A safari from Nairobi Hotel/Airport to Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy is an adventurous safari filled with numerous activities and fun filled spots. The Safari to Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy offers an incredible journey through Kenya’s diverse landscapes and a chance to witness the rich wildlife that resides in the conservancy.
The distance from Nairobi Hotel/Airport to Ol Pejeta is approximately 206km and is likely to take at least 4hours of drive. Whilst on the safari to Ol Pejeta expect to see the following spots and wildlife along the way; scenic landscapes, vast open plains, lush greenery, prestigious Mt. Kenya, Equator spot. Alongside these great sight capturing spots are a variety of wildlife which includes; the big five, chimpanzees, endangered white rhino species,
Here is a summary of what you can expect during this safari tour, including the things you will see and the beautiful sceneries along the way:
Scenic Drive: As you leave Nairobi Hotel/Airport, you'll embark on a scenic drive towards Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes as they transform from the more developed in the city to vast wilderness of the conservancy.
Check-out and pick up: After checking out from the Nairobi hotel/Airport, where you will depart from Nairobi, Kenya's capital city. While not part of the safari experience, Nairobi offers its own attractions, including Nairobi National Park, where you can spot wildlife such as giraffes, zebras, and even lions just outside the bustling city.
Scenic Landscapes: The journey takes you through scenic landscapes as you make your way towards Nanyuki. Enjoy the picturesque views of the Kenyan countryside, with rolling hills, vast open plains, and lush greenery. The road trip provides an opportunity to witness traditional rural life and local communities along the way.
Lunch Stop: During the drive, you may have the opportunity to stop for lunch at a restaurant or lodge along the route to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Indulge in delicious Kenyan cuisine and take a moment to relax and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had from Nairobi. Although the experience of lunch midway the safari to Ol Pejeta is stunning, lunch shall be provided at Ol Pejeta at your arrival hence consider the lunch stop as an optional activity.
Mount Kenya Spot: One of the highlights of the journey is the sight of Mount Kenya, Africa's second-highest peak. The mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and unique flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for the stunning landscapes surrounding Mount Kenya as you continue your journey.
Equator crossing: Before arriving at Nanyuki town lies the equator line, approximately 35 kilometres south of Nanyuki town, at the equator line, you can stop for a photo opportunity.
This unique geographical feature offers an opportunity to witness the phenomenon of water swirling in opposite directions on each side of the equator.
Arrival and Check-in: After passing through Nanyuki, you will arrive at Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy. Ol Pejeta is a renowned conservation area that offers a wide variety of wildlife and incredible attractions. Ol Pejeta is located in the Laikipia region of Kenya, which is known for its stunning scenery. This conservancy lies on a 90,000-acre land located in Laikipia, Kenya. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffaloes), as well as chimpanzees, zebras, giraffes, and many more. You can enjoy views of tea and coffee plantations, Mount Kenya, and the surrounding bushland.
You will check-in at the hotel upon your arrival at Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy. After check-in, necessary refreshments to be provided from the hotel where you will proceed for lunch provided at the hotel.
You can explore Ol Pejeta conservancy by going on game drives, guided walks, or even visiting local villages to learn about their rich culture and traditions immersion residing at Ol Pejeta conservancy immersion that adds a deeper layer to your safari experience and offers insight into the lives of the local communities. Furthermore, you can also enjoy the rugged beauty of the park's landscape, which includes dry riverbeds, acacia forests, and the Ewaso Ng'iro river.
Afternoon Drives: During your break from lunch, you'll have the opportunity to stretch, refresh and enjoy the stunning surroundings of Ol Pejeta hotel.
The afternoon safaris typically start in the late afternoon, around 3:00 PM. You will be picked up from your lodge/camp and driven into the park in an open-top safari vehicle. This allows you to have a 360-degree view of the animals and scenery. The safaris typically last for 2-3 hours. During this time, you will drive along the park's many dirt roads, looking for animals. Your guide will be experienced in spotting animals, and they will point them out to you.
