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 The Wildebeest Migration Safaris in Masai Mara and Serengeti National Parks 2012

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An Introductions of Masai Mara And Serengeti Ecosystems

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Undeterred Perilous Crossing the crocodile infested rivers.  Many wildebeest loose their lives

The 4 days Masai Mara Safari is Mid range to Luxury with a mixture of high class components.  You fly into Masai Mara from either Nairobi Wilson or Mombasa Diani Airstrip.  Accommodation is either in luxury tented camps or safari lodges.  For game lodges we use Mara Serena while tented camps we recommend governors or any other of your choice.

The Safari Highlights

  • Personally experience the Masai Mara Magic reputed to have the richest assemblages of wildlife in the world and supports about 237 herbivores per km2 , making it one of the most productive natural terrestrial ecosystems".  In Mara the overwhelming population and the rich species presentation is mesmerizing

  • Witnesses first hand one of the seven wonders of the modern world-the wildebeest migration.

  • A personal interaction with nature and see survival of the fittest in play as herbivores brave the often perilous life of prey and large carnivores stock, capture, kill and feed on them.  And of course do not forget the super predators- the vultures hovering in the skies.

  • The flights from Nairobi Wilson or Diani Mombasa

  • Use of private 4x4 custom made safari land cruiser in Masai Mara National Reserve

The Wildebeest Migration in Maasai (Masai) Mara /Serengeti wildebeest migration is not about wildebeests migrating per se but rather its influence on the movement patterns of the other animals including human beings.  The migration comprise of the never ending milling of over 2.5 million wild animals composed of a about 1.7 million wildebeests, and 800,000 common Zebras and gazelle, followed closely by their predators-lions, hyenas, leopards, jackals.   Hovering in the skies are thousands of vultures, the super predators. Patient in nature, they survey the migrating herds descending on the dead carcasses reducing them to skeletons in a matter of seconds.  The hazardous crossing of crocodile invested Mara and Grumeti rivers is magical wonder of nature attracting thousands of human beings.  This survival of the fittest spectacle has been described at the "seventh wonder of the modern world".  Strategic sighting of the migrating herds tend to influence the setting up of tourism facilities. The best time to witness migration in Masai Mara National Park Kenya, is between July to September.

 

Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari 3 days

 

Day1: Fly Nairobi Wilson/ Mombasa Diani  to  Masai Mara

Pick up from your hotel after breakfast and transfer to Nairobi Wilson or Moi airport/Ukunda airstrip.  Arrive at the airports an check in for your Masai Mara Flight.  From Mombasa, the flight will take about an hour and from Nairobi 30 Minutes.  Upon you are met by your safari driver guide and driven to your Lodge or tented camp for lunch. Lunch is followed by afternoon game drive in the vast Masai Mara National Park. Dinner and Overnight at your lodge of choice.

 

Masai Mara Flights

From Nairobi flights depart from Wilson Airpot; Mombasa flights depart from Moi Airport or Diani Airstrip;

 

Day2: Full Day Masai Mara

Full day in the Mara dedicated to either full day game drives.  Have an early morning game drive and return to the lodge for breakfast.  After breakfast collect your lunch boxes and proceed for a full day game drive. This gives you a chance to follow the migrating herds and witness nature at its best.  Watch for the predator hunting and the prey as they evade them.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge or tented camp of your choice.

 

Day3: Full Day Masai Mara

Full day in the Mara dedicated to either full day game drives.  Have an early morning game drive and return to the lodge for breakfast.  After breakfast collect your lunch boxes and proceed for a full day game drive. This gives you a chance to follow the migrating herds and witness nature at its best.  Watch for the predator hunting and the prey as they evade them.

Dinner and overnight at the lodge or tented camp of your choice.

 

Day4:  Fly Masai Mara to Nairobi Wilson/ Mombasa/Diani

Early morning game drive and return to the lodge for Breakfast. Check out of your lodge and have a morning game drive en-route to the airstrip.  Fly to Nairobi/ Mombasa where you are met and assisted to your hotel or to the airport to catch your flight back home.

The Wildebeest Migration Safaris 2012

Several  wildebeest migration safaris are organized in both  Maasai (Masai) Mara and Serengeti National Parks.  The duration of the safari depends on various factors but mostly on time and budget but also the flexibility of the guest. 

 

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Accommodation in Masai Mara.

You have lot of choices to choose from.

 

Prices

Seasonal Variations affect the price. 

Enquire the price of this safari

 

Rates include:

  • Transportation- in the park by 4x4 custom made safari land cruiser: Flights from origin to destination

  • Services of multi-lingual driver guide,

  • Park entry fees

  • Accommodation as mentioned on program

  • Government taxes

  • 2Litres mineral water per person per day.

Not included: 

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Laundry,

  • Drinks and beverages and any other item of a personal nature.

All prices are subject to change without notice as a result of increased rates or fluctuation of foreign currency, oil prices and from any other unforeseen circumstances.

 

More About the Wildebeest

 

December to March

The herds spread out over wide area covering Plains of Eastern Serengeti stretching all the way to Western Ngorongoro and Masawa Game Sanctuary. It is the calving season of wildebeests and the plains of Seronera all the way to Western Ngorongoro are teaming with vast herds of wildebeest (about 1.7M) with their calves.  The wildebeest are always on the move and not even calving will disturb this rhythm.  Upon delivery, within minutes, they young calf can stand and walk with the herd.  In a few days, it can outrun any predator.  The best places to stay at this time are Kusini Camp and Ndutu Lodge.

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Wildebeest herds covering the whole plain like a carpet.  From the sky, it looks like a ceaseless flow of a mighty river.

 

Between April and May

The calves matures and are readying for migration.  The migrating herds are leaving Eastern Serengeti and slowly approaching Central Serengeti (Serenora).    Between May and June the herds enter the western corridor of Serengeti called Grumetti.  By Mid June they start crossing Grumeti River along the Northern Corridor towards Maasai Mara

 

In July the herds cross the Mara River into Maasai (Masai) Mara, where mating takes place.  Between August And September the herds are settled in Masai Mara.  By the end of September, the succulent grass in Mara is diminishing and the wildebeest migration heads eastwards crossing into Northern Serengeti in October and part of November.  By December, the herds have are past central Serengeti headed to western plain of Ngorongoro, Masawa game sanctuary and Ndutu areas.

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Maasai Mara has the largest number of lodges and tented camps in any park of East Africa.

 

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These luxury tented camps in Mara offer highest degree of comfort. 

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