Tanzania Luxury Safari – Wildebeest Migration for Aug to Oct

Country Overview ~ Tanzania

 Discover quintessential African landscapes when you explore Tanzania, the perfect African destination for any traveler with open mind and heart to experiencing wildlife and culture, past and present.  A relaxed attitude combined with some of the best wildlife spotting on the continent is within affordable reach.

 Your safari hits incredible wildlife spots, namely the Baobab  Kingdom –Tarangire National Park, the flamingo-lined shores of Lake Manyara, the unique ecosystem of Ngorongoro Crater, the vast savannahs of central Serengeti and the magical Mara River in northern Serengeti, Join our experts for unforgettable adventure!

This 10-day safari is available book from August through October. You’ll stay in deluxe accommodations of 4-4.5 stars

 Day 1: August-October 2023:Kilimanjaro International Airport/Kibo Palace Hotel or similar: 

You will Arrive 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: August – October 2023:Tarangire National Park/Maramboi Tented Lodge or similar.

After breakfast you will be driven 2.30 hours to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch for game drive.. The abundance and diversity of fauna and flora in this ecosystem will be rewarding. You will enjoy seeing both herbivores and carnivores along with an amazing birdlife and beautiful landscape. 

    Apart from accommodating a unique population of elephants in Northern Tanzania, you will also see other game such as giraffes, impalas, wildebeest and the carnivores such as lions, leopard etc.. Late afternoon you will proceed to your tented Lodge. 

Dinner and Overnight Maramboi Tented Lodge or similar – Full board inclusive of drinks. (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com)

Day 3: August-October 2023:Tarangire National Park/Maramboi Tented Lodge or similar.

After early breakfast you will return to Tarangire National Park for a fascinating early morning game viewing. Apart from accommodating a unique population of elephants in Northern Tanzania, you will also see other game such as giraffes, impalas, wildebeest and the carnivores such as lions, leopard etc. The bird life is superb. 

 Later, you’ll drive back to your camp for a  hot lunch and afternoon rest. 

 At 5 pm you can take a nature walk along lake Manyara or you can spend the rest of the day by the pool enjoying the wildlife roaming around the pool.

Dinner and Overnight Maramboi Tented Lodge or similar-Full board inclusive of drinks. . (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com)

Day 4: August-October 2023:Lake Manyara National Park /Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge or similar: 

After breakfast, you’ll drive 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Parkfor a game drive with picnic lunch. Manyara is home to tree climbing lions, big troops of baboons, black faced monkeys and blue monkeys as well as buffalo, wildebeest, giraffes, impalas, elephants, hippos and other herbivores. Both terrestrial and aquatic birdlife is amazing. 
  Depending on water level in Lake Manyara, you may see thousands of flamingos. Late afternoon you ‘ll drive 45 minutes to your Lodge and spend the rest of the day by the pool or do your own organic garden and coffee plantation walk.

Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge-Full board.(www.ngorongorocoffeelodge.com).

Day 5: August-October 2023:Tloma Village Cultural Activities /Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar: 
After breakfast you will do village walk at Tloma Village to see and experience different activities of the Local Iraqw people. This will include visiting a Hospital, Makonde wood carvers, a church, a local distiller, local coffee roasting family etc. 

   You will then return to Kitela Lodge for Lunch and short afternoon relaxation. At 2 pm, you will be driven to Ngorongoro Conservation Area where your next accommodation is located.

Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge-Full board. (www.serenahotels.com)

Day 6: August-October 2023:Ngorongoro Crater/Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar.

You will have breakfast at 6.30 AM and depart at 7:00 AM to the Ngorongoro Crater for game drive. Nick named 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 bush lunch in the Crater floor (minimum of 6 clients is required for crater bush lunch). After lunch you will do another short afternoon game drive before you are driven back to your Lodge.

Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge- Full board. (www.serenahotels.com).

Day 7: August-October 2023:Serengeti National Park/Kubu Kubu Tented Camp or similar: 

After breakfast, you will be driven 3.45 hours to Serengeti entrance gate with picnic Lunch. After you check into Serengeti National Park, you shall start doing afternoon game drive enroute to your tented camp, enjoying the varieties of game animals, birds and beautiful landscape.

   Central Serengeti is known to be felids stronghold, you will have a chance to see lions, hyenas, Jackals and if you are lucky Cheetahs and Leopards. Herbivores such as elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, Impalas, and many more will be seen too. Late afternoon you will proceed to your Tented Lodge.

Dinner and Overnight Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge-Full Board, inclusive of drinks.(www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).

Day 8: August-October 2023:Mara River, Northern Serengeti /Mara Mara Tented Lodge or similar.

After breakfast, you will do game drive enroute to Mara river in northern Serengeti. Depending on localized rain pattern 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 luxury tented lodge. 

Dinner and Overnight Mara Mara Tented Lodge-Full board, inclusive of drinks-(www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).

Day 9: August-October 2023:Mara River, Northern Serengeti /Mara Mara Tented Lodge or similar.

After early breakfast, you will depart from your tented lodge at 6.30 AM for morning game drive to explore the area more. You will see thousands of wildebeest migration scattered along Mara River and the surrounding game circuits. 

    The predators such as lions, leopards and cheetahs may also be seen. If you are really lucky, you may see black rhinos. At noon you will return to your tented camp for hot lunch and a short rest. At 3:30, you’ll go out again for the evening game drive till 6 pm before you return to your Lodge. 

Dinner and Overnight Mara Mara Tented Lodge -Full board, inclusive of drinks(www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).

Day 10: August -October 2021: Kogatende Airstrip/Kibo Palace Hotel/Kilimanjaro International Airport.

After breakfast you will be transferred to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight to Arusha departing at 10:30. On arrival at Arusha Airport, you will be driven to 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 flight back home.

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