Spectacular East Africa Migration Safari


The Great Canadian Travel Group has arranged a special itinerary to offer you an opportunity to witness one of the proclaimed Wonders of the World – the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles as they cross the Mara river system linking the Serengeti to the Masai Mara. Fly to East Africa to join this custom-designed, small-group safari program. Margot Kalinowsky, one of our resident Africa specialists will escort* the tour. Margot has been on a number of safaris and would love to share her excitement and passion for safari touring with you.

Please join us for our informational evening on Africa, October 12, 2023.  Click here for more information.

*minimum 6 passengers for escort

Not Included
Tour Notes
  • Great Canadian Travel Group African Expert with you throughout the tour*
  • *minimum 6 passengers for escort 
  • Opportunity to witness the great migration of wildebeest, zebra, gazelles. July-October is the most exciting phase of the migratrion with the majestic river crossings.
  • Fly in safaris to the Serengeti and Masai Mara – staying at camps (7 nights) that offer maximum opportunity to witness the migration in open vehicles.
  • Luxury safari camps, fully inclusive, game drives (twice daily), night drives, meals, beverages, laundry
  • Game drives in Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Cultural experiences – Masai village tour, Olduvai Gorge, Eco walk
  • Opportunity to experience hot air balloon at own expense
  • Opportunity to extend your stay in Zanzibar, or East Africa (Rwanda & Uganda)

October, 2024 escorted departure


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Day 1: Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, met and transfer to Arusha  ( 1 hour) at your accommodation for dinner and overnight stay at Four Points by Sheraton – Club Premium King – (BD)

Day 2: Arusha

Full day of relaxation with full use of hotel’s leisure facilities. Overnight at Four Points by Sheraton – Club Premium King – (BD)

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Drive to Tarangire National Park for game drives and exploration. All meals and overnight at Tarangire Ndovu tented lodge – (FB)

Day 4: Olduvai Gorge

Morning game drive out of Tarangire, then transfer to Olduvai Gorge and have a view of the archaeological sites (and visit the museum) where early human tools and fossils have been found. Afterwards, transfer to crater highlands for relaxation and overnight. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House – (FB)

Day 5: Ngorongoro

Early morning drive to Ngorongoro and descent into the crater for spectacular scenery and game viewing in what has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. In the late afternoon, return to lodge for relaxation and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm house – (FB)

Day 6: North Serengeti

After breakfast, transfer to Manyara airstrip for your scheduled flight (Auric air) to north Serengeti, depart at 8:35am /arrive Kogatende airstrip at 10:30am. Upon arrival you will be met by the camp vehicle/driver to join to the scheduled / shared game drives. Overnight at Kaskaz Mara camp – (Game Package)

Day 7: North Serengeti

Full day in North Serengeti with game drives in search of the migration. Overnight at Kaskaz Mara camp – (Game Package)

Day 8: North Serengeti

Full day in North Serengeti with game drives in search of the migration. Overnight at Kaskaz Mara camp – (Game Package)

Day 9: North Serengeti

Full day in North Serengeti with game drives in search of the migration. Overnight at Kaskaz Mara camp – (Game Package)

Day 10: Maasai Mara

After breakfast, transfer to Kogatende airstrip for your domestic flight (Auric air) to Maasai Mara, depart at 9:30 am/arrive at 12:25pm.  Met on arrival at the local airstrip in Mara North Conservancy by Karen Blixen driver/ guide with transfer to the camp for check in and lunch. Afternoon enjoy shared game drive in the conservancy. Dinner and overnight at Karen Blixen camp. (Game Package)

Day 11: Reserve

Breakfast at the camp, then join your driver/ guide with packed lunch boxes and proceed to the main Reserve for a full day game drives in search of the migration. Return late in the day to Karen Blixen camp. (Game Package)

Day 12: Mara North Conservancy

Full day in Mara North Conservancy with morning and afternoon game drives and other activities as per the program offered by Karen Blixen camp. (Game Package)

Day 13: Depart

Breakfast at the camp and check out. Karen Blixen driver/ guide will transfer you (game drive en route) to the local airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi departing at 11:15 am.

On arrival at 1:00pm you will be met and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight. (Opportunities to extend tour trip)

  • Transfer between Kilimanjaro airport to hotel
  • Two nights of accommodation in Arusha at The Four Points Sheraton or similar, on a half board basis
  • One night of camp accommodation at Tarangire National Park – Ndovo Camp
  • Two nights of accommodation at Ngorongoro Crater – Farmhouse
  • Olduvai Gorge and Ngorongoro Crater tours
  • Scheduled circuit, light aircraft flight from Ngorongoro Crater to Northern Serengeti
  • Four nights of accommodation at Kaz Kaz Mara camp in Northern Serengeti
  • Serengeti and Masia Mara Camps include - all meals, daily scheduled camp activities/drives, park fees, laundry service, all local drinks (excludes premium imported brands and champagne)
  • Services of lodge guides and staff
  • Scheduled circuit, light aircraft flight from Northern Serengeti to Masai Mara
  • Three nights of accommodation at Karen Blixen camp
  • Opportunity to extend trip
  • Accompanied by Great Canadian Travel Africa Specialist
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Travel and personal accident insurance
  • Optional tours and entrance fees
  • Gratuities to local guides, at your discretion
  • Passport and visa fees, if needed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
Tour Notes

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