Mugie House

At a glance

  • • New for 2020
  • • Rare wildlife like Grevy’s zebra and Jackson’s hartebeest
  • • 40,000-acre private conservancy with sweeping views of the Laikipia plateau

Governors' Mugie House

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Get an authentic behind-the-scenes safari experience at this luxury new house in northern Kenya’s wildlife corridor.

There’s great wildlife viewing at the private Mugie Conservancy in northern Kenya. You’ll see herds of elephants drinking at the waterhole close to the main house and if you’re lucky you might watch leopard and cheetah on your game drive from the airstrip. There’s rarer wildlife to be found, too, like the Grevy’s zebra, Reticulated giraffe and Jackson’s hartebeest. Wildlife viewing is exclusive and private as only four vehicles head out on game drives each day.

The house and its facilities are beautiful. An infinity pool overlooks the Laikipia plateau and individual stone cottages have plush bathtubs and open fires. All meals and drinks are included during your time here, served in the cosy main house with its roaring log fire.

But a stay at Mugie House goes beyond a traditional wildlife-viewing experience. Governors’ really want you to come away with an understanding of the local culture and ecosystem of this incredible region. You can track lions with rangers, head out with the anti-poaching unit (bloodhounds and their handlers) and see the excellent community cattle grazing programme.

We’ve worked with Governors’ for over 40 years and love their other properties, too. Mugie House is great to twin with any of their Maasai Mara camps, or you can go all out with a triple-centre by also adding a pre-stay at Loldia House (which makes up our Governors' Grand Safari). With Governors’ Aviation flights between the properties, getting around couldn’t be easier.


Key information

On the private 40,000-acre Mugie Conservancy in Laikipia

Airport transfer time: A 60 to 90-minute light aircraft flight from Nairobi's Wilson airport to Loisaba airstrip plus a 20-minute game drive

Good to know

Luggage must be in soft bags weighing maximum 15kg.

Accommodation information

9 cottages (2 with plunge pools) including a family cottage

Activities

• Track lions and see the conservancy’s important animal research programme in action • Experience a tracking demonstration with the anti-poaching unit (bloodhounds and their handlers) • Learn about the innovative community grazing and livestock trading programmes.

Dining

Dining room, bar

What's included

Lodge Package • All meals in the dining room or outdoors • All soft drinks, beers, house wines and non-premium spirits • Choice of daily excursions and activities • Laundry • Airstrip transfers.

*Denotes local charge