The Great Migration

This is a wonderful 7-night safari which allows you to get up close and personal with one of the greatest wonders of the world: The Great Migration. Staying in two luxury tented camps, there is no better way to witness this amazing spectacle in the Masai Mara.

During this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will visit two different locations within Kenya‘s famed Masai Mara, which will show you the diversity of the Mara and its great plains. You will also get to experience the exhilaration that comes with staying in a luxury tented camp that shares the same territory with wild animals that roam freely around the area.

From watching the Mara crossing to spotting the captivating Marsh Pride, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss!

Day: 1 Arrival into Masai Mara

Enjoy the scenic flight direct from Nairobi Wilson airport straight to the Masai Mara. Hidden in a grove of elephant pepper trees and overlooking the Mara plains in the heart of Mara North Conservancy, the 8 luxury tents are located in a prime but secluded game viewing area. Settle into camp and head out on your first full game drive in the afternoon.

Stay: Elephant Pepper Camp

Day: 2 Game viewing in Masai Mara

Wake up early and experience your first morning exploring the Masai Mara. Enjoy a bush breakfast looking out over the Masai Mara and watching the game from a distance. Enjoy a slow drive back to camp to relax.

In the afternoon, head out with your guide on foot and learn about the flora and fauna and understand how the Mara ecosystem works. Arrive back in camp for supper, enjoying sitting around your first bush fire under the stars.

Stay: Elephant Pepper Camp

Day: 3 Exploring Masai Mara

After breakfast head out for your last full day in the northern Mara Conservancy.

Stay: Elephant Pepper Camp

Day: 4 From Elephant Pepper Camp to Cottars 1920

After breakfast you will depart camp and head south to Cottars 1920 Safari Camp, which is located on a game concession adjoining the Serengeti. Upon arrival and after settling into your luxury tent, jump into the swimming pool and relax at the camp for the rest of the day and enjoy the magnificent views from camp. In the evening head out for a night game looking for the nocturnal animals and arrive back in time for supper.

Stay: Cottars 1920s Safari Camp

Day: 5 Game drive and encounter with Kenyan tribes

After breakfast head out from camp and enjoy a morning game drive, arriving back in time for a relaxing lunch. This afternoon, experience visiting the local people and understand the culture of the Kenyan tribes and their way of life living near such a high density of wildlife.

Stay: Cottars 1920s Safari Camp

Day: 6 Day at leisure in Masai Mara

On your last full day in the Masai Mara head out early on your game drive, enjoy exploring the great plains for the last time. Stop and have a bush breakfast under a shaded acacia tree enjoying the views that Kenya has to offer. Head back to camp and relax over lunch making the most of the swimming pool and massages. Late in the afternoon, head out of camp for a sun downer to enjoy your last African sunset.

Stay: Cottars 1920s Safari Camp

Day: 7 Departure

This morning pack up your tent and head out of camp for your flight back to Nairobi for your onward journey.

* This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant.

Itinerary

Duration Description Overnight
Day: 1 Arrival into Masai Mara Elephant Pepper Camp
Day: 2 Game viewing in Masai Mara Elephant Pepper Camp
Day: 3 Exploring Masai Mara Elephant Pepper Camp
Day: 4 From Elephant Pepper Camp to Cottars 1920 Cottars 1920s Safari Camp
Day: 5 Game drive and encounter with Kenyan tribes Cottars 1920s Safari Camp
Day: 6 Day at leisure in Masai Mara Cottars 1920s Safari Camp
Day: 7 Departure

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1: Elephant Pepper Camp, Masai Mara 2: Cottars 1920, Masai Mara

From USD 6,042 per person based on two guests travelling

Notes on our prices

  • This price guide provides you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your holiday.
  • Prices are generally based on two people travelling together (unless stated otherwise) on a shared room basis.
  • Prices can fluctuate depending on season, standard of accommodation, excursions selected (private versus shared) etc.
  • This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant