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3 Days Sweetwaters Kenya Safaris

NAS 006: 3 Days Sweetwaters Kenya Safaris

Highlights: Nairobi Kenya | Nanyuki [Sweetwaters] | Nairobi Kenya

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Trip starts: Nairobi, Kenya

Trip ends: Nairobi, Kenya

Attractions

Enjoy this safari with your own guide and vehicle. A trip of contrasts, from the lush greenery of the Abaderes. Photographers will revel in the stark lighting and great wildlife shots in Ol Pejeta ranch. Enjoy a safari experience at Sweetwaters camp in Laikipia, where you can visit Kenya's only chimpanzee sanctuary. Return to Nairobi for some souvenir shopping or dinner before returning home from this unforgettable adventure!

DayDescriptionAccommodation
Day 01:

Nairobi – Nanyuki Sweetwaters [approximately 3.5 hours drive]

Pick up airport drive to the foot of Mt. Kenya. Proceed to Nanyuki Sweetwaters. Lunch and afternoon game drive till dusk – Major attraction – chimpanzee.

Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 02:

Nanyuki Sweetwaters Game Reserve

Full day game drive in the park or morning and afternoon game drives. Major attraction is the Gerenuk. Major attraction – chimpanzee.

Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 03:

Nanyuki -  Nairobi [approximately 3.5 hours drive]

Breakfast drive back to Nairobi

*Optional carnivore dinner.
Depart, end of itinerary

Day 1: Laikipia [Sweetwaters / Ol Pejeta Ranch]

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will complete the customs and immigrations formalities then met and assisted by Nitarudi Afrika Representative, a short Safari brief then commence drive from the urban center of Nairobi, through the fertile highlands of Kenya, a breath-taking and great way to see the countryside. We arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon with your skilled guide You will have the option of visiting the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary today. The sanctuary is the only place in Kenya where this highly endangered and remarkably intelligent species can be seen. Latter we return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meals plan FB.

Day 2: Laikipia [Sweetwaters/ Ol Pejeta Ranch]

Today you will meet up with your driver guide in the morning depart with picnic lunch boxes for a full day game drive. Alternatively you may enjoy a morning and afternoon game drives. The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary opened in 1993 in a negotiated agreement between the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and the Jane Goodall Institute. Here the animals are carefully nursed back to health and integrated into families. The chimpanzees live in two large groups separated by the Ewaso Nyiro River. Watch them romp and play, visit the local shop, or even sponsor a chimp!

Visitors to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy have free access to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, which is open daily from 9:00am to 10:30am and 3pm to 4:30pm. Latter we return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meals plan FB.

Day 3: Departure

Time permitting you may enjoy a morning game viewing driving. Latter drive back to Nairobi via The Great Rift valley Viewing Point. A short stop over the great view and opportunity to visit local handicraft markets to shop for souvenirs. This drive will take approximately 6 to 6.5 hours. We arrive late in the evening, transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Optimal dinner at the carnivore will be a perfect way for winding up your safari. End of itinerary.

NAIROBI is the least expensive arrival city for flights with a full range of hotels and local attractions. Dubbed the “Safari Capital of the World” cool, clear and cosmopolitan Nairobi is the natural departure point for most safari itineraries. A city of contrasts, it is simultaneously the largest, the youngest, the most modern, the highest (1700m) and the fastest growing city in East Africa. High-altitude Nairobi enjoys a pleasant tropical climate all year round. There are ATMs and banks to stock up on cash, great restaurants, and malls where you can purchase any forgotten items. Depart from Nairobi international airport - end of itinerary.

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Safari Options

We may customize any of our itineraries to suit you. You are at liberty to reduce or add a number of nights, change a hotel (upgrade/downgrade), add local flights, change a given routing, proceed to Kenya etc. Please contact our expert consultants for your preferred trip plan.

Beach Extensions: Note that you may connect a flight to one of the Indian Ocean Islands of Mombasa, Lamu, Malindi or Zanzibar to unwind by the pristine beach. Please contact our expert consultant for your preferred trip plan.

 

Includes / Excludes

Includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Ground transport in a custom made tour van with pop up roof for game drive and photography.
  • [a custom made 4x4 safari land cruiser is also available on request]
  • Game drives with a qualified private English speaking driver guide while on safari.
  • Your park entrance fees
  • Drivers and vehicle park entrance fees.
  • Drivers allowance
  • 1 litre of bottled drinking water per person per day
  • Specialised and personalised services

Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional visit to Masai village $50 per prson
  • Optional Masai Mara hot air balloon safari $480
  • International flights.
  • Tips/gratuities.
  • Entry visas and fees.
  • Items of a personal nature and any other not mentioned above.
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