In the afternoon, the animals are more likely to be active, so you have a better chance of seeing them. You may see lions hunting, elephants bathing, or giraffes browsing for food. You may also see zebras, antelope, and many other animals in their natural habitat at their natural behaviour.
The afternoon safaris are a great way to see the wildlife and scenery of Ol Pejeta Conservancy. They are also a great way to learn about the park's unique ecosystem. With a little patience and luck, you're sure to have a memorable afternoon safari in the Conservancy.
After the afternoon safari, you’ll depart to your hotel. This evening hours you’ll also be privileged to see animals on your way to the Hotel. At the hotel, you’ll have time to refresh from the strenuous day’s activities. You’ll enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the hotel at Ol Pejeta.
Evening Game Drives: In the evening, expect a cinematic view of the sunset at the conservancy as you set to your hotel. The evenings are always stunning with beauty and fun-filled experience. Animals are often seen rushing to their places of sleeping.
In addition to the animals, you will also see the beautiful scenery of the conservancy.
In the evening, expect to see the cinematic view of the sunset at Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy. The evenings at Ol Pejeta are always stunning with beaut.
The afternoon safaris are a great way to see the wildlife and scenery of Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy. They are also a great way to learn about the park's unique ecosystem. With a little patience and luck, you're sure to have a memorable afternoon safari in Ol Pejeta.
At dusk, you’ll be provided with dinner at the hotel and you can have a lovely session at the hotel and also prepare for tented camping and bonfires (the experience may be fun-filled one it is also optional to spend the night at camps you can also chose to spend your night at the hotel/lodge.)
Overnight & Dinner: Dinner will be served at the hotel as you set to enjoy your camping and bonfires. You’ll have a tented camping at Ol Pejeta Wildlife conservancy and bonfires alongside as you enjoy the cool breeze at camps. Enjoy the breeze of the conservancy as you watch out for night animals and birds at the camp.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Early Morning Drive: An early morning game safari at Ol Pejeta is a truly magical experience. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including black and white rhinos, Rothschild giraffes, lions, leopards, and zebras. But the real stars of the show are the flamingos. Millions of these pink bird’s flocks to the park's soda lake, creating a truly stunning sight.
Breakfast: After a few hours of early game viewing, you'll return to your hotel for breakfast. You'll then have sometime to refresh and also prepare to check out and embark on journey to Nairobi Hotel/Airport.
Check out and Departure: A safari tour from Ol Pejeta to Aberdare is a thrilling and scenic journey through some of Kenya's most iconic landscapes. Here is a description of what you can expect on this safari adventure:
A safari tour from Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Aberdare National Park offers a unique wildlife experience and takes you through diverse and beautiful landscapes. Here is a description of what you can expect on this safari:
Vast Wildlife: Starting from Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is located in the Laikipia County of Kenya, you will have the opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife species. The conservancy is known for its successful conservation efforts and is home to the "Big Five" - elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalos. You may also spot other animals such as giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, hyenas, and various antelope species.
Stunning Landscapes: As you continue your safari towards Aberdare National Park, you will drive through breathtaking landscapes and scenic regions. The drive will take you through the picturesque landscapes of the central highlands of Kenya, with stunning views of rolling hills, farmlands, and tea plantations. You may also pass through local villages, providing an opportunity to experience the local culture and interact with the communities.
Arrival at Aberdare: Arrival at Aberdare National Park: As you enter Aberdare National Park, you will be greeted by its stunning scenery, which includes dense forests, waterfalls, and mountain peaks. This national park is known for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rare animals such as the bongo and giant forest hog.
One of the highlights of Aberdare National Park is the possibility of spotting the rare and elusive bongo, a large antelope species that is native to the region. The park is also home to a wide range of bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers.
Sceneries: As you explore Aberdare National Park, you will come across beautiful sceneries such as waterfalls, rivers, and mountain ranges. The park is famous for its stunning waterfalls, including the Karuru Falls and the Chania Falls. These cascading waters surrounded by lush greenery create a picturesque setting.
