The Great Migration starts in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

With the birth of half a million calves roughly 1.5 million wildebeest start the Great Migration in the south of the Serengeti National Park between January and March. A favourite season for many of the seasoned Serengeti guides: the air during these months is full of new life and action. Predators like lions and hyenas are constantly hunting for babies, and thousands and thousands of calves are born within a couple weeks of each other – a feast for the eyes of true wildlife enthusiasts.

From Serengeti to Masai Mara National Park in Kenya

When the drought comes in May, the herd moves from Serengeti National Park to the Maasai Mara National Park, chomping down the high green grass, quickly followed by the gazelles and zebras. The migration is not without risk: crossing rivers means facing about 3,000 crocodiles, patiently waiting for a kill. Not to mention the famous Serengeti lion population: by far the largest in Africa. Despite the abundance of hoofed meat in this area, life is not easy for these big cats in this unforgiving landscape. But seeing a group of lions collaborating to hunt down a wildebeest is an unforgettable sight.

Back in Serengeti – the perfect migration circle

Then, with the beginning of the short rains in late October, the migration makes its way back into the Serengeti National Park. By December, the herds trek past Seronera – a small settlement in central Serengeti where the official Serengeti National Park Visitors’ Centre is located – to return to their calving grounds again, and the circle is complete

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I don’t just spot animals in the distance with binoculars. I also learned to read and identify almost all of the wildlife trails in the Serengeti National Park. The discovery is often very close and not far away!

 

Highlights

Animal migration in Serengeti and in the Masai Mara.  Experience a unique natural spectacle that can hardly be put into words: Millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles roam the Serengeti and the Masai Mara every year in a steady, tireless hike, following the rain, in search of water and fresh grass

Lake Victoria, Lake Nakuru, Ngorongoro Crater and Amboseli National Park
Explore Lake Victoria by boat, along the East African Rift Valley you will be amazed at the grandiose landscapes that nature has created over millions of years: steep cliffs, volcanic craters and deep lakes, the banks of which are lined with thousands of flamingos. With a bit of luck you will spot rare rhinos at Lake Nakuru and in the huge Ngorongoro Crater. Elephants present themselves in Amboseli National Park against the backdrop of snow-capped Kilimanjaro.

Best travel time

From November to February temperatures are pleasantly warm in East Africa. In Kenya‘s and Tanzania‘s  temperate climate, you can travel almost all year round and go on safari in the numerous national parks and protected reserves. Only in April and May there are temporary restrictions due to the rainy season.

However, this “green season” also has its charms: few tourists, clear, dust-free air, cheap flight and accommodation prices, lush, green vegetation and happy animals. For this reason, we recommend traveling during or after the rainy season and offer you appropriate dates. Between August and October you can experience the spectacular large animal migration and dramatic river crossings in the Masai Mara.

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3800 USD sharing one double room

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3600 USD sharing one double room

4400 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3300 USD sharing one double room

4300 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3200 USD sharing one double room

4200 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3000 USD sharing one double room

4000 USD one SINGLE ROOM

Included services

  • 13 Days guiding by Fred
  • Safari in a four-wheel drive vehicle with guaranteed window seats
  • All transfers and trips according to program and itinerary
  • Boat excursion on Lake Victoria
  • All national park fees according to the program
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person per day on safari
  • 6 nights: Tented Camp (spacious house tent with private bathroom)
  • 4 nights: Lodge in a double room
  • 1 night: Hotel in a double room
  • Meals: 12x Full Board

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Tips and drinks
  • Visa Fees
  • Vaccination and Health Care (incl. Covid-19 health measurements)

OPTIONALS

  • Air-conditioned safari vehicle
  • Extensions (safari, activities, leisure)
  • Domestic flights for transfers

Booking Procedure

Please fill out our booking request and we will respond with a tailor-made travel offer.

Insurances

Please take out luggage insurance, travel cancellation insurance and travel repatriation insurance.

Cancellation

We charge the following cancellation fees
1. 50 days and before – no cancellation fees
2. 40-50 days – 10% cancellation fee of the travel price
3. 30-40 days – 20% cancellation fee of the travel price
4. 10-30 days – 50% cancellation fee of the travel price
5. 5-10 days – 80% cancellation fee of the travel price
6. No show – 5 days – 95% cancellation fee of the travel price

 

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My special skills

I don’t just spot animals in the distance with binoculars. I also learned to read and identify almost all of the wildlife trails in the Serengeti National Park. The discovery is often very close and not far away!

 

Highlights

Animal migration in Serengeti and in the Masai Mara.  Experience a unique natural spectacle that can hardly be put into words: Millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles roam the Serengeti and the Masai Mara every year in a steady, tireless hike, following the rain, in search of water and fresh grass

Lake Victoria, Lake Nakuru, Ngorongoro Crater and Amboseli National Park
Explore Lake Victoria by boat, along the East African Rift Valley you will be amazed at the grandiose landscapes that nature has created over millions of years: steep cliffs, volcanic craters and deep lakes, the banks of which are lined with thousands of flamingos. With a bit of luck you will spot rare rhinos at Lake Nakuru and in the huge Ngorongoro Crater. Elephants present themselves in Amboseli National Park against the backdrop of snow-capped Kilimanjaro.

Best travel time

From November to February temperatures are pleasantly warm in East Africa. In Kenya’s temperate climate, you can travel almost all year round and go on safari in the numerous national parks and protected reserves. Only in April and May there are temporary restrictions due to the rainy season.

However, this “green season” also has its charms: few tourists, clear, dust-free air, cheap flight and accommodation prices, lush, green vegetation and happy animals. For this reason, we recommend traveling during or after the rainy season and offer you appropriate dates. Between August and October you can experience the spectacular large animal migration and dramatic river crossings in the Masai Mara.

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SAFARI RATES PER PERSON

5000 USD one single room

3800 USD sharing one double room

4500 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3600 USD sharing one double room

4400 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3300 USD sharing one double room

4300 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3200 USD sharing one double room

4200 USD one SINGLE ROOM

3000 USD sharing one double room

4000 USD one SINGLE ROOM

Included services

  • 13 Days guiding by David
  • Safari in a four-wheel drive vehicle with guaranteed window seats
  • All transfers and trips according to program and itinerary
  • Boat excursion on Lake Victoria
  • All national park fees according to the program
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person per day on safari
  • 6 nights: Tented Camp (spacious house tent with private bathroom)
  • 4 nights: Lodge in a double room
  • 1 night: Hotel in a double room
  • Meals: 12x Full Board

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Tips and drinks
  • Visa Fees
  • Vaccination and Health Care (incl. Covid-19 health measurements)

OPTIONALS

  • Air-conditioned safari vehicle
  • Extensions (safari, activities, leisure)
  • Domestic flights for transfers

Booking Procedure

Please fill out our booking request and we will respond with a tailor-made travel offer.

Insurances

Please take out luggage insurance, travel cancellation insurance and travel repatriation insurance.

Cancellation

We charge the following cancellation fees
1. 50 days and before – no cancellation fees
2. 40-50 days – 10% cancellation fee of the travel price
3. 30-40 days – 20% cancellation fee of the travel price
4. 10-30 days – 50% cancellation fee of the travel price
5. 5-10 days – 80% cancellation fee of the travel price
6. No show – 5 days – 95% cancellation fee of the travel price

 

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