El Karama Lodge is an intimate, owner-operated, award-winning eight cottage lodge and safari adventure experience located on a private wildlife conservancy in the foothills of Mount Kenya.

Built by one of Africa's most gifted contemporary wildlife sculptors Murray Grant and his wife Sophie, El Karama Lodge is unique, authentic and focussed on immersive safari experiences. Known for its broad roster of activities, exceptional wildlife diversity and the warm and hospitable team of Kenyans who have been trained up to host you, this is an unforgettable safari destination!

Trusted Specialists in Sustainable Family Travel, Adventure and Experiential Wildlife Safaris. Offering tailor-made experiences for families and small private groups who want to immerse in the natural world, connecting meaningfully with local cultures and ancient landscapes through remote, authentic and exclusive experiences. Activities include guided walking, fly-camping, horse riding, hand-line fishing for catfish, game drives, night drives, farm experiences, heli- safaris and conservation activities.

All our adventures contribute directly to private or community owned wildlife conservancies in Kenya.

"This was so much more than holiday, it was a once in a lifetime experience that changed us..."

Activities offered

  • Fishing
  • Art tours
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Accommodation
  • Mobile Safaris
  • Riding Safaris
  • Guided flying safaris
  • Photography
  • Walking Safaris
  • Eco tourism
  • Air Charters
  • Flying Safaris
  • Camel Safaris
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp
  • Cultural activities
  • Trekking
  • Canoeing
  • Bird Watching
  • Beach Holidays

Where we operate

  • Kenya

Where we’re based

  • Kenya

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Mrs Sophie Grant BA Hons/ MA Cantab