8-Day Tanzania Discovery Wildebeest Migration Safari-June, November-December Escapes
8-Day Discovery Wildebeest Migration Safari-June, November-December Escapes 2020.
Country Overview ~ Tanzania: This escape is designed to give a great opportunity to enjoy fauna and flora in Northern Tanzania National Parks, namely Tarangire National Park, the flamingo-lined shores of Lake Manyara, the unique eco-system of Ngorongoro Crater and the vast savannahs Serengeti National Park. The highlight is a chance to witness part of the Great Wildebeest Migration between Central and western Serengeti. You will also be immersed in the local culture and traditions. Join our experts for an unforgettable adventure!
Best Time: July-October
Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
You will arrive at Kilimanjaro International airport by your international flight and be transferred by our driver Guide to Kibo Palace Hotel for Overnight-Bed and Breakfast.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park/Sangaiwe Tented 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 Sangaiwe Tented Lodge or similar –Full board. (www.sangaiwe.com)
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park/ Eileen’s Tree Inn or similar
After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive with picnic Lunch. Manyara is home to the tree-climbing lions. Big troops of baboons and other herbivores will give you great photo opportunities. Depending on the level of water in Lake Manyara, you may see thousands of flamingos, pelicans, and other aquatic birds. Late afternoon you will drive to your Lodge. Dinner and Overnight Eileen’s Tree Inn-Full board. (www.eileenstrees.com).
Day 4: Serengeti National Park/Thorn Tree Semi-Permanent Camp 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. Late afternoon you will proceed to your Camp. Dinner and Overnight Thorn Tree Semi-Permanent Camp or similar -Full Board. (www.thorntree.com).
Day 5: Serengeti National Park/ Thorn Tree Semi-Permanent Camp or similar
You will have a full day of wildlife viewing. You may do early morning and late afternoon game drive or do a full day game drive with packed lunch in different game circuits around central and part of western Serengeti depending on wildlife distribution. You have a big chance to see the residents’ wildlife especially the cat family members such as lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, herbivores communities and superb birdlife. Depending on the localized rain pattern at the time of the visit, you may see thousands of wildebeest migration. Dinner and Overnight Thorn Tree Semi-Permanent Camp or similar -Full Board. (www.thorntree.com).
Day 6: Serengeti National Park/ Thorn Tree Semi Permanent Camp or similar
You will have another full day of wildlife viewing. You may do early morning and late afternoon game drive or do a full day game drive with packed lunch in different game circuits around central and part of western Serengeti depending on wildlife distribution. You have a big chance to see the residents’ wildlife especially the cat family members such as lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, herbivores communities and superb birdlife. Depending on the localized rain pattern at the time of the visit, you may see thousands of wildebeest migration. Dinner and Overnight Thorn Tree Semi-Permanent Camp or similar -Full Board. (www.thorntree.com).
Day 7: 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 (3.30 Hours’ drive) for the game drive. Nicknamed the African Garden of Eden, Ngorongoro crater holds the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, and you will see a unique diversity and abundance game at close quarters. If you are lucky, you may even see the rare black rhino. At noon, enjoy picnic lunch in the Crater floor overlooking a hippo pool. After picnic lunch, you will do another afternoon game drive before you are driven back to your Lodge. Dinner and Overnight Marera Valley Lodge- Full board. (www.mareravalleylodge.com).
Day 8: Village Cultural Activities/ Kilimanjaro International Airport
After breakfast, you will do a village walk in one of the local villages to see and experience different activities of the Local people. This will include visiting a Health Centre, Local brick making Centre, a school, Makonde wood carvers, etc. You will then return to your lodge for lunch and a room to refresh. At 1330 hours, you shall be driven back to Arusha doing your shopping on the way. At 1730hours, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your 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. • All cultural visits. • Flying Doctors' evacuation fees. • All Transfers as shown in the itinerary. • Refreshing room and Lunch on day 8.
• Round trip international air transportation. • Passport and visa fees. • Meals and beverages, other than specified. • Soft and Alcoholic drinks. • Laundry and other items of a personal nature. • Personal and baggage insurance. • Tips to your Driver Guides, Local Guides taking you for a village walk. • Tips to Porters, waiters, and General Staff. • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusion list above.