8 Days Migration Tanzania Safari
Kilimanjaro Airport -> Manyara National Park ->Serengeti National Park-> Tarangire National Park ->
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro Airport – African View Lodge (D)
Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, get a warm welcome and briefing from our Driver/Guide you will get a transfer to African View Lodge. Arrive and check in at this nice lodge which is located just few meters from the main entrance of Arusha National park. The rest of the day will be spent at leisure as you acclimatize. Dinner and overnight at African view Lodge.
Day 2: Manyara National Park – Lake Manyara Wildlife camp (B L D)
After breakfast, check out of the lodge and get your way through Arusha town, arrive and enter the park where you will make full day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park which is located at the base of the Great Rift Valley. This is a shallow soda lake fed by many creeks flowing down from the near escarpment and creating a dense forest with lush vegetation in the northern part of the park. Look out for elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, troops of baboons, antelope species and the famous tree climbing lions which can’t be missed in the park. Picnic lunch will be served at a site , At the shore of the lake look out for flamingos which migrate to this lake during their breeding season also we have a variety of other water birds as well as herds of hippos seeking shelter in the water from the burning sun. Continue with the game drives until the evening driving over steep serpentines up to the highlands where you will have spectacular views over the Rift Valley , check in at Lake Manyara Wildlife camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp (B L D)
After our early breakfast, we will drive to Serengeti, the second largest park in Africa which was gazzeted in 1951 making it the oldest park in Tanzania. The park has very beautiful sceneries with grasslands with many species of animals; Serengeti means “endless plains” in Masai language. Look out for Lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants, rhino, topi, giraffe among other many animals. The Seronera River which passes through Serengeti and being one of the tributaries of the many rivers make a home for the crocodiles and the hippos. Serengeti is a UNESCO Wild Heritage Site because of the great wildebeest migration which takes place annually. We make our first game drives in the Serengeti with picnic lunch with picnic lunch at a site. In the evening and as the sun is going down, we reach Mawe Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp (B L D)
With tea or coffee we will make early morning game drives in the park during this time when the animals are very active. Come back for breakfast, then we will embark on a full day game drives in the park, look out for the big five animals, antelope species, bird species including the large birds of prey. This park is well renowned and has been used by most famous film makers and photographer who have produced many animal documentaries. Dinner and overnight at our camp.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp (B L D)
After our breakfast at the camp, we proceed for another full day game drives in the Serengeti, fascinating savannah grassland with enormous fauna richness implication of the natural and unspoiled world as it was many years ago. We will make the game drive as we follow the migration of the wildebeest and other animals. Dinner and overnight at our Camp.
Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater – Bougainvillea Lodge (B L D)
After an early breakfast, drive through the Serengeti to arrive at Ngorongoro crater rim then descend down 600 m deep Ngorongoro Crater floor ,The crater hosts large population of wildlife. It is here where one can find almost all species of animals found in East Africa. We will make game drives on the floor of the crater with picnic lunch at a site .Look out for cheetahs, rhinos, buffalo, lions, elephants and others animals. Afterwards we drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea lodge.
Day 7: Tarangire National Park – Burunge Tented Camp (B L D)
After an early breakfast, drive to the Tarangire National Park. On arrival we will start our first game drives in the park visiting the Tarangire River which form big swampy areas in the southern part of the park attracting many wild animals in the dry season. The Tarangire National boasts of having some big Baobab trees which make the herds of elephant’s inhabit this park as well as plant life. Look out for other animals like giraffes, impala, warthogs, oryx, gerenuk, lesser kudu and even the African wild dog. Picnic lunch at a picnic site in the park then continue with game drives until evening. As the sun is going down, we drive to reach our camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Airport Transfer – Flight Back
Early in the morning you can make a game walk in the game-rich area around the camp. After breakfast we drive to the airport with lunch on the way. You can opt to do an activity before being transferred to the Airport depending on the time of your flight back home.