5 Days Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara


Trip Overview

'Great Migration'. This annual trek from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara by millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles is an incredible sight to see. The animals set out on their trek from the Serengeti sometime in July and August and start arriving in the Masai Mara around the same time. One of the dramatic legs of this quest is the crossing of the infamous Mara River. During the river crossing the herd animals encounter the perils of crocodiles laying in wait for an easy meal. Come October, the throngs of animals slowly head back to the Serengeti. Naturally nature lives by its own time table, so there's no way to know the exact dates that the migration will occur in any given year. However, the best months to view the migration in the Masai Mara are September and October. Overall the best months for spotting wildlife in the Mara ecosystem is from June to October. Read more about the Great Migration.

Trip - Highlights

  • Day 01: Arrival Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Day 02: Nairobi/ Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 03: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 04: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 05: Departure

This Safari Only Takes

5 Days

What Includes in a Trip

  • Airport transfers
  • Meals and Accommodation
  • Park entry fees
  • Game drive using Min Van Or (4X4 Safari Jeep)
  • Government taxes and levies
  • Bottles of mineral water during game drive
  • Medical Evacuation

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You will be met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to Hotel
Meals and Overnight at the hotel in Nairobi

After breakfast at the camp and drive through the floor of the Rift Valley to the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will have lunch en-route, afternoon arriving at Mara National Reserve and proses with game drive.
Africa’s iconic images of massive herds of wildebeest and zebra trekking across the African plains are only part of the Masai Mara’s wildlife appeal. The Mara is also one of the best places on earth to spot most of the ‘Big Five’ while out on safari. In addition to the popular showstoppers, this part of the globe is home to some very spectacular looking creatures that you may not have heard of. Late evening drive back to the camp for overnight
Dinner and overnight at the Cam

After breakfast collect packed lunch and depart for a full day exploring the Cross migration
You can see the migration during a safari game drive in the Masai Mara Game reserve which is conducted in specialized vehicles driver by experienced Driver-Guides. As there are several core points where the wildebeest cross the rivers, it may be necessary to access and station oneself at these points during a day-long outing in the reserve as some of the lodges and camps can be up to an hour's drive from the ideal vantage points. Most tourists who come specially to see the migration consider seeing the river crossings a highlight of their tour and therefore want to spend enough time at these crossing points, which by the way tend to vary slightly every year while staying within a generally similar sub locality of the reserve. Late evening drive back to the camp for overnight
Dinner and overnight at the Camp

Day 5 :

After early morning breakfast, we will have a game drive en-route to Nairobi City. We will have stop-overs in the towns to give you a chance to buy souvenirs. We will arrive late in the afternoon. Afterward, we will take you to the airport for your international flight back home.

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