8 Day Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

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8 Day Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

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This 8-day wildebeest migration safari is ideal for people who want the extra convenience of a superb safari in the northern Tanzania National Parks. The safari is designed to give you a chance to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration and the Mara River crossing which is spectacular. At the end of the trip, you will know what millions mean. This safari covers Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park, and the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park. Accommodation during the safari is at the Tented lodges inside and outside the parks, with super comfort while enjoying wildlife on these national parks



  • Departure
    Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO)
Day 1 -Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport - Transfer to Arusha
You will arrive at Kilimanjaro International airport where you will be met by our representative and a driver guide who will transfer you to Arusha Moivaro Lodge, a perfect haven for relaxation either before or after any East African safari. Upon arrival, you will check-in, and be prepared for dinner and your overnight stay.
  • Main Destination: Arusha
  • Accommodation: Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinking water and Other drinks not included
Day 2 -Arusha - Tarangire National Park – Karatu

After breakfast, you will check out and depart at 7.00 am and drive via Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. The natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park contains some of the largest elephant herds in Africa, and lions, leopards, wildebeests, zebra, and buffalo. This African national park is also home to three rare species of animals; the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, and the Ashy Starlings. In the evening you will arrive at the Bougainvillea lodge where you will check in, have dinner and enjoy your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Tarangire National Park Accommodation: Bougainvillea Lodge
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (excluded)
Day 3 -Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will check out and head towards the Serengeti National Park travel through the beautiful high lying Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you will descend into the heart of wild Africa, the Serengeti National Park, with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. You will head to the central area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River. This river provides a valuable water source to this area attracting wildlife representing the Serengeti’s species. You will arrive in time for lunch and then enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park. Later in the evening you will check-in at the Mbugani Tented Camp where you will have dinner and turn in for the night.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park Accommodation: Mbugani Tented Camp
  • located just inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (excluded)
Day 4 -Full Day Serengeti National Park

You will check out and depart early in the morning with a packed breakfast and lunch and drive to the Mara River where you will see large groups of wildebeests moving towards the river or congregating along the river waiting for their time to cross. This experience is such an adventurous event to witness! It is also the time for the hungry crocodiles to stalk their next meals after almost a year-long wait. You will spend the day along the Mara River. In the evening you will drive to Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River – Northern Serengeti for a hot shower, dinner, and your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park Mara River Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River
  • Tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (excluded)
Day 5 -Full Day Serengeti National Park - Mara River - Central Serengeti

You will wake up early and depart with a packed breakfast for yet another game drive along the Mara River. You will spend the entire day along the river watching the wildebeest crossing. In the afternoon you will drive back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will check out and drive to central Serengeti, arriving at the Mbugani Tented Camp – Central Serengeti where you will take a hot shower, enjoy a hot meal, and settle in for the night. This area is big-cat territory, where leopards roam around the camp.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park Accommodation: Mbugani Tented Camp
  • camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for drinks)
Day 6 -Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, you will check out and drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. You will descend over 600 meters into the crater floor for an exciting full-day safari. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Crater supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and elephant. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lion, hyena, jackal, cheetah, and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner of the crater, one of its main features. A large number of pink flamingo, hippo, and other water birds can be seen here. You ascend back up the crater wall and drive to Bougainvillea Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater Accommodation: Bougainvillea Lodge Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for drinks)
Day 7 -Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha Moivaro Coffee Lodge

After breakfast and early morning check out, you will travel to visit Lake Manyara, National Park. Enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. The lake’s alkaline waters fluctuate widely with the seasons, and dry spells expose large areas of mudflats known to attract baboons, herbivores such as hippo, impala, elephant, wildebeest, buffalo, warthog, and giraffe. Giant fig trees and mahogany saw in the groundwater forest, underground springs from crater highlands, hot springs, acacia woodlands. Leopards, although in abundance, are hard to get a glimpse of, just like the other elusive carnivores including the tree-climbing lion. Lake Manyara provides opportunities for ornithologists to get keen sightings of over 300 migratory birds, including flamingo. In the evening you will drive to Arusha overnight at Arusha Moivaro Lodge. This is where your safari will end.

Main Destination: Arusha Accommodation: Arusha Moivaro Lodge
  • Lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included
Day 8 -Transfer to the Airport

Today you will have to transfer to the airport depending on your flight timing.


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Value for Money

  • Accommodations as in the itinerary
  • All Transfers
  • Experienced English-Speaking Safari Guide for the entire safari
  • Park entry fees and government taxes
  • Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ON SAFARI
  • All activities as in the itinerary
  • Maasai Village Visit
  • 2L mineral water per person per day
  • Private Safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • Coffee and tea during game drives
  • Fresh fruits during lunch breaks
  • International flights
  • Arrival Visa
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Guide tipping ($ 10 per person per day)
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks in lodges
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medicals and International Evacuation
  • Other activities than mentioned on the itinerary