Cheetah Safari Kenya

Cheetah Safari (Kenya)

 Day 01: At 7 am sharp, our guides will be ready at your hotel to pick you up post-breakfast. We’ll then embark on our journey to Samburu National Reserve, stopping for lunch at the Trout Tree Restaurant, an extraordinary eatery nestled within a massive fig tree.

Upon arrival amidst Samburu’s dry terrain, an afternoon game drive awaits you to your accommodation at Samburu Sopa Lodge. Perched atop a hill within the reserve, this lodge offers sweeping vistas and traditional Samburu cottages. Tonight, you and your group will enjoy a warm welcome dinner.

Dine and rest overnight at our camp/lodge.

 Day 02: Embark on thrilling morning and afternoon game drives with your experienced guide/driver through the captivating Samburu reserve. Unlike its more frequented counterparts to the south, this compact sanctuary boasts a unique array of ‘dry country’ wildlife seldom encountered elsewhere. Discover it’s renowned ‘special five’: the elegant gerenuk, striking Somali ostrich, majestic Grevy’s zebra, graceful beisa oryx, and distinctive reticulated giraffe.

Retreat to your cozy camps or lodges for a delightful overnight stay and dinner.

 Day 03: Journey southward to the enchanting Aberdare Mountain Ranges, where the Aberdare National Park, established in 1950, safeguards the lush forests of this ancient range. Here, diverse wildlife roams freely, from majestic elephants and lions to the elusive black and white Colobus monkeys and the striking bongo antelope adorned with distinctive white stripes.

Upon arrival at Aberdare National Park, your adventure begins with check-in at the Aberdare Country Club, serving as your gateway to the extraordinary Ark Lodge. Nestled in the park’s heart, The Ark’s architecture mirrors Noah’s Ark’s, providing an unparalleled vantage point overlooking a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, attracting wildlife day and night.

Immerse yourself in the natural wonder from one of four viewing decks with balconies, offering intimate wildlife encounters from the comfort of your cabin. With amenities including a ground-level photo hide and an on-call viewing service, every moment promises to be captivating.

Indulge in a one-night retreat at Aberdare National Park, exploring its famed waterfalls and conquering the summit of Satima, Kenya’s third-highest peak. Conclude your day with a sumptuous dinner at your chosen campsite.

Day 04: Start your day with a hearty breakfast before embarking on a picturesque journey to Thomson’s Falls, a captivating waterfall along the Uaso Nyiro River. From there, head to Lake Nakuru National Park for a delightful lunch and an exhilarating game drive. This sanctuary is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, boasting a diverse array of over 400 avian species and providing habitat for majestic creatures like lions, leopards, and Rothschild giraffes. Moreover, it offers exceptional opportunities for sighting herds of white rhinos.

Next, go to Lake Naivasha for an overnight stay at the Lake Naivasha Camp/Lodge, nestled within its expansive 150-acre grasslands. Here, you’ll be greeted by resident monkeys, giraffes, and hippos—approximate travel time: 3 hours.

Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay and a delicious dinner at your camp or lodge.

Day 05: Embark on a thrilling Cheetah Photographic Safari in Kenya, venturing into the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. Following a hearty breakfast, journey to Masai Mara, where majestic big cats roam freely alongside a diverse array of wildlife such as wildebeest, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, antelopes, and buffaloes across its expansive plains and savannahs.

Arrive at our safari camp just in time for a satisfying lunch, then delve into an exhilarating afternoon game drive, soaking in the sights and sounds of the wilderness. Upon returning, unwind by the crackling fire in the lounge, bonding with fellow adventurers.

Conclude the day with a delectable dinner and a restful night’s stay at our cozy campsite.

Day 06 – 07: Embark on a grand finale for your safari, immersing yourself in the splendor of Kenyan wildlife at its finest. Prepare for an exhilarating full-day excursion through the legendary Masai Mara Game Reserve, a premier African destination acclaimed with numerous accolades.

Explore the expansive terrain, encountering many majestic creatures, including big cats, wildebeest, and diverse bird species. Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of the annual wildebeest migration and crossing, a phenomenon unrivaled worldwide from July to October. Concluding your safari with an unforgettable flourish amidst the rugged African landscape.

As night falls, indulge in traditional Masai dances or captivating stories, culminating in a delightful dinner and restful overnight stay.

Day 08: As our adventure concludes, we’ll wrap up our 8-day Cheetah Safari in Kenya with an early breakfast at the camp. Enjoy one final morning game drive before departing the camp and heading to Nairobi. From there, we’ll be swiftly transferred to the airport for your home journey.

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