Lewa Wilderness Trails

Situated in the wildlife- rich Eastern corner of the Conservancy is the Craig family home, Wilderness Trails, where guests have been entertained in luxury for the past 30 years. It sleeps 16 people housed in 8 beautifully decorated cottages, featuring fireplaces and verandas, and is the home of Will and Emma Craig.

Guests can relax by the fire in Will and Emma's cosy sitting room and share meals around a long banquet table in the open-air dining room. Natural springs, home-raised livestock, and a 5-acre organic garden are transformed by skilled chefs into healthy and delicious food. The salt-water pool is refreshing, the stables are full of horses for guests to ride, and the clay tennis court comes equipped with both raquets and balls.

A professional guiding team leads guests on customized daily safaris and educates them about flora, fauna, animal behaviour, conservation, Lewa history, and more. 

Further Information

The Rooms

Sleeps 16 people housed in 8 cottages.

ROOM DCOR: Beautifully decorated cottages, featuring fireplaces and verandas. And is the home of Will and Emma Craig. The large sitting and dining room is eclectically decorated in true country house style. A highly polished games table, generous vases of brightly coloured flowers from the gardens, a vast coffee table, seriously comfy chairs.

ROOM AMENITIES: They have private bath and a central rondavel-style living room with fireplace. 2 are free standing. The comfortable beds are covered with mosquito nets. All rooms have stylish wooden furniture that is made on the estate.

SPECIAL FEATURE:One of Kenya's early ranches, Lewa Downs, has been home to the Craig family since they moved from England and began raising cattle in 1924. Lewa Downs is one of very few private ranches in the world where you can see such a remarkable variety of wildlife and their interaction with each other in their natural habitat.

Food & Drink

Guests can relax by the fire in Will and Emmas cosy sitting room and share meals around a long banquet table in the open-air dining room. The delicious meals are made entirely from the freshest of produce, all grown on the estate and are often taken alfresco in a pretty loggia with a twig roof covered in vines.

General Facilities

  • 24-hour electricity
  • A professional guiding team

Recreational Facilities

The salt-water pool is refreshing, the stables are full of horses for guests to ride, and the clay tennis court comes equipped with both rackets and balls.

A professional guiding team leads guests on customized daily safaris and educates them about flora, fauna, animal behavior, conservation, Lewa history, and more. Wilderness Trails is an all inclusive safari experience (room, full board, wine/beer, all activities). Activities available at Wilderness Trails include: 

  • Day and Night Game Drives 
  • Bush Walks with a professional tracker 
  • Horse Rides 
  • Camel Rides 
  • picnics
  • Game Blinds 
  • Visiting Orphaned Animals
  • Hiking/Jogging with a Maasai warrior 
  • Visiting Lewas ancient archaeological site 
  • tennis
  • Visiting a Maasai cultural boma 
  • Other excursions can be arranged.

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