Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
About this Location
The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy also known as the Lewa Downs located in the northern part of Kenya, was formed in 1995. It is a wildlife sanctuary incorporating the Ngare Ndare Forest and covering over 250 square kilometers. The Conservancy is home to a wide variety of wildlife including the rare and endangered black rhino, Grevy’s zebra and the Sitatunga. It also provides a home for the big five, the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and the African buffalo. Lewa holds over 12% of Kenya’s black rhino population and the largest single population of Grevy’s zebras in the world. At the back drop of the conservancy, lies the spectacular view of Mt. Kenya.
Activities: Bird watching, bush walks, sun-downers, bush meals, horse and camel riding, balloon safaris, visits to the local Maasai Village, and fly-fishing excursions.
Getting Around: The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy can be explored by road and it is also serviced with local airstrips.