Saving Rhinos and Chimps plus The Big Five

Starting from/returning to Nairobi area hotels, airport, or location of your choice.

Departing Every Saturday

We’ll pick you up in style – in a shared pop-top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep with guaranteed window seating!

Map showing route of Africa Kenya Safaris group safari tour from Nairobi to Ol Pejeta

Make a difference and enjoy these special animals on your safari to Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary. This reserve is a celebration of Kenya’s efforts to nurture back to health our populations of black rhinos and delightful chimpanzees. A meaningful habitat, you’ll find the largest home of black rhinos in East Africa and, the only park in the country where you can see chimps in their natural setting.

Ol Pejeta offers you these special viewing opportunities, but the reserve is also home to Africa’s Big Five – lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants, and of course, the rhinos. There are quite a few prides of lions found here, plus cheetahs and African wild cats.

So grab your safari gear and join up with other adventurers for this Africa Kenya Safaris value-based group safari.

What’s Cool About Ol Pejeta?

Quite literally, Ol Pejeta is a wonderland for animal viewing. In addition to the big cats, rhinos, and scampering chimps, the sanctuary is home to lots of unusual species. Ever hear of Grevy’s zebra, the bat-eared fox, or the black-fronted duiker? You’ll find them here along with the reticulated giraffe and white-tailed mongoose.

The reserve is also a brightly colored palette of natural habitats – riverine forest, bush country, grasslands, and even marsh – supporting a wide array of wildlife. And you’ll get to experience it all over your 2-day safari.

Another bonus: On your journey to the park you’ll not only pass lush coffee, tea, and pineapple plantations, you may be treated to views of the snow-capped summit of Mt. Kenya, the tallest peak in the country. And we’ll mark the moment when we cross the equator, moving from the southern to the northern hemisphere.

Join us for this fun, easy but adventurous tour to one of Kenya’s most interesting reserves. If you have any special wishes for your safari, please share them with us and we’ll work to make them happen.

Elephants and Zebra at Samburu National Reserve in Kenya

Fast & Flexible

At AKS you write the rules. Travel and explore at your own pace in you own way. We’re fast, flexible, and always ready to respond to your requests. Book in advance or even the day before. We’ll get you out on safari – pronto!

Mara Sopa Swimming Pool

The Extras

You can enjoy extra activities at your accommodation like cultural music and dancing, views of a private animal waterhole, babysitting services, and swimming pool.

Stay Connected or Not. Your Choice.

We realize you’re on safari to get away from the usual. Still, there are times you may want to go online… perhaps to share your photos and adventures with friends. Our safari vehicles connect with Wi-Fi, about 75% of the time so you can usually connect when you want.

The Details

No one is more important to the success of your safari than your guide. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we have the friendliest, most experienced driver/guides. They will guide, host, inform, and look after you like the special guest you are. That’s our guarantee.

You’ll safari in style out to the parks in a shared 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the best way to experience Africa with its higher seating for better views and its rugged all-wheel drive.

We give you more at AKS – customization, flexibility, and lots of choices. Your safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, and meals. And you’ll stay at the comfortable Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Please give us a shout at Africa Kenya Safaris to set up your group safari adventure.

Front of a safari jeep

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Day 1

Nairobi - Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary

3 - 4 Hours Drive

7:30 am.  Get ready for adventure as you hop into your 4 x 4 Safari Jeep. As we travel through Laikipia County, we’ll be passing farms, coffee, tea, and pineapple plantations. We’ll pause to take in the lush fields and possibly visit a local market.

We will also spot Mt. Kenya along our route and stop to note our crossing of the equator between the hemispheres.

Ol Pejeta is celebrated for its enormously diverse wildlife. You’ll find endangered black rhinos in a specially protected sanctuary. Out on the plains we’ll be looking for lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, and rare African wild dogs.

Other sightings in this unusual reserve – hippos, monkeys, baboons, impalas, gazelles, zebras, and hartebeests.

Known throughout East Africa, the park’s Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary is the only natural home in Kenya for rescued and orphaned chimps. Here they are nurtured back to health and then set free in a large but protected setting.

While at this busy reserve take advantage of several optional activities to fill out your experience. Visit the local Masai village for an encounter with these traditional herding people and learn about their culture and ceremonies.

Ever go on a night game drive? Not many safari-goers have but you can at this private reserve. It’s a very different journey traveling through the dark, inky night only to see the glowing eyes of a leopard staring back at you! Please check with your driver/guide to arrange either of these optional activities.

We’ll spend the evening at your tented camp where you’ll enjoy views of a nighttime watering hole and the wildlife that gathers there.

Day 2

Ol Pejeta - Nairobi

You may be awakened by the early morning sounds of monkeys, chimps, or perhaps larger game like lions or elephants as they greet the new day. We’ll greet the day as well, taking a pre-breakfast game drive to see as many animals as possible under the dawning golden light.

Then, it’s breakfast time at our accommodation, with plans to track more big game throughout the morning.

Lunch follows with a last look at Ol Pejeta as we enjoy a final game drive exiting the park.

We’ll be back in Nairobi toward early evening and bring you to the place of your choosing.

As promised, this unusual sanctuary has gifted us with generous sightings of many types of animals. From the small and endangered to the great and mighty, Ol Pejeta is a wildlife treasure. We hope you enjoyed your journey and you’re ready for more! Please keep us in mind for that next big safari. From the entire team at Africa Kenya Safaris, a big thank you – Asante!

Tour Highlights

  • Africa’s Big Five
  • View coffee & tea plantations and possible views of snow-capped Mt. Kenya
  • Rhino sanctuary
  • Chimpanzee sanctuary
  • Equator crossing
  • Meet other safari lovers
  • Optional Masai Village visit – Please arrange with your driver/guide – $25 per person
  • Optional Night game drive – $25 per person


Safari accommodation in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya
Lodge/tented camp options
Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp


Please check out our prices for these group sharing safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Prices are in USD per person for a double/twin en-suite room.

View our tour prices for the 3 Safari Seasons, High, Peak or Low

High Season (3rd Jan-31st Mar) & (16th Oct-22nd Dec)


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Peak Season (1st Jul-15th Oct.) & (23rd Dec-2nd Jan)
Xmas Supplement to apply on selected hotels on 24th -26th Dec & 31st Dec-1st Jan


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Low Season (1st Apr – 30th June Excluding Easter Weekend)


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*Easter Supplement: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.
*Christmas / New Year Supplement on Dec 25th, 26th, 31st and Jan 1st: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.

Your Tour Includes

  • Shared Transport in a customized 4×4 pop up top Land Cruiser jeep
  • Services of a experienced English/other language speaking safari tour guide/driver
  • Stay in economy or comfort lodge/tented camps (your choice)
  • Game viewing drives in a 4 x 4 pop up top Land Cruiser Jeep
  • Park entrance fees
  • All meals on safari
  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle
  • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover
  • Pick up/drop off at Nairobi airport, Nairobi hotel or residence
  • Government taxes and local levies
Not Included In the Tour Price:
– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Make some friends

A group safari is a great way to make friends and meet other safari-loving adventurers. Share photos, swap stories, and maybe even discover other parks together. We can arrange other group tours for you throughout our country-wide choices of great national wildlife reserves.

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