Laikipia & Northern Kenya, Kenya
Laikipia & Northern Kenya, Kenya
LAIKIPIA PLATEAU, KENYA
Segera Camp is located in Kenya's Laikipia region, a wild and scarcely populated northern frontier, home to both cattle and wildlife. There are six thatched-roofed villas with a large bedroom and en-suite bathroom. A private sun deck in the garden offers comfortable sun loungers for soaking up the African sun and a swing bed. The Segera Retreat has a bar, and a library with big-ticket amenities like a spa, gym, and pool.
Segera's rolling savannah and woodland also play host to good densities of charismatic species. Predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah and spotted hyaena can be seen; numbers of elephant, buffalo, eland, reticulated giraffe and beisa oryx often form a backdrop to the wide plains; and there is a wealth of plains game including zebra, Grant's gazelle, Defassa waterbuck and impala. With over 365 bird species, it is a birdwatcher’s paradise.
Activities in Segera Retreat are facilitated through a Villa Attendant, are flexible and can be tailor-made. These include cultural tours, bush walks, game drives and spending time with game scouts and anti-poaching staff. For guests keen to explore further afield, helicopter flights showcasing the expanse and contrast of the country at locations like Samburu and Mount Kenya can also be arranged.
Segera Retreat LAIKIPIA PLATEAU, KENYA
Stay Segera Retreat is a Classic Safari Lodge with 6 luxurious thatched-roofed villas with a capacity for 14 guests. There private two-storey villas of wood and thatch gaze out over the Laikipia Plateau towards the spectacular Mount Kenya. Within the privacy of the villas, a large bedroom and en-suite bathroom fill the upstairs space. A private sun deck in the garden offers comfortable sun loungers, a swing bed and a Jacuzzi bath with a pleasing vantage point.
The Camp Owned and run by Wilderness Safaris - a famous safari operator in Africa means the Segera Retreat will deliver incredibly high standards in terms of food, service and guiding. On the property are stables, a bar, and a library with local art hung on its walls, along with big-ticket amenities like a spa, gym, and pool. Meals can be taken outside whether on a deck, in a sun lounger or protected from the sun under a gazebo.
ChildCare Children of all ages are most welcome to stay at Segera Retreats. There is one Family Villa comprising one double and one twin room, each with an en-suite bathroom and a shared lounge and deck area. Beneath the Villa lies an outside lounge and two comfortable swing-beds.
Safari The Laikipia Plateau, lying north of the Aberdares mountain range and Mount Kenya, is considered one of Kenya's richest ecosystems. Here, large numbers of residing wildlife roam freely in these fenceless valleys, which also support agriculture. Segera Retreat is situated in the wooded savannah and grasslands of the Laikipia, that provides an important corridor for the migration of elephant and other wide-ranging species. It’s also home to a vast array of animal, bird and plant life.
Experience Activities in the Segera Retreat include cultural tours, bush walks, game drives and spending time with game scouts and anti-poaching staff to learn more about the complexities of conservation. For guests keen to explore further afield, helicopter flights showcasing the expanse and contrast of the country at locations like Samburu and Mount Kenya can also be arranged.
Location Segera Retreats is situated in the central Laikipia Plateau in Kenya, just north of the Equator. The Segera wildlife sanctuary is situated in the wooded savannah and grasslands of the Laikipia Plateau at an altitude of between 1,700 and 1,800 meters.
Getting There The international flight to Nairobi takes about 8-hour 30-minute. From Nairobi Wilson Airport there are daily flights to Nanyuki or you can book a private charter flight (1-hour), directly to Mukenya airstrip. By road, Segera is a 2-hour drive (or a short private charter) from Nanyuki and a 5-hour drive from Nairobi.
When to go The best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the dry season that runs from late June to October. Rains fall between mid-March to June and again between October and December. For Masai Mara wildebeest migration the best time is between mid-August and late October when the herds have returned from their months in Tanzania's Serengeti. Kenya beach destinations are open year-round and best avoided during the mid-March to late May.