Place To Visit In Kenya

A view of Mt. Kilimanjaro from LUMO Conservancy

Kenya, the cradle of humanity and a land teeming with diverse wildlife, beckons the adventurous traveler. But what if your African safari could be more than just a thrilling wildlife encounter? What if it could be a journey that actively contributes to conservation efforts? LUMO Conservancy, known frontiers of community-led conservation and advocates of impactful travel, offer exactly that.

LUMO isn’t just another name on a list of top destinations in Kenya; it’s a testament to the power of community. Established in the late 1990s, LUMO represents the collaborative spirit of three ranches – Lualenyi, Mramba, and Oza. These visionary individuals came together with a shared purpose: to create a safe haven for wildlife and a sustainable future through tourism. This vision for wildlife-based businesses has become a reality, with LUMO now hosting three amazing tourism facilities namely: Soroi Lions bluff Lodge, Soroi Cheetah tented Camp and Soroi Leopard Lair Cottages. Every stay at these facilities contributes to the well-being of our community, providing jobs, funding education, and supporting local projects.

Unveiling the Wonders of Soroi Lions Bluff Lodge

For discerning travelers seeking an opulent escape while actively contributing to wildlife conservation, look no further than Soroi Lions Bluff Lodge. Imagine waking up to breathtaking panoramic views encompassing the vast expanse of Tsavo, the captivating Taita Hills, and the majestic silhouette of Mount Kilimanjaro – all from the luxurious haven perched atop a scenic hill.

Soroi Lions Bluff Lodge isn’t just about luxurious accommodations; it’s about personalized service and unparalleled experiences. Here, you’ll be treated to exquisitely appointed suites, some catering to families, ensuring an unforgettable stay. Expert guides will lead you on thrilling game drives, revealing the diverse wildlife that calls LUMO Conservancy home. From majestic lions and graceful zebras to captivating cheetahs and playful elephants, prepare to be awestruck by the symphony of life unfolding before you.

Soroi Cheetah Tented Camp

For the adventurous soul seeking an immersive safari experience, Soroi Cheetah Tented Camp offers an unforgettable escape. Nestled amidst the untamed wilderness, this rustic camp provides a front-row seat to the raw beauty of the African savanna. Picture yourself relaxing on your private veranda after an exciting day of exploration, the sounds of nocturnal creatures serenading you as a blanket of stars unfolds above.

Soroi Cheetah Tented Camp offers eight tents, including family rooms and twin tents, all equipped with en-suite bathrooms for your comfort. Gather around the shared mess area, where delicious meals prepared by the camp’s chefs await, all while you soak in the breathtaking panoramic views.

Explore with Soroi Leopards Lair Cottages

Soroi Leopards Lair Cottages offer the perfect blend of comfort and affordability for nature enthusiasts. These charming cottages, constructed using local materials, seamlessly blend into the surrounding landscape. Each cottage boasts a spacious veranda showcasing the captivating vistas of Tsavo National Park, the Taita Hills, and even a glimpse of Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day.

Ideal for couples or small families, the cottages are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, in-room tea/coffee facilities, and complimentary Wi-Fi. This comfortable haven becomes your base camp for exploring the wonders of the region. Whether you embark on guided game drives to witness the diverse wildlife or choose to explore the nature trails, uncovering the secrets of the conservancy’s rich flora and fauna, every moment is an opportunity to connect with nature.

Beyond the Safari: Embracing Conservation Through Volunteering

A team of volunteers helping members of the LUMO Community in a process of creating paper fabric using elephant dung

LUMO Conservancy believes that a truly enriching travel experience goes beyond sightseeing. For guests seeking a more personalized and impactful adventure, the conservancy offers a unique volunteer program. This program allows you to actively participate in the day-to-day operations of LUMO, gaining a deeper understanding of the vital role conservation plays in protecting Kenya’s wildlife heritage.

Imagine yourself walking alongside rangers on field patrols, contributing to wildlife monitoring and conservation efforts. Hike along nature trails alongside knowledgeable guides, learning about the intricate relationships that sustain the delicate ecosystem. Occasionally, you might even have the opportunity to participate in community engagement activities, fostering connections with the local people who call this land home. Every aspect of the volunteer program provides a deeper understanding of the challenges and triumphs associated with responsible conservation.

More Than a Safari: Your Legacy of Conservation

Choosing LUMO Conservancy for your African safari isn’t just about ticking an item off your bucket list; it’s about becoming a part of something bigger. By choosing to stay at one of our lodges or participating in the volunteer program, you’re directly contributing to the ongoing conservation efforts at LUMO. Your visit directly supports vital initiatives like anti-poaching patrols, habitat restoration projects, and community development programs.