Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 360 km2 (140 sq. mi) not-for-earnings flora and fauna conservancy in Central Kenya’s Laikipia County.
It is located at the equator west of Nanyuki, among the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya.
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy works to preserve flora and fauna, offer a sanctuary for notable apes.
And generate earnings via flora and fauna tourism and complementary establishments for re-funding in conservation and network development.
a. 1st January – 30th June, 1st September – 31st December
1. East African Citizen
- Adult- Kshs 1,400
- Child- Kshs 750
- Student- Kshs 350
2. East African Resident
- Adult- Kshs 2,600
- Child- Kshs 1,300
- Student- Kshs 650
- Adult- USD 90
- Child- USD 45
- Student- USD 22
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Animals
Other uncommon animals that may be observed on Ol Pejeta consist of the endangered African wild dog, oryx, Jackson’s hartebeest, Grevy’s zebra, serval, cheetah, and bat-eared fox.
The greater not unusual place African natural world may be observed too, inclusive of giraffes, vervet monkeys, baboons, hippos, impala, eland, Grant’s gazelle, dik-dik, plains zebra, silver subsidized jackal, hyena. There also are over three hundred fowl species at the Conservancy.
How to get there
If you are coming from Nairobi, the drive will take you about 3-4 hours.
The road from Nairobi to Nanyuki is tarmacked although there are parts under construction with the new dual carriage set to reduce the drive to less than 3 hours in the future.
Keep in mind that the last 13 kilometers to Ol Pejeta are a well-maintained all-weather road.
Best time to visit Ol Pejeta Conservancy
It offers good wildlife viewing throughout the year, although heavy downpours in the peaks of the Wet season can disrupt planned excursions.
4×4 vehicle is essential if visiting during the rainy season from October to May.
Due to the excessive altitude, Ol Pejeta reviews a moderate climate. Temperatures are pretty consistent all year – daylight hours temperatures are within side the mid-twenties, whilst nights are cooler. Warm garments for recreation drives are essential.
The major Wet season (the lengthy rains) is from March to May whilst there may be a shorter moist period (the fast rains), which peaks in November.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy is typically secure to visit, mainly if you’re touring on a prepared tour.
Independent vacationers need to get the present-day recommendation at the vicinity earlier than heading off.
For contemporary data approximately touring in Ol Pejeta and Kenya in general, you could take a look at the authorities’ tour advisories indexed at the ‘Safety & Security.
Is Ol Pejeta worth visiting?
Ole Pejeta is one of the best and most organized safari parks in Africa. They have the Big 5, one of the highest concentrations of rhinos in the world and due to its accessibility and range of activities, it’s a very family-friendly safari destination too