8 Days Great Serengeti Migration Safari

Tour Overview

All our tours can be taylor made. This is an example of a possible customization for a dream honeymoon. It offers a luxurious 8 days safari followed by some nights in the paradisiac island of zanzibar. A luxurious and unforgettable journey.

Day 1: ARRIVAL

Pickup from Arusha or Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to your Lodge/hotel.

DAY 2: ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart to Arusha National park. This 53-sq mile ( 137- km2 ) park is actually the merger of three regions, Meru crater National park, Momella lake, and ngurdoto Crater National park. The wide range of habitats from highland rain forest to acacia woodlands and crater lake. One of the most interesting things about this park are the gorgeous landscapes. Though small, one can see three distinct landscapes at one given time. In the west, the second highest peak of Tanzania, Mount Meru, to the south-east, the grassland of Ngurdoto Crater, and to the north-east, the shallow Momella alkaline Lakes.

Arusha National Park provides unique safari experiences, allowing you to enjoy a rare and excitement walking safari as well as a fantastic canoe safari, which will bring you memories you will never forget.

In the afternoon, transfer to the beautiful Tarangire Safari Lodge.

DAY 3: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart for Tarangire National Park. Full day game drive in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire has a diverse landscape, with nine vegetation zones. Ancient Baobab trees (the largest trees in Africa) the landscape dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The Tarangire River, that meanders through the park attracts an abundance of wildlife, from elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, zebras, giraffes, antelopes to a variety of colorful birds. The park is very famous for having the greatest elephant population in Tanzania, and during a safari there you will have the chance of quietly observing many families of elephants interacting. With a stop for a picnic lunch in an observatory inside the park where you will be able to view animals drinking water in the river, continue game viewing and finally return to campsite/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Possibility for a night game drive in Tarangire.

DAY 4: Lake Manyara National Park

Depart after breakfast and drive across the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive. Although only 205 sq. miles in size this enchanting park is noted for its beauty and incredibly lush acacia forest of giant fig and mahogany trees, which are home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. The park is also home to a large numbers of buffalos, giraffes, elephants, impalas and a Hippo lake, where large numbers of hippos usually gather. Well known for its birds (over 400 different species), Lake Manyara is one of the few places where you’ll be able to see the Ground Hornbill and the Crested Eagle. This park has become famous for the the climbing lions and the flamingos in the lake shore. The landscapes of these park are absolutely stunning, very different from the Serengeti for example. The game drives are done along the shore of the lake, providing incredible views of giraffes and buffalos in the foreground with the lake, flamingos and flat plains in the horizon. Great photo opportunities! In the afternoon, return to campsite/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Extra tour recommended: Bycicle ride in Lake Manyara.

DAY 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Today you’re off to the famous Serengeti National Park, home of the Great Migration. Your drive today is spectacular as you drive up the crater highlands, stopping at the rim for a birds-eye view of the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. Continuing on, as you crest the hillside, spread out before you, as far as the eyes can see, is the vast Serengeti. Serengeti mean “endless plains” in Kiswahili and this 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) park is inhabited by more than 2 million large animals including more than a million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of plains zebras, and Thomson’s gazelles. Large predators including lions, cheetahs, and hyenas are drawn to the area by this abundance of prey which migrate throughout the park. Many smaller animals like rock hyrax, bat eared foxes, mongoose, honey badger, jackals, monkeys, baboons and African hares also inhabit the area along with nearly 500 species of birds.

On the way into the Serengeti, option to stop at Maasai Village or the famous Oldupai Gorge, where Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey made their discovery of the first man that walked the earth. After attending a short lecture describing the archeological digs and geology of the gorge, you’ll have time to visit the small museum. After enjoying lunch, you will depart on an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti.

DAY 6: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast full day in Serengeti National Park(morning and afternoon game drives).

Extra tour recommended: The wonderful balloon flight over the Serengeti plains. Dinner and overnight

DAY 7: SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO

Today you will wake up very early to do an early morning safari before breakfast, to spot the animals when they are more active and also to have a fantastic sun rise in front of you. The sunrise in the african Savannah is one of the most beautiful experiences one can have. After the game drive, return to the camp for brunch. In the afternoon, transfer to Ngorongoro, the 8th natural wonder of the world. With walls 2,000 ft high and a crater floor that spreads for 102 sq. miles, the crater is a virtual Noah’s Ark, inhabited by almost every species of wildlife indigenous to East Africa including the rare black rhino. In fact, the crater has the greatest concentration of wild life in the planet. It contains a river, several swamps, a soda lake that, from the top, looks like steam, full of flamingoes, a forest and open plains. The large bull elephants that reside here have extremely large tusk, due to the rich mineral content of the volcanic soil and its grasses. They are the most incredible elephants you’ll ever see in your life. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 7: NGORONGORO CRATER

Very early in the morning, descend down to the crater floor for a day of wildlife viewing in one of the most incredible places on Earth. After a stop for a picnic lunch near the hippo lake, and more wildlife viewing in the afternoon, drive up the steep road out of the crater and Going to Lake Eyasi

Day 8: LAKE EYASI

Early safari before breakfast, visiting one of the famous tribe called Hadzabe Bushmen. These are traditional hunter-gatherers who speak a ‘ click’ language similar to the bushmen of Southern Africa. The men hunt in the early mornings and afternoons with bows and arrows. Poison arrows are used for large game and non- poisons are used for birds and small game. The women gather wild fruits, roots, and tubers. The mang’ati ( also called Datoga ) is a tribe similar to the Maasai that herd cattle and goats. Their diet primarily consists of meat, milk and blood. Return to the lodge/camp for breakfast, day at leisure following by lunch. After lunch return back to Arusha for your onward arrangement/ flight.

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Price Include

  • Park Fees
  • All Activities (Unless Labeled As Optional)
  • All Accommodation (Unless Listed As Upgrade)
  • A Professional Driver/Guide
  • All Transportation (Unless Labeled As Optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Oneway Airport Transfer
  • Meals (As Specified In The Day-By-Day Section)
  • Drinking Water(On All Days)

Price Exclude

  • International Flights (From/To Home)
  • Additional Accommodation Before And At The End Of The Tour
  • Tips
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, Etc.)
  • Government Imposed Increase Of Taxes And/Or Park Fees

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