Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki is a short 1-day wildlife safari to Ol Pejeta Conservancy situated on the plains of the Laikipia Plateau, near Nanyuki town in the Laikipia District of Kenya. The conservancy lies on the equator and is 17 km from Nanyuki town (30 minutes drive). This is a guided full-day safari to the Big Five Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy an action-packed day of wildlife viewing with a professional guide, transport, lunch, and Park fees included.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy is one of the closest Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo) game reserves to Nairobi. The Ol Pejeta’s 90,000 acres are home to a rich variety of wildlife species. Predators include lion, cheetah, leopard, Spotted hyena, black-backed jackal, caracal, bat-eared fox, and African wild dogs. Endangered species that live here include elephant, African wild dog, cheetah, lion, leopard, hippo, Grevy’s zebra, and the locally threatened Jackson’s hartebeest. Other animals include hippos, giraffes, baboons, monkeys, aardvarks, and ostrich. Antelopes include Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, Beisa oryx, waterbuck, and eland.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki Itinerary
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Day trip Safari Highlights
* East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary
* Hosts some of the highest predator densities in Kenya
* A higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any other Kenyan national park
* Home to the Big Five of Africa (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, and leopard)
* The only place in Kenya to view chimpanzees (Kenya’s only chimpanzee sanctuary)
* Home to the last two northern white rhinos in the world. The northern white rhino became a functionally extinct subspecies of white rhino in March 2018, when the last male northern white rhino died at Ol Pejeta
Our one Day Ol Pejeta Conservancy Safari starts in the Mount Kenya region which includes towns such as Timau, Nanyuki, Naru Moru, Meru, Nyeri, Mweiga, Nyahururu, and Laikipia. Leaving Nanyuki we make our way straight to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. A short drive of about 35 minutes brings us to the Rongai Main Gate entrance of the Conservancy.
Arriving at Ol Pejeta Conservancy we check in and take a brief comfort break before embarking on our exciting game drive in the untamed bush. Entering the park we make our way as we scan for wildlife, birds, and other creatures.
The scenic Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 90 000 acre (360 km²) non-profit wildlife conservancy located in the foothills of the Aberdare Mountain Range and Mount Kenya. Ol Pejeta Conservancy hosts more than 10000 large mammals and features an endangered species boma, home to rhino species, Grevy’s zebra, and Jackson’s hartebeest.
Wild Animals at Ol Pejeta include Black rhinos, southern white rhinos, and functionally extinct northern white rhinos (the last two northern white rhinos in the world). The park has about 300 elephants – the Conservancy features wildlife corridors within its boundaries to enable movement between Ol Pejeta and the greater Laikipia/Samburu ecosystem.
Large predators – about 67 lions, 30 cheetahs, 20 leopards, and 60 spotted hyenas, as well as a pack of African wild dogs. Smaller predators – black-backed jackal, serval, caracal, and the bat-eared fox. There are hippos, giraffes, baboons, monkeys, aardvarks, and ostrich. Antelopes – Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, Beisa oryx, waterbuck, and eland. Over 300 species of birds.
During the game drive, we pause to watch any interesting animal or bird sightings and take photographs. Midday we have, we have a light lunch at the park and relax in the shade. A visit to the conservancy includes access to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary opened in 1993 by Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), and the Jane Goodall Institute.
Then we make our way back through the national park watching for wildlife action along the way. We exit the park later this afternoon and return to Nanyuki bringing your action-packed day safari to a close.
This safari is conducted in a Safari minivan or 4×4 Landcruiser, a modified closed safari vehicle for game-viewing vehicles. The vehicle used depends on the size of the group traveling and availability. They seat 7 passengers and feature windows that open and close individually.
Child Policy: This tour does take children from the age of 3 years old.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki Prices
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki Prices Include:
Snacks + Healthy Packed Lunch box + Bottled water during game drive + Extensive Game drive in the park + Ol Pejeta Conservancy entry Park fees + Services of a professional safari driver/ guide + Pickup and drop-off from your hotel within Mount Kenya Region & Round trip transportation in a safari-mini van (or 4 x 4 safari Land-cruiser at an extra cost)
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* Enjoy a full-day tour from the Mount Kenya region to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
* Ol Pejeta Conservancy one-day safari from Nairobi is possible however it will be a long day as the drive takes 5 hours each way + 4.5 Hours of game drive with a lunch break included. Arrival time back to Nairobi will be 2100 Hours | Kindly Inquire!
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Full Day Trip from Nanyuki Prices Exclude:
* Drinks, Extra Meals
* Visa and any related fees
* Tips or gratuities to your driver-guide
* Tour to a Cultural Village (extra cost)
* Medical cover & travel personal insurance
* Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive