Inside Lengishu Luxury home in Borana conservancy

In the middle of Borana Conservancy, Lengishu is encircled by sloping hills and offers stunning views of the Lengishu hilly terrain across Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. The Borana Conservancy is located in the slopes of Mount Kenya, 2000 meters above sea level, 30 kilometers north of the equator.

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Lengishu was constructed completely from eco-friendly materials. When the foundations were built, the stones were obtained from the site itself and excavated. The walls are rammed earth walls, the floors are stone and wood, and the timber beams and panels are made of teak and gum poles from Kenya. This distinctive family house was created to fit into the neighborhood.

The centerpiece of the design is the main house, which has a spacious entry hall leading to a study and a vaulted sitting and dining room warmed by two sizable fireplaces and boasting stunning views. It is possible to host nighttime gatherings or outdoor banquets on a covered veranda with a pizza oven. Tucked below is an art studio with floor-to-ceiling windows and motivational views.

The main house’s apartments all have views of the valley below, the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, and the far Northern Frontier.

Lengishu is a luxurious safari home in northern Kenya that is perfect for groups of friends or families. It has stunning hillside views to the north over the Borana Conservancy to the Northern Frontier District and the Mathews Ranges in the distance.

Consequently, Lengishu is set aside for exclusive use and can accommodate up to twelve guests in six distinctive bedrooms, with the option of adding a guide or children’s room with its own bathroom. With double beds and opulent bathrooms, the Master bedroom and Room 1 are separated from the main home. In the hillside below are two more family cottages.

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The wettest months are April, May, and November, which are also the most attractive because wildflowers bloom throughout Borana Conservancy.

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Moreover, he master bedroom includes a spacious walk-in closet as well as a separate sitting area. The two family cottages sleep four in each. Private sitting and dining rooms with large fireplaces and verandas divide two double or twin bedrooms.

Additionally, Community engagement including trips to nearby villages and schools are possible and provide a special window into the way of life there.

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The bedrooms’ magnificent fireplaces are also found in Master and Room One. The cottages have cozy wood-burning stoves in the bedrooms, as well as small kitchens for making tea and cold beverages, and fireplaces in the sitting and dining areas.

All of the rooms have adequate closet and storage space for clothing, as well as private bathrooms with walk-in showers and roll-top, freestanding copper bathtubs.

Every cabin has a bathroom with a view. Privateness is ensured by the uninterrupted views of the valley from each apartment.


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However, the reserve is a great place for many different activities. They include: game safaris, bush walks, sundowner outings, and bush meals and also “behind the scenes” conservation efforts. Furthermore, the Borana Conservancy offers excellent horseback riding terrain, and two sets of stables can accommodate riders of all levels.

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Wildlife that can be found in the Borana Conservancy, including Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Beisa oryx, and Somali ostrich. Additionally, there are: leopard, elephant, buffalo, and robust populations of black and white rhino.

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Lengishu offers day and night game drives, walking safaris, and meals in the bush. There is no barrier separating the Lewa and Borana conservancies, allowing the wildlife to roam freely across 93,000 acres.

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The Borana Conservancy places a high priority on conservation of environment and wildlife. A team of rangers works to safeguard the rhino and elephant populations. Visitors are able to see some of the ongoing work they perform, which includes interacting with the neighborhood residents.  However, you may go horseback riding, fly fishing on Mount Kenya, birdwatching, swimming, and taking a guided stroll through the Ngare Ndare Forest.

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