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Stay in a Luxurious Mansion
Ol Pejeta House is one of the luxury resorts in the famous Ol Pejeta Conservancy. This ranch house was the family home of an oil tycoon before it became a luxury guesthouse. This mansion offers breathtaking view of Mount Kenya and when you leave the compound, you are ushered into the plains of the conservancy.
Ol Pejeta House has several reception rooms for your guests and verandas where you can entertain them. If you are looking for an intimate place to take your family for a holiday, choose Ol Pejeta House. There are several rooms and a cottage. The mansion has two swimming pools and other general use facilities. There is a restaurant on site, bars and grounds you can host weddings and other parties/celebrations.
Explore Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy
When staying at the luxurious Ol Pejeta Conservancy, explore the awe-inspiring Ol Pejeta Conservancy. This conservation area is unique; it has the largest black rhino sanctuary in Eastern Africa and it is the only conservancy in Kenya with chimpanzees. Other wildlife species that inhabit the expansive plains of this sanctuary are leopards, buffalos, lions and elephants.
Things to do in Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy include
- Day and night game viewing safaris
- Lion tracking
- Camel riding
- Guided nature walks
- Tour of Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary
- Bush dining
The Best Place to Stay in Laikipia
Ol Pejeta House is a plush mansion built years ago, but furnished opulently to appeal to the modern traveller. It has spacious, elegant suites with king size beds. All suites have a veranda, a spacious bathroom and a dressing room.
Ol Pejeta House has two lavish, en-suite guestrooms with private verandas. Buffalo Cottage, another suite at Ol Pejeta House, has two bedrooms and a drawing room. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. All guests enjoy the services of a room steward.
A Wonderful Safari Awaits You
Stay in Ol Pejeta House and you will have a memorable safari. It is situated in the plains of the famous Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy. You can travel to this conservancy by road or by air from any part of Kenya.
There are daily scheduled flights from Wilson Airport in Nairobi to Nanyuki Airstrip. This flight takes about an hour. A road transfer vehicle will take you from the airstrip to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The distance between these two locations is about 17km, so you will enter the conservancy through Rongai Main Gate a short while after leaving the airstrip.
Private and charter flights to Ol Pejeta Conservancy arrive at any of the two airstrips within the conservancy.
The road trip from Nairobi takes about 4 hours. Leave the city using Thika Road, which will take you past Thika Town and into the central part of the country. Towns along this way include Makuyu, Sagana and Karatina. Turn right at Marua and drive towards Kiganjo. You will pass through Narumoru and Chaka Town. When you pass the Equator sign, turn left and drive for about 17km to the conservancy’s main gate.
Enjoy Sumptuous Meals Daily
Guests at Ol Pejeta House enjoy dinner in an immaculate dining room. The menu is table d’hôte and includes an array of salads, puddings, beverages, meat, fruits and dairy products. Vegetarians also have a variety of delicious choices on the menu.
Breakfast and lunch is set in a buffet on the terrace. Guests wake up to an English breakfast and after exploring the conservancy, they come back for an exquisite lunch with meat dishes, fruits and vegetables.
Guests can dine in the beautiful plains of the conservancy. Bush dining sites in this conservancy include a spot beside a hippo pool and in the expansive plains. The chef transports the kitchen, utensils, tables and chairs to the chosen spot and lays it out. Sundowner cocktails are also available.
For Corporate and Social Events
Hosting a corporate function out of the city is bound to be a success. Delegates engage in a serene setting without interruptions. Ol Pejeta House will turn your corporate event into a success story. This mansion is located in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, in the plains of Laikipia. Your team can also use the adjacent Sweetwaters Tented Camp if you have a larger number than would be accommodated by the guestrooms and cottage at the house.
Facilities for business events include a reception area for guests, a PA system, LCD projector, flip charts and stationery for participants. You also get business support services such as Wi-Fi and photocopying. Meals and snacks are available throughout the day and you can request for private lunch.
Host your wedding at Ol Pejeta House. The grounds can host your nuptial ceremony, the photo session can take place on the beautiful gardens and your reception can be in the drawing room or in the dining room. Some of the necessities that the lodge can assist you with include the wedding cake, a cultural dance team, dinner for two after the ceremony, photography and the reception.
A Safari in Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Ol Pejeta House is located in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is famous for its black rhino sanctuary. This conservancy plays the key role of ensuring the survival of one of the Kenya’s endangered species- the rhino. A wildlife safari in this conservancy will give you a tour of the sanctuary, and a visit to a chimp sanctuary, which is the only one of its kind in Kenya.
In addition to the beauty and splendour of the conservancy, Ol Pejeta is a lavish mansion that will give you an intimate, quiet holiday. Built by a famous oil tycoon years ago, this mansion is now a resort open to the public.
Enjoy the opulence the oil tycoon put into making the ranch house a family home, plus the many modern furnishings that have been added so this house can be a resort. There are guestrooms as well as a private cottage known as the Buffalo Cottage. All rooms and suites have private verandas that offer spectacular view of the gardens and Mount Kenya in the horizon.