Kenya masai mara giraffe
Kenya Mara rivercrossing
Kenya Masai Mara

The world-famous Masai Mara is one of Africa’s most popular destinations, with safari-goers flocking to the reserve to glimpse lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalo and elephant. Come between June and October to see the great migration – when more than a million wildebeest and zebra enter the park from the neighbouring Serengeti.

The great wildebeest migration

An essential guide to planning a migration safari in Tanzania and Kenya

Sometimes called ‘the greatest show on earth’, the wildebeest migration sees mega herds of almost two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles continuously travel thousands of kilometres in a broadly clockwise direction from the southern Serengeti, north into Kenya’s Maasai Mara, and back again. Along the way the herds experience the full circle of life, from mating, to calving, to death – often in the jaws of their many predators: the crocodiles and big cats who are themselves sustained by Mother Nature’s beautiful, if brutal, cycle. This endless journey sees herds splitting and reforming, retracing their steps before heading onwards again and other variations that can make the whole thing more chaotic than it might at first seem...read more

3 days

Fly-in Masai Mara safari

See the Mara’s Big Five
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6 days

Laikipia and Mara safaris

Kenyan safaris north and south
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5 days

Fly-in Masai Mara safari plus Great Rift Valley

The Big Five and Kenya’s lakes
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8 days

Mara, Laikipia and Great Rift Valley

Kenya’s wildlife hotspots
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8 days

Kenya for all ages

Family-friendly safari route
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8 days

Amboseli, Masai Mara and the Great Rift Valley

Kenya’s classic safari parks
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8 days

Kenya’s wildlife conservancies

Explore the national parks saving Kenya’s wildlife
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Masai Mara National Park Travel Companies

Governors' Camp Collection

Luxury Safari holidays in East Africa
East Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Responsible Travel, Community-led Tourism

Odyssey Safaris

Creating unforgettable experiences in East Africa
Kenya
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa, Southern Africa
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Solo Travel

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

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