Travel to the Laikipia Plateau to assist a team of rangers with important, on-the-ground conservation research in the heart of the Kenyan wilderness. This safari gives you the unique opportunity to have a real positive impact as you travel, tracking and counting wildlife species as part of the annual Lewa and Borana conservancies game census. Learn how to monitor rhino and lion populations using telemetry receivers, and how to identify individual animals using ear notch and whisker spot diagrams. You will also visit local communities to witness conservation education in action, where you will also have the chance help out with a community healthcare or water project.
What makes this trip extraordinary?
- Track, locate and count game species as part of the annual Lewa/Borana Game Census.
- Learn about the wildlife conservation projects taking place in Lewa and Borana Conservancies.
- Observe wildlife including lion, rhino, elephant, zebra and buffalo.
- Visit the Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage and witness the young elephants being bottle-fed.
Contribute to the conservation of endangered African wildlife, working alongside park rangers and local communities to have a tangible positive impact.