Tanzania Great Migration Safari

8 days
7 nights

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Tour Summary

Embark on an extraordinary 7-night journey through the heart of Tanzania, tracing the epic Great Migration. Start by exploring the captivating wilderness of the Northern Serengeti, where from July to October, you can follow the herds and witness the dramatic river crossings at the Mara River.

Experience the awe-inspiring Great Migration, where over a million wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles embark on an epic journey across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti or brave the Mara River crossing in Maasai Mara. This extraordinary event is considered one of Africa’s greatest natural wonders, showcasing the raw beauty of wildlife in motion.

Itinerary

Day 1

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Welcome to Tanzania!

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, your guide will warmly welcome you and accompany you to your accommodations for a restful overnight stay.

Take this time to relax and prepare for the incredible adventures ahead.

Day 2

Flight to Northern Serengeti

Your journey commences with a short drive to Arusha airport, followed by a 2 ½ hour
flight to the Kogatende Airstrip in the Northern Serengeti.

Explore the vast wilderness of the park, marveling at the thousands of zebra and wildebeest preparing to traverse the Mara River. While daily crossings are not guaranteed, our experienced guides will lead you to prime locations for unforgettable
wildlife encounters

Day 3-4

Northern Serengeti Adventure

Experience the wonder of the Northern Serengeti during your 3-4 day Great Migration Safari. Here, you’ll have a significant opportunity to witness nature’s incredible spectacle as the wildebeests cross the Mara River.

Encounter iconic animals like giraffes, elephants, lions, and buffalos as you immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of the savannah. Every moment in the Northern Serengeti is a testament to the breathtaking wonders of the natural world.

Day 5-6

Central Serengeti Migration Safari

Experience the awe-inspiring phenomenon of the Great Migration in the Serengeti. After breakfast, embark on a morning game drive, taking in the stunning scenery and the diverse wildlife that calls this region home.

Opt for an unforgettable hot-air balloon safari at sunrise, offering a bird’s-eye view of the migration below. Please be ready for pickup at 05:00 from the lodge. After your 60-90-minute aerial adventure, indulge in a bush breakfast and champagne before continuing with a full-day game drive. Each moment here is a testament to the untamed beauty of the African wilderness and the incredible spectacle of the migration.

Day 7

Ngorongoro Crater

Today your adventure takes us to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to a wildlife-filled volcanic crater where you may have the chance to encounter the endangered black rhino.

Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site before returning to your accommodation for a farewell dinner, reminiscing about the incredible experiences shared during your journey.

Day 8

Farewell and Departure

Head to Kilimanjaro Airport for your departure flight. If time allows, we can arrange a visit to Shanga, in Arusha, where you can explore their unique handicrafts and support their mission of empowering people with disabilities through employment opportunities.

As you say goodbye to Tanzania’s beautiful landscapes, remember, this is not just the end of a journey; it’s the beginning of a collection of memories that will stay with you until your next adventure.

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What´s included

  • Seven nights full board accommodation
  • A Professional English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Airport transfers and transportation throughout the safari
  • All park and entrance fees
  • Hot air balloon safari
  • Picnic lunches during game drives

What´s not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratuities.

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Best time to visit

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January
Peak
Medium
Little to no rainfall
Dry
Sunny & Cloudy
Highly Recommended
February
Peak
High
No rainfall
Dry
Sunny & Cloudy
Highly Recommended
Mars
High
Low
Short Rainfall
Wet & Muddy
Cloudy
Highly Recommended
April
Low
Low
Long Rainfall
Wet & Muddy
Cloudy
Recommended
May
Low
Low
Short Rainfall
Wet & Muddy
Cloudy
Recommended
June
Peak
High
No Rainfall
Dry
Sunny & Cloudy
Highly Recommended
July
Peak
High
No Rainfall
Dry
Sunny
Highly Recommended
August
Peak
High
No Rainfall
Dry
Sunny
Highly Recommended
September
Peak
High
No Rainfall
Dry
Sunny
Highly Recommended
October
Peak
High
No Rainfall
Dry
Sunny
Highly Recommended
November
High
Medium
Little to no rainfall
Wet & Muddy
Sunny & Cloudy
Recommended
December
High
Medium
Little to no rainfall
Wet & Muddy
Sunny & Cloudy
Recommended

Unique and Exceptional Experiences

Discover your own extraordinary adventure in Tanzania with our carefully curated selection of breathtaking activities. Reach out to us, and allow Steven&friends to assist you in planning a once-in-a-lifetime experience on this amazing journey.

