6 Days- The Great Serengeti Migration
Often dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World, the annual Wildebeest Migration sees more than a million wildebeest and zebras make the trip from Tanzania’s Serengeti into Kenya’s Maasai Mara. This four day itinerary offers you the opportunity to experience the massive movement of animals yourself, and perhaps even catch the high drama of a river crossing in the process.
Best time: From June to November
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Day 1: Arrive Tanzania- pick up from the Airport
Lights on Africa Destinations & safaris representative will pick you up from the airport as you proceed to your hotel in Arusha for overnight. Recommended Airport: Kilimanjaro International Airport
Accommodation: Out Post Lodge
Meals: Bed and Breakfast
Day 2: Arusha to Serengeti National Park
We will leave Arusha early morning and travel to Serengeti National Park. We will travel to Serengeti on a road near the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, allowing for animal sightings along the way. The golden savannah and endless plains, teeming with zebras, wildebeest and giraffes make it easy to understand why the Serengeti is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa. On this day, we will enjoy a picnic lunch on Naabai kopje (a small, rocky hill in a generally flat area), where you will have the opportunity to view the Serengeti’s famous pink-headed lizards. After lunch, we will proceed further into the plains for a leisurely game drive. You will spend the night at the Serengeti Tented Camp, and fall asleep to the playful calls of the zebra and hyenas dinner and overnight in Serengeti.
Accommodation: Heritage tented Camp/ Similar.
Meals Plan: BLD
Day 3: North Serengeti
We will begin the day in heart of the Serengeti. The animals found in the Serengeti are extremely diverse so visitors will likely enjoy views of lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, water buffalo, zebras, and wildebeest. In addition, elands, hyenas, gazelles, crocodiles, giraffe, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos and antelopes are all found within the park. Don’t worry about the time of year of your safari, because there are animals within the Serengeti all year! After the game drive, a delectable dinner will be served your Tented Camp in Northern Serengeti.
Accommodation: Heritage Mara Tented Camp/ Baobab Luxury Camp North.
Meals Plan: BLD
Day 4: Serengeti National Park- Central
In the morning before we depart to Ngorongoro Crater where we will spend the night and enjoy a This day marks the last day of game drive in Serengeti before we make our way to Serengeti Central. After an exciting game drive full of animal sightings and a picnic lunch we will drive to the Central This night we will stay at Tented Camp. After a long day of adventuring, guests will enjoy a tasty dinner.
Accommodation: Into Wild Africa Tented Camp/Similar
Meals Plan: BLD
Day 5 : Crater to Arusha
After an early morning breakfast, we will hurry to Ngorongoro Crater, as it is the best time to spot animals. On this day, we will enjoy a game drive around the crater and stop for a picnic lunch at a small lake within the park. The lake is home to many hippos and migratory birds, so guests will be sure to enjoy the visit! Due to the animal “oasis” created within the crater, there is a high possibility of spotting every member of The Big five. The group comprises some of the strongest animals in Africa – the ferocious lion, the giant elephant, the stealthy leopard, the charging rhino and the mighty water buffalo. Ngorongoro Crater is truly an amazing place. Beautiful storks, ibis, and cranes are popular water birds in the crater, a sight not to miss. After a lovely afternoon of animal sightings, we will finally start our journey back to Arusha for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge/Similar
Day 6: We will drive you back to Airport for your flight.
Day at leisure, or transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.
End of tour
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