More than just safaris

Julie Olum

The Great Wildebeest Migration

Exploring Africa’s biggest wildlife phenomenon

Horizon Guides’ Great Wildebeest Migration is your one-stop-guide for advice on what to see, when to go and how to book a great migration safari.

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Think of Kenya and you might think of a 4x4 safari vehicle chasing a big cat on the prowl for its next catch or a herd of elephants peacefully grazing. But for a relatively small country, the variety in Kenya’s natural landscapes, cultural heritage (there are over 40 tribes and spoken languages in the country) and cities is impressive — so much so that many visitors return time and again.

You can race camels in the desert, hike snow-capped mountains, watch migrating humpback whales and have a drink on a rooftop overlooking Africa’s Silicon Valley, all in one week if you have time.

That’s to say that safari experience is overrated. There are new lodges and hotels to experience, a growing conservation culture and most importantly, people who are proud of their land and all its gifts. But look a little deeper, and Kenya will offer you an experience beyond your expectations.

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Nairobi and Mt. Kenya

Nairobi-Mount Kenya-Lake Nakuru
Approx. 6 days
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Kenya’s coastal hotspots

Approx. 7 days
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Natural beauty in the Rift Valley and Kenyan highlands

Naivasha | Nakuru | Kakamega Forest | Nairobi
Approx. 10 days
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The Best of Kenya and Tanzania

Exploring wilderness in Kenya and Tanzania
Approx. 13 days
Nairobi (1 days) → Masai Mara National Park (4) → Serengeti (4) → Karatu (2) → Arusha (1) → Dar es Salaam (1)
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The Great Migration from Kenya

Approx. 7 days
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