Walks & Climbs

Bush Walks

We offer a selection of walks, all of which can be tailored to your fitness level and interests. In the interests of safety, the safari vehicle follows in your wake.







The Out of Africa Walk

Features the open savannah plains where plains game, zebra, Rothschild’s giraffe, eland and buffalo are regular sightings.

Departure time: 9am / 4pm

Duration: 1 hour

Suggestion: can be combined with a bush breakfast




The guided bird walk

Your chance to experience the stunning variety and beauty of the conservancy’s birdlife, which features 450 species. This walk includes the services of a professional safari guide and provision of accurate bird lists.

Departure time: 9am /4pm

Duration: 1 hour Booking: Please inform reception well in advance
Suggestion: can be combined with a bush breakfast



The Botanical Walk

Our botanical walk will take you from the lodge along a ridge that is home to unique indigenous tree species. Our guide, well versed in local plants, shrubs and trees can take you around the Lodge area to point out species of medicinal or other use. Duration: 45 minutes

Your walk will begin from the lodge and meander down to the plains passing through shady acacia groves before leading back along the lava ridges to the lodge. On the way back you can either climb back up to the lodge or have one of our vehicles pick you up.

Departure time: 9am / 4pm

Duration: 1 hour bush walks; 2 hours for Lake walk with game drive to the lake, 1 ½ hours for the botanical trail


The Elementaita shoreline walk

Atmospheric and unique, this walk offers the opportunity of a close encounter with the thousands of flamingo that typically visit the lake. Also to see the lava islands that represent the only breeding ground for the great white pelican in Kenya. The excursion begins with a leisurely game drive across the conservancy, passing through one of its delightful acacia forests, where encounters with the endangered Rothschild giraffe or a leopard are not uncommon.

Departure time: 9am /4pm

Duration: 2 hours inclusive of a game drive to the lake

Suggestion: can be combined with a bush breakfast

Lake Elmenteita Walk

Climbing Sleeping Warrior Crater

The sleeping warrior crater is also called “Delamere’s Nose” in memory of the founder of Soysambu the legendary 4th Baron Delamere. The climb will take you up one side, through the crater and over the other side where you will be picked up by our vehicle. The view is fabulous from the top and you may see game inside the crater, such as the mountain reed buck.