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Borana Lodge

Sweeping Views and Serene Style

Sporting panoramic views over the Samangua Valley, the Lewa Plains and Mount Kenya beyond, Borana Lodge offers eight romantic and unique cottages nestled into the hills above the Ngare Ndare Forest. Fall in love with the wildness of the land as you bask in Borana’s style and comfort, marvelling at its sweeping views and basking in its soul-enriching isolation.

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Who It’s For

Those who want to combine the seclusion of a private cottage with the wildlife and adventure of a luxury safari.

Luxury Safari Lodge
Set into the mountains above the Samangua Valley, the Lewa Plains and the Ngare Ndare Forest
8 Thatched Luxury Cottages
Couples, Families, Nature-Lovers, Outdoorsmen, Photographers
$400 to $640 USD


  • Plus conservation fees and gratuities

Displayed rate based on double occupancy of Cottages 1-6; rates vary between low and high seasons


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Christine Tucker

Top recommendation? Walking around the conservancy is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the evocative landscapes.

Borana provides an incredible, almost quintessential safari experience. The cottages are cozy but luxurious, the service is incredible, the views are spectacular and the game-viewing is among the best in the world.

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How to Get There

Borana Lodge can arrange scheduled flights or private charters for your trip. Scheduled flights land at the Lewa airstrip located 50 minutes from Borana.

The journey to the lodge can of course take longer depending on how much wildlife is seen on the way.

On scheduled flights, the weight of luggage is restricted to 15 kg (33 lb.) for checked baggage and 5 kg (11 lb.) for hand luggage.

Private charters land at the Borana airstrip, which is a 10-minute drive from the lodge.

Activities & Amenities

Borana offers some of the most thrilling, authentic and unique ways for travellers of all ages to encounter Kenya’s wildlife and wilderness.

  • Game drives
  • Horseback safaris
  • Mountain biking
  • Helicopter trips
  • Yoga
  • Buggie and quad safaris

Children’s Activities

  • Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Driven Safaris
  • Guided Walks
  • Cooking and baking with chefs
  • Visits to local community schools
  • Fishing
  • Swimming



Borana Lodge offers eight romantic and unique cottages, each with an open fireplace and private veranda.

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