Ol Pejeta Conservancy–Maasai Mara 7 Days Safari

You’ll embark on a journey that takes you from the bustling city of Nairobi to the serene and wild beauty of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Lake Naivasha, and Maasai Mara National Reserve.  You’ll also have the chance to immerse yourself in the rich cultural traditions of the Maasai people, and marvel at the resilience of the chimpanzees at the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This itinerary is designed to be as flexible as the African savannah itself, allowing you to create your own unique experience and write your own adventure story.

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi 

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Meet your safari guide and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Nairobi to Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast, depart for Ol Pejeta Conservancy located in the Laikipia plateau, nestled between the Mt Kenya and the Aberdare Ranges. The drive is approximately 4 hours.

Day 3: Game Drives at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Through the day, you will feel like you’ve stepped into a living, breathing wildlife documentary as you witness the ebb and flow of life in the conservancy – the largest black rhino sanctuary in Kenya, where these magnificent creatures roam free and thrive. And as you watch in wonder, the mighty Mount Kenya looms on the horizon, a regal sentinel that watches over the land and serves as a constant reminder of the raw power and beauty of nature.

Day 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Lake Naivasha

As the golden light of the morning sun spills over the horizon, it’s time to bid farewell to the cozy comfort of Laikipia and depart for Lake Naivasha – a journey that takes you through a mesmerizing landscape of rolling hills and lush greenery. Upon arrival and after energizing with a sumptuous lunch at the lodge, you are ready to take on the next adventure. The afternoon unfolds with a boat ride across the calm waters of Lake Naivasha, feeling the cool breeze and the gentle lull of the waves. You make your way to Crescent Island, for a leisurely walk to your delightful unfolding of the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha to Maasai Mara

With the rising of the sun, enjoy a hearty breakfast before departing for Maasai Mara National Reserve (approximately 5 hours). Upon arrival, savor a delectable lunch at the lodge, surrounded by the majesty of the wild. In the warm afternoon sun, embark on a game drive through the expansive reserve, marveling at the diverse array of wildlife that roam the landscape. 

Day 6: Game Drives in Maasai Mara

You are set for an exhilarating adventure as you embark on game drives that will take you through a captivating tapestry of stunning landscapes, where the giants of the animal kingdom roam free across one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations.

Day 7: Departure

The day starts with breakfast and a morning game drive before heading out for Nairobi to arrive later in the evening and transfer to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.