Explore three pristine wildlife areas in Tanzania with a chance to witness the Great Migration. While the sight of hundred thousands of wildebeest and zebras thunder across the plains is spectacular, the Mara River crossing is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural actions in wildlife sightings. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles and fast flowing wild rivers await. It is sensational, impressive and dramatic at the same time. These is one of the obstacle of the great migration.
DAY 1 - Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, you drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a day of game viewing. In this small, but beautiful park with dense forest you can spot lots of monkeys, giraffes, elephants, impalas, hippos, flamingos and if you are lucky you may spot the rare tree climbing lions, a part from the animals the contrasting landscape is stunning with the biggest diversity of habitat than the Serengeti national park. For birders these is your day over 425 species of birds have been recorded here with the highest number of raptors, in the late afternoon you drive to Marera valley lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 - Karatu – Serengeti National Park.
Depart this morning for a game drive in the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the abundance of lions and leopards that can usually be seen quite easily. Game viewing in the central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, jackals, hyenas, hyrax and many more.
DAY 3 - Full day Serengeti National Park
After breakfast go on game drive in the central part of Serengeti for more sightings of lions, leopards and cheetah and at around noon drive to the retima hippo pool for lunch and witness hundreds of hippos in these pools while enjoying you mouthwatering lunch. After proceed to the north through lobo where we have incredible sightings of giraffes, elephants, buffalos’ impalas and the imaginable landscape while the migration tail start showing up arrive at Serengeti Wilderness tented camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: FULL DAY SERENGETI MARA RIVER
Rise up early for a morning game drive along the Mara River. It is truly an amazing experience to see all those hoofed mammals in search of water and greener pastures, followed by iconic predators. A journey full of danger where only the strongest survive. You may also see hippos, lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffes, warthogs and if you are lucky the endangered black rhino. After the afternoon game drive, you head back to Mbugani tented Camp for dinner and overnight.through lobo where we have incredible sightings of giraffes, elephants, buffaloes impalas and the imaginable landscape while the migration tail start showing up arrive at mbugani for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: FULL DAY SERENGETI MARA RIVER
Another day of morning and afternoon game drives in the North Serengeti along the Mara River. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles and fast flowing wild rivers await the herds as they head north. The river crossing of thousands of wildebeest and zebra is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in Africa. Return to Serengeti Wilderness tented camp in the afternoon for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 - Serengeti National Park- Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast you will depart the camp with your picnic lunch and proceed with your game drive along the lobo, mbuzi mawe and the central Serengeti for more game viewing.to day you will be looking for lions, cheetah leopard, elephants and giraffes, stop for lunch at the picnic site and then continue to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at Rhino lodge on the rim of the crater.
DAY 7 - Ngorongoro crater – Arusha
Rise and shine descend down to the Crater for a game drive with picnic lunch. It shelters close to 30.000 animals including the Big Five. The crater teems with zebras, buffaloes, lions, wildebeest, warthogs, baboons, elephants, flamingos, ostriches, hippos, caracal, and a small population of the rare black rhino. The beautiful colors and dancing clouds make the crater almost surreal. Because of its natural beauty, in the afternoon drive back to Arusha.