5 Day wildebeest Migration Safari:Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro
The safari takes you around the best places in Tanzania, visiting places such as Lake Manyara which is famous for its tree climbing lions, The Ngorongoro Crater which is known also as the Garden of Eden, Serengeti National Park which will give you the chance to experience the BIG 5.
Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara
After breakfast, proceed to Lake Manyara for a game drive in beautiful Manyara National Park. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. Dinner and overnight at Alasamo Campsite.
Day 2:Lake Manyara to Northern Serengeti National park
After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we 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. We head to the central Park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch time at Nabi gate and enjoy the late afternoon game drive towards to the Northern Serengeti. Dinner and overnight in the lobo Campsite
Day 3: Northern Serengeti
After having breakfast, you will experience a game drive following the animal migration at the Northern Serengeti. You can see wildebeests, zebras, topi hartebeests, elands, antelopes, hyenas, and various birds singing on the trees while viewing the beautiful landscape and nature.
Usually, in July , August and beginning of November, the migration reaches its northern range in which the herds cross the grasslands on either bank of the crocodile-infested Mara River twice, as they complete their migration. You will also be able to enjoy the sunset at Serengeti between 18:20 – 18:40 after the game drive before returning and staying overnight at Lobo campsite Campsite.
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After having breakfast, you will experience a game viewing in Serengeti for three hours. Then, you will proceed with a game en-route and arrive at Nabi gate to have lunch. You will then proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area to have dinner and stay overnight at Simba Campsite,
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater tour back to Arusha
Ngorongoro Crater tour – back to Arusha. Early breakfast, proceed directly to the Crater floor for a 5-6hrs crater tour with picnic lunches. Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening, at the last day of your tour we will drop off you at the airport
- Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- Meals (as specified in the day-by- day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- Roundtrip airport transfer(airport pick up and drop off
- Camping equipment
- Sleeping bag
- Masai Village
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- 2 nights accommodation at Arusha before and after safari
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What to bring
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes