8 Day Kenya Tanzania | Luxury Migration Safari

Follow the wildebeest herds as they migrate the Tanzania and Serengeti Eco system. Among the world’s epic wildlife events, few can match Kenya’s and Tanzania’s Great wildebeest migration. And for nature lovers and photographers, there is simply nothing like being in the midst of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebra as they make their annual trek over the Serengeti and Masai Mara Plains followed closely by the predators and the crocodiles lurking in the Mara and Gurumeti rivers.

Things to Consider
  1. Luxury tour
  2. Private tour
  3. Can depart any day
  4. Can be customized
  5. Not Suitable for solo travelers
  6. Min age of 5 years
Activities & Transportation
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Accommodation and Meals
Day: 1-2
Ashnil Mara Camp Luxury tented camp inside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 3
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende Luxury tented camp inside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 4
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende Luxury tented camp inside Northern Serengeti (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 5
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Turnersprings Luxury tented camp inside Central Serengeti (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 6
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge Luxury lodge just outside Ngorongoro Highlands (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 7
Ole Serai Luxury Camp- Tarangire Kuro Luxury tented camp inside Tarangire NP (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 8
End of tour (No accommodation)
All Meals Included
Arrival (See The Journey for more details)

Day 1

Nairobi to Masai Mara

You will be picked at your hotel at 0700 Hrs. You will embark on your Kenya safari proceeding north of Nairobi and into the great rift valley with a brief stopover at the view point.

The Great Rift Valley is one of the wonders of the world, stretching from the Syria, down through Africa, stretching as far as Mozambique. The mesmerizing view, as you approach from Nairobi, Kenya is breathtaking. The ground suddenly disappears from under you to show the huge expanse of the great rift, stretching into the horizon in either direction. Proceed via the Masai town of Narok through endless Savannah plains dotted with acacias and finally into the Masai Mara reserve in time for lunch. You will drive amidst thousands of Wildebeest as you drive deep towards the Masai Mara.

After lunch, we will have some rest and depart camp for our afternoon game drive at approximately 1600 Hours. Animals to be seen here include the Lions, Hippos, Leopards, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hyenas among many other herbivores.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Best Time to Visit June to October and September to October
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)
Accommodation:
Ashnil Mara Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

On Safari Masai Mara

Early morning breakfast followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. The Masai Mara is famous for its black mane lions and the annual wildebeest migration.
This is probably one of Kenya’s most visited reserve with an extraordinary density of animals including the Big five and many other varieties of plains game. The Mara river cuts through the Mara and Serengeti Eco systems giving life to the both reserves before finally pouring out into the Lake Victoria.

Impressive and most notable is the wildebeest, zebra and gazelle instinct led migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Mara in Kenya. This journey is coupled by numerous obstacles which makes it even more magnificent. You will have a picnic lunch and continue with the game drives arriving at the lodge in the evening.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Ashnil Mara Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Masai Mara to Serengeti National Park

After an early breakfast, we will depart form the Masai Mara taking with you picnic lunch. You will exit the Masai Mara through the and drive up the Olololo escarpment towards the Kenya Tanzania border at Sirare. Upon arrival you will be assisted with the visa and immigration formalities and meet up with our guide from Tanzania. You will embark on a continuation of the safari towards Serengeti, stopping for picnic lunch. You will drive into the Serengeti in the afternoon and start your game drive en route as you drive towards the Northern Serengeti where the herds will be congregation as they cross from the Masai Mara in Kenya to Serengeti.

We will arrive at our luxury camp at Kogatende Mara in time for an amazing sunset over the Serengeti plains. This will be our home for the next two days.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

On Safari at Serengeti national Park

Enjoy a full day at Serengeti National Park. After an early morning breakfast, proceed to take an exciting morning drive in the Serengeti.

We will follow the Migrating Wildebeest herds as the congregate towards the Mara river and chance on the epic crossings. This spectacle is followed closely by the predators. Wed will have our drives following the Mara river in search of the elusive leopard on the riverine forest belt.