The Aberdare Mountain range, which runs through the park, offers breathtaking views and opportunities for hiking and trekking. The peaks of the Aberdare Mountains rise to heights of over 4,000 meters, providing a dramatic backdrop to the park's landscape.
Lunch break: You’ll have the opportunity to indulge in lunch upon arrival at Aberdare national park. Indulge in best Kenya’s cuisine and prepare for afternoon safari at Aberdare.
Game drives in Aberdare National Park: Once inside the park, you will have the chance to embark on game drives to explore the park's wildlife. The dense vegetation provides a unique opportunity to spot elusive animals, and the park's diverse habitats offer different wildlife-watching experiences.
Scenic walks and hikes: In addition to game drives, Aberdare National Park also offers the opportunity for scenic walks and hikes. Explore the park on foot, accompanied by experienced guides, and discover the park's hidden gems, such as the Chania Falls and Kinangop Peak.
Overnight stay in Aberdare National Park: To fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Aberdare National Park, you can choose to spend a night at one of the park's lodges or campsites. Wake up to the sounds of nature and continue your wildlife exploration.
Morning drives: An early morning drive at Aberdare National Park is a great way to see the animals at their most active. The animals are more likely to be out and about looking for food and water in the early morning hours, before the heat of the day sets in.
You will be taken on a game drive in an open-top safari vehicle, which will give you a great view of the animals. Your guide will be knowledgeable about the animals and will point out all the interesting things to see.
Here are some of the animals you might see on an early morning drive at Aberdare National Park:
Elephants: Elephants are often seen early in the morning, as they are getting ready to feed. You might see them grazing, bathing, or playing in the water.
Black rhinos: Black rhinos are also active early in the morning, as they are looking for food. You might see them grazing, resting, or bathing in the mud.
Bongo: Bongos are a rare and elusive antelope that are often seen early in the morning. You might see them grazing in the forest or drinking from the streams.
Golden monkeys: Golden monkeys are a colourful species of monkey that are often seen early in the morning. You might see them swinging through the trees or feeding on the leaves.
Spectacled monkeys: Spectacled monkeys are another common sight on an early morning drive at Aberdare. You might see them feeding in the trees or playing with each other.
Breakfast and Check-out: After the early morning drive within the park, you’ll be driven back to hotel for breakfast. You’ll also have time to stretch out and refresh before checking out from the hotel and embark on a drive back to Nairobi.
Departure to Nairobi: A safari tour from Aberdare National Park to Nairobi offers a diverse range of wildlife sightings and takes you through stunning landscapes. Here is a description of what you can expect on this safari:
Wildlife: Starting from Aberdare National Park, which is located in central Kenya, you will have the opportunity to see a variety of wildlife species. The park is known for its diverse ecosystem and is home to animals such as elephants, buffalos, spotted hyenas, black rhinos, and various species of monkeys and antelopes. You may also spot rare and elusive wildlife such as the bongo, a large antelope species native to the region.
Beautiful Landscapes and sceneries: As you drive from Aberdare National Park to Nairobi, you will pass through beautiful landscapes and scenic regions. The drive will take you through the central highlands of Kenya, with stunning views of rolling hills, farmlands, and tea plantations. You may also pass by local villages, providing an opportunity to experience the local culture and interact with the communities.
Along the way, you may encounter wildlife corridors and conservation areas that connect different national parks and reserves. These areas are designed to protect and preserve wildlife habitats, allowing animals to freely move between different areas.
Approaching Nairobi: As you approach Nairobi, you will enter Nairobi National Park, which is unique as it is located just outside the city. This national park is the only one in the world that is located within a capital city's boundaries. Despite its proximity to the urban area, Nairobi National Park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, zebras, buffalos, rhinos, and various bird species. It offers a unique opportunity to see wild animals against the backdrop of a city skyline.
Drop off: Arrival at Nairobi, you will be dropped off at the hotel/airport by our driver in 4x4 land cruiser taking a moment of all the safari experience and encounters at Samburu game reserve, the unique wildlife at Samburu, scenic landscapes and beautiful natural features and phenomenon on you way to Samburu Game Reserve.