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Ranch Ride

Experience wilderness at its best, riding across land not opened to other visitors.

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. Go for an evening ride on the horses. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 2 - Borana
Explore Borana on horses with a picnic breakfast. Walk or relax in the evening. Overnight at Borana Lodge.

Day 3 - Lolldaiga Hills
Leave Borana on horses after breakfast and ride through Ole Naishu and onto the Lolldaigas – an opportunity to see a lot of game. Overnight fly camp.

Day 4 - Lolldaiga Hills
Explore the Lolldaiga Hills on horses, including rock art, views and hyena dens. Take an evening walk following a mandatory siesta. Overnight fly camp.

Day 5 - Enasoit
Ride down the Monkey Valley and onto Enasoit, a small haven for wildlife. Relax by the pool. Overnight at Enasoit.

Day 6 – Mpala
Early breakfast and then onto the horses. Ride through Ol Jogi across the Nanyuki River and onto Mpala Ranch. Exceptional wildlife. Overnight fly camp.

Day 7 - Suyian
Breakfast in camp and then ride through Mpala – a kopje filled landscape – across the Ewaso Narok River and onto Suyian. Stay at Chogis in delightful rustic accommodation. Evening botanical walk with Anne Powys.

DAY 8 - Suyian
Spend the day exploring this beautiful ranch with extraordinary rock hills and bountiful wildlife with Anne Powys – a botanist and geologist with an ear for a good story – a truly memorable experience.

DAY 9 - Finish
Either drive to Nanyuki for the scheduled flight back to Nairobi or fly direct on a private charter from Suyian.

People with little or no experience can safely ride the ponies and I encourage you to try it.

June 2012