10 days Migration Cross over (2,831 $ PP)

Safari Overview: IT COSTS 2,831 $ PP

This experience is meant to be an absolute delight for wildlife lovers. The high drama of a river crossing at the Mara River is arguably the highlight of the Tanzania wildebeest migration, a stunning life-and-death display as hundreds of thousands of Wildebeests braves the treacherous currents and lurking Crocodiles in a last-ditch attempt to reach the safety of the Maasai Mara in Kenya or back into the Serengeti.

Our ten days Tanzania wildebeest migration takes you into the northern Serengeti and offers the best chance of seeing death-defying leaps and heart-wrenching near misses as you spend multiple nights and days in the world-famous Serengeti National Park.

Best Suited For:       

  • WILDLIFE LOVERS & SAFARI ENTHUSIASTS
  • PASSIONATE PHOTOGRAPHERS
  • FAMILY TRAVELS & HONEYMOONS
  • MIGRATION TRACKERS AND AVID BIRD WATCHERS
  • JULY TO OCTOBER TRAVEL WINDOW

Unleash more Treasures by adding these (Additional Activities):

  • SPOIL YOURSELF AND TAKE A HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT, ENJOY THE MULTITUDES OF WILDEBEESTS AND AN ACTION FROM THE SKY IF LUCKY ENOUGH.
  • TAKE A SHIFTING SANDS TOUR TOGETHER WITH A WALK AT OLDUVAI GORGE AND SEE WHERE THE ROOTS OF MODERN MAN WERE UNEARTHED.
  • A LITTLE WALK IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH AND MORE BEAUTIFUL WHEN DONE ALONG THE CRATER RIM WITH SO MUCH NATURE TO ENJOY.
  • VISIT THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND EXPERIENCE THE MAASAI TRIBE VIBRANT CULTURE
  • MIX YOUR ADVENTURE WITH A COASTAL CULTURE, A LITTLE SWIM WITH THE DOLPHINS AND A RELAXATION AT THE WHITE SANDS OF THE OCEAN.

D1: Arrival at the Airport & drive to Arusha City

As you arrive at the airport (Kilimanjaro International Airport), our representative will be ready to meet you and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha. This rich and cultural city is positioned at the base of majestic Mount Meru thus you are able to enjoy the view as you drive through.

You can choose to take a city walk and see the local environment or relax at your hotel as you rest, dine and prepare for your Tanzania wildebeest migration.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: GRAN MELIA HOTEL – HALF BOARD (DINNER & BREAKFAST)
  • SUPERIOR: KARAMA LODGE & SPA RESORT – HALF BOARD (DINNER & BREAKFAST)
  • COMFORT: VENUS PREMIER HOTEL – HALF BOARD (DINNER & BREAKFAST)

Day 2: Drive to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast our Tanzania wildebeest migration begins, in our 4×4 Safari vehicles we drive for about 2 to 3 hours to Tarangire National Park. This park with its huge Baobab trees, the perennial Tarangire River, and seasonal swamps is home to the largest Elephant herds in northern Tanzania. Animals gather at the river and you should be able to see Giraffes, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Hartebeests, Dik-diks, Waterbucks, Warthogs, and Reedbucks all year round. Furthermore, the park is also home to Zebras and Wildebeests which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as Lions. Leopards are seen every once in a while, but Cheetahs are rarely spotted. After lunch in the afternoon and an extensive game drive, we drive to our Camp/Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: ACACIA TARANGIRE LUXURY CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • SUPERIOR: TARANGIRE SAFARI LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • COMFORT: BAOBAB TENTED CAMP – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)

 Day 3: Tarangire to Central Serengeti National Park (Seronera)

We’ll take an early breakfast, as we’ve got an exciting day of exploration and adventure ahead of us. We begin the day with a drive towards the Serengeti through 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. Witness Africa’s iconic savannah landscape and be amazed by the sheer number of animals that roam these grassy plains. We head to the central park area known as the Seronera, 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 representatives of most of the Serengeti’s species.

Before the Tanzania wildebeest migration, we drive to our camp as we catch up with the evening wildlife ready for dinner and an overnight

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: MELIA SERENGETI LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • SUPERIOR: LAHIA TENTED LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: SERENGETI HERITAGE LUXURY CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)

Day 4: Full Day Central Serengeti National Park (Seronera)

After breakfast, we will go for an amazing game drive as we dig further into the Serengeti National Park which is world-famous for its ecosystem, natural beauty, and huge amount of animals, birds, and insects. Serengeti offers an exotic game viewing experience in the whole of Africa thus expect an incredible backdrop of stunning landscape and spot animals such as Thomson’s Gazelles, Giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes, Wildebeests, Lions, Zebras, Topis, Impalas, and more. Soothe your heart with a breathtaking visit to the Hippo Pool where you will see a number of them up-close.

