6 Day Wildebeests Kenyan Migration Tour

6 Day Wildebeests Kenyan Migration Tour

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A 6-day Wildebeest Migration tour in Kenya offers an incredible opportunity to witness one of the most remarkable wildlife spectacles on the planet. The Great Migration is an annual event where millions of wildebeests, accompanied by zebras and gazelles, travel in search of fresh grazing and water, covering vast distances across the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya.

Here's a sample itinerary for a 6-day Wildebeest Migration tour in Kenya:

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

  • Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, where you'll be greeted by your tour guide.
  • Transfer to your accommodation and have a brief orientation about the upcoming safari.
  • Rest and prepare for the adventure ahead.

Day 2: Nairobi to Masai Mara

  • After an early breakfast, depart from Nairobi towards the Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Great Rift Valley, with opportunities to stop and take photos.
  • Arrive at your lodge/camp in the Masai Mara, have lunch, and relax for a while.
  • In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive in the Masai Mara to witness the abundance of wildlife.

Day 3: Masai Mara Game Drives

  • Spend the whole day exploring the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives.
  • The Mara is famous for its dense population of predators and the dramatic river crossings during the wildebeest migration.
  • Keep an eye out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffes, and various bird species.

Day 4: Masai Mara to Mara Triangle

  • Head to the Mara Triangle, another section of the Masai Mara with equally stunning wildlife sightings.
  • Enjoy a full day of game drives in this region, which offers a quieter and more exclusive experience.

Day 5: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru

  • After breakfast, depart from the Masai Mara and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • Lake Nakuru is known for its population of pink flamingos and is also a sanctuary for endangered rhinos.
  • Go on an afternoon game drive to spot flamingos, rhinos, buffalos, and other wildlife.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru to Nairobi

  • Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • After lunch, depart for Nairobi, where your safari ends.
  • Transfer to the airport or your accommodation in Nairobi.

Included:

  1. Accommodation: Typically, your tour package will cover the cost of accommodation in selected hotels, lodges, or camps.
  2. Transportation: package include transportation to and from Nairobi or your starting point.
  3. Park Entry Fees: Entrance fees to national parks and attractions like Masai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park included.
  4. Game Drives: Guided game drives in the national parks and reserves to spot wildlife.
  5. Meals: Full or partial board options, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  6. Bottled Water: Some package provide bottled water during your tour.
  7. Local Guides: Guided tours within the parks and attractions by experienced local guides.
  8. Activities: activities like boat rides included.
  9. Park Permits: Permits for activities like hiking.
  10. Cultural Visits: Some packages may include visits to cultural experiences.
  11. Park and Conservation Fees: Fees that contribute to wildlife and environmental conservation.
  12. Airport Transfers: Transfers to and from the airport in Nairobi.
  13. Taxes: Any applicable taxes, such as VAT, may be included.
  14. Travel Insurance: Some packages include basic travel insurance coverage.
  15. Snacks: Snacks and refreshments during activities or drives.
  16. Park Ranger Fees: Fees for park rangers accompanying you on hikes or walks.
  17. Safari Vehicle: Use of a safari vehicle for game drives.
  18. Camping Equipment: If your tour includes camping, equipment may be provided.
  19. Driver/Guide: Services of a driver/guide.
  20. Emergency Support: Access to emergency support and assistance.
  21. Itinerary Planning: Tour operators typically plan the itinerary for you.
  22. All Meals: Some packages include all meals, including packed lunches during game drives.
  23. 24/7 Assistance: Access to customer service or support around the clock.
  24. Park Regulations: Ensuring compliance with park rules and regulations.
  25. Accommodation Upgrades: Options for upgrading to higher-end accommodations at reasonable cost.
  26. Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari: Some packages may offer hot air balloon safaris as an add-on.
  27. Evening Entertainment: Cultural performances or entertainment at the lodges or camps.

Excluded:

  1. International Flights: Typically, international flights to and from Kenya are not included.
  2. Personal Expenses: Expenses like souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, and personal items are usually not covered.
  3. Visa Fees: Fees for obtaining a Kenyan visa, if required.
  4. Travel Insurance: Comprehensive travel insurance may not be included in basic packages.
  5. Vaccinations and Medications: Any required vaccinations or medications are usually not covered.
  6. Optional Activities: Any optional activities outside the planned itinerary may be at an additional cost.
  7. Laundry Services: Laundry services at the accommodation are typically not included.
  8. Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers, and staff are usually not included.
  9. Excess Baggage Fees: Fees for excess baggage on flights.
  10. Personal Health Expenses: Medical expenses incurred during the trip.
  11. Additional Meals: Meals outside of what is specified in the package.
  12. Airport Departure Taxes: Any applicable departure taxes.
  13. Personal Travel Documentation: Costs associated with obtaining passports or other travel documents.
  14. Travel Gear: Personal travel gear, such as clothing and accessories.
  15. Wi-Fi and Internet Access: Costs for accessing the internet at accommodations.
  16. Phone Calls: Charges for international or local phone calls.
  17. Single Supplement: Additional cost for travelers who want their own room in case of group tours.
  18. Alcoholic Drinks: Alcoholic beverages are usually not included in the package.
  19. Additional Transport: Transport outside the planned itinerary.
  20. Emergency Evacuation: Costs related to emergency medical evacuation.
  21. Extra Nights: If you want to extend your stay beyond the package.
  22. Travel Medications: Medications like malaria prophylaxis.
  23. Travel Gear Rental: Rental of items like binoculars or camping gear.
  24. Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Fees for early check-in or late check-out.
  25. Changes in Itinerary: Costs associated with changing the tour itinerary.
  26. Travel Locks: Locks and security accessories for your luggage.
  27. Airfare within Kenya: Domestic flights within Kenya, if not included in the package.

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