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Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta Conservancy deserves to be on every tourist’s bucket list. It occupies 90,000 acres. The gem is situated adjacent to the Aberdare Mountains and the Mount Kenya scenery. The astounding spontaneous beauty provides an unforgettable safari experience. It is also a prosperous extensive conservation area. Ol Pejeta is famous in the universal conservation community.

The big five are easy to see as you drive along the savannah. Usually, diverse species graze, hunt, fight for survival, and breed at the Ol Pejeta plains. Giraffes, Grevy’s zebra, endangered cheetahs, elephants, chimpanzees, and hippos can be spotted from a distance. The Northern white rhinos are available at the sanctuary.

They are using cutting-edge technology to monitor and conserve the animals’ population. Their innovative fencing has helped the wildlife to move to the neighboring conservancies and ranches with ease.

The black rhinos steal the spotlight, this being the most prominent conservation in East Africa. The Sweetwater chimpanzee sanctuary is famous for adopting orphans and abused chimpanzees. When Jane Goodall institute closed in Burundi, the chimps were retrieved from the unfavorable environment affected by disease and poaching.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy has high densities of the predator. Horse rides, community tours, and bush walks are activities you can partake in. The wet seasons are illuminating as animals deliver, the crowds are less, and the vegetation is green. The dry seasons are perfect for game viewing.

Animals at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy is home to all African Big Five including elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard.
  • This is the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa.
  • Some African predators like lions, cheetahs and hyenas are also found with a good population.

Activities at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

  • Lion Tracking is a unique way to contribute to lion conservation within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
  • A horse ride to explore the variety of wildlife in the conservancy.
  • You can visit Ol Pejeta’s anti-poaching dog unit and interact with the dogs.
  • If you are a fitness-conscious person, you can compete in a race with the conservancy’s ranger. It’s a fun-filled activity.

Highlights of Ol Pejeta Conservancy

  • The largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa.
  • Sweetwater Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy is home to some of the highest predator densities in Kenya. 
  • The Conservancy is also home to a number of vulnerable species including Jackson’s hartebeest and Grevy’s zebra.

Best time to visit the Ol Pejeta Conservancy

The best time for visiting Ol Pejeta Conservancy is from July to September and January to March. Wildlife viewing can become problematic in April and November during the rainy season.

Come and visit the hidden treasure of Ol Pejeta Conservancy with a sustainable Kenya Safari! It will be a memorable trip we must say!

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