Wildebeest Migration Safari

Name: Wildebeest Migration Safari.

Location: Kenya

MASAI MARA MIGRATION MOVEMENT:

Duration: 10 Days/ 9 Nights

Type of Safari: : Luxury: Lodge and Luxury Camps

Season: July to October. (See attached migration pattern)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by Wanderlust representatives, after a short briefing you will be transferred to Sarova Panafric Hotel for overnight.

Days 2, 3, 4 & 5 Lower Masaai Mara

After breakfast, you meet your driver and drive for the Masaai Mara National Reserve, descending the Great Rift Valley escarpment just north of Nairobi and crossing the flat valley floor before we ascend to the Mara plateau. Your base is the Keekorok Lodge in the heart of the lower Mara. We spend the next four days following the herds, capturing the drama as it unfolds throughout the day. Early morning and evening drives. There will one full day roving the plains with provisions (picnic lunch) on board to ensure uninterrupted access to the greatest wildlife spectacle of them all. 3 nights at Keekorok Lodge.

Days 6, 7, 8 & 9: Upper Masaai Mara

Early breakfast and check out, drive across the plains with a picnic lunch, photography/video en route towards our next base: a tented camp in the upper Mara, overlooking the Talek River.
Your wilderness rhythm is uninterrupted, the different habitats and species are unveiled as you spend your days driving, watching and capturing the drama as they unfold. The key is flexibility: your driver will know where to look, at which time of day for specific behavioral patterns and wildlife rituals.
You arrive at the Mara Leisure Camp at the end of the afternoon for welcome cold drinks and hot showers and time to relax around the campfire or maybe a quick dip in the pool before sundowners at the bar. All meals and overnights at Mara Leisure Camp.

Day 10: Depart

After breakfast you drive across the savannah on a last excursion. You reach Nairobi mid-afternoon with time to freshen up, late lunch at Sarova Panafric Hotel and prepare for the international flight to the next destination

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Cost includes:

• Transport as per itinerary
• Accommodation as per itinerary
• All meals during the safari
• boat transfers
• All government taxes
• All service charges
• Services of an experienced English-speaking driver guide.

Cost does not includes:

• International flights
• Items of personal nature, laundry, tips and gratuities
• Travel insurance and any other services not mentioned above.

Prices:

The prices quoted in US$ are nett. The rate is per person sharing in a double.

Rates:

Number of people 2 4 6 8 10 14
Low 3,813 3,212 3,012 3,212 3,092 2,954

SERENGETI MIGRATION MOVEMENT:

Name: Wildebeest Migration Safari.

Location: Tanzania

Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

Type of Safari: :Luxury: Lodge and Luxury Camps

Season: November to June. (See attached migration pattern)

Day 1 Arusha - Tarangire

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be greeted by our Wanderlust representatives and transferred to Arusha for lunch and safari briefing at Arusha Coffee Lodge. After lunch depart for Tarangire National Park and game viewing enroute to the lodge, which has a 'low profile' structure which is tucked away well into a wooded hillside valley overlooking the Tarangire Hill. The area around the lodge plays host to a variety of resident and migratory bird life. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Day 2 Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, a morning game drive of Tarangire National Park. During the dry season, Tarangire is spectacular in its concentration of wildlife. Many of the migratory species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire River, from which the park derives its name. Large herds of wildebeest, zebra, elephant, eland and oryx gather until the beginning of the rains when they migrate to other areas for grazing. 1030 transfer to Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch for half day game drive. The park, is famous for its tree-climbing lions. Here you can see a variety of habitats and diverse animals and birds. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Sopa Lodge which has a dramatic setting overlooking, the Great Rift Valley and the beautiful soda lake of Manyara and the park. One can observe many large colourful birds flying in circles and spirals. The unique mix of geometric and traditional style was inspired by the abundant bird life.

Day 3 & 4 Serengeti National Park

After breakfast depart for Serengeti with picnic lunch. Game viewing en route to the lodge. Here can be found the largest concentration of plains animals – 4 million and 500 species of birds. Your chance to see predators chasing their prey and enjoying their kill. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 5 & 6 Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, full day game drive in Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. Scenically located in a glade guarded by 3 million year old granite towers, makes maximum use of its unique wilderness location. Unlike any other lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge lies at the epicenter of the Serengeti within easy reach of the prime wildlife theatres of Lobo, the Western Corridor of the Grumeti River, the southern grass plains, the Seronera Valley and the kopjes. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 7 & 8 Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge, site of archeological findings, where traces of pre-historic man dating back to 3.5 million years ago have been discovered. Picnic lunch en-route. Afternoon descent into a crater for full day game viewing in Ngorongoro crater. Here you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife, including the big five. Drive across the dense forest and near the soda lake and enjoy viewing a variety of bird life. Ascend to the lodge from the 2000ft. deep crater which is spread along the uppermost rim of the Ngorongoro World Heritage Site. The lodge offers breath-taking views of the crater floor far below. At all Sopa lodges, each room is a suite with two queen-sized beds. The lobby area is a stunning combination of modern and ethnic décor.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Day 9 Depart

After breakfast, drive back to Arusha for lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge. Then transfer to Arusha Airport awaits you prior to the international flight departure.

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Cost includes:

• Transportation as per itinerary
• accommodation as per Itinerary
• all meals during the safari
• 1 litre mineral water per person per day
• Park entrance fees
• Game drives as indicated on itinerary
• all government taxes
• all service charges
• services of an experienced English-speaking driver-guide
• Airport transfer.

Cost does not includes:

• International flights
• Items of personal nature, laundry, tips and gratuities
• Travel insurance and any other services not mentioned above.

Prices:

The prices quoted in US$ are nett. The rate is per person sharing in a double.

Rates:

Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6
Low 5,800 4,388 3,916 3,682 3,541 3,446