Sabuk Wilderness Area, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya

Sabuk Wilderness Area, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya 

 Perched high up on the Laikipia Plateau the Sabuk Wilderness Area stretches over miles and miles of rugged and untouched country wilderness it is a place of vast open plains, rocky hillsides and deep gorges. Sabuk is one of the best places in Kenya to meet and learn about the Samburu culture and people especially on a walking safari with fly camping options.

Cutting through this dramatic landscape is the Ewaso Ng'iro River. The Ewaso Ng'iro River is vital source of water in this arid region and its waters attract a large variety of wildlife. Grants gazelle, Grevy's and Burchell’s zebra, greater kudu, reticulated giraffe, buffalo and hundreds of dik diks can be seen. Herds of elephant are frequent visitors and lion, leopard and cheetah can all be found.

There are a number of Samburu Communities living in the Sabuk Wilderness Area. You often see warriors in their brightly colored togas herding cattle or sheep alongside zebra and gazelle. Sabuk Lodge works closely with a number of communities, supporting vital development and aiding conservation of the area. Sabuk is one of the best places in Kenya to meet and learn about the Samburu culture and people, it’s a fascinating insight.

Like all the ranches in Kenya's Laikipia Plateau, this is not a place to come and tick off big game sightings. Rather it is a place to enjoy walking safaris, camel treks, meeting Samburu communities and watching wild game in a natural environment, a chance to stretch your legs and your safari muscles and a fine staging post between intense safari days in Samburu and the Mara.

At the Sabuk Wilderness Area forget all about mechanized transport and take walking assisted camel safaris for one or several days. Trekking with the Laikipia Maasai with your very own professional guide included with organized fly camping. Walking amongst big game, the Samburu Community and shaded rest in the cool of the riverine forests is one of Sabuk's best experiences. Sabuk is a doubt ably a very pleasing destination in its own right.

Why Visit Sabuk Wilderness Area, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya.

  • Get up close with the Samburu and learn their culture.
  • The walking safaris with fly camping facilities.
  • The rugged and untouched country wilderness.
  • The exceptional good activities available.
  • The wilderness experience is exceptional.

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