Laragai House is an exclusive use bush home situated within the privately owned Borana Ranch on the edge of the Laikipia plateau in northern Kenya. Originally built by Lords Valentine and Michael Cecil as a country retreat, Laragai offers complete privacy and comfort in a breathtaking setting.
Accommodation & Facilities
The house, which can sleep up to sixteen in eight beautifully decorated bedrooms, is ideal for families as well as groups of friends travelling together. The large sumptuous sitting room has a huge open fireplace, comfortable sofas as well satellite TV, WiFi, and there is also a games room if you can tear yourself away from the wildlife. There is also a large terrace for dining with uninterrupted and spectacular views of Kenyan wilderness: Lolokwe and Wamba Mountains dominate the far horizons to the north and Mount Kenya looms out of the clouds to the south and 3,000 feet below is Kenya’s Northern Frontier District. Fully staffed, Laragai is the perfect place to be spoilt and well looked after with delicious home cooked meals being prepare for you by the cook as well as a private safari guide on hand to show you this spectacular region of East Africa.
Wildlife & Activities
Guests at Laragai have the flexibility to pick and choose how to fill their days; activities on offer include day and night drives possible in the company of expert guides both locally and in the reserves nearby, guided bush walks, fly fishing on Mount Kenya, bird watching, tennis, horse riding, hikes and visits to the local tannery. Helicopter day trips north to the start Lake Turkana can also be arranged. Alternatively you may prefer to enjoy a long lunch and relax beside the beautiful swimming pool and absorb the outstanding views.
If you’re interested in staying in Laragai House as part of a safari holiday in Kenya, give our African experts a call. We regularly visit the lodges and camps we recommend and are ready to offer great advice on constructing your perfect holiday.