7 Days Cheetah Safari-Aberdares-Samburu -Nakuru-Masai Mara

Day 1: Narobi-Aberdares

Drive northwards towards Aberdare ranges, through the fertile Kikuyu highlands with pineapple plantations, coffee and tea bushes, arriving in time for lunch at the base hotel. Transfer to the Tree hotel arriving in time for an afternoon tea and later have dinner and overnight game viewing at the natural salt lick and floodlight water hole. Here we have an under ground photographic hide which gives you unsurpassed view of big wildlife at close quarters.

Kindly note: Owing to the small limited sizes of the cabins, only a small overnight bag is permitted in the base hotels. The rest of the luggage is left in the base hotel to be retrieved latter the following morning. Strictly children under the age of seven (5) years are not permitted.

Day 2: Aberdare-Samburu

Transfer to the base hotel to meet your driver. Drive in towards the north part of Kenya and meet the pastoralist Samburu as they graze their animals. Stop at the Equator for water demonstration and then drive to the reserve arriving in time for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive in search of the lions, elephants and crocodiles in Ewasonyiro river. Dinner and over night stay at Sarova Shaba lodge or similar. FB

Day 3: Samburu

Have morning and evening game drives in search of the rare species associated with northern Kenya like Grevy zebra, Beisa Oryx, Gere nuk, Somali ostrich, Roth's child Giraffe. Dinner and over night at Sarova Shaba lodge.

Day 4: Samburu-Nakuru

Depart for the famous pink lake via Nyahururu with a stop over at Thomsons falls arriving at the lodge in time for lunch. Explore this white Rhinos sanctuary, through acacia woodland in search of the shy cat (leopard) to the shores of the lake to enjoy the beautiful pink lake with millions of water birds. Overnight stay at Sarova Lion Hill or similar.

Day 5: Nakuru-Masai mara

An early morning game drive with a visit to Baboon cliff to have a view of the sun casting its horizon weather permitting. After breakfast depart for world famous National reserve Masai mara for its game. Have an afternoon game drive in the rolling grass in search of the big five. Overnight stay at Sarova Mara Tented camp or similar.

Day 6: Masai Mara

Early morning game drives in search of the lion, rhino, elephant, cheetah, eland, gnu and other plain game. After break fast, relax at the pool. An optional balloon safari where you fly over the grazing herds of game animals or an afternoon game drive along Mara River. Over night stay at Sarova Mara Tented camp. FB

Day 7: Masai Mara/Nairobi

Depart for Nairobi with a visit to a manyatta (Maasai village) where you will learn their culture through dances. Arrive in time for lunch at carnivore restaurant and later have a city tour before been transferred to the airport.