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Laragai House

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Originally built as a country retreat by Lords Valentine and Michael Cecil, Laragai offers unparalleled seclusion and comfort in a breathtaking setting. This private home, owned by George and Lucilla Stephenson, is only booked on an exclusive-use basis.



Laragai is situated on Borana Ranch, a 35,000 acre wildlife rich, private, working cattle ranch, adjacent to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. It is built on the Mukogodo Escarpment - 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.


Laragai has 6 spacious guest rooms decorated in a luxurious up-country style. Two rooms have an open fireplace, and all have en suite bathrooms. There also are two children’s rooms with a shared bathroom. The house features a sitting room with fireplaces at each end, dining room, decks, a games / TV room, a stunning pool with a magnificent pool house where lunch is served, and a tennis court.


  • Game drives, and night drives to see the nocturnal birds and animals.
  • Game walks with experienced guides
  • Relax in a ‘blind’ and let the wildlife come to you
  • Horse riding
  • Culture drives to a nearby Maasai village.
  • Bush meals and sundowners.
  • Mountain biking on giant Iguanas.
  • Satellite television, extensive DVD library Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Table tennis, croquet and boules.

Optional Extras

  • Fly Camping
  • Helicopter expeditions up Mount Kenya and beyond
  • Visits to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kisima Farm
  • Masseuse and beauty therapy using home produced organic essential oils


By daily schedule flight from Wilson Airport (Nairobi) to Lewa Downs, by private charter flight direct to the Borana airstrip, or by road.The property has a helicopter landing site.

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Tel: +254 20 2115453




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