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Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya Experience

Embark on a thrilling 9-day Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya that takes you on an extraordinary journey through some of Kenya’s most remarkable destinations.

9 Days

8 Nights

Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya

Experience Price

From $5,010 Pp sharing.

9 Days

8 Nights

Experience Price

From $5,010 Pp sharing

Begin your adventure in Nairobi, where you’ll have time to relax and prepare for the safari ahead. From there, travel to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a wildlife haven housing the Big Five and a chimpanzee sanctuary. Explore the diverse landscapes and encounter incredible wildlife. Continue to the picturesque Lake Naivasha, where you can enjoy a boat ride amidst hippos and birdlife.

The grand finale awaits at Maasai Mara National Reserve, renowned for its abundant wildlife and the awe-inspiring Wildebeest Migration. Immerse yourself in thrilling game drives, witness the incredible Big Five, and marvel at the iconic Mara River. With comfortable accommodations, expert guides, and unforgettable experiences, this safari offers an unforgettable journey into Kenya’s natural wonders.

Experience Expectation

As you embark on an extraordinary 9-day Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya, immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring wonders of Kenya’s wildlife. From the bustling city of Nairobi, venture into Ol Pejeta Conservancy, encountering the Big Five and discovering the remarkable chimpanzee sanctuary. Journey to Lake Naivasha, where tranquil boat rides offer up-close encounters with hippos and diverse birdlife.

The pinnacle of the tour awaits in Maasai Mara National Reserve, where the iconic Wildebeest Migration unfolds before your eyes. Witness thousands of wildebeest crossing the Mara River, accompanied by thrilling predator-prey interactions. With comfortable accommodations, delicious cuisine, and expert guides, this safari promises an unforgettable expedition into the heart of Kenya’s natural splendour.


  • Explore Ol Pejeta Conservancy: Encounter the Big Five and visit the chimpanzee sanctuary, home to orphaned chimps and protected Northern white rhinos.
  • Scenic Lake Naivasha: Enjoy a boat ride on the freshwater lake, observing hippos, pelicans, fish eagles, and cormorants up close.
  • Maasai Mara Game Reserve: Witness the renowned Wildebeest Migration, one of the world’s most extraordinary wildlife spectacles, and spot large pride of lions, cheetahs, leopards, and various herbivores.
  • Expert Safari Guides: Accompanied by professional safari drivers/guides who provide insightful knowledge about the wildlife and the region.
  • Cultural Experience: Interact with the Maasai people, known for their rich cultural heritage and traditional way of life.

Experience Suitability

  • Wildlife enthusiasts eager to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration.
  • Nature and Wildlife Enthusiasts: Perfect for wildlife lovers.
  • Adventure Seekers: Thrilling off-road experiences await.
  • Photography Enthusiasts: Capture stunning wildlife moments.
  • Wildlife Conservationists: Learn about conservation efforts.
  • Cultural Explorers: Engage with Maasai communities.
  • Long drives and rugged terrain: Require physical fitness.
  • Families with children looking for an educational and immersive safari experience.
  • Adventurous travellers seeking thrilling encounters with predators in the wild.

Day to Day Experience

Upon your arrival at either Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative from Alkebulan Travels. They will assist you with the immigration and customs procedures before transferring you to your hotel in Arusha. The journey to the hotel will provide you with a glimpse of the beautiful Tanzanian landscape and the vibrant surroundings of Arusha.

During your stay in Arusha, you will be accommodated at either Gran Melia Hotel or Mount Meru Hotel, both renowned for their comfort and hospitality. Upon arrival at the hotel, you can take some time to relax and unwind after your journey, settling into your comfortable room and enjoying the amenities provided.

Meals: None included (Dinner available at the hotel restaurant)

Accommodation: Gran Melia Hotel or Mount Meru Hotel

Transportation: Airport transfer provided by Alkebulan Travels

Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative. They will assist you with the necessary formalities and transfer you to your hotel in the city. Take this day to relax and prepare for your upcoming safari.

Accommodation: Sarova Panafric Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Transportation: Land Cruiser

Distance: 14 km / 20 minutes

After breakfast at your hotel, meet your safari guide in the lobby at 8:30 AM. Depart from Nairobi and head north to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The journey takes approximately 3.5 hours. Upon arrival, enjoy an en-route game drive towards the camp. Have an early lunch at the lodge and take some time to relax. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive from 3:30 PM until sunset. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Serena Sweetwaters Camp

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Distance: 210 km / 3.5 hours

Spend the day exploring Ol Pejeta Conservancy with morning and afternoon game drives. The conservancy is home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, gazelles, white and black rhinos, reticulated giraffes, eland, cape buffalo, and impala. Visit the chimpanzee sanctuary established by the Jane Goodall Institute and the protected Northern white rhino area. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Serena Sweetwaters Camp

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Leave the lodge early in the morning and drive to Lake Naivasha, a journey of about 4 hours. Arrive at the lake in time for lunch at your lodge. After lunch, you have the option to take a boat ride on Lake Naivasha, where you can spot hippos, pelicans, fish eagles, and cormorants. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Muthu Lake Naivasha Country Club

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Distance: 222 km / 3 hours 50 minutes

After an early breakfast, depart at 7:30 AM and head southwest to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The journey takes approximately 5 hours. Upon arrival, have lunch at the lodge and enjoy an afternoon game drive across the scenic plains of the Mara. Search for large pride of lions and other species like cheetahs, leopards, and herbivores such as Topi and Hartebeest. Dinner and overnight stay at a lodge in Maasai Mara.

Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Distance: 270 km / 5 hours

Spend three full days exploring the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy unlimited game drives and encounter the diverse wildlife of the reserve, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo). Marvel at the tree-studded savannah plains and witness the wildebeest migration, one of the world’s most spectacular wildlife events. Have a picnic lunch by the Mara River, observing hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Say goodbye to the wonders of the Maasai Mara as you depart after breakfast. Enjoy lunch along the way back to Nairobi. In the late afternoon, proceed to the Carnivore restaurant for dinner. After dinner, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Transportation: Off-road vehicle

Distance: 280 km / 5 hours

Experience Accommodation

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Sarova Panafric Hotel

Idyllically located 5 minutes’ drive from the CBD and 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms in a range of Superior, Executive, Club, Studio and Themed Suites – all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style.

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Serena Sweetwaters Camp

A sheltered oasis, clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of its own private reserve, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is in a class of its own. Abounding with wildlife, unfettered by the more rigorous strictures of the Kenyan National Parks and designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury.

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Muthu Lake Naivasha Country Club

From the top of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley you can see Lake Naivasha sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. Just an hours drive from Nairobi, Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes. Perfect for both active and leisure travelers, Lake Naivasha Country Club offers an abundance of activities to please all visitors to Nairobi, Kenya. 

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Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Discover the Kenya safari of your dreams, a vast, gently rolling landscape of acacia-specked grasslands darkened by migrating wildebeest herds. Mara Serena Safari Lodge invites you to a world where dramatic sights and experiences are enhanced by gracious service and five-star amenities. As the only safari lodge in the famed Mara Triangle, we offer a setting matched by few other hotels in the world: perched high on a bush-cloaked hill with sweeping views of the savannah and the meandering shoreline of the Mara River.

Rates per Person Sharing

  • 1 Person
  • 2 people
  • 3 people
  • 4 people
  • 5 people
  • 6 people

Experience Inclusion & Exclusion

  • Professional and experienced English-speaking safari driver/guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Concession/Camping fees
  • 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof
  • All sightseeing and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Accommodations as stated in the itinerary.
  • Meals as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water while on safari (1.5 litres per person per day)
  • Government taxes and VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (unless mentioned otherwise)
  • International or domestic flights (unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Tips for the safari driver/guide (tipping guideline: US$20.00 per person per day)
  • Visa to Tanzania
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Any private expenses (souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)
  • Additional accommodation before and after the tour (unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.


Safari Transportation

  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and to the airport is included.

Our African safari luxury Toyota 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser transportation is the perfect vehicle for an unforgettable wildlife adventure in Africa. 

With its powerful engine and rugged off-road capabilities, this vehicle can easily navigate through the rough terrain of Africa’s national parks, ensuring a comfortable and smooth ride for its passengers. The Land Cruiser’s spacious interior and comfortable seating provide ample room for passengers to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, while the open roof design allows for unobstructed views of the wildlife. 

The Land Cruiser is equipped with all the necessary safety features and amenities, including a first aid kit, Wi-Fi service, binoculars and a fully stocked cooler box, ensuring that passengers are well taken care of during their safari adventure.

Important to Know

  1. Visa Requirements: Ensure that you have obtained the necessary visa to enter Tanzania before your tour begins. Check with the Tanzanian Embassy or Consulate in your country for the most up-to-date visa requirements.
  2. Health and Vaccinations: It is recommended to consult with your healthcare provider or travel clinic to receive updated information on required and recommended vaccinations for Tanzania. Malaria prophylaxis is also advised, as Tanzania is a malaria-endemic country.
  3. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend obtaining comprehensive travel insurance that covers medical expenses, trip cancellation or interruption, and personal belongings. Confirm that your insurance includes coverage for activities such as wildlife safaris and adventure travel.
  4. Currency and Payment: The official currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS). It’s advisable to carry some local currency for small purchases or tipping. Credit cards are widely accepted in major cities and lodges, but it’s always good to have some cash on hand, especially when visiting more remote areas. For this trip payments are accepted only in USD.
  5. Climate and Packing: Tanzania experiences varying climates, so pack accordingly. Lightweight and breathable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and sturdy walking shoes are essential. Don’t forget to bring a warm layer for cooler evenings and early morning game drives. It’s also recommended to pack a good pair of binoculars and a camera to capture the incredible wildlife and landscapes.
  6. Respect for Wildlife and Local Culture: It’s important to respect the wildlife and their natural habitats during your safari. Follow the guidance of your safari guide and adhere to park rules and regulations. Additionally, be respectful of the local culture and traditions, dress modestly when visiting local communities, and always ask for permission before taking photographs of individuals.
  7. Safety Precautions: While Tanzania is generally safe for tourists, it’s advisable to take basic safety precautions. Avoid displaying valuable items in public, be cautious of your surroundings, and follow the instructions of your safari guide. It’s also recommended to drink bottled or filtered water and wash your hands regularly to maintain good hygiene.
  8. Itinerary and Schedule: Familiarize yourself with the tour itinerary and schedule to ensure you are aware of the daily activities, departure times, and any optional excursions. Arriving on time for activities will help maximize your safari experience.
  9. This tour offers lodge & Tented Camp accommodations with upgrades available at an additional cost.

Remember to communicate any specific dietary requirements, allergies, or special requests to the tour operator in advance to ensure they can accommodate your needs during the tour.

By keeping these important points in mind, you can better prepare for your Tanzania safari tour and have a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience.

Travel Insurance

All our Tours are covered by AMREF Flying Doctors Travel insurance

At Alkebulan Travels, we prioritize the safety and well-being of our clients during their Tanzania safari and Kilimanjaro climb tours. That’s why we have partnered with AMREF Flying Doctors to provide comprehensive tourist insurance coverage for all our trips within Tanzania.


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