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Serengeti Migration Safari

Typical 6-Day Safari

Serengeti Migration Safari
Arrival
  • Airport arrival and transport to hotel. Afternoon-evening tour of Arusha with its historic BOMA museum and its bustling market.
  • Accommodation: Arusha Gran Melia Hotel – 5 star
  • Gold Crest Hotel – 4 star
  • Distance from airport: 60 km/37mi

6 Days Trip Itinerary

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is a national park in Tanzania's Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season. The Tarangire Ecosystem is defined by the long-distance migration of wildebeest and zebras. During the dry season thousands of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet-season dispersal and calving areas.
Tarangire covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 square miles).

Distance traveled: 152km/94miles
● Meals included: lunch, dinner
● Accommodation: in Karatu;
Country Lodge Hotel (mid-range)
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge (luxury

Serengeti - Central to Northern Migration Route

Travel to the North-Central gate of the Serengeti
Here we can pass the "Oldoinyo Lengai" meaning “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language. The summit of this strato-volcano is 2962 metres above sea level, and affords direct views into the caldera of Tanzania’s only officially-certified active volcano, and the world’s only carbonatite volcano; records of eruptions have been maintained since 1883, the largest of which deposited ash 100 kilometres away in Loliondo on the Kenyan border to the north west

Entrance and accommodation in Serengeti National Park
● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage tented Lodge/Camp

This safari is best taken between August and November or early December-February. (See Expert Africa’s wonderful display here.) On day 3 we begin our game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Depending on the time of year you will almost immediately be confronted by vast herds of Wildebeest, Zebras and all the predators that follow them. This is one of Earth’s greatest migration events.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation included: Serengeti Heritage tented Lodge/Camp

Serengeti - the River Forests

Here, again depending on the time of year we will follow the herds south through central Serengeti. We follow the rivers and forest of the north into the plains of central and southern Serengeti.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation included:
Serengeti Heritage tented Lodge/Camp (Central Serengeti).

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater, covering the distance from Serengeti park centre to the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater you will follow and overtake the Serengeti migration on the southern plains. This leg may be customizable at the time of the safari.

Total distance traveled: approx. 260km/162miles
● Meals included: breakfast, lunch
● Accommodation included: Rhino Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater

Visit Maasai Village and home

After an early morning game drive in the Crater, we move to the Maasai Village to experience the culture of these ancient people.

The Maasai are indigenous to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro. The Maasai Mara in Kenya is named after the tribe. In the village you will experience the culture and traditions of the Maasai people and if you are handsome and of the female persuasion you may even be asked to join the chief’s 3 or 4 other wives! At day’s end we head back to Arusha for your return flight.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Accommodation included: Return to arrival hotel Bed and Breakfast.

Our Pricing Schedule for Typical 6-day Safari

Price Guide $1495 budget camping negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2195 (mid-range negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2245 (luxury negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Prices negotiable for fewer travellers and for more travellers. Single room supplement applies.
Price guide per person per day for shorter or longer safaris:

  • Camping – $225
  • Mid-range – $285
  • Luxury – $345

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