 

Explore the rich Maasai culture in this special village experience. Engage in heartfelt conversations, explore the richness of local crafts, and discover the rhythmic pulse of Maasai life.The guided tours make sure you have an authentic and respectful encounter, making your cultural exploration truly unforgettable. Join Steven&Friends for a real connection with the Maasai heritage.

Step into the heart of Tanzania’s wilderness on walking safari. Guided by experts, explore beautiful landscapes with as little impact on nature as possible. Connect responsibly with wildlife, feeling a strong link to nature and helping to take care of it. Made for nature-loving explorers, the walking safari promises a great experience that leaves a positive mark on Tanaania’s beautiful ecosystems.

Play a part in community betterment through activities like tree planting, symbolically enhancing the environment and creating lasting memories. Additionally, support the preservation of Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary—a fortified refuge for endangered black rhinos since 1989. With a goal of a breeding population of 50, this sanctuary is pivotal in ensuring the future survival of the species in Tanzania, standing as a crucial force against poaching threats through local engagement initiatives.

Imagine floating above the ground in complete silence while the sun rises above the horizon and the savannah wakes up to a new day. A hot-air balloon safari is a unique experience and a great memory to share with your travel companions. Enjoy the silence and calmly observe the animals from above without them taking any notice of you. Many of Tanzania’s parks, like the Serengeti, offer this amazing experience.

OVERNIGHT

WELCOME TO AIRPORT PLANET LODGE!

Discover the natural beauty of northern Tanzania’s landscape at Airport Planet Lodge, nestled in Arusha and conveniently located approximately one hour from Kilimanjaro Airport. Surrounded by tropical trees, plants, and flowers, along with a variety of bird species, guests are treated to stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru.

Experience the unique African architectural designs and lush gardens, complemented by top-class amenities including a spa, swimming pool, fitness center, two bars, and a restaurant serving delicious meals.

Enjoy a Full-board meal and genuine Tanzanian hospitality from our dedicated team as you unwind and make yourself at home during your stay.

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OVERNIGHT

Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp!

Escape to tranquility at Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp, nestled near four iconic baobab trees in Tarangire National Park. This safari haven offers a serene retreat, blending comfort with natural surroundings.

Situated around magnificent baobab trees, the camp provides a unique Tarangire experience. Just 13km from the Ngorongoro crater rim, it offers convenient access to this wonder while providing a retreat from the cold and mist. Enjoy a warm welcome from our enthusiastic team dedicated to making your stay special.

Treat yourself to a locally provided full-board meal, savoring delicious flavors that perfectly match the beauty of the camp and its lush surroundings.

OVERNIGHT

Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp!

Escape to tranquility at Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp, nestled near four iconic baobab trees in Tarangire National Park. This safari haven offers a serene retreat, blending comfort with natural surroundings.

Situated around magnificent baobab trees, the camp provides a unique Tarangire experience. Just 13km from the Ngorongoro crater rim, it offers convenient access to this wonder while providing a retreat from the cold and mist. Enjoy a warm welcome from our enthusiastic team dedicated to making your stay special.

Treat yourself to a locally provided full-board meal, savoring delicious flavors that perfectly match the beauty of the camp and its lush surroundings.

OVERNIGHT

WELCOME TO AIRPORT PLANET LODGE!

Discover the natural beauty of northern Tanzania’s landscape at Airport Planet Lodge, nestled in Arusha and conveniently located approximately one hour from Kilimanjaro Airport. Surrounded by tropical trees, plants, and flowers, along with a variety of bird species, guests are treated to stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru.

Experience the unique African architectural designs and lush gardens, complemented by top-class amenities including a spa, swimming pool, fitness center, two bars, and a restaurant serving delicious meals.

Enjoy a Full-board meal and genuine Tanzanian hospitality from the dedicated team as you unwind and make yourself at home during your stay.

OVERNIGHT

WELCOME TO AIRPORT PLANET LODGE!

Discover the natural beauty of northern Tanzania’s landscape at Airport Planet Lodge, nestled in Arusha and conveniently located approximately one hour from Kilimanjaro Airport. Surrounded by tropical trees, plants, and flowers, along with a variety of bird species, guests are treated to stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru.

Experience the unique African architectural designs and lush gardens, complemented by top-class amenities including a spa, swimming pool, fitness center, two bars, and a restaurant serving delicious meals.

Enjoy a Full-board meal and genuine Tanzanian hospitality from our dedicated team as you unwind and make yourself at home during your stay.

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