Great Migration Tour: Kenya and Tanzania

Follow the action of one of Africa’s most incredible natural phenomena: the Great Migration of 2 million wildebeest and other grazers across the vast plains of the Serengeti.

This Great Migration Tour takes you to Kenya and Tanzania to see an incredible natural phenomenon: the Great Migration of wildebeest across the vast plains of the Serengeti. We designed this package for a couple from Louisville who had been on multiple safaris and wanted to see the Great Migration. The Great Migration Tour package took them to Ngorongoro Crater, a mobile camp in the Serengeti, and more for a truly unforgettable African safari.

They began with an overnight at the luxurious Eka Hotel in Nairobi. The next day, they were transferred to Amboseli National Park and their gorgeous accommodations at Ol Tukai Lodge. At they lodge, they were treated to spectacular elephant viewing with Mt. Kilimanjaro as the backdrop. After lunch, they took their first game drive in the afternoon to try to spot the Big 5 of Africa. They took an early morning game drive the next day to see Mt. Kilimanjaro at its most picturesque.

Continuing their Great Migration Tour, they made their way to Tanzania and the lush oasis of Plantation Lodge. After a day of relaxation at the lodge, they enjoyed a full-day, private tour of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to a wide variety of African wildlife. After this exciting excursion, they returned to the luxurious lodge to find a delicious dinner waiting for them.

Next, they traveled to Angati Migration Camp, a luxury tented camp that changes locations in order to be as close as possible to the Great Migration. During their stay, they enjoyed an unparalleled wildlife experience, witnessing the throngs of migrating wildebeest and discovering the smaller creatures of the area with the help of a Maasai guide.

After another day of game drives and an overnight at Kati Kati Tented Camp in Serengeti National Park, they continued their Great Migration Tour by traveling to Karen Blixen Camp in Kenya, where they stayed 3 nights and spent their days on exciting African safaris in the spectacular plains of the Maasai Mara.

Finally, their Great Migration Tour came to an end, and they were transferred to the airport to begin the trip home.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you’ll have a quick meet and greet, as well as a short safari briefing, before being transferred to your wonderful accommodations at Eka Hotel. Relax after your long flight with outstanding food and luxurious rooms.
Eka Hotel

Day 2
This morning, you’ll be picked up from your hotel to begin your safari adventure to Amboseli National Park and Ol Tukai Lodge. Ol Tukai Lodge is nestled in the trees and flanked by the gorgeous scenery Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy a lovely lunch and relax by the pool or explore the grounds. Late afternoon brings you on the first of your game drives, followed by a delicious dinner. See the Big 5, especially the abundant elephants, and much more on safari with your expert guide.
Ol Tukai Lodge

Day 3
The sunrise brings you an early morning game drive. This time of day is the best time to witness Mt. Kilimanjaro in all its glory. Back at the lodge, a full breakfast awaits you. The rest of the day is yours to spend at your leisure. There are a plethora of activities you can enjoy, including a bird walk, exploring the grounds, or just a lazy afternoon cooling off in the pool.
Ol Tukai Lodge

Day 4
Your journey following the Great Migration continues as you cross the border into Tanzania. Meet your driver guide and head to Plantation Lodge, which is ideally located near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Enjoy luxury accommodations, lush gardens, and stunning views over the African plains where thousands of wildebeest make their annual migration in search of food and water.
Plantation Lodge

Day 5
Today, you have the opportunity to take a full-day tour of the Ngorongoro Crater, complete with a picnic lunch under the shade of a gorgeous acacia tree. If you’re lucky, you will spot many of the animals on your “must-see list.” After your safari adventure, find a delicious meal awaiting you at the lodge.
Plantation Lodge

Day 6
Today, you’ll head out for a Serengeti safari and spend the night in the famous Serengeti National Park at the remote Angata Migration Camp. This mobile camp changes locations in order to get closer to the Great Migration and give you the full experience! Upon arrival, enjoy an al fresco lunch under the trees before heading out for your first Serengeti game drive to see the magnificent Great Migration. End the day around a blazing campfire and enjoy a delicious dinner.
Angata Migration Camp

Day 7
Wake up early to see the wildlife of Africa at their most active during the cool morning hours. After a bit of game viewing, enjoy a lavish breakfast and a nature walk with a Maasai guide to discover some of the smaller wildlife residing here. This afternoon, relax at your secluded luxury camp and enjoy a delicious lunch before taking an end-of-day game drive.
Angati Migration Camp

Day 8
Today, you’ll continue your Great Migration adventure in Serengeti National Park. Make your way to your luxury accommodations at Kati Kati Tented Camp, completely surrounded by the vast plains of the Serengeti. Take game drives for more safari adventure or make a cultural excursion to a nearby Maasai village.
Kati Kati Tented Camp

Day 9
Today, take a short flight back to Kenya and arrive at the Maasai Mara, where your luxurious accommodations await at Karen Blixen Camp. Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious lunch overlooking the Mara River, where the resident pod of hippos will keep you entertained. After lunch, head out on your first Maasai Mara game drive.
Karen Blixen Camp

Day 10
Your second day in the Maasai Mara brings you a cool morning filled with freshly brewed coffee and game spotting in the bush. Take an early morning game drive, then return to camp mid-morning, where breakfast will be served on the platform overlooking the river. Following breakfast, there are a number of activities you can enjoy. Take a walk with your camp guide and discover the hidden treasures that lie in and around your camp. The afternoon heat brings you leisure and relaxation by the pool. As the evening cools off, it’s time for another game drive.
Karen Blixen Camp

Day 11
As the sun rises, you’ll head out into the Maasai Mara National Reserve for a full-day outing, enjoying a picnic breakfast and lunch in between game drives. The reserve is one of the most famous in the world; look out for wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, and the Big 5. After a full day on safari, a long shower and scrumptious dinner will await you back at camp.
Karen Blixen Camp

Day 12
After breakfast, your wildlife safari adventure comes to an end. You’ll be transferred to the airstrip, where you’ll catch a local flight back to Nairobi and begin your journey home.

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