8 Days- Serengeti Wildebeest Migration – Mara River Crossing

Trip: Starts and ends at Arusha:

Best Time: May – November

Highlights include:
-Serengeti National Park (Wildebeest Migration)
-Ngorongoro Crater (the largest unbroken caldera in the world)
– Tarangire National Park- Famous for Big Elelphants and many animals
-Lake Manyara National Park- Famous for Tree climbing lions and Flamingoes

Optional activities for extra costs:
-Maasai Village/Boma visit
-Olduvai Gorge Museum visit
-Guided walk on Ngorongoro Crater rim
-Hot Air Balloon ride over Serengeti

ITINERARY:

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
0830 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for game drive.
1300 Hrs. Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch,
1400 Hrs. Continue for evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Tarangire – Serengeti
0800hrs transfer from Tarangire to Serengeti National Park for game drive.
1300 Hrs. Break for lunch which will be served at the picnic area.
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in the Park to return in the
evening for dinner and Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meal: Lunch | Dinner

Day 3: Central Serengeti – Northern Serengeti National Park
0630 Hrs. Early morning game drives in the in the Park
0930 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast.
1030 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart with picnic lunch to northern Serengeti
1300 Hrs. Break for lunch which will be served at the picnic area.
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drives in northern Serengeti Kogatende/Bologonj area following the great migration at Mara River. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meals: Lunch | Dinner |Breakfast

Day 4: Northern Serengeti National Park (Tracing the direction of the Wildebeests)
0630 Hrs. Early morning game drives in the in the Park
0930 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast and relax at Leisure.
1300 Hrs. Lunch will be served at your Lodge.
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drives in northern Serengeti Kogatende/Bologonj area following the great migration at Mara River.
Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meals: Lunch | Dinner |Breakfast

Day 5: Northern Serengeti – Central Serengeti National Park
0630 Hrs. Early morning game drives in northern Serengeti area
0930 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast.
1030 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart with picnic lunch to central Serengeti
1300 Hrs. Break for lunch which will be served at the picnic area.
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in central Serengeti – Seronera area for Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meals: Lunch | Dinner |Breakfast

Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro/Olduvai
0630 Hrs. Early morning game drives in the in the Park
0930 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast and relax at Leisure.
1200 Hrs. Lunch will be served at your picnic site.
1300 Hrs. Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is you’re “Option” whether you pass by Olduvai Gorge a historical site whereby the early man lived and can also pass by the Maasai boma if you are interested in the real African life tradition and culture. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meals: Lunch | Dinner |Breakfast

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Manyara
0730 Hrs. After breakfast, drive and descend into the crater floor with your lunch box for game viewing. The famous Ngorongoro Crate is rich of wildlife, each species have their own territories.
1300 Hrs. Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch, which will be served on the crater floor at the picnic site near Lerai forest or hippo pool. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp or Basic Camping Site.

Meals: Lunch | Dinner |Breakfast

Day 8: Lake Manyara National Park- Arusha
Starting from your lodge – After breakfast transfer to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing, lunch at your picnic site
1400 Hrs. leave from park drive back to Arusha town for you’re onwards arrangement.

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch |

End of your tour.

Price Includes:
– Accommodation as stipulated in the Itinerary
– Sightseeing as specified in itinerary
– Transport on safari in a 4WD vehicle with an open roof
– All parks entrance fees
– Service of English Speaking driver guide
– Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day.
– Flights from Serengeti to Arusha/ Kilimanjaro Airport
– Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide.
– Government taxes and levies

Price Above Excludes:
– Airport transfers (can be arranged upon request)
– International and domestic flights and departure taxes
– Accommodation in Arusha after safari (can be arranged upon request)
– Easter and Christmas Holidays Surcharge
– Hot and cold drinks.
– Optional Hot Air Balloon ride over Serengeti
– Olduvai/Visit of Maasai Boma
– Optional flying doctors insurance (we can arrange upon request)
– Tips to the driver/guide.
– And all not mentioned in the itinerary above.
– Tourist visas
– Personal travel/medical insurance
– Soft drinks or alcoholic beverages
– Any items of personal nature (laundry service, telephone/internet bills, souvenirs)

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NOTE: We offer a wide range of safaris options, so you can tailor your safari to be exactly what you want. Contact us for a customized itinerary and quote.