The Great Migration

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The Great Migration

This package gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience The Great Migration! The Great Migration is a natural phenomenon determined by the availability of grazing for Wildebeest and Zebras. As the rains end in May in the south eastern part of the Serengeti, the animals start moving northwest into the areas around the Grumeti River, where they typically remain until late June.

Their big obstacle, the crossings of the crocodile infested Grumeti and Mara rivers into the Maasai Mara begins in July. At this time tens of thousands of Wildebeest and Zebras can be seen in large herds. Watching the animals cross these waters can be very spectacular with regular occurrences of panic and confusion. In October the herds start migrating south once again, returning to the short grass plains of the Serengeti in November.

The precise timing of the wildebeest migration is entirely dependent upon the rainfall patterns each year. Start your trip in Nairobi, Kenya followed by the Maasai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania - two of the world’s most famous National Parks and are home to the Great Migration. These parks in Kenya and Tanzania are known for their open short grass plains with abundant wildlife. The Serengeti is also renowned for its large lion population and is one of the best places to observe prides in their natural environment. Choose to enjoy game drives, horseback riding or a hot air balloon safari.

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The Great Migration
The Great Migration
The Great Migration is a natural phenomenon determined by the availability of grazing for Wildebeest and Zebras. As the rains end in May in the south eastern part of the Serengeti, the animals start moving northwest into the areas around the Grumeti River, where they typically remain until late June. Their big obstacle, the crossings of the crocodile infested Grumeti and Mara rivers into the Maasai Mara begins in July. At this time tens of thousands of Wildebeest and Zebras can be seen in large herds. Watching the animals cross these waters can be very spectacular with regular occurrences of panic and confusion. In October the herds start migrating south once again, returning to the short grass plains of the Serengeti in November. The precise timing of the wildebeest migration is entirely dependent upon the rainfall patterns each year.
Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi is Kenya’s bustling capital city, often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips. Nairobi, the vibrant, modern Safari capital of Africa boasting with cultural and natural diversity ranging from an elephant orphanage to the Karen Blixen museum. A short scenic drive to the north of Nairobi lies the sweeping wilderness of Laikipia, a paradise for walkers, birders and luxury safari enthusiasts.
The Maasai Mara, Kenya and The Serengeti, Tanzania
The Maasai Mara, Kenya and The Serengeti, Tanzania
The Maasai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania are two of the world’s most famous National Parks and are home to the Great Migration. These parks in Kenya and Tanzania are known for their open short grass plains with abundant wildlife. The Serengeti is also renowned for its large lion population and is one of the best places to observe prides in their natural environment.
World’s Ultimate Activities
World’s Ultimate Activities

Our hand-picked activities allow you to discover the essence and heartbeat of each World’s Ultimate destination and can be organised on a shared or private basis. Below are a few activities that can be added to your itinerary:

– Game Drives: Daily game drives with professional guides and trackers provide the perfect opportunity to get up close to Africa’s incredible animals, while spot lit night time drives reveal the elusive magic of nocturnal Africa. The game drives are all conducted in state-of-the-art Game Viewing Vehicles, each accommodating a maximum of six guests.

– Horseback Riding: Horseback outrides on the plains of the Serengeti are an enchanting way to explore this spectacular landscape.

– Hot Air Balloon Safari: With a panorama that is unique to this part of the world, guests looking for something out-of-the ordinary need look no further than hot-air ballooning over the Serengeti plains. Game viewing is taken to extraordinary new heights, aerial photography offers a different angle, the freedom of flight is yours and the silent whispers of the breeze entice you on an unforgettable adventure. You will depart from your lodge or tented camp to the balloon launch site. Your pilot will welcome you, give you a full briefing and you will watch the inflation of the hot-air balloon. Climb aboard and rise as the sun rises to view Africa aloft. The balloon floats in whichever direction the winds guide while your pilot precisely controls the altitude of the balloon – sometimes at treetop height, at other times ascending to 1 000 feet to see the enormity of the reserve.

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Local Flights
Local Flights
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World’s Ultimate Hotels
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Airport Transfers
Airport Transfers
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Hand-Picked Activities
Hand-Picked Activities
To complete your travel package, you can choose to add leisure, dining, adventure and entertainment activities. We want to ensure that you experience the highlights that our destinations have to offer.

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