Serengeti National Park is renowned for being home to over 500 birds species like lovebirds, ostrich, vultures, Kori bastard etc. and over 4 million animals species like hyenas, African wild dogs, water bucks, Topi cheetahs plus many more. Apart from the animals and birds, you will also have the pleasure of viewing Serengeti’s scenic topography which comprises of Savannah plains, acacia trees, river line bushes, rivers and scrubs. Drive back to your camp for dinner and a evening drink around the fireplace.

Main Destination:
Northern Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to February (Areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)
Accommodation:
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Northern Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

On Safari Serengeti National Park

We will have an early breakfast and check out form our camp and bid the Kogatende Oleserai Camp staff goodbye. Our drive today will take us south of the Serengeti towards the Seronera area. We will start our game drive as we drive south towards the Moru Kopjes.

We will have a game drive following the Seronera River, and which is good for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, topi, ostrich and cheetah sightings. We will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the Centre in the shade of the giant acacia trees. In the afternoon we will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Masai Kopjes, which usually attract a number of lion and some formidably large cobras.

This makes the kopjes particularly good for spotting wildlife in the dry seasons – including lions, which like to lie in wait for animals coming to drink!. We will arrive at our camp at the Turner Springs as the sun sets in time for a drink sitting cracking around the fireplace and evening dinner.

Main Destination:
Central Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Turnersprings
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, we will depart our camp and start a game drive en route as we head for the Ngorongoro Conservation area.

We will descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a full-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its huge population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard. We will enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor. We will later exit the crater and drive towards the Ngorongoro Highlands arriving at our lodge in the evening as the sun sets over the Horizon.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)
Accommodation:
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Highlands
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Ngorongoro to Tarangire National Park

We will have early morning breakfast and depart from the Ngorongoro Highlands driving towards the Tarangire national Park.
We will have an extensive game drive in the Tarangire national Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season.

The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African National Park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings.

We will have picnic hot lunch and continue with our game drive arriving at our camp in time for dinner and an amazing sunset over the Tarangire Horizon.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to October (Animals come to the river)
High Season June to October (The park is full of tourists)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Ole Serai Luxury Camp- Tarangire Kuro
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Tarangire National Park to Arusha

After breakfast, we will depart from our camp in Tarangire and start our journey towards Arusha with a game drive en route.
We will enjoy our final game drive as we encounter the Elephant herds and other predators of the Tarangire. We will exit the Tarangire at approximately 1030 Hours as embark on our journey towards Arusha. We will arrive at Arusha in time for lunch and shopping at the African Heritage House.

After lunch, you will be transferred to the Kilimanjaro airport or be dropped at your hotel of choice in Arusha where the safari ends.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included
End of tour (See The Journey for more details)
 

Note:

We can arrange your full trip from home and back. If not, we’ll pick you up from the airport and take care of all further transportation, in most cases. All you’ll have to do is book the flight yourself using a website like Skyscanner.com. Please be sure to contact us first to confirm availability, dates and pick-up service.
 
  • This tour starts in Nairobi, Kenya and ends in Arusha, Tanzania
  • We can book your international flights help
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO – Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK – Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged at an extra cost.
Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the itinerary section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the itinerary section)
 Excluded
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the itinerary section)

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Rates Per Person

Start dates
Solo 1 room2 people 1 room3 people 2 rooms4 people 2 rooms5 people 3 rooms6 people 3 rooms7+ people 
Oct 1, 2019 – Mar 31, 2020 n/a* $4,140$4,140$3,520$3,520$3,300Get Quote
Apr 1, 2020 – Jun 30, 2020 n/a* $3,990$3,990$3,350$3,350$3,150Get Quote
Jul 1, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020 n/a* $4,390$4,600$3,750$3,750$3,550Get Quote
Oct 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020 n/a* $4,140$4,140$3,520$3,520$3,300Get Quote
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