s, Giraffes, Lions and Buffalo but also some rare species of wildlife such as the Reticulated Giraffe and Grevy Zebra. Laikipia is home to 7000 Elephants which is the 2nd largest population in Kenya after Tsavo.

If your passion is to see all kinds of wildlife in it’s natural setting – then Kongoni Camp is a great place for you to stay and explore the Laikipia region.

To learn more about the wildlife and conservation projects in the area, visit LWF website. Their mission is to conserve Laikipia’s wildlife and ecosystem integrity and improve the lives of its people by bringing its societies together to conserve and sustainably use the natural resources on which they depend. They have been kind enough to share some of their images.

African Buffalo

African Buffalo

African Elephant

African Elephant

African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog

Cheetah

Cheetah

Grevy's Zebra

Grevy’s Zebra

Black Rhino

Black Rhino

Reticulated Giraffe

Reticulated Giraffe

Lobelia

Lobelia

  The following pictures of local wildlife were taken just a few kilometres from Nanyuki by Joost Kappe

These wonders of nature are yours to behold here in the Laikipia region 

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We can help plan your activities – just let us know what you would like to do and see – its all here waiting for you.

 

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