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Sosian is a 24,000 acre private ranch in the heart of Laikipia. The ranch house was built in the 1940’s by Italian artisans, and can accommodate up to 14 people in the atmosphere of a private home, now known as Sosian Lodge. Composed of very diverse ecosystems Sosian’s open grassy plains are home to Oryx, Grant's gazelle, Ostrich and cheetah. South of the ranch, the bush is thicker and full of acacia woodland - home to several elephant herds (buffalo, reticulated giraffe, wild dog, lion and leopard.



Sosian is situated at a junction of many different tribal areas in Northern Kenya, a very diverse area rich in traditions and untouched by western development. Samburus, Pokots, Turkanas and many smaller tribes live in the area and by special arrangement guests at Sosian may pay a visit to a local village.


7 cottages lie in the tropical garden overlooking Mt Kenya and miles of unspoilt Africa, each with its own private verandah and ensuite bathroom; the lodge has a swimming pool, tennis court, and organic vegetable garden.


  • Bush walks
  • Horse-riding
  • Camel safaris
  • Game-drives – day and night
  • Fishing
  • Bird-shooting
  • Archery
  • Tennis
  • Swimming in the waterfalls behind the ranch house


By Air Kenya to Nanyuki, followed by road transfer, or by road from Nairobi (4½ hours), or by charter flight to the Sosian airstrip.

Hosted by: Sean Outram (ranch manager) and lodge mangers (Simon Kenyon & Rosie Constant)

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Tel: +254 704 909 357/8

Skype: sosianranch



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