10 Days Great Migration Safari – Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Serengeti
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro – Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will warmly be met by our representative and transfer you to your place of stay in Arusha for dinner and an overnight.
Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire
Morning at leisure, after lunch in Arusha, you will be driving to Tarangire National Park for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Game viewing in Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, embark on a full day game viewing in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is the third largest national park in Tanzania and best known for its largest herds of elephants in Africa and one of the most remaining ancient trees in the world with full of amazing stories, the gigantic Baobab Trees! The Park is the wilderness experience in its own right! Here you will be able to observe a diversity of wildlife magnetized by the Tarangire River that allows animals to play and lounge around. Herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while the migratory Wildebeests, Zebras, Buffalos, Impalas, Gazelles, Hartebeests and Elands crowds the shrinking lagoons.Dinner and an overnight stay in Tarangire.
Day 4: Tarangire – Lake Manyara, Game viewing in Lake Manyara
After breakfast, drive to the foothills of the ngorongoro Highlands, en route visit Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara NP is a lovely scenic park that offers another unique experience of a Tanzania Safari! The park is also famous for its elephants; huge number of baboons and due to its varied landscape, the park has an impressive range of other game animals including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik and impala. Bird – Watching here is very good, especially raptors. In the afternoon, drive up on the East African Rift Valley and visit the Iraqw Cultural Center for an introduction to the ancient culture of the Cushitic people who moved here from the “Horn of Africa’ nearly 1000 years ago. Later during the day proceed to Ngorongoro for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5: Game Viewing in Ngorongoro Crater
Rise up early in the morning and descend down into the famous Ngorongoro Crater for game viewing. Ngorongoro Crater is such a unique safari destination, a veritable “Garden of Eden”. With a large concentration of animals and short grasslands, game viewing in the crater or more appropriately a caldera, is excellent as animals are everywhere! The caldera is reputed to contain the highest density of carnivores in the world. Dinner and an overnight stay in Ngorongoro.
Day 6: Ngorongoro – Serengeti
Today you drive to Serengeti National Park for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Serengeti is Tanzania’s most renowned national park and a home to the greatest concentrations of large mammals on the planet. The name Serengeti is derived from a Maasai word ‘Siringet’ to mean ‘endless plains’, and these rolling distances of short grass plains provide an exceptional landscape for wildlife viewing; your ultimate safari country– this is the highlight of your safari, you are in the total wilderness of Africa with game viewing around you to give you, your very own ‘Out of Africa’ experience! Dinner and overnight stay in Serengeti.
Day 7: Game Viewing in Serengeti National Park
The following day you will have game drives at your leisure and track wildlife in the Mighty Serengeti. Serengeti National Park never disappoints! The location of the camp is chosen to ensure you see the best of the wildlife in Africa. Dinner and overnight stay in the Serengeti.
Day 8: Game viewing in Serengeti National Park
With picnic lunch, game drives in the Serengeti to view the great migration of animals. In this Park, you will be so amazed by the endless plains of the Serengeti dotted with thousands and thousands of game animals decorating the plains and the woodland pockets in the area! In the wake of all these, follow the predators- Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Hyenas and Jackals, while vultures circle overhead to clean up. It is this migration that many people envisage when they think of the “Wild Africa”. The timing is so perfect to enable you enjoy the magic of real African wilderness and the beautiful African Sunset at the horizon!Dinner and an overnight stay in the Serengeti.
Day 9: Game viewing in Serengeti National Park
Morning and Afternoon game drives in Serengeti exploring more on the last great migration of mammals on the planet. The area is also so rich in terms of the large Carnivore populations this time as these predators celebrate the coming through of the migratory prey animals in their areas! Incidences of a Cheetah chasing a Gazelle or Lions making a kill and the Great Migration of animals that involves thousands and thousands of Wildebeests and Zebras are just some of the unique sightings you may encounter on safari in Africa-Serengeti National Park has all this for you on your Africa Safari during your visit!Dinner and an overnight stay in the Serengeti.
Day 10: Serengeti – Arusha
Today is another wonderful experience, boarding your plane and fly low over the remote wilderness and the scenic volcanic mountains back to Arusha for lunch and a day room. Late afternoon, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport for your International Flight connections.