Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour - AWM

Number of Days: 5
Destination: Africa

PDF Flyer

Overview
Itinerary
Inclusions
Available Dates
  • The annual Wildebeest Migration at the Maasai Mara is a natural cycle that replenishes and renews the grasslands of East Africa. Each year, around 1.3 million Wildebeest gather in the Serengeti to calve. They slowly mass into a huge single herd, until the dry season withers their supply of fresh grass. The scent of rain to the North begins to draw the herd throughout July, and soon the planet’s greatest animal migration is underway. This is one of the remarkable wildlife attractions that make’s Kenya one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. Kenya’s most popular attraction, the Mara was awarded its title for its sheer volume and variety of game. This is the total sensory experience holiday. Your senses are constantly stimulated by the sights, smells and sounds of the Mara and its many inhabitants. The thrill of leaving camp at dawn, in search of big cats is an experience that is difficult to repeat…exceptionally memorable. Join us for a first hand experience of this phenomenon!

  • DAY 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Pick-up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and depart for Kenya’s famous game reserve. You start the day venturing through the Great Rift Valley travelling to the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife Game Reserves, the Masai Mara. The Mara is home to the awesome black-manned lion, the elusive leopard, tately giraffes, vast herds of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game. You arrive at the camp for a late lunch. After lunch we have another game-viewing drive. Overnight Keekorok Lodge.

    Wilderbeest Migration Safari Tour AWM17 The annual Wildebeest Migration at the Maasai Mara is a natural cycle that replenishes and renews the grasslands of East Africa. Each year, around 1.3 million Wildebeest gather in the Serengeti to calve. They slowly mass into a huge single herd, until the dry season withers their supply of fresh grass. The scent of rain to the North begins to draw the herd throughout July, and soon the planet’s greatest animal migration is underway. This is one of the remarkable wildlife attractions that make’s Kenya one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. Kenya’s most popular attraction, the Mara was awarded its title for its sheer volume and variety of game. This is the total sensory experience holiday. Your senses are constantly stimulated by the sights, smells and sounds of the Mara and its many inhabitants. The thrill of leaving camp at dawn, in search of big cats is an experience that is difficult to repeat…exceptionally memorable. Join us for a first hand experience of this phenomenon!

    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Full day in Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives in search of the ‘big five’. Masai Mara is the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife Game Reserves. It is home to the awesome black-manned lion, the elusive leopard, stately giraffes, vast herds of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game. The sight of the massed wildebeest is staggering- a continuous mass stretching from one horizon to the other this endless grey river of life is mottled with black and white as zebras join the throng. Each year, the herds gather at the banks in preparation for the most perilous stretch of their journey. As the pressure builds, the herds surge into the river. This is the planet’s last great epic of life and death. Of all the calves born in the Serengeti, two out of three will never return from their first and most demanding migration. It is this binding of renewal and sustenance, feast and famine, life and death that makes this event one of nature’s greatest wonders. Overnight Keekorok lodge.

    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Today we continue with our quest for the wildebeest migration. A half million wildebeest, accompanied by vast numbers of zebra and gazelles make the long and dangerous trek from drier lands in Tanzania, northwards to this corner of Kenya. Lines of animals stretch as far as the eye can see across the plains. It is a time of plenty. Wildebeest bulls begin their mating ritual by calling and attracting the cows. An estimated 200,000 wildebeest bulls and 600,000 wildebeest cows meet this way. Dominant bulls give out a very distinct calling sound through their nose, a resonance almost like the one of a frog. They fill the plains both in num-bers and in sound. The wildebeest mating ritual is believed to last few days only; to ensure all calves are born on the very same time for greater protection. Overnight Kilima Camp.

    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Breakfast at you camp and embark on another day in Maasai Mara exploring this ecosystem that draws millions of animals from miles away with your packed lunches. In the long grasses, lion, cheetah, leopard and hyena prowl. Most dramatic of all is the moment when the migration arrives at the Mara River. They must cross it to reach the rich grazing. As the animals throng, crocodiles cruise the waters. Then the bravest takes the plunge into the swirling currents and thousands follow. Overnight Kilima Camp.

    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi

    This morning we enjoy our breakfast then check-out. Enjoy your farewell lunch at the carni-vore restaurant and later proceed to Jomo 

    • Breakfast

  • This tour includes:

    • 4 nights full Board accommodation in the Lodges/Camps whilst on safari
    • Transportation and game drives whilst on safari in 6-seater minibus. 
    • professional English-speaking driver guide
    • All Park/Reserve entrance fees
    • Departure airport transfer as per the itinerary
    • Complimentary bottled mineral water in vehicle, on safari

     

  • Available Dates

    • From $3,490 dates on application

    Enquire Now

Tour Search Form

×