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Laikipia Nature Conservancy
Ol ari Nyiro
Kenya

Professional Identification

GDS Codes: NORTHINGS: 0036.741" EASTINGS: 03622.200"
xEtra ID: KE0000324720

Who's Who's

Kuki Gallmann 
Founder

Category:  Eco Lodges and Camps
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Mukutan Retreat - Profile

General Information

A unique refuge and the most private of all resorts in Kenya, overlooking the spectacular Mukutan Gorge on the edge of the Great Rift Valley. The Retreat is situated on the extreme west of the Laikipia plateau on Ol ari Nyiro, the 100,000 acre Laikipia Nature Conservancy, a biodiversity hot spot and home to conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann. Three traditional dwellings perched at the edge of the gorge, offer accommodation with double beds, a spacious bathroom, a fireplace and private verandahs. A central lounge and dining area has the atmosphere of a private home, furnished with rare antiques, sophisticated Africana, individually selected items.

Additional Information

Ol ari Nyiro (The Place of Springs),Laikipia Nature Conservancy is a over 100.000 acres private wildlife sanctuary and nature Conservancy situated on the extreme Western edge of the Laikipia Plateau along Kenya scenic Great Rift valley.It is the largest Conservancy in Kenya and the only one without any livestock. Spreading through hills and savannah, comprising the only remaining indigenous relic forest in the area, and cut in half by the stunning Mukutan Gorge (The Meeting) plunging from over 7000" to 3000", Ol ari Nyiro supports an extraordinary variety of recorded flora - some of it endemic and priorly unrecorded, over 470 species of birds, a large wildlife population, particularly of elephants, lions, black rhino, leopard (including black, melanistic leopard), antelopes, baboons, and the largest known population of Cape Buffalo in private land in Africa with over 4000 recorded heads.

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Architectural Digest and nominated for the Green Globe Award for responsible travel and eco-tourism.

Mukutan Retreat - Facilities

Overview

A unique refuge and the most private of all resorts in Kenya, overlooking the spectacular Mukutan Gorge on the edge of the Great Rift Valley. The Retreat is situated on the extreme west of the Laikipia plateau on Ol ari Nyiro, the 100,000 acre Laikipia Nature Conservancy, a biodiversity hot spot and home to conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann. Three traditional dwellings perched at the edge of the gorge, offer accommodation with double beds, a spacious bathroom, a fireplace and private verandahs. A central lounge and dining area has the atmosphere of a private home, furnished with rare antiques, sophisticated Africana, individually selected items.

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Mukutan Retreat - Who's Who's

Founder: Kuki Gallmann