Ride Kenya (now part of ol Donyo Lodge)
Riding with giraffe Elephants at ol Donyo waterhole
Riding with giraffe
Elephants at ol Donyo waterhole

Ride Kenya (now part of ol Donyo Lodge)

Ride Kenya mobile horse safaris has changed. From November 2013 the rides will be lodge-based rides from its Relais & Châteaux member, sister product, ol Donyo Lodge. See ol Donyo Lodge page http://www.safariawards.com/kenya/oldonyolodge/




1.5 million acres of space to traverse in arguably Africa's most beautiful landscapes of the volcanic Chyulu Hills, the vast open plains and acacia forests stretching out to the ever-present Mount Kilimanjaro.

Need to Know

From November 2013 please visit sister ol Donyo Lodge, where lodge-based rides with one or two nights simple fly-camping can be arranged.
See also details for ol Donyo Lodge accommodation http://www.safariawards.com/kenya/oldonyolodge/


Lodge-based horse riding and other activities available at ol Donyo Lodge ol Donyo Lodge activities include day and night game drives, walking, riding, mountain biking, log-pile hide.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Encounter some of the largest tusked elephants in Africa, fringe-eared oryx, eland, giraffe, gerenuk, lion, cheetah, hyena, over 400 species of birds, and Kenya’s last indigenous black rhino population.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Maasai cultural visits
Day trips to Amboseli National Park
Scenic flights around Mt. Kilimanjaro (subject to availability) Exploring lava caves in the Chyulu Hills
Hiking to the mist forests at the top of Chyulu Hills


5 day itinerary includes two nights fly camping from ol Donyo Lodge in simple, yet very comfortable fly-camps.
From 1 November 2013 see details for ol Donyo Lodge.


See also details for ol Donyo Lodge accommodation http://www.safariawards.com/kenya/oldonyolodge/


Tatler Travel Guide 2013 - World's Top 10 Rides
Travel + Leisure 2011 Awards:
Ol Donyo Lodge – No.1 Best Family Hotel in Africa & Middle East; No. 4 Worlds Best Hotels 2011
Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2009:
Great Plains Conservation – Winner Best for Conservation of Wildlife and Habitats
Great Plains Conservation - Safari Awards Winner 2013 for Best Accommodation Group in Africa. Pure Awards 2013 - 'Most Life Enriching Experiences" Great Plains Conservation


Year round

Average StayAverage Stay

4 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

ol Donyo Lodge suites from US$615 per person sharing, plus US$116 Big Life Foundation levy

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children 5 years plus accommodated at ol Donyo Lodge.
For riding children any age. Younger and inexperienced children likely to restricted to riding in the arena at the stables.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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