Nanyuki / Lewa Downs / Loisaba

Nanyuki, Lewa Downs and Loisaba

Wild and sparsely populated Laikipia is the gateway to Kenya's Northern frontier. Many of the large privately owned ranches that occupy this spectacular region have guesthouses , homestays and private camps. Airkenya Express flies to Lewa Downs and Nanyuki and from either of these two destinations one can be transferred by road to Laikipia. 

Nanyuki was founded by white settlers in 1907 a small but very lively town. Positioned on the slopes of Mount Kenya Nanyuki is famous for the Mount Kenya Safari Club the "club" of the rich and famous now under management of the Fairmont Group.

Lewa Downs is a privately owned ranch of 16000 hectares that has been turned into a 'wildlife conservancy'. Today the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is homeground to conservation efforts of wildlife of the Northern frontier. From Black and White Rhino breeding to translocations rescue and treatment of injured wildlife. Ranching activities are still maintained and the ranch is now divided equally between cattle ranching and tourism with profits going to the local Samburu community. Accommodation is exclusive and must be booked in advance. 

Airkenya flies daily to Lewa Downs and Nanyuki.

The Lewa Marathon takes place every June in this expansive reserve. Special flight offers are available during this time with Airkenya to Lewa Downs.

 High Season: 21st  December  to 31st March and 1st July to 31st October 

 Mid Season: 1st November to 20th December  Low Season:1st April to 30th June   

From To Depart     Arrive      
Wilson       Nanyuki 0915 0950
Nanyuki Wilson      1230 1305
Fares        Low season   High Season  Tax          
One-way  $153  $175  $29 from Wilson /$25 from Nanyuki
Return  $255  $291  $34

From To Depart     Arrive      
Wilson    Lewa  0915 1040
Lewa  Wilson      1050 1305
Fares        Low season   High Season   Tax       
One-way  $210  $238  $29 from WIlson /$25 from Lewa
Return  $351  $397  $34

Nanyuki - Maasai Mara

From To Depart     Arrive 
Nanyuki  Maasai Mara  1125 1235
Fares        Low season   High Season  Tax          
One-way  $330  $370  $20


From To Depart     Arrive 
Lewa Downs Maasai Mara  1005 1235
Fares        Low season   High Season  Tax          
One-way  $379  $399




Fares are valid from 21st December 2016 to 20th December 2018

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