A luxury and exclusive 8 day vacation taking in 2 of East Africa’s biggest icons, and an amazing natural phenomenon! From Kilimanjaro Airport transfer to Arusha’s airstrip and enjoy charter flights throughout. Spend 3 nights at andBeyond Grumeti Tented Camp in the Serengeti. A prime location for wildebeest crossing the Grumeti River. Transfer to Nairobi for an overnight stay at the Hemingways Hotel. Fly into the Masai Mara. 3 nights at Kichwa Tembo Camp, which lies directly in the path of the migration.
-Witness the thundering hooves of the annual migration
-Visit East Africa’s famous reserves for a traditional Safari experience
-Views of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, rising majestically from the plains
-Luxury en-suite tented camps in the Serengeti and Masai Mara
-Add a hot air balloon Safari to your trip and soar high above the endless Serengeti Plains
Day 1 : andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
You start your vacation once you fly into Kilimanjaro Airport where you have a chance of glimpsing the peak from your aircraft or once you land. Transfer to Arusha airstrip for your charter flight into the Serengeti.Your first taste of an African Safari and the endless Serengeti Plains starts here.
Day 2 : andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
With its vast treeless plains the Serengeti is famed for its wildlife sightings and Big Game. Every year the annual migration passes through the Grumeti River and hundreds upon thousands of wildebeest, zebra and other herbivores risk the jaws of crocodiles to get to the other side.
Day 3 : andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
Grumeti Tented Camp is poised for this crossing. On the river’s edge under tall evergreen trees this is a wild and remote experience. Luxury safari tents with delightful interiors and al fresco showers, are your home for the show that will take place through the river and on the vast plains.
Day 4 : Hemingways Nairobi
Due to flight connections you need to spend a night in Nairobi before you get to the plains of the Masai Mara. The Hemingway Hotel is set in a leafy suburb of Nairobi. Stay in a deluxe room with all the 5 star comforts you are used too. Rooms are spacious chic and elegant. There is a trendy restaurant so you don’t have to leave the hotel and spa should you want some papering before heading into the bush again.
Day 5 : andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
This morning you will transfer to the airport for your flight into the Masai Mara. Flying into camp again makes for a fantastic view over the Mara plains – famous for massed herds forming the Great Migration, plenty of resident game and also Africa’s Big 5.
Day 6 : andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Kichwa Tembo Camp lies in a private concession in the Western Mara and is directly in the path of the Great Migration. The resident game makes up everything you want to see when you are on Safari – from Lion and Cheetah to Hippo’s, Elephant and Giraffe – not to mention all the small things inbetween and the massive grazing herds of antelope. This is one of the richest and most diverse wildlife areas in the world.
Day 7 : andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Experience twice daily game drives with skilled and knowledgeable guides, dine under starry African skies, enjoy specialist guides on walking safari’s and bird watching, or float above the plains in a hot air balloon (extra charge).