The Cheetah Safari: 23 September departure from $3,735

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The cheetah safari combines game viewing in the Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro with big game viewing in the world famous Maasai Mara.

Priced from (AUD)$3,735
Days7
DayRegionAccommodation
1NairobiSouthern Sun Mayfair Hotel
2Amboseli Game ReserveAmboseli Sopa Lodge
3Amboseli Game ReserveAmboseli Sopa Lodge
4Lake NakuruLake Nakuru Lodge or similar
5Masai MaraMasai Mara Sopa Lodge
6Masai MaraMasai Mara Sopa Lodge
7Nairobi AirportEnd of arrangements

The cheetah safari combines game viewing in the Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro with big game viewing in the world famous Masai Mara.

Taking in some of the prime game viewing areas in Kenya, this is the ideal safari if you only have limited time available to you but would still like to experience a true African Safari. You will be astounded at the sheer size of Mt Kilimanjaro. Amboseli will thrill you with its stark beauty and huge elephant herds. See some rare rhino and flocks of flamingos at Lake Nakuru and marvel at the vast herds of wildebeest roaming the plains of the Maasai Mara.

This is a scheduled departure safari using Sopa lodges throughout

Day 1: Nairobi

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Southern Sun Mayfair hotel for overnight.

Accommodation: Southern Sun Mayfair
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, you will be met by your guide and depart Nairobi by road for Amboseli National Park. Enjoy a picnic lunch en-route before arriving in time to have a game drive in the park before returning to the Amboseli Sopa Lodge where you will spend the next two nights.

Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Amboseli National Park

We will depart at first light on our early morning game drive to spot some of the nocturnal predators before they settle in for the day. Magnificent views of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro greet visitors from anywhere in this park. The park takes its name from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”.

Amboseli is home to some of the biggest herds of elephant found anywhere in Africa and on some mornings, over 600 have been counted, as they graze in the swamps. Early morning and afternoon game drives offer the chance to track lion, cheetah, wildebeest and the rare black rhino.

Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park

We depart after breakfast and drive via Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park. A Picnic lunch will be provided along the way. We will arrive at the park in the mid-afternoon and game drive all the way to our lodge. Lake Nakuru National Park lies in Central Kenya, 140km north-west of Nairobi, in the Nakuru district of the Rift Valley Province. The ecosystem comprises of the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including white rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard and giraffe. Nakuru is also home to around 450 bird species.

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

We will have a hearty breakfast before setting off for the Maasai Mara. Check into the lodge and freshen up before going on an afternoon game drive in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

Accommodation: Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

We will spend the day in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve on morning and afternoon game drives.

The Mara is home to some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 bird species. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, it is for this reason that visitors seldom miss seeing the big five. Other game includes hippo, cheetah, Grant’s gazelle, impala, topi, Coke’s hartebeest, giraffe, Roan antelope and wildebeest.

Accommodation: Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Nairobi

After breakfast, we will check out of the lodge and begin our journey back to Nairobi. You will be taken to the airport for your onward connections.

While you are in East Africa, why not spend a few days on a beach in Zanzibar.

Accommodation: End of arrangements
Meals: Breakfast

This offer is for the 23 September 2018 departure of the Cheetah safari

For other departure dates, please CONTACT US

Seat in vehicle – Scheduled Safari
Sopa LodgesTwin ShareSingle Suppl.
23 September 2018from $3,735from $670

INCLUDES:

  • Transportation in 4×4 vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • Accommodation
  • Game viewing activities
  • All meals

EXCLUDES:

  • International flights and visas
  • Personal travel, medical and baggage insurance
  • Any items and services not featured on the itinerary
  • All services and items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone calls and laundry
  • Tips, gratuity to driver/guides and porterage
Southern Sun Mayfair

Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

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