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 National park is full of wildlife. Four of the Big Five reside within the park, which makes it is a great spot for a day trip. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Maasai Steppe and the scenic Tarangire landscape, scattered with majestic baobab trees. This lovely park is the kingdom of elephants, birds and baobabs. 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 Crater Highlands, en route visit Lake Manyara National Park. The park is truly a worthwhile destination which features some large and hard softwood forests, with towering figs and mahoganies, giving cool shade and cover for the game. As you move down into the park, you will come across the lake itself you will see Flamingos that feed along the edge of the lake, Buffalo and the wandering Elephants that are favorite of the Cape. From here, the park becomes more desolate, with hardy olive trees and boulders
Also Lake Manyara’s famous tree-climbing Lionsthat are another reason to pay this park a visit. The only kind of their species in the world, they make the ancient mahogany and elegant acacias their home during the rainy season.The national park is also home to the largest concentration of Baboonsyou can’t see anywhere in the world, a fact that makes for interesting game viewing of large families of the primates.
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. With enough meadow areas, water and different vegetation, the crater has everything African wildlife needs to exist and do well. The crater floor teems with Zebra, Buffalo, Elephant, Flamingo, Ostrich, Hippoand even the Rare Black Rhinos. This is one of the few areas in Africa where you can see the Big Five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino) all together. Another big draw is the large number number of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and leopards. 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. The Serengeti takes its name from the Maasai word ‘siringet’, which means “endless plains.” The plains certainly are that, and the park itself is endless, covering 5,700 square miles (14,763 sq km) of dry rolling grassland, acacia speckled savanna, and dense riverine woodland.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. Serengeti National Park is the Home to one of the world’s greatest concentrations of wildlife and the majority of the Great Wildebeest Migration, The great migration of the Serengeti is considered one of ‘the Ten Wonders of The Natural World’, and one of the best events in Tanzania to witness. 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 Serengeti’s vast rolling grasslands and golden savannah give travelers a soul-stirring sense of space and support millions of wildebeest, as well as sizable populations of Zebra, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe and Myriad Gazelle and Antelope Species. And predators – like lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyena and wild dogs 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.