8-Day Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari July-October Escapes
Eight-day tailor-made Tanzania safari for discovery wildebeest migration. Eight-day tailor-made Tanzania safari to witness immense herds of the wildebeest migration run by the local experts for an unforgettable Africa tour experience. This escape hits the incredible wildlife spots, namely the Elephant and Baobab Kingdom -Tarangire National Park, the unique eco-system of Ngorongoro Crater and the vast savannahs of Serengeti ecosystem with its magical Mara River in northern Serengeti. The highlight is a chance to witness immense herds of the wildebeest migration in the northern tip of Serengeti and along Mara River. Should the timing be just right, you may even see wildebeest crossing Mara River. As you will end up in Northern Serengeti, you will fly back to Arusha instead of driving back. Join our experts for an unforgettable adventure!
Best Time: July-October
Day 1: Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
You will arrive at Kilimanjaro International airport by KLM flight or similar and be transferred by our driver Guide to Kibo Palace Hotel for Overnight-Bed and Breakfast.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park/Tarangire Simba Lodge or similar
After breakfast, you will be driven to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch for a game drive. The abundance and diversity of fauna and flora in this ecosystem will be rewarding. Apart from accommodating a unique population of elephants in Northern Tanzania, you will also see other games such as giraffes, impalas, wildebeest. Carnivores such as lions, leopard may also be seen if you are lucky. The birdlife is superb. Late afternoon you will be driven 1.30 hours to Karatu where your Lodge is located. Dinner and Overnight Tarangire Simba or similar –Full board. (www.simbaportfolio.com)
Day 3: Tarangire National Park/Marera Valley Lodge or similar
After breakfast, you will be driven back to Tarangire National Park with picnic Lunch for another fascinating day of game drive. The abundance and diversity of fauna and flora in this ecosystem will be rewarding. You will explore different parts of this lovely ecosystem enjoying its variety of fauna, flora and very diverse birdlife. Big herds of elephants along Tarangire River is possibly the most memorable thing that you will remember Tarangire. At noon, you will enjoy your packed lunch before you continue with more games run until 1400 hours where you will proceed to Karatu where your next accommodation is located. Dinner and Overnight Marera Valley Lodge or similar –Full board. (www.mareravalleylodge.com).
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater/Marera Valley Lodge or similar
You will have breakfast at 6.00 AM and depart at 6:30 AM to the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day game drive. Nicknamed the African Garden of Eden, Ngorongoro crater holds the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, and you will see a lot of wildlife at close quarters. If you are lucky, you may see the rare black rhino. At noon enjoy picnic Lunch on the Crater floor overlooking a hippo pool. After Lunch, you will do another afternoon game drive before you are driven back to your Lodge. Dinner and Overnight Marera Valley Lodge or similar –Full board. (www.mareravalleylodge.com)
Day 5:Serengeti National Park/Serengeti Simba Lodge or similar
After breakfast, you will drive to Central Serengeti with picnic Lunch. On arrival at the Serengeti entrance gate, you shall start doing afternoon game drive enjoying the varieties of game animals, birds, and beautiful landscapes. This will include a diverse population of resident carnivores and herbivores in different game circuits around the Seronera area. Late afternoon you will proceed to your Tented Lodge. Dinner and Overnight Serengeti Simba Lodge or similar -Full Board. (www.simbaportfolio.com).
Day 6: Mara River, Northern Serengeti /Mara Kati Kati Semi permanent Tented Camp or similar
After breakfast, you will do game drive en route to Mara river in northern Serengeti with packed lunch. Once you check into the Tabora B entrance gate, you shall start doing game viewing en route to Mara River. Depending on localized rain patterns at the time of visit you may see thousands of wildebeest migration and the predators that follow them. If you are lucky, you may even see them crossing Mara River. Late afternoon, you will continue to your camp. Dinner and Overnight Mara Kati Kati Semi permanent Tented Camp -Full board (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).
Day 7: Mara River, Northern Serengeti /Mara Kati Kati Semi permanent Tented Camp or similar
After breakfast, you will do a full day game drive along Mara River in northern Serengeti. Depending on localized rain patterns at the time of visit you may see thousands of wildebeest migration and the predators that follow them. If you are lucky, you may even see them crossing Mara River. Late afternoon, you will continue to your semi-mobile camp. Dinner and Overnight Mara Kati Kati Semi permanent Tented Camp or similar-Full board (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).
Day 8: Kogatende Airstrip Northern Serengeti/Kibo Palace Hotel/Kilimanjaro International Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight back to Arusha departing at 1030. On arrival at Arusha Airport, you will be driven to the Cultural Heritage Centre for your last shopping. Lunch and day room shall be at Kibo Palace Hotel. In the evening, shall be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for KLM or similar flight back home.
Price(on request) includes
• Full board Accommodations and 3 meals a day, except the first night in Arusha is Bed and Breakfast and on day 8, dinner is on your own. • All wildlife viewing with private 4x4 Toyota land cruiser, driven by Professional English-speaking driver-guide. • Complimentary bottle of water during game drives. • All park entry fees and Crater service fees. • Flying Doctors' evacuation fees. • All Transfers as shown in the itinerary. • Local Flight, Serengeti/Arusha. • Dayroom and Lunch on day 8.
• Round trip international air transportation. • Passport and visa fees. • Soft and Alcoholic drinks. • Laundry and other items of personal nature. • Personal and travel insurance. • Tips to your Driver Guides. • Tips to Porters, waiters, and General Staff. • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusion list above.