The Seventh Greatest Wonder of the World, as it is now officially known through out the World, the annual Masai Mara wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania is arguably the most spectacular natural event in Africa. More than 3 million large mammals comprising majorly of wildebeest, zebras, impalas and gazelles cross from the Serengeti in Tanzania, to Kenya's Masai Mara and back, a phenomenal, once-in-a-lifetime sight - and well worth the effort to witness it. The Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration occurs between July and October.
Wildebeest Migration Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara – Kenya
Departing from Nairobi and drive down the escarpment via the floor of the scenic Great Rift Valley. Arrive at Maaai Mara Game Reserve in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve to see the Wildebeest Migration. Dinner and overnight at your Safari Camp or Lodge.
Wildebeests crossing the Mara River during the Migration
The wildebeest migration is a seasonal event that is a 'blessing' to many a predator of the Masai Mara
Day 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Kenya
After breakfast leave for a full day game drive with picnic lunch at Mara River to chance spotting the mass of the wildebeests as they cross the river - the epitome of the Wildebeest Migration. Everywhere you will go you will see the wildebeest among other animals.
Return in the evening for Dinner and overnight at the Camp/ Lodge.
Challlenges of the wildebeest Migration - wildebeest herd being attacked by a lioness at the Mara river banks
Day 3: Masai Mara to Nairobi – Kenya
We start the day with an early morning game drive from 6.30am to 9.00am you might be lucky to witness hunting. At an extra cost A bush breakfast can be arranged followed by a visit to the maasai village to conclude your maasaimara safari experience. We depart from our safari lodge/camp at 10a.m and take an enroute game drive through the Masai Mara Reserve on day three. Then we return to bustling Nairobi, arriving at about 16:00 in the afternoon. This unforgettable 3-Day Masai Mara Safari ends upon arrival back in Nairobi.