Embark on a Journey of Awe: Migration Safaris in East Africa
Immerse yourself in the world’s grandest natural spectacle in the world: the Great Migration. This natural annual event is a mesmerizing odyssey undertaken by over 1.4 million wildebeest and countless zebras — a breathtaking testament to nature’s rhythms. Migrating from Tanzania‘s Serengeti to Kenya‘s Masai Mara, the Great Migration is truly a spectacle to experience.
While the iconic river crossings are its hallmark, migration safaris offer an intricate tapestry of experiences beyond imagination. Our migration safaris unveil the journey’s intricacies — from the dramatic pursuit of nourishing lands to the seasonal ebb and flow that directs this timeless spectacle.
Each chapter of the migration saga — unfolding in a pattern throughout the months — presents unique encounters. Witness the lush expanse of calving season or the anticipation of perilous river crossings. Prepare to be captivated by the raw power and unyielding tenacity of life on the move and let our seasoned Travel Planners craft your migration safari, transforming your African dreams into an unforgettable reality.
Witness over 1.4 million wildebeest and zebras crossing East Africa’s rivers during their annual migration. Marvel at their determination and the lurking predators.
Experience the magic of calving season in the southern Serengeti from December to March. Witness the birth of wildebeest, gazelle, and zebra in the ‘Green Season.
Join the predator-prey dance in the Serengeti. Observe lions, hyenas, cheetahs, and others hunting the passing herds. Witness nature’s primal instincts and the ecosystem’s intricate harmony.
Top Experiences in Migration Safaris
One of the best ways to experience the Masai Mara is in a hot air balloon. Floating above golden plains crisscrossed with game tracks, while searching for leopard, rhino and other animals will both excite and move you.
Witness the greatest wildlife show on earth when over a million wildebeest, gazelle and zebra charge towards better grazing areas, dangerously crossing the Mara River where crocodiles lie in wait. No wonder it is listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.
As one of the most spectacular wildlife wonders on the planet, the annual wildebeest migration enthralls visitors each year. Visit during the calving months to see thousands of newborn babies, or stake a place by the Grumeti River to watch thrilling crossings, while crocodiles lie in wait…
Capture every moment on a Masai Mara Photographic Safari. From big predators to big events such as the Great Migration, your expert guides are with you all the way to make sure you find the perfect angle.
If you’re big on the Big 5, we invite you to discover the best of the bush on luxury safaris with Explorer. From Chobe and the Serengeti to open vehicle game drives in a private reserve or a horseback safari in the Masai Mara, Southern Africa is the wildlife safari capital of the world, filled with bucket-list safari experiences.
There’s so much on offer: witness the Great Migration from a hot-air balloon, watch calving whales from the shores of Hermanus, or track cheetah on foot at Samara. A Kruger Park wildlife safari is ideal for first-timers who want to experience game viewing in style and luxury – and who want almost guaranteed sightings of the Big 5. You can also expect rewarding wildlife encounters on a walking safari in Zambia’s South Luangwa or among the wetlands of Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
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