From July to October each year, more than 1.5million wildebeest and zebra migrate to the Maasai Mara and a selection of tour operators offer visitors the chance to witness the migration with specialised trips to Kenya.
Tribes Travel is offering an eight-day holiday with one night at the Wildebeest Camp and a six-night camping experience. The trip includes a visit to a traditional Maasai village and day and evening game drives. The package is based on six days' full board and one-day breakfast accommodation. Prices start from £1,135 per person excluding flights or £1,635 including flights from Heathrow. The offer is valid until October, subject to availability. For details call 01728-685971 or visit www.tribes.co.uk
Dial a Flight is offering a nine-night experience, with two nights at the four-star Governors Main Camp Masai Mara on a full board basis, and seven nights at the Baobab Beach resort on an all-inclusive basis. Prices start from £2,050 per person and the offer is valid until August 31, with daily flights from Heathrow. For details call 0844-811 4444 or see www.dialaflight.com
Explore is offering a nine-day safari experience staying in four-star accommodation in a mixture of hotels and lodges on a full-board basis, with the exception of one lunch and one dinner. The offer includes the chance to view the wilderness from the air, with a hot air balloon ride available to book, and is valid from August 24, with prices starting from £1,986 per person, including flights. For details call 0844-499 0901 or visit www.explore.co.uk
Tropical Sky is offering a seven-night Magical Kenya Safari from £2,299 per person with a saving of £100 per person. The price includes flights with Kenya Airways from Heathrow, seven breakfasts, six lunches and six dinners, as well as game drives available to book for exclusive use. The deal is valid from August 13 to September 30. For details call 0844-332 9349 or see www.africasky.co.uk
Natural World Safaris and World Big Cat Safaris are offering a seven-day safari camp holiday, staying at Kicheche Valley Camp and Karen Blixen Camp on a full-board basis. Prices start from £3,535 per person with a 'three nights for the price of two' offer at Kicheche Valley Camp included in the price of the itinerary, based on two adults sharing. The price includes flights, transfers, park fees, shared game drives and shared guided game walks. The price applies to departures until August 31, with September 1-30 departures also available, subject to availability. Call 01273-691642 or visit www.worldbigcatsafaris.com and www.naturalworldsafaris.com
2 by 2 Holidays has a nine-night wildebeest migration package valid until September, staying at Mara Sopa, Mara Serena or Mara Ngenche, with a coastal stay at Turtle Bay Beach Resort in Watamu. Prices start from £2,110 per person, offering a saving of £100 per couple and includes accommodation on a full-board basis in the Mara and all-inclusive at Turtle Bay, transfers, flights and two game drives daily when on safari. Call 01582-766122 or see www.2by2holidays.co.uk
In the Saddle has an eight-night horse riding safari travelling from August 22-31. Prices start from £5,213 per person, offering a saving of £400 per person. The price includes flights from Heathrow, full board accommodation in the Maasai Mara, horse-riding safaris, game drives, park fees and transfers. Call 01299-272997 or visit www.inthesaddle.com
Carrier is offering a six-night Kenyan escape from £3,435 per person, with a saving of £85. The package includes stays at Kicheche Laikipia and Kicheche Mara luxury camps on an all-inclusive basis, flights, park fees, accommodation and transfers. The price is based on a September 12 departure, subject to availability. Call 01614-921353 or visit www.carrier.co.uk
Africa Travel is offering an eight-night safari experience from £3,450 per adult and from £2,735 per child (aged eight-16 years), staying in five-star lodge and tented camp accommodation in Loisaba and Governors Il Moran on an all-inclusive basis. The price includes flights, six nights’ accommodation, transfers, game drives and horse riding and mountain bike activities in Loisaba. The offer is valid for departures until September 27. Call 020-7843 3500 or see www.africatravel.co.uk
Cedarberg African Travel is offering a ten-night experience, with five nights at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara luxury tented camp on an all-inclusive basis and five nights at the four-star Hemingways Watamu on a half-board basis. The offer includes transfers, flights, conservancy fees, laundry service on safari and wireless internet. The offer is valid until October 15, with prices starting at £3,280 per person sharing.
Call 020-8898 8533 or visit www.cedarberg-travel.com
Rainbow Tours is offering six nights at Offbeat Meru and Offbeat Mara, staying in four-star accommodation with all meals, local drinks, scheduled lodge activities, park fees, flights and transfers all included for £3,450 per person. The offer is valid until October 31. Call 020-7666 1250 or visit www.rainbowtours.co.uk
Meanwhile, Virgin Holidays is offering a seven-night Taste of Kenya Tour, including scheduled flights with Kenya Airways. Accommodation is on a mixed-board basis and guests visit Nairobi, Amboseli, Lakes Nakuru and Naivasha, the Maasai Mara and spend two nights at Mara Sopa Lodge. The price, which includes transfers, costs from £1,839 per person based on two sharing a standard room on an August 26 departure, and includes all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges, which are subject to change. Call 0844-557 3859 or visit www.virginholidays.co.uk
For more information visit www.magicalkenya.com or call 020-7367 0931.