6 Days Camping Safari to See Migration Crossing Mara river
Tanzania is the best African safari country, as rated by travelers who have experienced wildlife safari tours in Tanzania. This 6day Tanzania safari is a travel package designed to visit the national parks of Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro. In this wildlife safari tour, travelers will see all big 5 Africa and experience wildebeest migration. Safari lodges, luxury tented camps, and budget camping safari options are available.
Day by Day Itinerary
ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, starting safari from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular between June and September, the dry period. During this time thousands of animals- wildebeest, buffalo, and Oryx migrate from the dry Maasai steeple to the Tarangire River looking for water. Lions, leopards and other predators follow the herds. Tarangire is home to over 500 varieties of birds. Have lunch and take a late afternoon game viewing and drive to the camp for dinner and overnight at Sun Bright Campsite.
FULL DAY LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we drive on a tarmac road 40km with a lunch box to Lake Manyara National Park for afternoon game drives. Start the game drive through underground water forest, proceed to acacia woodland savanna open land, pass by hot water spring, and proceed to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara is home for many flamingos and other water birds. The park is home to tree climbing lions, hippo, elephant, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, baboon, blue and velvet monkey, warthog, and more. About 350 species of birds have been recorded here. You will have a picnic lunch, dinner, and overnight at Sunbright Campsite.
KARATU TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
You will have an early morning breakfast in the camp, then drive to the great Serengeti National Park with lunch and game drives en route. During your afternoon game drive in the park, you might seelion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, eland, wild dog, gazelles, crocodile, and more. Lots of birds include the migrants. Proceed with game viewing around Seronera or eastward, dinner and overnight will be at Seronera Campsite.
FULL GAME DRIVE AT SERENGETI
Today you will leave after breakfast and with lunch packet you will drive as you follow the migrations paths depending on the location. We will spend the day following the great migration of about 1.5 millions Wildebeests and 500,000 Zebras migrating through the Serengeti Ecosystem. Dangers are everywhere and packs of lions, cheetahs and other carnivores are everywhere waiting for the right moment to strike. Crocodiles in the Serengeti river have no mercy as the herds cross the river. Thousands are swept by the arrogant waters and the scenes are amazing. Later in the early evening you will drive for dinner and overnight at the Campsite.
SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast, depart from Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Wake up for early morning game drives in Serengeti then head back to the campsite for breakfast. You will then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
NGORONGORO CRATER - ARUSHA
Wake up early in the morning for breakfast and then descend into the crater floor for game drives. All the big five (rhino, lion, buffalo, and elephant) live in this wonderful caldera. Others that live here are zebra, hippo, wildebeest, hyena, and more. Birds include flamingos on the Soda lake, geese, storks, vultures, and more. Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp, a Hippo pool. After lunch, drive back to Arusha.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Round trip airport transfer
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water on all days
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Alcohol drinks
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