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Keep up to date with goings-on at Laragai House by reading our blog! New posts added all the time to give you a real sense of our love, passion and dedication to this wonderful home.

A New Thatched Roof

  In August and the beginning of September, we closed Laragai to re-thatch the roof in the dining room and main mess area. We are now open and are extremely happy to see so many guests coming through the doors. We have gone through the necessary protocols to protect our staff and guests from Covid […]

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Extended Stay Special Offer

  Make the most of our extended stay special offer for 2020 and 2021 (excluding Christmas and New Year). Stay for 5 nights and pay for only 4 nights. Email our team to make an enquiry.

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Meet Bimbi Dyer – the Manager of Laragai House

  Bimbi is a third generation Kenya who grew up on sheep farm in Kipkabus, in Western Kenya. In 1976 her family emigrated to Andalucia in Spain from where Bimbi went to finish her education in the UK and stayed on to work in London until 1989. Fuzz and Bimbi ran Borana Lodge for five […]

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Rianto wins Paradise Ranger Awards

On World Ranger Day, Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and co-chair of Paradise International Foundation, announced the Paradise African Ranger Awards, a ten-year initiative to support 500 wildlife rangers across Africa. We are delighted to announce that Rianto Lokoran, second in command of Borana’s armed security team, has been selected as one of the […]

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Laragai House kitchen staff get training in vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meal options

The kitchen team at Laragai House have been very busy over the last couple of weeks with assistant manager Chiara Parazzi helping to update their skills when it comes to cooking vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meal options. The kitchen staff at Laragai House are equip to deal with any number of food requests or allergies […]

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Three rhino births on Borana Conservancy in the first two months of 2019

Guests staying at Laragai House in the early part of 2019 were lucky to witness three new rhino calves who had been born on Borana Conservancy in the first eight weeks of the year. Borana Conservancy lies at the foot of Mount Kenya, just 26km (16 miles) from the equator and 1 980m (6 500 feet) above […]

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Celebrating ‘World Rangers Day’

With a 230 km route that passes through the heart of rhino conservation – from Lewa Wildlife Conservancy through the foothills of Mt Kenya to Borana Conservancy and Ol Jogi Conservancies and the undulating plains of Ol Pejeta Conservancy on the Equator – runners will experience raw nature in the wild. Along the route, they […]

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