8 Days Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

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Tour Duration

  • 12 days / 11 Nights

Accommodation

  • Midrange

Tour Category

  • Tanzania Family Safari

Highlights

  • Tarangire National Park

  • Serengeti National Park

  • Ngorongoro Crater

  • Zanzibar

“A Tanzania safari is a delight for all ages, and as such is an ideal family holiday. The excitement of the adventure is truly shared, allowing parents and children to treasure memories for ever after.

Every Tanzania safari is so different each wildlife moment is so distinct, that even old timers cannot claim to have seen it all before”

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Your Itinerary

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Itinerary Details

Start Location
End Location
Over Night
Arusha
Serengeti
Arusha Outpost
12+ Old
Guided
BLD

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Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our driver will be waiting for you to welcome you and transfer you to your accommodation in Arusha

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange: Arusha Planet Lodge – On Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Arusha - Tarangire NP

After breakfast, your safari driver guide will pick you up from your lodge and drive you in your private 4x4 safari vehicle to Tarangire National Park. The park is most famous for its elephant migration, birding, and quiet authentic safari atmosphere in a unique surrounding of baobab trees. We will enjoy a game drive exploring the park. Lunch will be taken in a picnic site overlooking the Tarangire River.

In the late afternoon, your driver will take you for a sundowner on a special site in the park to enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape with the sunset colors.  

Later proceed to your accommodation located in the Tarangire NP. Leisure time by the campfire, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange Accommodation:  Lake Burunge Tented Lodge  - On Full Board

Day 3:Tarangire - Serengeti NP

Distance:  280Km/ Approx. 4-5 hrs. with en-route game

We'll take a leisurely breakfast, as we've got a big day of exploration and adventure ahead of us!

We'll begin the day with the scenic drive towards the Serengeti. Along the way, we'll pass through the mist-shrouded rainforests of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be lucky enough to glimpse cape buffalo, baboons, or even elephants and leopards in the dense undergrowth.

It's a nearly four hours drive to the Serengeti Park gates, but you can choose (Optional) to break up the drive with one or both of the below optional activities:

  • Oldupai Gorge Museum: Sometimes known as the Cradle of Mankind, the Oldupai Gorge Museum commemorates some of the oldest evidence of human habitation ever found. Here you can see some of the oldest fossil evidence in the world of human habitation, visit the Oldupai Gorge Museum to learn more about the human journey, and take in the stunning views of this stark gorge country.
  • Maasai boma visit: Pay a visit to one of the famous Maasai bomas, where you'll have the opportunity to witness (and participate in) traditional Maasai dance, tour an authentic Maasai village, and even do a little souvenir shopping at the local market.

After a delicious lunch at the Serengeti National Park picnic area, it’s time to explore the Serengeti itself. Witness Africa’s iconic savannah landscape and be amazed by the sheer number of animals that roam these grassy plains. Later drive to accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange:  Pamoja Serengeti camp  - on Full board

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Morning in Serengeti is an experience worth cherishing. You will wake up surrounded by enchanting sounds and the smell of the wilderness staring at a magnificent breathtaking sunrise view at the endless plains of Serengeti while getting ready for a full day of adventure.

After breakfast, you set off for a full-day game drive in Serengeti, following the footsteps of the Great Migration and spotting herds as they will be congregating in the central area during this time.

“Serengeti National Park is the world Heritage Site that has many more attractions than any other national park in Africa. The Great Migration, The Big Five, Unique Bird Collections, Endangered Species, Highest concentration of Carnivores and Herbivores, Scenic and Spectacular Landscapes are some of the attractions one will encounter” In the late afternoon, we drive back to our accommodation. After freshening up Cosy around the campfire and enjoy sharing stories of the day’s wildlife sightings while waiting for dinner.

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange:  Pamoja Serengeti camp  - on Full board

Day 5: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast drive from Serengeti to Ngorongoro enjoying the unwinding scenery along the way. Arrive at your lodge located on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater rim with a great view over the crater floor. Leisure time, dinner, and overnight. https://lifetimesafaristz.com/ngorongoro-conservation-area

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Semi-Luxury:  Ngorongoro Serena Lodge  – On Full Board

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater – Zanzibar

At sunrise, we drive down to the crater floor for a wildlife game. With its abundant water, excellent grazing, and natural protection from the densely vegetated crater walls, the crater provides shelter to over 25000 animals, including the endangered Black Rhinoceros. Lunch will be taken at a picnic site inside the crater.

In the afternoon we ascend the crater and drive to Arusha, proceed to the airport for your evening flight to Zanzibar.

Following your safari, it will be great to enjoy some days of beach holidays by the Indian Ocean.

“Zanzibar is a unique island that has managed to find a balance between being a hive of activity and calmness and relaxation. From the moment you get close to Zanzibar, you will feel a relaxed atmosphere occupying your senses. The turquoise water of the sea and the powdery white sand beaches shaded by palm trees make this island look like a paradise. The official name of Zanzibar Island is Unguza.”

Upon arrival at Zanzibar Airport, our Guide will pick you up from Zanzibar Airport and transfer to your beach hotel for relaxation.

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange:  Casa Beach Hotel "Casa Del Mar"– on Half Board

Day 7 & 11: Zanzibar Beach

You will have more than 5 days at the beach to relax, unwind and get tan with an option of choosing different activities and excursions as per your interests such as

  • Snorkeling
  • Dolphin tour
  • Kite surfing
  • Safari blue
  • Spice tour
  • Sunset cruise
  • Jozani forest visit
  • Prison Island tour
  • Chumbe Island etc.

Please Note: All activities can be booked and organized on the ground through our guide with extra costs.

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge

Midrange:  Casa Beach Hotel "Casa Del Mar"– on Half Board

Day 12: Zanzibar Beach

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up from your beach resort to transfer you to Zanzibar Airport for your flight back home 

If time permitting, have a guided stone town tour at the historical sites of Stone Town. During the guided tour, you will experience the town & the true culture of Zanzibar; visit the famous house of wonder, the sultan palace, the old museum, and the old market where you can shop for various fruits and spices. You will also see the cathedral church and the old dispensary. You may continue with a free walk in the alleyways of the old town, watching the everyday local life and finding beautiful handmade souvenirs in the small shops. Later proceed to the airport for your flight back home. 

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Trip Details

  • Included
    Return airport transfers
    Accommodation in Arusha on bed and breakfast
    4x4 vehicles for the safari vehicle (pop up roof jeep).
    Services of English-speaking driver guide for Safari.
    Accommodations and meals as indicated on the itinerary on Safaris
    Fly doctor evacuation
    Mineral water on game drive, coffee, and some other soft drinks
    Crater tour and government taxes.
    WIFI on Safari jeep
    Binoculars
    All National Parks entry fee,
    Flight tickets from Arusha – Zanzibar
    Zanzibar Transfers
    Zanzibar Accommodation on Half board while on Beach and BB in Stone town
    X-Mas or new year supplements where applicable
    Zanzibar Airport Transfer and
    Complementary Stone town tour
  • Not Included
    International Flights
    Visas
    Optional activities mentioned on the above itinerary
    Travel/medical/baggage insurance
    Tips, Laundry
    Telephone bills (Whenever applicable)
    Any other items of a personal nature
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