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Ultimate Tour: In the Footsteps of the Great Migration

Group Tour | 13 Days & 11 Nights Lead-in price: £5650 Current prices from: £5650

Tanzania and Kenya share hosting duties for one of nature’s greatest spectacles: the annual wildebeest migration. This group tour offers the chance to follow the millions of migrating wildebeests, zebras and antelopes as they move from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara. Enjoy authentic cultural experiences and immersive wildlife viewing in some of Africa’s greatest national parks.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Admire the wildlife of celebrated national parks including Amboseli, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti and the Masai Mara
  • Enjoy the chance to witness the Great Migration (timing dependent – please see date guide for more information)
  • Visit the community of Moshi in the Kilimanjaro foothills for an authentic cultural experience
  • Activities away from the safari vehicle include walks, gorge visits and boat trips
  • No single supplement on selected departure dates (limited availability)
  • Small group size – average 10 people (max 18)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Nairobi

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Nairobi. Overnight at the Sheraton Four Points (or similar).

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

Transfer from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park by custom safari vehicle. Arrive for lunch followed by wildlife watching activities, when you may spot elephants silhouetted against thebackdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 3: Amboseli National Park

Spend a full day in Amboseli embarking on thrilling morning and afternoon safari drives that showcase the park’s diversity of wildlife. Look out for bush elephant, cape buffalo, spotted hyena, lion, cheetah and more. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 4: Moshi, West Kilimanjaro

This morning, depart Amboseli and drive approximately 2 hours to the Tarakea border, crossing into Tanzania. Moshi is one of Tanzania’s most vibrant townships, and your visit reveals authentic village life. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Kambi ya Tembo (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 5: Ngorongoro highlands

Spend your morning within the West Kilimanjaro conservancy, visiting a Maasai village. Then, drive for 2 hours to Arusha for lunch, before proceeding for 3 hours to the Ngorongoro highlands – arriving for leisure time and dinner. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Today, you visit one of Africa’s most dramatic wildlife destinations: the UNESCO-listed Ngorongoro Crater. Descend to the crater floor in search of the ‘Big Five’, the forested walls providing a photogenic backdrop. Travel through the Lerai Forest looking for leopard and onto the plains where wildebeests and zebras graze whilst cheetahs and lions lie in watch. Old elephants may pass your vehicle as distant rhinos wander and hippos wade. A picnic lunch maximises your time in the crater. Return to your lodge late afternoon. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse (or similar). (B, L, D)

Serengeti National Park

Descend from the Ngorongoro Crater onto the vast plains of the Serengeti, famous for hosting the annual Great Wildebeest Migration from October to July, as well as numerous species year-round. The concentration of predators in the Serengeti is high, with large prides of lion, numerous hyena clans, and regular sightings of both cheetah and leopard. Elephants, buffaloes, giraffes and antelopes can be found grazing, as can lesser-known species such as aardwolves, mongooses, caracals, servals, and hyraxes. Overnight at Kati Kati Camp(or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Spend your day exploring the extensive plains of the Serengeti in search of the ‘Big Five’. If you would like to maximise your time on safari, take a picnic lunch with you into the park, dining in the vast savanna before returning to your lodge later in the day. Overnight at Kati Kati Camp (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 9: Fly to the Masai Mara

Transfer to the airstrip for a short scheduled flight to Tarime, then transfer to Migori for your flight to the world-famous Masai Mara National Park. Arrive in the afternoon and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure, with the option of a safari drive. Overnight at Mara Leisure Camp (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 10: Masai Mara

Spend a full day in the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon safari drives, with the option of a hot-air balloon ride at extra cost. The renowned Masai Mara reserve and its adjunct concessions are home to prolific wildlife, including the ‘Big Five’. Travel between August and September and you may also witness the dramatic, heart-in-your-mouth river crossings of the Great Migration. Overnight at Mara Leisure Camp (or similar). (B, L, D)

Day 11: Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley

Transfer from the Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha, arriving in this wildlife-rich area of the Great Rift Valley for an afternoon at leisure. Optional activities include walks and community visits. Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club. (B, L, D)

Day 12: Lake Naivasha - Fly to the UK

Take a morning boat ride on the shimmering freshwater lake of Naivasha. Then, enjoy a presentation on conservation pioneer Joy Adamson, sample speciality teas and visit the local museum. This afternoon, transfer to Jomo Kenyatta airport for your outbound flight. Alternatively, extend your journey with extra time to unwind on the coast. (B, L )

Day 13: Arrive in London

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Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Private & tailor-made travel:

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

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Dates & prices

UGM2022

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
7 Jan 2022 - 19 Jan 2022 £5,625 £0 £845 Reserve
4 Feb 2022 - 16 Feb 2022 £5,625 £300 £845 Reserve
4 Mar 2022 - 16 Mar 2022 £5,625 £0 £845 Reserve
10 Jun 2022 - 22 Jun 2022 £4,995 £0 £795 Reserve
24 Jun 2022 - 6 Jul 2022 £5,350 £0 £0 Reserve
8 Jul 2022 - 20 Jul 2022 £5,695 £0 £895 Reserve
22 Jul 2022 - 3 Aug 2022 £5,950 £0 £895 Reserve
5 Aug 2022 - 17 Aug 2022 £6,395 £0 £0 Reserve
2 Sep 2022 - 14 Sep 2022 £5,550 £0 £895 Reserve
7 Oct 2022 - 19 Oct 2022 £5,550 £0 £895 Reserve
 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 

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