About Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a private Conservancy which was established to conserve wildlife and offer sanctuary to great apes. The Conservancy home to black and white rhino as well is the only place to see the only remaining Northern White Rhino. Ol Pejeta Conservancy covers 360 square Kilometers, centrally located between the foothills of Aberdare ranges and famous Mount Kenya. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the best safari destination in central Kenya and the income generated through tourism is reinvested in the conservancy and also for community development.
Wildlife at Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Sweetwater’s is located inside the Ol Pejeta Conservancy which provides a haven for orphaned, abandoned, and rescued chimpanzees. It is the only place in Kenya where chimpanzees can be seen. The Conservancy is host to the “Big five game (lion, Cape buffalo, African elephant, leopard and rhinoceros” animals among a large selection of other African animals, which makes it a popular safari destination. During your safari, you can spot other animals like; African wild dog, oryx, Jackson’s hartebeest, Grevy’s zebra, serval, cheetah and bat-eared fox. The more common African wildlife can be found too, including giraffes, vervet monkeys, baboons, hippos, impala, eland, Grant’s gazelle, Dik-dik, plains zebra, silver backed jackal, hyena. There are also over 300 bird species on the Conservancy.
Our safaris to Ol Pejeta starts with a pick up from Jomo Kenyatta international Airport or pick up from your Nairobi hotel by our guides. From Nairobi city to Ol Pejeta, it takes approximately 4 hours 220km by road, also you can take local flights from Wilson Airport Nairobi to Nanyuki Airstrip, 45minutes.