Before the sun sets we drive to our camp as we catch up with the evening wildlife ready for dinner and an overnight

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: MELIA SERENGETI LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • SUPERIOR: LAHIA TENTED LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: SERENGETI HERITAGE LUXURY CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)

Day 5: Drive into the Northern Serengeti National Park (Kogatende)

After enjoying our early breakfast we start driving further north of the Serengeti National Park. This long drive to Kogatende gives you an opportunity to experience and admire the sheer size of the Park. We will also drive through diverse habitats and sceneries enhancing your experience. Upon arrival at the Kogatende region, we shall go out in search of both the Tanzania wildebeest migration and the famous Big Five.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:
  • DELUXEMARA MARA TENTED LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • SUPERIOR: MARA UNDER CANVAS CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: MARA KATIKATI CAMP – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)

 Day 6: Full Day Northern Serengeti National Park (Kogatende)

After breakfast, we will start our game drive around the Kogatende area, searching around the kopjes looking for carnivores and the large migration groups that will be preparing to cross the Mara River into/ back from the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

North Serengeti is home to large numbers of Hippos and Nile crocodiles, the Mara River is the last major obstacle standing between the Wildebeest Migration and the relative safety of the Maasai Mara. If you’re patient and a little lucky, you may even get to witness the death-defying crossing itself where Wildebeests and Zebras brave the river’s currents and Crocodiles in an attempt to reach safety on the opposite bank. After spending time catching up with these spectacular natural events we drive back to our lodge for an overnight.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:
  • DELUXEMARA MARA TENTED LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • SUPERIOR: MARA UNDER CANVAS CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: MARA KATIKATI CAMP – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
 Day 7: Half Day in the Northern Serengeti (Kogatende) and overnight in the Central Serengeti National Park (Seronera)

Today after breakfast we leave in the morning continuing to catch up with the wildlife in the Kogatende area exploring more to see how beautiful nature is. After lunch, we start game driving en route catching up with the Serengeti wildlife as we head to the Central Serengeti, an area with abundant wildlife to enjoy all year long. We then shall head to our lodge/camp before dusk to enjoy a well-deserved rest.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: MELIA SERENGETI LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • SUPERIOR: LAHIA TENTED LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: SERENGETI HERITAGE LUXURY CAMP – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)

Day 8: Half Day Game Drive in Serengeti overnight in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area

We start our day with a sumptuous breakfast and right after we depart for Ngorongoro with a Lunch ready for game viewing across the vast Serengeti plains. Serengeti National Park has a vast plains area. This park is an incredible wildlife sanctuary and possibly the world’s most famous National Park with incredible natural beauty and amazing landscape.

In the afternoon we drive into the Ngorongoro Conservation Where you have the option of walking alongside the lodge on the crater rim or passing through the Olduvai Gorge before setting unto your camp/ lodge. This area is where many incredible archaeological discoveries have been found. It’s also a beautiful area with lush, grassy land and Tanzanian Acacia trees sweeping majestically on the landscape.

Another option would be to visit a Maasai Village and learn their nomadic culture and enchanting singing and dancing. You should surely try to compete with the Maasai male’s high jumps! Then head to rest and enjoy the scenery, ready for dinner and overnight.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:
  • DELUXE: NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • SUPERIOR: NGORONGORO WILDLIFE LODGE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
  • COMFORT: NGORONGORO TORTILIS CAMP – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater

Today after a delightful breakfast, we take a visit to one of the most unique places on the planet. This world’s largest intact volcanic caldera is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world and is one of Africa’s best places to see wildlife in its natural habitat. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from Forest, Swamps, Lakes, and springs, to open grassland and some Sandy dunes. It is an awesome wildlife experience.

We game drive to see the animals on the crater floor. We make a stop at a picnic site to take lunch during noon. A Lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with Hippos.

Tanzania wildebeest migration will see Wildebeest and so many more roaming freely in all their magnificence; and if we are lucky enough, we may be able to see the elusive Rhinos.

In the afternoon after a satisfying game drive, we start driving back to Arusha overnight.

Where to Stay & Meal Plan:

  • DELUXE: LAKE MANYARA KILIMAMOJA LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • SUPERIOR: KITELA LODGE – ALL-INCLUSIVE (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH + HOUSE WINES & SOFT DRINKS)
  • COMFORT: KUDU LODGE & CAMPSITE – FULL BOARD (DINNER, BREAKFAST & LUNCH)

Day 10: Lake Manyara – Transfer to the Airport

Today we enjoy the half-day tour into the Lake Manyara National Park just after we have had our early morning breakfast. Lake Manyara National Park is an ornithological paradise with over 350 species of birds. Bird- watchers will find Lake Manyara an absolute delight, with a huge variety of birds on display in the park. Even the novice can expect to be amazed by large Flamingo flocks, circling birds of prey, and the brightly colored Lilac Breasted Roller. Waterbirds are abundant too.

The Hippo pool, where visitors may get out of their vehicles, is located on a freshwater stream that enters the lake at its northern tip. A visit to the ‘’Maji Moto spring’’ meaning The Hot water spring, will give you an authentic experience.

We can have our lunch at one of the picnic sites while enjoying the view of the park and mesmerizing by the beauty that nature has to offer. Thereafter we continue with Tanzania wildebeest migration game  drive as we get back to the gate to check out, ready for your transfer to the airport to catch up with your flight back home as we wave our fond farewell.

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