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Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary Tour<br /><small>Out of Nairobi Day Trip</small>
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Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary Tour
Out of Nairobi Day Trip

Daily Private Safari tour

The Big Five Plus Chimpanzees

Starting from/returning to your Nairobi area hotel, private residence or the airport. We’ll pick you up at 5:00 am for a full-day safari in the comfort of a pop-top safari minivan.

This private wildlife reserve has so many wonderful features you won’t want to leave! Just a few hours from Nairobi you can find all the big five – lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino. But what makes Ol Pejeta even more exciting is this reserve features the highest density of predators in Kenya.

You’ll have a very good chance of seeing lion, cheetah, hyena and the rare African wild dog. And a guarantee you’ll see rhinos and chimpanzees in the famous animal sanctuaries hosted in this 365 sq.km (141 sq.mi) reserve.

Formerly a cattle ranch, Ol Pejeta now serves as a protected space for many species including rare black and white rhinos and rescued chimpanzees. You’ll also find a long list of not-so-common African wildlife like the aardvark and bat-eared fox in this amazing park.

Our Adventure Begins

Natural World Kenya Safaris will pick you up at your hotel or location of choice at 5:00 am to begin our eventful day. On the way to Ol Pejeta, we’ll point out traditional Kenya coffee and tea plantations. Weather permitting, you’ll also enjoy views of Mt. Kenya and its snow-capped summit.

The drive is relatively short, only 3 – 4 hours. It’s the closest place to Nairobi where you’ll be able to view all of Africa’s Big Five. The reserve is home to six prides of lions, close to 80 in all, plus about 30 cheetahs.

You’ll have opportunities to spot many typical East Africa wildlife like giraffe, vervet monkey, baboon, hippo, impala, gazelle, dik-dik and zebra.

The Rhino Sanctuary

Ol Pejeta is known for its heroic efforts at saving endangered and threatened wildlife. The rhino sanctuary here hosts 100 black rhinos, the largest protected population in East Africa. Also, of note, the last two northern white rhinos left in the world live in this protected enclave.

This special enclosure is open to visitors twice a day, at 8:30 hrs. and at 16:00 hrs (Not possible to visit the Northern White Rhinos while on a day trip)

Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary

This is the only place in Kenya where you’ll be able to enjoy these loving and intelligent creatures. Here at the sanctuary, orphaned and abandoned chimps are rescued and nursed back to health.

When they’ve been rehabilitated, the chimps are introduced to large natural enclosures where they can live and play freely.

More to Do and See at Ol Pejeta

Adding to the diversity of this special sanctuary you’ll also find some little-seen, unique wildlife such as the tree hyrax, white-tailed mongoose, black-fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbuck, waterbuck and eland.

And all of this under the shadow of great Mt. Kenya, towering over the park.

If you wish, you can also visit a local Masai Village. See and experience up close Masai culture, cattle raising and the creation of their bright fabrics and jewelry. Your guide will be happy to arrange this visit for an optional fee.

Your very full one day tour of Ol Pejeta includes breakfast and lunch.


IMPORTANT
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Tour Highlights:

Nairobi - Ol Pejeta day trip

Day 1
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Drop off

NAIROBI – OL-PEJETA (220km: Approx: 3-4 Hours)

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

0500hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi area hotel/ Nairobi airport or residence.

Proceed to the OlPejeta Wildlife Conservancy.

The Olpejeta is located on the equator and between the Aberdare and Mount Kenya.

It covers approximately 360KM square kilometers.

The early morning drive towards Mount Kenya Laikipia area is via the highland agricultural zones of central Kenya.

Breakfast stop on the way.

There shall be stops to view tea / coffee plantations and maybe a local market.

There shall also be a stop at the Equator crossing.

Mid- morning game viewing drives at the Olpejeta wildlife sanctuary with also a  visit to the Chimpanzee sanctuary.

There shall be a further visit to rhino sanctuary.

Later return to Nairobi with drop off at your Nairobi area hotel, residence or Airport at appr.6.30PM.

What you could see on a 1 Day Ol Pejeta Tour...

  • Elephant
  • Chimpanzee
  • Reticulated Giraffe
  • White Rhino
  • Grevys Zebra
  • Lion
  • Mole Rat
  • Tree Hyrax
  • Bushbuck
  • Waterbuck
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah
  • Impala
  • Eland
  • Black Fronted Duiker
  • White Tailed Mongoose

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price:
- Bottled & Soft Drinks
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Tips & Gratuities.

Additional Extras

2 persons in private safari tour: $50
4 persons in private safari tour: $25
6 persons in private safari tour: $15

Our Accreditations and Booking Security

Natural World Kenya safaris is Member No.A/440 - Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) bonding scheme. The scheme is insured to guarantee your holiday safari in the unlikely event that a bonded KATO member ceases operating.

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