8 Days Great Migration Safari and Cultural Tour

Overview:
  • Departure/Return Location:
  • Place of your choice in Arusha, Tanzania
  • Trip Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights (1 night in Arusha, 5 nights on Safari)
  • Areas Visited:Arusha, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Mto wa Mbu
  • Activities and Interest: Cultural & Wildlife
  • Tour Style: Comfort
  • Tour Type: Private Tours
  • Wear: Comfortable clothing
Trip Highlight:
  • Find out about Tanzania’s vibrant, colorful culture, and meet some of its wonderful, friendly people.
  • The highlight of them all, the Great Migration of thousands upon thousands of animals as it pushes into the northern part of the magnificent Serengeti, by the mighty Mara river.
  • Enjoy authentic interactions with the Maasai
  • See the big cats
  • See the greatest show on earth the wildebeests migration
  • See more animals than you ever thought possible
  • See the Endless plains of the Serengeti
Day 0: Arrival Day to Arusha
  • Distance: 30km /50km

Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport. Transfer to your accommodation for dinner and overnight HB. (40 km, 30 minutes)

  • MEALS: Dinner and Overnight HB
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 1: Tarangire National Park
  • Distance: 130km
  • Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After your breakfast at your accommodation, we will pick you up and proceed to Tarangire National park. One of the largest national park in Tanzania located in Manyara region, this place is characterized by the large herds of elephants, tree climbing lions, and the fascinating baobab trees also called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. This park is especially known for Tarangire river which flows all year round and the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Distance: 50km
  • Non – game viewing time : 2 – 3 hrs

After breakfast, we will drive to Lake Manyara National Park, a scenic lake that made Ernest Hemingway exclaim "the loveliest I had seen in Africa". This offers a compact-game viewing circuit and is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park and at the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley. Over 400 species of birds can be found in Manyara and include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large waterbirds such as pelicans, cormorants and

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 3 : Serengeti National park
  • Distance: 145km
  • Non – game viewing time : 3 – 5 hrs

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Full day Serengeti National Park game drive including following the wildebeest migration.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Full day Serengeti National Park game drive including following the wildebeest migration.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 6: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
  • Distance: 145km
  • Non – game viewing time : 2 – 4 hrs

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to your accommodation where you will have dinner and overnight.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Distance: 210km
  • Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

We will have an early breakfast and afterwards drive to the famous Ngorongoro Conservation area. From here, we will descend down to 600 meters into the crater to view an array of wildlife. With its year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants among others. What makes this attraction especially famous is the dense population of predators such as lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which requires a trained eye to be spotted. We will also visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the south-west corner and one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen in this lake.

  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge, Camp or similar accommodation
Day 8: Mto wa Mbu – Arusha – Airport

After breakfast, we will drive mto wa mbu for a morning cultural tour and walking safari. We will have a sumptuous local lunch as we take in the stunning views hovering us. An optional mountain biking activity can be arranged at an added cost. In the afternoon, we will head back to Arusha or to the airport for your flight back home.

  • MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch
  • ACCOMMODATION: End of tour (no accommodation).
Rates in 2019

All rates in US$ per person. Rates are subject to change without notice in the event of a change in Government Taxes or Levies or any other increases beyond our control.

Children rates on request.

Season / Travellers Any number
1st Jan 2019 – 31st Dec 2019 Upon Request
Items included :
  • 8 Days trip according to the itinerary
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Full board accommodation while on safari
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees
Items excluded:
  • Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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