Welcome to Ol Pejeta Conservancy


It's the rhinos that form the centrepiece of the conservancy effort here – its (at last count) 111 black rhinos form the largest population in East Africa. However, Ol Pejeta's role in the wider ecosystem extends beyond its boundaries thanks to its partner agreements and wildlife corridors with other Laikipia ranches. Ol Pejeta is also extremely active in local community projects including school infrastructure, health care and the provision of clean water.


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$290 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Chimpanzee Sanctuary Tour from Nairobi

Depart your centrally located Nairobi hotel around 6am for a three-and-a-half-hour morning drive through lush tea and coffee estates. This small group tour’s first stop is at the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Established by an agreement between the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute, Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary provides a lifelong refuge to orphaned and abused chimpanzees from West and Central Africa. The sanctuary currently has more than 30 resident chimpanzees in natural enclosures. During your visit, you’ll learn about the resident chimpanzees, and have a chance to spot them as the approach a feeding platform. Next you’ll enjoy a game drive across the open plains of the nearby Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The reserve is home to reticulated giraffes, zebras, African elephants, cape buffalo, warthogs, lions, leopards, and many, many more, including over 500 bird species. Lunch (at your own expense) will be served at one of the lodges in the game sanctuary. Afterward, you’ll head to visit a rhino homestead and a manyatta, a replica of a Kenyan traditional tribal homestead. There, you will have a chance to sample the culture of the Maasai, Pokot, Turkana, and Samburu, as village men and women invite you into their homes, sell traditional wares, show off their ritual dances, and introduce you to their lifestyle. The tour concludes around 6:30pm with a drop-off at your Nairobi area accommodations. All entrance fees are included. Please note that a passport is required on the day of travel.

$381.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy Day Trip from Nairobi

The tour departs Nairobi around 7 a.m. after pickup from the airport, or your Nairobi area hotel or guesthouse. The drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy north of the city will take about three hours and the tour will stop in Nyeri town where you can buy a packed lunch from one of the hotels. You will then proceed to the entrance of the park and start game viewing (admission is included in the tour). Spot rhinos, buffaloes, elephants, cheetahs, giraffe (including the endangered reticulated giraffe), hyena, lions, leopard, and several species of gazelle, antelope and birds during your four hours of game viewing. The conservancy is also the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees. You'll eat your packed lunch in the park. After game viewing, you will depart Ol Pejeta for Nairobi, arriving back at your hotel or guesthouse around 6 p.m.

$1035 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Sweetwaters: Ol Pejeta Conservancy Safari from Nairobi

Day 1: Nairobi – Sweetwaters / Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary (L/D)We will depart from Nairobi in the morning and proceed north, driving through lush tea and coffee estates to Sweetwaters tented camp. Sweetwaters land, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy with its huge ranch was once a private property of the famed Saudi Arabian multi-millionaire, Adnan Kashoggi.We will then visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps, and refuge to over 40 species of black rhinos. Sweetwaters boasts of excellent game viewing experience with the highest ratio of game to area among any other parks or reserves in Kenya. Dinner and overnight at the arranged accommodation. Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp (Luxury Tented Camp)Day 2: Sweetwaters / Ol Pejeta Sanctuary Game Sanctuary (B/L/D)We will have two extensive game drives exploring the exotic Sweetwaters Sanctuary. As our camp overlooks one of the best waterhole’s in the area, this will give us a good view of the wild life such as elephants, giraffes and myriad plains game among others. Dinner and overnight at the arranged accommodation. Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp (Luxury Tented Camp)Day 3: Sweetwaters / Ol Pejeta – Nairobi (B)We will set off for an early morning game drive at Ol Pejeta Sweetwaters Conservancy to take in the amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta. After breakfast, we shall head back to Nairobi.Accommodation: Can be arranged at an extra cost

$420 Private & Custom Tours

2 Days - 1 Night Olpajeta safari

Day 1: Nairobi- Olpajeta conservancy After meet and great, you will drive to Olpajeta Conservancy. Using a safari Mini Van. Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals including the non-indigenous chimpanzees and the big 5 (the endangered black rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion) and the only 3 remaining Nothern white rhino in the planet. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. Also During your stay at sweetwaters you will have to opportunity to meet and greet morani the tame black rhino and to go and see chimpanzees living naturally within their dedicated sanctuary. You will arrive at Sweetwaters serena Camp (5*) lunch with game drive enroute. You will have an afternoon game drive and return for dinner and overnight. Day 2: Olpajeta Conversancy - Nairobi After breakfast you will have morning game drive as you exit the conservancy and drive back to Nairobi, and later drop off at your respective hotel/airport THE COST INCLUDES: Full Board Hotel Accommodation while on safari All Meals throughout safari and hot lunch/ picnic lunch where necessary Enough mineral bottled water while on safari Transfers from and to the airport Private Transport using a 4X4 Safari Minivan Ultimate game drives in our specially designed 4 x 4-wheel drive with pop-up roof for maximum game viewing and everyone guaranteed a window seat. Services of a professional English speaking safari guide. Government taxes where applicable. Daily safari and wildlife briefing Airports meet and greet Safari hut COST EXCLUSIONS. Park Entry Fee USD 85 (USD 85 per person per night) Expenses and other items that are purely of personal nature Medical insurance. Passports and visas Driver/ Guide Gratuity and Tips

$425 Day Trips & Excursions

Sweetwaters and Ol Pejeta Conservancy Guided Day Tour from Nairobi

Pick-up from your city hotel in Nairobi and start your safari to the northern circuit, pass through the central highlands of Kenya, via the pineapple, coffee and tea plantations.  Embark on a game drive en-route as you head to the camp for lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive in this private conservancy, look out for the chimpanzees at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps, and refuge to over 40 species of black rhinos.This Chimpanzee Sanctuary was established with an agreement between the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute. The aim is to provide lifelong refuge to orphaned and abused chimpanzees from West and Central Africa. Over the last decade, Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary has been compelled to keep accepting chimpanzees rescued from traumatic situations. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. Later exit the conservancy and drive back to Nairobi. Your driver will drop off at your city hotel.END OF OUR SERVICES.

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There are few travel experiences in the world quite like tracking the Big Five across the Serengeti and Masai Mara. This trip through the grasslands of Kenya and Tanzania will have you travelling between incredible national parks and beautifully outfitted safari lodges and camps, while giving you the chance to get out and really experience the East African savanna with all five senses. End your trip at a beautiful beach, relaxing in the crystal-clear waters of Zanzibar.

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