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Mountain Ride

A high altitude ride with clean air, mountain lakes and forests.

Day 1 - Borana
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) - transfer to Borana either by private charter or on the scheduled flight to Lewa Downs. Evening ride on the horses. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 2 - Borana
Morning ride out of the stables with a picnic breakfast. Relaxed lunch and afternoon at the Lodge. Game drive or walk on Borana. Overnight Borana Lodge.

Day 3 - Ngare Ngare
Leave after breakfast and ride east through Borana down to the Ngare Ndare River. Overnight fly camp under the stars.

Day 4 - Kisima
Ride through the famous Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with an opportunity to see rhino from horse back. Saddle bag lunch en route to Kisima – the family home of the Dyers. Long riding day. Overnight Kisima.

Day 5 - Lake Rotundu
Leave Kisima early after breakfast and ride up onto the moorland. Picnic lunch on the mountain, riding in to the log cabins at Lake Rotundu. Overnight at Rotundu.

Day 6 - Lake Rotundu
Try your luck fishing at Lake Alice. Another lovely ride over the moorland. Overnight at Rotundu.

Day 7 - Kisima
Ride back over the moorland and into the rosewood forests of Mt Kenya to Kisima House. Visit the flowers or the farm in the afternoon. Overnight at Kisima.

Day 8 - Borana
Leaving after a delicious farm breakfast at Kisima, ride down through the Ngare Ndare Forest with a picnic lunch awaiting you at the blue pools. An amazing opportunity to swim in the crystal clear spring water. Carry on over Samangua and back to Borana. Overnight at Borana.

We particularly recommend the horseback safari. The horses were amazing, the guides excellent and fly camping was incredible. We had an amazing time.

July 2012