Meet like-minded travellers into Africa on this fantastic 15-day East African Migration Discover lodge safari. See the Great Wildebeest Migration and the unforgettable vistas of Tanzania and Kenya where space and natural environmental beauty fill your vision.
Fully Accommodated Safari - Tanzania & Kenya
SET DEPARTURE ITINERARY
- Scintillating Lake Manyara National Park
- Village tour with traditional lunch
- Masai Boma visit at Mto wa Mbu
- Magnificent Tarangire National Park
- Mind-blowing Ngorongoro Crater
- Incredible Serengeti National Park
- Awe-inspiring Lake Victoria boat excursion
- Unbelievable Masai Mara
- Karen Blixen (Out of Africa) Museum
Day 1: Nairobi, Kenya | Eka Hotel or similar
Land in Nairobi and take a transfer to your Eka Hotel where you relax for the evening.
Day 2: Nairobi to Amboseli National Reserve | Kibo Safari Camp or similar
Enjoy full breakfast then set off to explore Nairobi with a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum. This is the original, most beautiful and historic farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of “Out of Africa”, lived between 1917 and 1931 until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies. We then head to the Giraffe Centre and the Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage to support this incredible work. See the baby animals have their mud-bath and get close enough to touch them. Drive down to Amboseli National Reserve after lunch and stay at Kibo Safari Camp.
Day 3: Amboseli National Park, Kenya | Kibo Safari Camp or similar
Enjoy a full day of game viewing in the Amboseli National Park, one of Kenya’s most famous conservation areas known for its huge elephant bulls with their magnificent tusks. Take photos of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro in the background.
Day 4: Amboseli - Arusha | Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge or similar
Time to move on to Moivaro Coffee Plantation via the Marangu Waterfalls. Cross the border to Arusha and Kilimanjaro National Park. Now the fun begins.
Day 5: Manyara National Park, Tanzania | Rift Valley Photographic Lodge or similar
Spend the day at Manyara National Park where the enormous flocks of pink flamingos and unique tree-climbing lions make for spectacular photography. Stay at the aptly named Rift Valley Photographic Lodge.
Day 6: Culture tour - Mto-wa-Mbu | Rift Valley Photographic Lodge or similar
Time for cultural diversity at Mto-wa-Mbu – wander around the fresh market and visiting a Chagga family to see how they make banana beer. See the many farms and notice the various fruits and vegetables growing in the area – the people use a unique irrigation system to keep their crops growing. Eat a fantastic home-cooked meal in a local mother’s home then visit the nearby centre for disabled children and a school. Much later, meet some real Maasai people in the Maasai Boma – these semi-nomadic herders still live a traditional lifestyle and are known for their distinctive traditional dress.
Day 7: Tarangire National Park | Rift Valley Photographic Lodge or similar
Explore the amazing Tarangire National Park and take special note of its vast elephant herds and stunning Baobab trees. Photograph the awe-inspiring Maasai Steppe views and maybe you will be lucky to witness the annual migratory cycle of some 3000 elephant, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebra.
Day 8: Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti National Park | Kisura Kenzan Tented Camp or similar
An early departure for a game drive in the world renowned Ngorongoro Crater starts this day – you should see the Big 5 and maybe some Black rhino. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wilderness and experience superb Serengeti from the mind-blowing Southern Plains. Settle into the wonderful Kisura Kenzan Tented Camp for the night.
Day 9: Serengeti National Park (Seronera) | Kisura Kenzan Tented Camp or similar
Drive around the magnificent Seronera area of the Serengeti where huge open grasslands are home to thousands of animals. This is a busy part of the park so be prepared to see other tourists. You should have amazing big cat sightings too.
Day 10: Serengeti National Park (Seronera) | Kisura Kenzan Tented Camp or similar
The Serengeti needs lots of time to explore its vastness and its unique wild beauty so take your packed lunch along for the day as you enjoy one endless game drive all day in such a paradise.
Day 11: Seerengeeti National Park - Lake Victoria | Speke Bay Lodge or similar
Time to see some water and today we drive to Lake Victoria, meeting some Sukuma people who grow ground nuts, sorghum and cassava alongside their livestock as in ages past. Life is simple so take note of this and maybe go bird watching on the lake shore as meditation. Spend the night in Speke Bay Lodge.
Day 12: Lake Victoria - Masai Mara | Mara Eden Safari Camp or similar
Experience a boat cruise to a local fishing village then head north across the border into Kenya. Explore the Masai Mara, a famous wilderness region known as the home to the Maasai people and their cattle. Enjoy superb service at the Mara Eden Safari Camp.
Day 13: Masai Mara National Park | Mara Eden Safari Camp or similar
Spend the day feeling awed by the natural splendour of the famous Masai Mara National Park – see numerous wild animals and spectacular untouched habitats and learn some lessons in solitude and gratitude.
Day 14: Masai Mara - Nairobi, Kenya | Eka Hotel or similar
Back to Nairobi we go after breakfast, the capital of Kenya. Enjoy your own afternoon time to shop or see the city then join us to see the Kazuri Beads Centre. Dinner and bed at Eka Hotel.
Day 15: Departure
It is the end of our tour. We transfer you to the airport and you fly home.
Tour Price 2018
Price per person sharing USD4070 | Single Supplement USD880 | Park Fees USD975
Rates are subject to change due to any unforeseen circumstances including rate of exchange fluctuations. Park fees are subject to increase at any time without notice.
Pre & Post Tour additional accommodation rates:
EKA Hotel, BB Nairobi | Price TBA
Airport Transfer oneway | Price TBA
19 Jan 2018 - 02 Feb 2018 : French
24 Feb 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018 - 11 Apr 2018
13 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018 : German
24 Apr 2018 - 08 May 2018
23 Jul 2018 - 06 Aug 2018 : French
08 Aug 2018- 22 Aug 2018 : Guaranteed departure
23 Aug 2018 - 06 Sep 2018 : Guaranteed departure
08 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018 : Guaranteed departure
24 Sep 2018 - 08 Oct 2018
10 Oct 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 : German
12 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018