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The Great Migration

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The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle – the pounding of more than 6 million hooves. From the vast Serengeti plains to the champagne coloured hills of Kenya’s Masai Mara over 1 million wildebeest, 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle and some 200,000 zebra, relentlessly tracked by Africa’s great predators, migrate in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in search of rain ripened grass.

The precise timing of this incredible event is hard to predict, as the path of the Wildebeest migration is dependant on rain. The animals follow the path of the rain in order to feed off the new grass whilst also being close to a good water supply.

From December to February the Wildebeest smell rain and congregate in the Serengeti Region. In the Serengeti an estimated 400,000 wildebeest calves are born during a six week period early each year - usually between late January and mid-March. From March to May/June, the Wildebeest migration moves North following the rain, to the Lake Victoria region. From July to August the Wildebeest migration heads east to the Masai Mara in Kenya, returning South across the Tanzanian border around November.

To get you started with planning your holiday to The Great Migration, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Kenya

Leopard | African Safaris | Africa
Safari Safari
11 days FROM $1,989

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Spot the Big Five, meet Masai warriors and witness Africa’s stunning natural beauty!

Gorilla and Game Trek
15 days FROM $1,489

Trek through lush jungle in search of mountain gorillas. Experience the beauty of Uganda, visit Kenya's Great Rift Valley Lakes and spot game on the plains of the Masai Mara.

Masai men under Acacia trees | Kenya
East Africa Encompassed
16 days FROM $2,489

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East Africa's reserves. From Kenya's Rift Valley lakes and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania and then relax on the idyllic island of Zanzibar.

Gorillas | Uganda | Africa
Gorilla Trek and Tanzania
25 days FROM $2,489

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the Serengeti and down into the Ngorongoro crater. Then top off your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the beautiful island of Zanzibar.

Flamingos in Lake Nakuru | Kenya | Africa
Flamingos to Falls
27 days FROM $3,489

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take in some of Africa's best known national parks, including Lake Nakuru with its flocks of flamingos, the wildlife rich Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater and Botswana's Chobe National Park. While enjoying some R&R basking on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar and Lake Malawi.

Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | Africa
Big Five Explorer
36 days FROM $3,089

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back on Zanzibar, this expedition takes in some of the best of Eastern Africa and culminates at the breathtaking Victoria Falls - Africa's adrenaline playground!

Baboon and baby | African Safaris | Africa
The Big Overlander
47 days FROM $3,889

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up close and personal. Visiting eight countries, spot wildlife in Africa's best game parks, trek for gorilla in Uganda, relax and unwind on Zanzibar and soak up the incredible sights!

Giraffe and zebras | African Safaris | Africa
Absolute Africa
50 days FROM $4,489

From Johannesburg to Nairobi, travel through nine of Africa's most diverse countries. Trek in search of gorillas, spot the Big Five in premier game parks, visit deep crater lakes and the spectacular Victoria Falls, discover Mozambique's colourful coral reefs and kick back on idyllic beaches.

Giraffe | African Safaris | Africa
Great African Expedition
57 days FROM $4,489

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape Town. Jungle trek for gorilla, spot the Big Five, slide down Sossusvlei dunes, enjoy exotic locales and much much more!

Elephants | Masai Mara | Kenya
Kenya Up Close
8 days FROM $4,829

Combining Kenya's rugged north, the beautiful Rift Valley, Samburu National Park, Lake Nakuru and the legendary Masai Mara, go in search of where the wild things are on a comfortable safari that packs in culture and excitement in one fell swoop.

Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa
The Best of East Africa
12 days FROM $9,999

This is the ultimate East African Safari taking you from the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro across the Great Rift Valley to the eighth wonder of the world in Ngorongoro, across the endless plains of the Serengeti, ending with the jewel of Kenya's crown; the Masai Mara. This safari will give you some of the best game viewing experiences in some of the most scenic areas of the world.

Amboseli National Park | Kenya | Africa
Kenya Wildlife Week
7 days FROM $2,959

Discover the best of Kenya on this action-packed seven day safari. See herds of elephants in Amboseli and visit Lake Nakuru's flamingos before exploring the magnificent Masai Mara in search of the Big Five!

Zebras drinking | African Safaris | Africa
Kenya Wildlife Week 2016
7 days FROM $0

Go wild for a week in Kenya on this comfortable lodge accommodated safari. Hand feed giraffes in Nairobi and visit the flamingos of Lake Nakuru before spending three days in the magnificent Masai Mara going in search of the Big 5.

Masai Man | Kenya | Africa
Kenya & Tanzania Trails
13 Days FROM $6,698

Take in seven of East Africa's finest national parks on a wildlife extravaganza. Explore Amboseli, see the flamingos at Lake Nakuru and go wild in Kenya's Masai Mara before winging your way to Tanzania to go in search of the Big Five across the vast open plains of the Serengeti and down into Ngorongoro Crater. Topped off with game drives in Tarangire and Lake Manyara Natioal Park, famous for its tree climbing lions.

The Migration | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa
Kenya & Tanzania Trails 2016
13 days FROM $0

Explore six of East Africa's finest national parks on a wildlife extravaganza. From Nairobi visit the flamingos at Lake Nakuru and go wild in Kenya's Masai Mara before winging your way to Tanzania to go in search of the Big Five across the vast open plains of the Serengeti and down into Ngorongoro Crater. Topped off with game drives in Tarangire and Lake Manyara Natioal Park, famous for its tree climbing lions.

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