Wildlife Safari

6-Day Serengeti Migration Safari (River Crossing)

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure as you witness the herds grazing in the northern Serengeti and crossing the Mara River into the Masai Mara Reserve during their peak season. Being part of this expedition guarantees a truly unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience. The tour encompasses game drives in the northern Serengeti for Migration viewing, exploring the central Serengeti for an extended game drive, visiting the vast Ngorongoro Crater, and exploring Lake Manyara National Park. These highlights make up an unforgettable 7-day vacation.

Itinerary
  • Day 0: Arrival
  • Day 1: Central Serengeti
  • Day 2-3: Northern Serengeti
  • Day 4: Central Serengeti
  • Day 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater
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DETAILED ITINERARY

Day by Day

Day 1: Arusha City to Central Serengeti ​

Today, at 7:30 am, your driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha, starting the journey towards the western outskirts. Passing through Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you might witness Maasai community men herding cattle or stop at the crater viewpoint for a breathtaking sight. The adventure culminates in the awe-inspiring Serengeti, where an afternoon game drive unfolds, promising a blend of the familiar and the unknown at every turn. The Central Serengeti National Park offers an exceptional wildlife experience, with elephants, lions, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, and wildebeests among the abundant wildlife. Your accommodation at Tanzania Bush Camps in Central Serengeti ensures a comfortable stay in the heart of this wildlife haven, with all meals included.

Day 2: Central Serengeti to Nothern Serengeti National Park

Following breakfast, the day unfolds with a journey to Northern Serengeti for an immersive Wildebeest Migration experience. En route, enjoy an engaging game drive, marveling at the diverse landscapes rich with resident animals, including majestic big cats and delightful bird species. Arriving in the Northern Serengeti in the afternoon, the adventure continues with a game drive until evening, providing ample opportunities to witness the wildlife in action. As the day concludes, head to your booked camp, Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River, where a hot dinner awaits, offering a comfortable and delightful overnight stay in the heart of Northern Serengeti. All meals are included, making for a seamless and enjoyable safari experience.

Day 3: Northern Serengeti National Park

Today is dedicated to an immersive full-day game drive in the Northern Serengeti region, with a special focus on the banks of the Mara River. This area is renowned for its high concentration of animals, particularly the key players in the Wildebeest and Zebra migration, crossing the Mara River towards the Masai Mara reserve in search of fresh pasture. Witnessing the remarkable spectacle of this seasonal migration may include dramatic scenes of crocodile actions in the river and lion kills. The day’s adventure is shaped by the unpredictability of nature and the element of luck. As the day concludes, return to the comfort of Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River for leisure and overnight stay, with all meals included to ensure a seamless and enjoyable safari experience.

Day 4: Northern Serengeti to Central Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, embark on a final game drive in the Northern Serengeti region before transitioning to the Central Serengeti National Park for an extended exploration. Your experienced driver-guide will navigate you along the Mara River banks, offering opportunities to witness potential river crossings and marvel at the area’s natural beauty. Following this memorable experience, journey back to the central part of Serengeti. In the evening, arrive at your delightful camp, Tanzania Bush Camps Central Serengeti, for leisure and overnight stay. All meals are included, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable safari adventure.

 
Day 5: Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Region

Following a relaxed breakfast, conclude your Serengeti experience with a final morning game viewing session in the Seronera region, showcasing the abundant wildlife that makes the Serengeti a must-see African destination. Enjoy a picnic lunch before continuing your game drive towards Ngorongoro Crater.

As you head to your chosen lodging, anticipate the transition to Ngorongoro Crater, renowned for its diverse wildlife. The day’s adventures prepare you for an immersive wildlife encounter in this unique ecosystem. Accommodations at Marera Valley Lodge, situated outside Ngorongoro Crater, offer a comfortable setting for leisure and overnight stay. All-inclusive meals provide a seamless and delightful continuation of your safari experience.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha City

After an early breakfast, embark on a captivating game drive on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, renowned for its status as the world’s largest intact caldera and a spectacular wildlife destination. Within its steep-sided walls lie diverse habitats, fostering an impressive array of animals, including great-tusked elephants, healthy black rhinos, and the iconic black-maned lions. Following the exhilarating game drive, ascend from the crater and return to Arusha City, where the tour concludes. You will be dropped off at your pre-booked hotel, marking the end of the journey. The tour includes breakfast and lunch, with dinner and additional drinks not provided.

 

Tour Includes

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)

 

Tour Excludes

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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