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Governors’ Mugie House

With a planned opening at the end of 2019, Governors’ Mugie House will be the perfect addition to the Governors’ Camp Collection, expanding an already diverse array of wildlife locations and activities.

PRIME LOCATION
UNIQUE SETTING
ABUNDANT WILDLIFE

About Mugie House

Set on a private conservancy, Mugie House offers a myriad of activities by which to explore and enjoy its vast open landscapes and abundant wildlife.

Perched on a hill are nine individual stone cottages, each with sweeping views of the Laikipia landscape. A large main house with open log fires will host guests for relaxing cocktails and scrumptious meals, prepared from a creative menu with ingredients sourced from Mugie House’s own vegetable garden. An infinity pool offers lovely shaded areas and a casual alfresco dining area, while a large waterhole set in front of Mugie House attracts a variety of wildlife, including large elephant herds, throughout the day.

The location is Mugie Conservancy, a 40’000 acre private wildlife conservancy in Laikipia hosting an array of impactful community and conservation programs.

Securing land for wildlife is a key conservation imperative in Africa today and Mugie Conservancy provides a key wildlife access route between the Laikipia plateau, the Mathews Range and the Samburu lands to the north and east. Vast acacia-dotted savannahs, olive forests and scrubby bush are a haven to a multitude of wildlife in plentiful numbers, including key endemic northern Kenyan species such as Grevy’s Zebra, Jackson’s Hartebeet and Reticulated Giraffe.

Mugie Conservancy is at the forefront of conservation, operating as a low- impact cattle ranch alongside preserving the delicate and productive eco- systems that host abundant wildlife. Mugie supports cheetah and wild dog research with the Cheetah and Wild Dog Project, and lion research through collaring and monitoring with Lion Landscapes. Cutting edge community grazing programs and community empowerment projects through micro-economic assistance have encouraged engagement and investment from the local community in the conservation goals of Mugie.

 

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GETTING TO MUGIE HOUSE

Governors’ Aviation will offer daily scheduled flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Mugie Airstrip, via Loldia House, and Mugie Airstrip to Masai Mara. Clients met on arrival and transferred by game vehicle to the lodge (approx. 20min).

Other flights options

  • Safarilink and Air Kenya: Daily flights to Loisaba Airstrip (90 minute transfer to Mugie House)
  • Charter flights: From airports/airstrips in Kenya to Mugie Airstrip.

Please note the luggage restriction of maximum 15 kg luggage per person in small air craft including hand luggage.

Road transfer: Duration approx. 3 hours from Nanyuki (depending upon road conditions).

SPA

We will have a spa room offering a wide range of treatments such as massages, facials, body scrubs, body masks, pedicures and manicures.

After a long flight, game drive or bush walk why not immerse yourself into the tranquil world the Laikipia surroundings while our fully-trained spa therapists pamper you using the finest face and body products by Terre D’Afrique, ensuring that you emerge feeling relaxed and recharged.

CHILDREN

We welcome children of all ages to Mugie House. Special children’s meals and early mealtimes available. Family cottage sleeps up to four persons and cot beds, high chairs and baby sitting service are available on request.

ROOM SERVICE

Room service available on request. Tea and coffee is served in the rooms with the morning wake up call.

LAUNDRY

Arranged daily at no extra cost. Please note that clothes are hand-washed and sun-dried so best to avoid requesting laundry to be done the evening before your departure.

WATER BOTTLE

We would strongly encourage you to please pack your own water bottle which can be refilled as often as you like – we have Reverse Osmosis filtered water dispensers available in the main area, which is perfectly safe to drink. This would help us immensely by reducing the amount of plastic waste in these precious wildlife environments.

CREDIT CARDS AND CASH

Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Please note we cannot accept US dollar bills older than the year 2000.

SEASONS

Open throughout the year. High seasons are 1st July – 31st October and 16th – 31st December, Mid season is 1st January – 31st March and 1st November – 15th December, Green season is April – June.

RATE INCLUDES

Local airstrip transfers, accommodation, meals, non-premium drinks, daily game drives, golf, kayaking, and laundry.

RATE EXCLUDES

Flights, premium drinks, conservancy fees ($100 per adult and $50 per child, per night), and entry fees to some activities.

HEALTH AND INSURANCE

Preventative Malaria medication is recommended. More information is available on our Health Planning page. Please make sure you have fully comprehensive medical and travel insurance arranged before visiting Mugie House.

MUGIE AIRSTRIP

Mugie Airstrip is the airstrip serving Mugie House.

LUGGAGE RESTRICTION

Please note there is a strict 15 kg luggage allowance per person, including hand luggage, on all regional flights with Governors’ Aviation and Safarilink.

CONTACT DETAILS

ADDRESS

Mugie House, Mugie Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya