Kenya and Tanzania Migration - 9 Days

Wilderbeest and Zebra

8 nights luxury itinerary aimed at superb viewing of the Great Migration. Beginning in Kenya’s famous Masai Mara and moving on to Tanzania’s best wildlife areas; Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and the great Ngorongoro Crater.

Introduction

Embarking on this ultra-luxurious 8 night safari offers guests the opportunity to watch the famous Wildebeest Migration in action. This superb wildlife occurrence is known as one of the most outstanding in the world and to witness it is a much sought-after experience. This safari journey will take its guests from Kenya’s prime National Park, the Masai Mara, and through Tanzania’s prestigious game-viewing territory. The camps selected for this are beautifully luxurious and offer only be best in location and comfort. Two nights spent at each of the four camps allow guests to experience the pleasure of Kenya and Tanzania’s ultimate wildlife offering, from the Masai Mara, to Lake Manyara, to the Serengeti, and finally the Ngorongoro Crater.


Pricing

From US$9050 per person sharing.


Tailor-made Itinerary

As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.

Day 1
Bateleur Camp, Masai Mara National Park

To start off this luxurious safari, guests take a scheduled light air transfer from Wilson Airport in Nairobi to the game-rich Masai Mara National Park. This is a predator-filled park; part of the loop made by the masses of migrating wildebeest and zebra every year. At the perfectly positioned Bateleur Camp, guests will see the area on morning and afternoon game drives in open Land Rovers and fascinating night explorations that traverse the private concession adjacent to the reserve in search of predators and other nocturnal animals.

Bateleur Camp commands sweeping views over the premier wildlife region of the Mara plains. It is an intimate camp that reflects the ambience of a vintage Kenyan era. Guests will be spoilt by the exclusive service of a personal butler at the stunning camp that was voted one of the World’s Best Hotels in 2011. The dining area and veranda have views of the endless game-filled plains of the Mara and enjoys a backdrop of the dramatic Oloololo Escarpment.

Day 2
Masai Mara National Park

Bateleur Camp commands sweeping views over the premier wildlife region of the Mara plains. It is an intimate camp that reflects the ambience of a vintage Kenyan era. Guests will be spoilt by the exclusive service of a personal butler at the stunning camp that was voted one of the World’s Best Hotels in 2011. The dining area and veranda have views of the endless game-filled plains of the Mara and enjoys a backdrop of the dramatic Oloololo Escarpment.

Day 3
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

After an early start at Bateleur Camp, guests are flown from the Mara to Lake Manyara in Tanzania via Nariobi and Kilimanjaro airports. Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life and breath-taking views; located en route to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. Known for its elephants and tree-climbing lions, while it is also excellent for watching flocks of pink flamingos and other fascinating birds in and around the soda lake. In addition to the lions, the national park is also home to the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world – a true wildlife destination.

Day 4
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley. It offers 10 stylish tree houses built on stilts offering a peaceful and private experience amongst the mahogany trees. This is a truly unique luxury experience, with elegant and spacious rooms adorned private viewing decks and en suite bathrooms that allow guests to relax in a deep bath or refresh in an invigorating outdoor shower. A fantastic venue for the first 2 nights in Tanzania!

Day 5
Grumeti Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park

To continue to the next leg of the safari, guests take a scheduled light air transfer from Lake Manyara to Grumeti. Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is situated in the private and remote Western Corridor of the Serengeti offering an abundance of wildlife year round. The camp offers the perfect spot to view the magnificent migration in season between June and July and is the only area of the Serengeti home to the Colobus monkeys. The Grumeti River is famous for its enormous crocodiles and is home to an abundance of hippos, making the crossing of the wildebeest and zebra an exhilarating spectacle.

Day 6
Serengeti National Park

This luxury camp offers 10 prestigious safari tents, each boasting a furnished deck and en suite facilities. The spacious viewing decks are ideal for sundowners while watching the magnificent river views before enjoying the decadently comfortable beds for 2 exceptional nights in the Serengeti National Park. A traditional boma promises romantic dinners under the stars and a glorious rim-flow pool situated on the banks of the river will allow guests to cool off while admiring the magnificent view.

Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater

After 2 nights in the Serengeti, guests take a scheduled light air transfer from Grumeti back to Lake Manyara and are road transferred to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, which is situated on the border of the famous Ngorongoro Crater – a World Heritage Site. It lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which covers more than 8 000 square kilometres of pristine African wilderness. At the eastern edge of the Serengeti, and nearly three million years old, Ngorongoro is one of the most perfectly formed and certainly the most spectacular calderas on the planet. This is a truly unique destination that will certainly impress on visitors’ memories for a lifetime.

Day 8
Ngorongoro Crater

At Crater Lodge, guests will be treated to a combination of modern luxury and traditional old Africa in classic Masai-styled suites. Each stilted suite is tastefully decorated with wooden floors, beautiful silk curtains, hand-beaded chandeliers as well as a cosy fireplace and a butlers lobby. An elegant final 2 nights in Tanzania staying in suites boasting viewing decks with spectacular views of the Crater floor as they perch on the very rim of this historical landmark.

Day 9
Depart back to Nairobi Airport

After breakfast and morning activities, guests are transferred via road, back to Lake Manyara airstrip and catch a scheduled light air transfer from Manyara to Kilimanjaro to Nairobi, where they will continue with their onward travel arrangements.

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.

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