Cheetah and her cub in Masai Mara National Park, Kenya

Intimate Cheetah Safari: Lewa & Masai Mara

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Countries Visited

Kenya

Places Visited

Nairobi, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara Naboisho Conservancy

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Cheetahs prowl Kenyan plains and will provide the focal point of this full week’s safari. Divided across Lewa and the Masai Mara, this safari will take you off the trails in search of legendary animals and rare cheetah behaviors. Expert guides lead your way, and exclusive activities will lead you closer to the animals, especially at private conservancies. While cheetahs provide your primary focus, seven full days on safari will present much of the very best of Kenya’s wildlife, including the endangered...

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Trip Highlights

  • Marvel at rare cheetah behavior after driving off the trails in Mara Naboisho, where cubs and coalitions make for thrilling scenes
  • Search for cheetahs in Lewa, which is a wildlife conservancy where the spotted cats are beginning to thrive
  • Hot air balloon above the Masai Mara before touching down to a champagne breakfast.
  • Walk the plains with Masai warriors and enjoy riding safaris in Lewa
  • Discover Africa’s densest cheetah population during two days in the Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Enjoy legendary safari encounters throughout with lions and elephants being a part of your daily itinerary
  • Seek some of Africa’s lesser-known wildlife, including Beisa Oryx and gerenuk

Starting Price

$8,005 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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