Tanzania Serengeti with the Great Migration

Start: Kilimanjaro Airport Finish: Kilimanjaro Airport

Visiting: Tanzania


Duration: 9 Nights

Physical rating: Leisurely / Moderate

Tour Operator: Exodus

Group size: 6 - 12

Age range: 18 to


Prices From: $10619

Tour Overview

Few destinations can offer an experience to match the Serengeti’s Great Migration. Forming the centerpiece of this grand safari, the migration is regarded as Nature at her most extravagant and involves the amazing spectacle of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest, zebra, and antelope running the gauntlet of predators as they migrate around the Masai Mara/Serengeti ecosystem.

Highlights

  • iconExplore both the legendary Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park.
  • iconEmbark on morning and afternoon safaris daily, as well as night drives to seek out nocturnal species.
  • iconVisit with local Maasai communities and learn about their customs and way of life.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Start Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 

Meals: dinner

Arrive in Kilimanjaro and transfer to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. *Accommodation*: Villa Maua (Feb departure) or The Rivertrees Country Inn (June departure) - or similar

icon Day 2 : Depart overland for the world-famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Today, depart overland for the world-famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area, with stops for wildlife viewing along the way at Lake Manyara National Park. Check into Entamanu Ngorongoro,a sustainable camp nestled in a small forested area set high atop the rim of the crater. All of the large, stylish tents offer sweeping views over the crater, the plains of the Serengeti and the Gol Mountains.  *Accommodation*: Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp or similar

icon Day 3 : Morning safari in Ngorongoro Crater

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

With a prime position, just a stones-throw from the floor of the crater, you’ll enjoy a peaceful morning safari well ahead of the crowds. During game drives, search for big herds of elephants, buffalo, and wildebeest. This area is home to one of the densest populations of lions in Africa and large prides are often found sprawled in the shade of acacia scrub. Birding here is fantastic, with over 550 recorded species. Take a walk along the crater rim with local Maasai guides, and visit a traditional boma to learn about the Maasai culture and daily life. *Accommodation*: Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp or similar

icon Day 4 : Ngorongoro to Ndutu or Grumeti (depending on departure date)

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

After one last game drive and breakfast, depart overland for one of the most beautiful drives in Tanzania. As you descend from the Ngorongoro highlands, the vastness of the Serengeti plains opens up and you get a real appreciation of the scale of this iconic wilderness. Check in to Serengeti Safari Camp, a mobile camp that follows in the tracks of the wildebeest migration. Time permitting, embark on an afternoon game viewing excursion. Please note: the camp location varies depending on the departure date, and will either by Ndutu (Southern Serengeti) for February departures, or Grumeti (Western Serengeti) for June departures *Accommodation*: Serengeti Safari Camp or similar

icon Day 5 -6 : February Itinerary: Ndutu (Southern Serengeti)

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Spend two full days exploring the region. The Ndutu area is famed for its vast grass plains that are particularly rich in nutrients. This sustains the migratory animals during calving season, which peaks around February. Serengeti Safari Camp was designed to be in the best possible location to view the wildebeest migration and the main focus of your time here is getting right into the action of the migration and seeing herds stretch for impossible miles. *Accommodation*: Serengeti Safari Camp or similar

icon Day 7 : To Kogatende (Northern Serengeti)

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

This morning, board our flight to the far north of Serengeti National Park. Check in to your stone and thatch room at Lamai Serengeti, set high above the Mara River Valley. *Accommodation*: Lamai Serengeti or similar

icon Day 8 -9 : Explore the area during game drives.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Explore the area during game drives to view iconic African wildlife, including key predators and numerous plains species. *Accommodation*: Lamai Serengeti or similar

icon Day 10 : Fly to Kilimanjaro and end

Meals: breakfast

After breakfast, board an internal flight to Kilimanjaro. Our adventure ends here for you to connect with your independent flight home.

What's Included

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    Meals

    7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners.

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    Domestic air fare within Tanzania

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    Arrival and departure transfers on group dates

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    All entrance fees and taxes

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    All accommodations

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    Daily activity options including safari drives, nature walks

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    All meals including soft drinks, beer, and wine with lunch and dinner

What's Not Included

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    Airport arrival and departure taxes

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    Passport and/or visa fees; travel insurance

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    Excess baggage charges

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    Items of a personal nature such as laundry, alcoholic beverages (other than listed above), and other incidentals 

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    Transfers for independent arrivals and departures

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    International flights

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Exodus requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 70 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately

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    Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

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    Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

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    Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

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    Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

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Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Sunday Feb 13, 2022

Nights

9

Available

8

$10619.22

Instant Booking Available

Thursday Jun 16, 2022

Nights

9

Available

8

$11597.44