The Ol Pajeta Conservancy works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and to generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprises for re-investment in conservation and community development. The Conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa and also houses The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary which provides a haven for orphaned, abandoned and rescued chimpanzees. It is the only place in Kenya where these great apes can be seen.
Upon arrival at the airport in Nairobi, you will be met by a Beyond Safari Consultants professional driver guide and after a pre safari briefing; you will be transferred to your city hotel for you to relax for the night before your safari. Overnight is at the Boma Inn or similar – Bed Breakfast.
After breakfast you will depart for the town that lies at the equator – Nanyuki, you will arrive in time for a demonstration of the equator experience followed by check in and lunch at your hotel. After lunch have a gamedrive in the Ol Pajeta Conservancy that includes a visit to the chimpanzee sanctuary. At dusk you will return back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight at the Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp – Full Board.
The Ol Pajeta Conservancy is a 90,000-acre (360 km2) not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in the Laikipia district of central Kenya. It is situated on the equator west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of the Aberdare’s and Mount Kenya.
The Ol Pajeta Conservancy works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and to generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprises for re-investment in conservation and community development. The Conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa and also houses The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary which provides a haven for orphaned, abandoned and rescued chimpanzees. It is the only place in Kenya where these great apes can be seen. The Conservancy is host to the ‘big five’ among a large selection of other African animals, which makes it a popular safari destination. It also operates a successful livestock program, which serves to benefit local pastoralists and wildlife.
Ol Pajeta Conservancy and the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary
After breakfast, you will depart south from the central highland to the floor of the rift valley; this is as evident as the drives are at the walls of the rift offering stunning views of the floor of the rift. After reaching the floor of the rift valley, the eco system changes from the dense forest canopies and you start to experience woodland and bushy grasslands that are yellow toned following the Yellow Barked Acacia that grow well here. Soon the pink colored lake appears getting its color from the thousands upon thousands of Flamingoes on the lake. Lunch will be served followed by gamedrive and enjoy the night in this park. Dinner and overnight at the Flamingo Hills tented Camp – Full board.
Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
After breakfast you will depart to Maasai Mara through the Great Rift Valley, you will pass through the vast plains of the savannah of Africa as you enter the spotted plains of the Maasai. You will have few brief stops on the way and later drive into the reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch followed by an early afternoon of leisure. Later you will depart for an evening gamedrive till dusk and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Basecamp Maasai Mara – Full Board.
This day will be spent in the reserve with options of both doing early morning and evening gamedrives or half day gamedrive or full day gamedrive with packed lunch. You can also participate in optional activities such as the Maasai Village Visit (EXTRA COST) or do the ever amazing Balloon Safari (EXTRA COST). All meals and overnight is at Basecamp Maasai Mara – Full Board.
Depart for an early morning gamedrive and return to the lodge for breakfast. Thereafter depart for Nairobi and arrive late in the afternoon for drop off at the airport in time for your flight back home.
|Season||Period||02 Pax||03 Pax||04 Pax||05 Pax||06 Pax||SRS|
|Low||01.05.2015 – 30.06.2015||1,030||875||795||745||715||145|
|Peak||01.07.2015 – 19.12.2015||1,060||905||825||770||745||160|
|Shoulder||01.11.2015 – 20.12.2015||1,935||1,680||1,550||1,465||1,415||320|
|Festive||20.12.2015 – 02.01.2016||1,085||930||850||800||770||190|
***Kindly Note Prices are quoted in UNITED STATES DOLLARS (USD)
Christmas Supplement: Applicable on the night of 24th, 25th, 26th, 31.12.2015 and 01.01.2016. USD 55 per person per night applicable