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Tanzania migration safari package
Discover the legendary great migration of wildebeest and zebra across a nine-day safari exploration of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. These are Tanzania’s most reputed game and sight-seeing locations. The Tanzania great migration safari is an incredible bush experience. The safari package takes in the following destinations.
- Tarangire National Park
- Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area
- Northern Serengeti
- 9 days/8 nights
Highlights of the great Serengeti migration safari
This spectacular safari trip starts in Arusha close to Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania’s safari capital. Stay at Onsea House (voted the best luxury B&B in Arusha). Kick off your shoes and relax by the pool before dinner. 100km south is Tarangire, where Oliver’s Camp is in the most spectacular park location with easy access to a dense concentration of wildlife.
- Tarangire is especially good for walking safaris, with high concentration of game during the dry months as they head here for the water source of the Tarangire river,
- game drives to swamps in search of big game,
- Ngorongoro Crater with abundance of wildlife on the crater floor including wildebeest, black rhino, zebra, eland and lion (typically larger than the average lion due the prolific amount of game in the area),
- excellent guides throughout the trip,
- optional balloon drive of the Serengeti (booked and paid for locally). Taking off at sunrise, float above the magnificent Serengeti plains for aerial views of the wildebeest migration, with a glass of sparkling wine and fabulous amazing bush breakfast to follow.
Best time to see the Serengeti’s great migration
- June to October – the best time to visit
- November and December – short rainy season (known as the “mvuli”)
- late February to May – longer rainy season (“masika”). There’s is very little rainfall outside these seasons.
Met on arrival by your driver for transfer to Onsea House, your base for one night on full board basis. A good base to relax after your long flight.
After breakfast, You'll be met by your driver for a road transfer game drive through the Tarangire National Park to Oliver's Camp. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon and sunset game drives and drinks
Full day game viewing activities. Opportunity for additional walking safari to stalk larger game on foot. Lunch, afternoon game drive to the swamps after big game.
Leave camp and head for Lake Manyara National Park, stop for lunch. On into the steep Rift Valley to Plantation Lodge, Karatu. Diverse landscape home to buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and giraffe.
Ngorongoro Crater-lunch under trees on the crater floor. look out for black rhino, zebra, wildebeest and eland. Back to base for a dip in the pool and relaxation.
Leave Plantation Lodge and off to Manyara airstrip for your flight to Kogatende airstrip. Welcome table on arrival and briefing. Short game drive transfer to camp. Relax. Watch the Serengeti sunset.
Fancy a balloon safari at dawn as the sun rises? Gently float over the Serengeti followed by bush breakfast and a glass of sparkling wine. (Additional cost)
The great migration goes across the Serengeti plains, so the luxury Olakira Camp follows - moving twice a year between campsites, ensuring superb game viewing at all times.
Breakfast. Set off for Kogatende Airstrip and board your scheduled flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.
How to get there
Fly into Mt Kilimanjaro airport in Arusha, Tanzania either via Nairobi in Kenya or direct flights into Arusha or Dar es Salaam. We can organise these flight for you if you wish.
Tarangire is especially good for walking safaris with high concentration of game during the dry months heading here for the water source of the Tarangire River
Game drives to swamps in search of big game.
Ngorongoro Crater with abundance of wildlife on the crater floor including wildebeest, black rhino zebra and eland and lion.
Excellent guides throughout the trip.
Optional balloon drive of the Serengeti (booked and paid for locally) taking off at sun rise, float above the magnificent Serengeti plains with a glass of sparkling wine and fabulous amazing bush breakfast to follow.
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