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9 Days Tanzania Northern Luxury Safaris

Great Wildebeest’s Migration July to October

Overview

This is one of the best Tanzania wildlife safari journeys. Great wildebeest migration, zebra and gazelles move through the Serengeti and Maasai Mara ecosystem in superior of search green postures, nesting site and shelter. The biggest chance to see river crossings on Serengeti wildebeest migration round trip is around July and August when the wildebeests migrate from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Kenya Maasai Mara national reserve and around September and October when they cross the way around. In July marks the start of the Maasai Mara River crossing as well as mating seasons in the Serengeti. It’s the seasonal time of the year when wildebeest’s herds begin moving faster in search water and green foliage, making their way across the Grumeti river and Mara River. Our sample safari itinerary – it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences or to any seasonal changes and migratory animal movements. As with all our Tanzanian safaris, we have offered you a variety of accommodation options – directly to your preference and according on the total safari costs in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel safari consultants directly.

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ARRIVE IN TANZANIA.

We would pick up at the Kilimanjaro international airport and transferred to your hotel in Arusha city; you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming Tanzania journeys safari. The guide will provide all essential information about your safaris ahead you.

Overnight at: Gran Melia Hotel

Meal plan: no meal included.

DAY 1: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE NP.

Your adventure starts here! The wildebeest’s migration safari will begin at 7:00 AM in the morning after hot breakfast and heading to Tarangire national park. We will drive almost 160 km from Arusha to Tarangire national park. The park is extremely famous and special for its diverse landscapes and different abundant vegetation habitats. As you begin your game drive, you will be excited with its massive huge gigantic and ancient of baobab trees, and major caravan tour of African elephants are witness within the park. The game drives go on till late afternoon and includes a small stop for picnic lunch. The 3,500-squire kilometers park gets its name from the great Tarangire River of which is the main water sources supply in the park. The river attracts thousands of wild herbivores and other predator’s carnivore mammals. Late evening game drive we will leave the park and heading back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight at: Acacia farm lodge

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 2: CENTRAL SERENGETI NP.

An early morning after heavy breakfasts we head towards the Serengeti national park, via pass the beauty land of Ngorongoro highlands farmland of Karatu town and head to Ngorongoro Loduare gate for permit and continue to go to Serengeti, we will descend into the soul of wild African – the Serengeti national park with its endless lost plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can spot. We continue head to the Seronera central part of the Serengeti national park. One of the richness wildlife rangelands in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to the area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s wild species. We will be arriving in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in central part of the park. And before get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Overnight at: Serena safari lodge

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 3: NORTHERN SERENGETI NP.

Early morning by 8:00 AM after heavy breakfast, we will start explore the Serengeti sound of silence in the central part and thereafter move towards the northern part of the park. The en route game drive towards the Kogatende region will offer mild action from resident game.  As you approach the northern part of the Serengeti, you will notice the terrain change from the usual plain Savannah grassland to a more hill and broken terrain. The northern region offers a variety of several herbivores and carnivore’s mammals. A picnic lunch will serve at picnic site area; there after according on the time of your arrival you will be able to spend a few hours to the Mara River. And the rest of hours will head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at lodge.

Overnight at: Serengeti bushtops camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 4 & 5 NORTHERN SERENGETI NP.

After morning breakfast and begin your day 8:00 AM in the northern Serengeti in the months between mid-June to September, the migration can be found in this region. From mid-June to September, the Mara River offers the most dramatic river crossing of the great migration. Deep and heavily rain fed the river takes an enormous migration of wildebeests. The huge dramatic of wild creatures between competition among themselves in one ecosystem although reptiles can observe such as Nile crocodiles is an unforgettable sight. If it’s your lucky day you will be able to spot these natural phenomena wonders of the world, lets the nature take its own course. Tracing the migration, you might even move towards the lobo valley. The pristine lobo valley is scattered with different varieties of habitat such as woodlands, hills, and famous granites kopjes. It also offers massive amount of big cat like lions, leopards, and cheetahs are full of plenty. During the dry season the permanent water source in the valley attract plenty of resident and migratory animals and birds. During the full day game drive, you will have a short stop at picnic site for having the lunch. Later on, continue with late evening game before head to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight at Serengeti bushtops camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 6: CENTRAL SERENGETI NP.

Today you will head back to south towards the central Serengeti. The five hours drive to central Serengeti will offers mild en route game. The drive south from the Mara River valley takes you through hill country, the lobo area, woodlands and then backs into the Seronera area. The central part of Serengeti the Seronera valley is richness of wild animals. The interaction and survival of these carnivores and herbivores an excellent game viewing experience all year round. The lunch will be done at picnic site and will be done during the long day drive itself. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Overnight at: Kubu kubu tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 7: NGORONGORO.

After your morning heavy breakfast, you will start to departure in Serengeti national park heading to Ngorongoro crater together with your packed lunch boxes, on the way you will have a last game drive in the heart of Africa the Serengeti. On the way to Ngorongoro you will lucky to see wild herbivores together with carnivores in one ecosystem. After you picnic lunch, you will drive in the directions towards the Ngorongoro crater and as soon as you will reach the edge of the crater, the huge caldera. This approximately 20 km wide crater, Ngorongoro is one among of the world heritage site with mixed cultural site under UNESCO. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Overnight at: Ngorongoro serena lodge

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 8: NGORONGORO – ARUSHA.

After morning breakfast, you will drive down the steep and narrow road that takes you into the down the crater flow. The slopes are forested but soon the landscape changes to Savannah. Ngorongoro breathtaking and with a little luck you can observe all the big five lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalos. You might also see some of the thousand’s ungulates and some of the 500 birds’ specie of the east Africa. After morning game drive down, the crater you will have a picnic lunch down the crater before late evening game drive, you will leave the crater in the late afternoon to drive back to Arusha, where you will arrive in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Arusha.

Overnight at: Gran Melia Hotel

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 9: DEPARTURE DAY.

Today will be your last day in Tanzania for your unforgettable adventure memory of your lifetime before heading to the airport to catch the flight back home. Our drive will take you in the gift shop for buying some souvenirs ‘and other remarkable stuff for your lovely relatives from Africa. Then after drop off at the airport.

This is the end of your Tanzania northern luxury safari.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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