Depart your centrally located Nairobi hotel around 6am for a three-and-a-half-hour morning drive through lush tea and coffee estates.
This small group tours first stop is at the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Established by an agreement between the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute, Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary provides a lifelong refuge to orphaned and abused chimpanzees from West and Central Africa. The sanctuary currently has more than 30 resident chimpanzees in natural enclosures. During your visit, youll learn about the resident chimpanzees, and have a chance to spot them as the approach a feeding platform.
Next youll enjoy a game drive across the open plains of the nearby Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The reserve is home to reticulated giraffes, zebras, African elephants, cape buffalo, warthogs, lions, leopards, and many, many more, including over 500 bird species. Lunch (at your own expense) will be served at one of the lodges in the game sanctuary.
Afterward, youll head to visit a rhino homestead and a manyatta, a replica of a Kenyan traditional tribal homestead. There, you will have a chance to sample the culture of the Maasai, Pokot, Turkana, and Samburu, as village men and women invite you into their homes, sell traditional wares, show off their ritual dances, and introduce you to their lifestyle.The tour concludes around 6:30pm with a drop-off at your Nairobi area accommodations.
All entrance fees are included. Please note that a passport is required on the day of travel.