2 Days/ 1 Night Sweetwaters Flying Safari from Nairobi is for those that have limited time, but want to go on a safari holiday. This short holiday to Sweetwaters Game Reserve includes return flights from Nairobi, services of a professional driver guide who will take care of all the game drives, three meals per day leaving you free to relax and experience the wildlife at its best.
On our 2 Day Sweetwaters flying Safari Package, you will see the diverse wildlife found in Ol-Pejeta Game Ranch. You will be met at the Nanyuki airstrip by our professional guide for a transfer to the Reserve. His knowledge of the region and anecdotes will ensure that you have a memorable trip seeking out the diverse wildlife in the area.
Whether you are a family or a group of friends, this is a great way to spend 2 Days/ 1 Night out in the bush, encountering herds of Buffalo, Elephant and Zebra, or seeking out the regions prowling predators.
Return to camp in the evening and savor a delicious meal. Swap stories of the day’s encounters around a cozy fire and listen to the sounds of the African night – the bark of a Leopard or the roar of a Lion in the distance.
|DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATION||Nairobi, Kenya|
This morning we fly from Nairobi to Nanyuki and transfer to Sweetwaters Game Reserve/ Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The Reserve is East Africa’s Largest Black Rhino Sanctuary, the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees and holds some of the highest predator densities in Kenya.
It is situated between the foot hills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snowcapped Mount Kenya, an area considered to be semi-arid. The Conservancy covers an area of 90,000 acres of the previously privately owned Ol Pejeta ranch, now known as the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. After Lunch relax before departing for an afternoon game-drive.
In addition to the chimps and the black rhinos, you will have a chance to view an amazing variety of wildlife such as zebra, lion, leopard, thomson’s gazelle, grant’s gazelle, oryx, eland, baboon, elephant and various species of birds.
Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp or Similar
<strong>Day</strong> <strong>2:</strong> Ol Pejeta Sweetwaters Conservancy – Fly to Nairobi
A morning game drive is scheduled for this day. We awaken today to the sights and sounds of big game country. In addition to elephant, antelope, zebra, lion, Cheetah, Leopard, buffalo and the rare black rhino, nearly every vista within the park is framed by majestic Mount Kenya in the distance.
Sweetwater’s Game Reserve is one of only for private game reserves in Kenya and provides visitors with a unique combination of facilities and activities. This 24,000 acres reserve situated within Ol Pejeta Conservancy enjoys magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Kenya, and has abundance of wildlife and tropical vegetation.
Here guest enjoys special activities such as game walk, night game drives, horse-back game drives and meals in the bush. The conservancy is famous for its non-indigenous chimpanzees at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya.
The riverine forest and savannah grasslands that make up the sanctuary are home to orphaned chimpanzees from the Jane Goodall Institute in Burundi which established a chimpanzee sanctuary at the site. The sanctuary does not encourage breeding, but recognizes the importance of raising baby chimpanzees to adulthood.
A walk around the sanctuary will give you an opportunity to spot the orphaned chimps. The Black Rhino Sanctuary is home to 86 black rhinos after the single largest rhino translocation ever undertaken in East Africa on February 3, 2007. The translocation was a combined effort between Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.
After breakfast we take our bush flight and return back to Nairobi by mid morning