Embark on an unforgettable 3-day wildebeest migration safari in Kenya, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of the most remarkable natural spectacles on Earth. This midrange safari takes you to the heart of the action in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, where you’ll witness the Great Wildebeest Migration, a breathtaking event that showcases nature’s grandeur.
Accommodation Options (Midrange):
During your 3-day wildebeest migration safari, you’ll be comfortably accommodated in midrange lodges and tented camps located within or near the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Options may include accommodations like the Ashnil Mara Camp or the Mara Sopa Lodge, known for their convenient access to prime wildlife viewing areas and comfortable amenities.
Day 1: Arrival in Maasai Mara and Afternoon Game Drive
Your safari adventure begins with your arrival at an airstrip within or near the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Our experienced guide will be there to welcome you and transfer you to your chosen accommodation. After checking in and enjoying a delicious lunch, you’ll embark on your first game drive in the Maasai Mara, renowned for its stunning landscapes and prolific wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for wildebeests and zebras, as well as predators like lions and cheetahs. As the sun sets, return to your lodge or camp for a delectable dinner and a restful night’s sleep.
Day 2: Full-Day Wildebeest Migration Experience
Today, you’ll dedicate the entire day to immersing yourself in the incredible wildebeest migration. After an early breakfast, venture deep into the Maasai Mara to witness the dramatic river crossings as wildebeests and zebras brave the crocodile-infested waters in their relentless journey. Marvel at the raw power of this phenomenon, capturing unforgettable moments with your camera.
Enjoy a packed lunch in the reserve to maximize your time among the migrating herds. Continue to explore the reserve in the afternoon, with opportunities to observe predators stalking their prey amidst the migration. As the sun dips below the horizon, return to your lodge or camp for dinner and relaxation.
Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Departure
Rise early for a final morning game drive in the Maasai Mara to capture the wildebeest migration in the soft morning light. Witness the interactions among the animals and bid farewell to this awe-inspiring natural event. After the game drive, return to your accommodation for breakfast and to pack your belongings.
Our guide will then transfer you to the airstrip for your departure flight, marking the end of your 3-day wildebeest migration safari, and leaving you with unforgettable memories of this remarkable spectacle of nature.
– Airstrip transfers
– Accommodation as specified
– Game drives with experienced guides
– All park fees
– Meals as per itinerary
– Bottled water during game drives
– Transportation within the reserve
– International airfare
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Personal expenses
– Tips and gratuities
– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
How to Get There:
To begin your 3-day wildebeest migration safari, book a domestic flight from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) to one of the Maasai Mara’s airstrips, such as Keekorok or Olkiombo. Various domestic airlines operate daily flights to the Maasai Mara, offering convenient access to this extraordinary wildlife spectacle. Upon arrival at the airstrip, our guide will be there to welcome you and commence your thrilling safari experience amidst the Great Wildebeest Migration.