8-Day Wildebeest Migration and Tanzania Cultural Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2098
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Safari begin and end in Arusha. Its a all year round Safari. Highlights: Serengeti Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Ndutu Conservation Area ( from December to May ) Mara North, West or East Serengeti Area ( June to November, to possibly see the Migration ) Lake Manyara Park ( December to May ) or Tarangire Park ( June to November ) Lake Eyasi Cultural Activities Arusha National Park. Friendly driver guide you on the entire trip in 4x4 safari pop-up roof vehicle, each person guaranteed window seat.

Day 1: Game drive at Arusha National Park

Depart at 8h30 to Arusha National Park Safari, 1 hour drive to Arusha Park, registration formalities and enter the National Park, en-route game drive in Arusha National Park, visit 7 adjacent lakes, Ngrudoto Crater, and possibly have excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro if sky is clear and Mount Meru. you will spot Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebras, Waterbuck, Black and White Colobus monkeys and many more animals. Afternoon transfer to your hotel.

 

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Transfer at 08h30am, Arusha to Lake Manyara Park Safari ( or Tarangire National Park from June to November )
2 hours drive to Manyara Park or Tarangire National Park, registration formalities and enter the National Park,
en-route game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.

Lake Manyara National Park
Size: 330 sq km (127 sq miles), of which up to 200 sq km (77 sq miles) is lake when water levels are high. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. Stretching for 50km along the base of the 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment. A narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara’s legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants.

 

Day 3: Cultural Visit to Lake Eyasi

After early breakfast, drive to Lake Eyasi. Activities during Lake Eyasi visits include accompanying hunters while they hunt bush meat, learning to make jewelry with the women, watching the production of traditional weapons and instruments, and learning the Hadzabe’s click language. Walk with guides to the shores of Lake Eyasi to learn about the history of the area

Lake Eyasi Tribes: The Hadzabe are one of two remaining hunter-gatherer tribes remaining in Tanzania. There are approximately 1500 families left in this tribe, and their numbers are decreasing. All visitors are accompanied by a local guide who has been approved by the tribe. Activities during Lake Eyasi visits include accompanying hunters while they hunt bush meat, learning to make jewelry with the women, watching the production of traditional weapons and instruments, and learning the Hadzabe’s click language. Walk with guides to the shores of Lake Eyasi to learn about the history of the area.

 

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

After breakfast, depart at 08h30AM, drive 45 minutes, enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, have a first glance of a fantastic view of the Ngorongoro Crater at the crater rim view site, continue descent onto the crater floor, game drive on the crater floor. This is the only Park where, Black Rhino could be spotted. Packed lunch at a picnic site, and continue game drive until late afternoon. You are allowed in the crater for a maximum of 6 hours.
Note: The park gate on the crater rim ascent closes at 6 pm sharp.

Ngorongoro Crater at 2286m is the largest unbroken caldera in the World.
The jewel in Ngorongoro crown is a deep volcanic crater, about 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms in area. Two thousand feet below the rim. The crater floor is dotted with watering holes and shelters almost 30,000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the walls of the volcano. This is only park where the black rhino could be spotted, famous too for many of Africa’s most spectacular game.

 

Day 5: Ndutu Conservation Area (South Serengeti)

AM transfer to Lake Ndutu Area, game drive to possibly see the Migration. After breakfast, transfer to Lake Ndutu Area,
game drive in the park North/West/or East Serengeti Area ( from June to November, to possibly see the Wildebeest Migration )

Serengeti Size: 14,763 sq km (5,700 sq miles).
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti, game drive en route into the Serengeti National Park or Ndutu Area, Golden-manned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat.

Day 6: Full day Serengeti National Park game drive

Game drive of in the morning and afternoon with either packed lunch or lunch at the lodge.
Serengeti: Tanzania’s oldest and most popular National park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th worldwide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing.

Hot Air Serengeti Balloonn Safari: Option at extra cost
After an early wakeup call 4.30am, meet at the common area, light tea/coffee served and the Serengeti Balloon Safari will drive you to Where their Balloon takes off, Do an early Serengeti Balloon ride over the Serengeti Plains and land in the bush for breakfast served with champagne and later continue of game drive in Serengeti with your safari driver.

 

Day 7: Serengeti National Park

Full day game drive or AM and PM game drive, depending how close the animals are to your camp.
The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates Tanzania’s greatest park. Golden-maned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat.

 

Day 8: Enroute Serengeti and Transfer to Arusha

After breakfast, en route Game drive in Serengeti Park, while continue road transfer to Arusha. A world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle.
Arrival Arusha about 14h30noon.
Optional for extra cost: Festive Season Supplement.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Green Mountain Hotel arusha
  • Tanzania Ric Lodge
  • Tanzania Ric Lodge
  • Rhino Lodge
  • Kisura Tented Camp
  • Kisura Tented Camp
  • Kisura Tented Camp

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