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12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

Tanzania's wildlife draws safari aficionados from around the world to see nature’s most humbling expression of tenacity – the Great Migration! The Serengeti offers the unique opportunity to watch staggering numbers of wildebeest and zebra continuously search for verdant grazing land, which takes them across the large expanse of the Serengeti Plains, and through multiple rivers as they cross back and forth between Tanzania and Kenya. Designed for travelers who strive to glean a deeper understanding and connection with Tanzania, this itinerary takes you to the lesser-known Tarangire National Park as well as into traditional Maasai villages, the famous Ngorongoro Crater, and of course, the iconic Serengeti National Park!

Highlights

  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, home to over 25,000 animals.
  • Get up close to herds of elephants trumpeting in Tarangire.
  • Enjoy meals under the vibrant Milky Way in the Serengeti.
  • Follow in the footsteps of thousands of animals in the Great Migration.
  • Track one of the world’s most spectacular displays of nature, the Great Migration in the Serengeti.
12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

Route & Itinerary

12 Days / 11 Nights
1&2

Day 1 & 2: Traverse Tarangire National Park View Lodge

parrots in the poolFrom Arusha Airport, board your flight to Tarangire Airstrip. Here you will be met and driven to the camp, situated in a secluded part of the Tarangire National Park.

Welcoming you in utmost luxury is your personal attendant, who is available to serve your meals on your private veranda, where you can enjoy views of the waterhole. Alternatively visit the main dining area, placed on an elevated deck providing excellent views of the plains.

Relax in the infinity pool as you monitor the waterhole for wildlife visits. Explore the riverbanks on game drives, where most of the game concentrates for some fantastic photo opportunities. Indulge in delicious bush breakfasts, picnics and dinners and try some traditional Swahili fare.

Optional activities of guided game walks and night drives are available here, allowing you to extend your game viewing opportunities and see the wild animals from a different perspective.

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
3&4

Day 3 & 4: Explore the Ngorongoro Crater View Lodge

walking safariSay goodbye to Tarangire as you make your way to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via a short 20-minute flight to Lake Manyara. From here, you will be driven to Ngorongoro Crater Area, which takes around 45 mins to the main gate and then an hour game driving to the camp.

This intimate, small camp provides the perfect base to tour the Ngorongoro Crater area inside the crater and around the rim.

Game drives are taken early in the morning and late afternoon to maximise the sensational game viewing and to observe the animal's behaviour. A nearby Maasai village can be visited, where guests can enjoy mixing with the traditional and authentic Maasai and share in some of their daily activities.

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
5-8

Day 5 - 8: Follow the Migration in the Serengeti National Park View Lodge

Following the Serengeti migration on a game drive.A light aircraft will deliver you to the Serengeti, where your journey continues. Depending on the location of the migration movement, the camp will be where the action is, allowing fantastic migration viewing all year round.

Stay in complete luxury, satiate your taste buds with scrumptious meals and be pampered by your personal tent attendant. Go on game drives with experienced guides that know every inch of the Serengeti.

The game drives focus on the migration and the predators that prey on the young, lame and old in these vast herds. Be a spectator to Africa’s raw savagery, beauty and survival.

This Great Migration Safari in Tanzania offers sublime, fascinating and sometimes heart wrenching scenes depicting nature at her cruellest and merciful.

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
9-11

Day 9 - 11: Relax on Zanzibar Island View Lodge

Relaxing Zanzibar beach holiday.A scheduled flight will deliver you to Zanzibar Airport, from which a shared road transfer will deliver you to your luxury boutique beach hotel. The following 3 nights will be spent on the northwest coast of Zanzibar. Your stay provides you with utmost privacy and convenience and a private butler is available to cater to your needs. Your suite has an en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower as well as its own plunge pool and sun terrace.

Relax and be pampered in the tranquil comfort of the spa. Spend your afternoons at leisure, sipping cocktails while reclining on the pristine white beach or frolicking in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

Activities include kayaking and snorkelling. In addition to these included activities, you have the option to partake in a wide range of water-based activities and day trips to Jozani Forest and Stone Town.

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania
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Day 12: Homeward bound

From Zanzibar Airport, you will board a light aircraft flight to Dar es Salaam ready for your onward travel plans

12 Days Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

Included

  • Flights from Arusha Airport to Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam
  • Shared road transfers to and from airports
  • 8 nights accommodation in luxury tented safari camps
  • 3 nights accommodation in a deluxe pavilion in a luxury beach hotel
  • All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner as per itinerary
  • Local drinks including teas/coffees, soft drinks, local brand beers, local spirits and house wines whilst staying at the safari camps and beach accommodation
  • Game drives in a shared safari vehicle accompanied by an experienced guide
  • Snorkelling and kayaking
  • Laundry services
  • Emergency medical evacuation
  • All meet and greet services
  • Entrance and conservation fees for all reserves as per itinerary

Excluded

  • Premium drinks and champagne
  • Optional activities, spa treatments and all other extras to be settled direct.

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