7 Day Safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti - with flight
This safari itinerary is recommended from July to October when we expect the Migration to be in Northern Serengeti.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).
Once you have completed customs formalities and collected your luggage, please exit the airport building and then look out for our driver who should be wearing a black Team Kilimanjaro t-shirt and carrying a placard with your name on it, who will be waiting under a shelter for you at the meeting point outside. Our driver will transfer you to Gran Melia for your overnight stay.
Your safari guide will come to Gran Melia at approximately 1800, during which he will introduce himself, brief you on everything that will be happening during the safari, and answer any questions you may have.
Day 1: Your Safari guide will collect you from Gran Melia in Arusha at approximately 0700 for transfer to Tarangire National Park for guided game walk and game viewing.
Late afternoon transfer to Lake Manyara National Park for your overnight at Lake Manyara Serena.ha
Day 2: Early morning game drives in Lake Manyara. Afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for your overnight on the Crater rim at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Early morning descent into Crater for game drives in hopes of witnessing the Big 5. In Africa, the Big Five is made up of the lion, rhinoceros, leopards, elephant and Cape buffalo. All of these animals are viewable within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, including the crater and are protected thanks to the wildlife conservation efforts of Tanzania.
Afternoon transfer to Seronera region with visit to the Maasai boma en route to Serengeti Serena Lodge for your overnight.
Day 4: Morning game drives in Central Seronera in search of the region's permanent predator population as we move north towards the Mara River region, where we expect to find a very dense concentration of game. Overnight at TWC's Mara Kati Kati.
Day 5: Early morning transfer to launch site for hot air balloon ride in aerial pursuit of the Great Migration.
Spend the afternoon exploring the Mara Region. Late afternoon return to TWC's Mara Kati Kati for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Morning game drive in pursuit of the Wildebeest Migration in the hope of witnessing the dramatic Mara River crossing. Late afternoon return to TWC's Mara Kati Kati for your overnight.
Day 7: Morning transfer to Kogatende airstrip for flight at 1020 to Zanzibar, arriving at 1300.
Safari route map
This map is not a comprehensive description of movements and shows only a selection of approximate landmarks along the safari's intended route.
Safari prices per person in USD
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Day 7 to 10: You will be met by driver in Zanzibar for transfer to Pongwe Beach Hotel for your 3 nights stay at Pongwe Beach Hotel in one of their Beachfront Suites on half board basis.
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