Ol Pejeta Day Trip – Tour in Kenya | African Safari Holidays – Sojourn Safaris Ltd

Daily Tour Ol Pejeta 1 Day Trip
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Nanyuki, Kenya Kenya

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Day Trip

The pejeta day trip is a full day excursion from Nairobi to Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Sweetwaters chimpanzee sanctuary in Laikipia departing Nairobi before dawn at 5:00am and enjoying a 6 hr game drive.

Top 6 Tips on a Ol Pejeta Sweetwaters 1 Day Trip

  • View the coffee and tea plantations enroute to the Ol pejeta sweetwaters 1 day trip
  • Stop and cross the equator just before you get to Ol pejeta conservancy for a day trip game drive
  • Majestic views of Mt Kenya forming your background while Ol pejeta game drive day trip
  • Watch the big five animals in your full day Ol pejeta sweetwaters conservancy
  • Visit the sweetwaters chimpanzee orphanage in your 1 day trip
  • Have a buffet lunch at the Serena sweetwaters camp or Morani restaurant as part of your 1 day trip to Ol Pejeta 

A full day trip to ol pejeta conservancy ensures you see the big five animals in a single day. The big five are the lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards and rhinos. The fully tarmacked route to ol pejeta and sweetwaters makes it a comfortable trip for even small kids.

The conservancy is a private wildlife reserve which is located right at the equator. It has a land size of 90,000 acres stretching into the vast wilderness of Laikipia. The fact that you will watch wildlife with the Mount Kenya ice caps forming your background makes it a fun full day trip.

Depart Nairobi at 06:00am and drive northwards passing through Nanyuki town. We start a game drive at 9:30am  in Ol pejeta  and you will visit the sweetwaters chimpanzee sanctuary at the conservancy. The only chimps that you can see in Kenya as they are not endemic to the country.  This is home to some rescued chimpanzees from some traumatic experiences in Africa.

From here we will take a drive to the Hippo hide to try our luck in sighting hippos and birds in the ponds. Thereafter go to the Morani restaurant for a sumptuous fresh lunch made with a local vibe. We now proceed to the education centre to learn afew stories of Baraka and Morani rhinos stories and the conservation champions of the area.

It is a great marvel to watch the over 400 species of birds and animals across the Laikipia plains with Mt Kenya keeping vigil over you. We will still take an extra hour for an afternoon game drive after lunch to capture the elusive ones. Its a full day full of sightseeing and eye candy in the wilderness.

We thereafter depart the Ol pejeta conservancy for Nairobi and arrive at our hotel in late afternoon after one of the most exciting full day trips from Nairobi.

Ol Pejeta Day Trip Itinerary

0600 Hours: Pick Up From Your Hotel In Nairobi Depart For Ol Pejeta Conservancy  sweet waters 1 day trip

0930 Hour: Enter The Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Park Fees Payment and Game Drive To Rhino Sanctuary to start your day trip

1230 – 1300 Hrs: Picnic Lunches or buffet lunch

1400 Hours: Visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary as part of the 1 day trip

1530 Hours: Depart For Nairobi

1 Day Trip to Ol Pejeta Cost

Ol Pejeta Day Trip Safari Group (One
day tour)

Cost Per Person excl Park Fees $

1 person Ol Pejeta day trip private


2-3 persons Ol Pejeta private day trip


4-5 persons Ol Pejeta private day trip


Above 6 persons Ol Pejeta day tour


Children above under 18 yrs

75% of adult rate

Children below 3 yrs

Free of charge

Contact Robert for more details on booking a day trip to Ol pejeta conservancy on whatsapp +254 722 661 827 or email info@sojournsafaris.com

1 Day Trip to Ol Pejeta Conservancy from Nairobi

Depart at 06:00 from Nairobi and head north into the fertile central highlands. You will pass roadside stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables as well as some of Kenya’s largest pineapple plantations and orchards.

Around 09:30 you will arrive at the entrance of Ol Pejeta Conservancy. During your game drive, you will have the opportunity to view the big five, as well as Kenya’s usual plains animals.

There is also a chimpanzee sanctuary where these primates have been rescued from all over the world and brought here to be rehabilitated.

You might also have the change the visit a tame rhino and informative conservation centre which has lots of interesting things of interest. For lunch, enjoy a picnic at the marshland which is a favourite haunt for elephant and waterbuck.

At around 15:30 hours  will depart from Ol Pejeta, arriving in Nairobi around 19:00 hours.

The Big Five Plus Chimpanzees -Explore one of Kenya’s best kept conservation havens

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 standard pop-top safari jeep.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a  private wildlife reserve that 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

We 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.

Your Guide. For your  journey, you’ll be guided, hosted and looked after by your own experienced driver/guide.

Transportation between parks and game viewing will be in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – this vehicle is the safari standard with its higher seating and rugged all-wheel drive.


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