The Great Migration: A Luxury Safari

Duration 8 days
Ideal time to visit June–July
Price guide
Experience one of the greatest natural spectacles, the Great Migration, in Kenya’s Maasai Mara, visiting all the best spots away from the crowds. In the Maasai Mara National Park, watch as thousands of wildebeest thunder across the plains, an incredible and an awe-inspiring sight. You’ll then head to the Mara Conservancies for more game viewing and where you can also enjoy bush walks and night drives.


  • A private tour of Nairobi
  • Discover the big five on safari in the Maasai Mara
  • Witness the famous Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Observe delicate eco-systems in the conservancies

Bespoke safaris with Jacada

We design one-of-a-kind journeys incorporating luxury in all its forms. Our bespoke safaris include:

  • Exclusive luxury camps, lodges and hotels
  • Curated and private experiences
  • Skilled guides and local wildlife experts
  • Decades of safari expertise from our team
  • Full support from your concierge based in Africa
An illustration of a zebra
  • Days 1–2 Nairobi
  • Days 2–5 Maasai Mara
  • Days 5–8 Mara Conservancies
The Great Migration: A Luxury Safari
Price guide
  • Days 1–2 Nairobi
  • Days 2–5 Maasai Mara
  • Days 5–8 Mara Conservancies

Itinerary in detail

Every Jacada trip is tailored to your personal preferences and interests. Below you’ll find a sample itinerary to inspire your own custom-designed journey.

Days 1–2

Overnight in Nairobi

We’ve selected the very best hotels and lodges in Nairobi from which you can choose. This means you’ll have a very relaxing and comfortable stay in the best part of town, refreshed and ready to continue your onward journey. If you have time to venture beyond your hotel or lodge, there are a handful of intriguing attractions to discover in the city.

Days 2–5

Three nights in the Maasai Mara

Spend your time exploring the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve with morning and afternoon game drives. During the Migration season, watch as thousands of wildebeest thunder across the plains and across rivers, creating not just an incredible sight but an awe-inspiring sound. Your guides and trackers will drive you daily into the reserve and position you at the best vantage points for the infamous river crossings and thrilling wildlife action.

Explore the Maasai Mara

A bespoke hot air balloon safari

Talk to us about adding an extra special element to your stay with a stunning, early this morning, scenic hot air balloon flight over the Maasai Mara to really appreciate its scale and gain a unique bird’s-eye view of the game below. Note that this is a scheduled, shared activity and is weather dependent.

Days 5–6

Two days exploring the Mara Conservencies

The Mara Conservancies surrounding the Masai Mara National Reserve offer visitors the ultimate safari: the lowest tourist densities; incredible day and night game viewing; walking safaris; and authentic cultural interactions. But above all, these Conservancies are managed according to a model that protects the delicate ecosystem and benefits the landowners themselves – the Maasai people.

A snapshot of the Mara Conservancies

A private half-day photoshoot

Consider adding a half-day safari photoshoot to your experiences in the Mara Conservancies. Put down your camera, relax and enjoy your Mara experience to the fullest, as an in-house photographer uses all their expertise to capture your wonderful safari memories on your behalf.

Why book with Jacada

Pesonalised design

We’ll plan your trip around your personal interests, tastes and preferences, providing honest advice based on first-hand knowledge.

Authentic experiences

Our expert guides and brilliant Concierges are hand-picked for their ability to bring your destination to life with care and passion.

Positive impact

We seek out unforgettable experiences that benefit both local communities and the environment.