GUIDE ON OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY IN SOUTHERN LAIKIPIA
Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 90,000-acre private fenced conservancy situated between the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya. As part of the southern Laikipia wilderness, Ol Pejeta works to protect its distinct habitats, including a wildlife corridor along the northern boundary of the conservancy. When you visit Ol Pejeta Conservancy on your wildlife tour with AfricanMecca, you have the opportunity to see members of the Big 5 – lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and both the endangered black and white rhino, as well as the threatened jackson’s hartebeests and grevy’s zebras. The conservancy is home to the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and you can also observe both the northern and southern endangered white rhinos. Your exclusive access is sure to be thrilling as the conservancy is recognized as having a higher density of wildlife per acre and also a high density of predators in Kenya though due to its restricted size and fence that restricts maximal wildlife movement compared to Masai Mara and other unfenced conservancies north of Ol Pejeta. Another of the conservancy’s wildlife projects is the chimpanzee sanctuary, the only one in Kenya endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute. Bird lovers will also enjoy spending time at Ol Pejeta as more than 300 species of avi-fauna have been recorded. The conservancy works closely with the Kenyan government and operates according to the most stringent international standards. The primary focus of the conservancy is to ensure that the delicate ecosystems are not harmed as a result of activities undertaken by the conservancy. Specific species are monitored, and important research is conducted to inform wildlife management decision makers. Part of the revenue generated by safari tourism is used to expand conservation work beyond the boundaries, as well as for significant community outreach.
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LAIKIPIA SOUTH CAMPS & LODGES
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WHERE TO STAY IN LAIKIPIA
Most lodgings at Laikipia are deluxe to exclusive. We recommend Lewa Wilderness and Loisaba Wilderness as a premier luxury option. Lewa Safari Camp and Sosian offer a deluxe experience.
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SAFARI & TOUR IN LAIKIPIA
The advantages of visiting Laikipia during your adventurous safari is an opportunity to view an abundance of wildlife while partaking of activities that are restricted in national parks in Kenya.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT LAIKIPIA
Laikipia experiences two dry seasons and two rainy seasons that greatly affect the ease with which you may view wildlife. The cool, dry season of July to October is the best time to visit Laikipia.
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GUIDE ON LAIKIPIA
Located in northern Kenya, the private conservancies of Laikipia represent an outstanding model of wildlife conservation that provides our guests with a distinctive, multifaceted safari vacation.
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Jambo Altaf, We had a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Kenya. The two camps you had chosen for us to stay in -- Il Ngwesi Lodge in Laikipia and Basecamp Maasai Mara -- were exemplary in how they were built...
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Dear Raza, Just a note to let you know that my daughter and I had a wonderful time in Kenya. I fell in love with your beautiful country & people. Our safari at Lewa Conservancy was everything we expected and more.
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Jambo Altaf, Many thanks for a brilliant holiday. Your choice of tented accommodation at the two Tsavos and Amboseli was superb, we didn't have a favourite. We would recommend AfricanMecca to anyone.
Geoffrey Topliss - Northampton, United Kingdom
We had the most unbelievable African Safari experience imaginable. Our first stay at Wilderness Trails in Lewa was a big surprise. We were able to see all the Big Five up close. Thank you for a superb experience.
Gary & Helen Bartel - Sacramento - California, United States
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Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
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EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR LAIKIPIA IN NORTHERN KENYA
When visiting a conservancy in Laikipia e.g. Lewa, we recommend combining your safari to Masai Mara for the wildebeest migration, Amboseli, Nakuru and Naivasha - Great Rift Valley Lakes. You can also day trek or climb the 2nd highest mountain in Africa - Mount Kenya.
You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Meru, Samburu, Chyulu Hills or Tsavo East - Tsavo West ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.
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