Animal Migration (South)

Animal Migration (South): 6 days, 5 nights
Locations:Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ndutu Area, Ngorongoro Crater
Highlights:Animal Migration in Ndutu Area
Best times:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Aug Oct Nov Dec

         Best time                   Good time                   Mixed

 

Quick Itinerary


Day 1:Moshi / Arusha ➜ Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park ➜ Karatu
Day 2:Karatu ➜ Serengeti National Park (North)
Day 3:Serengeti National Park
Day 4:Serengeti National Park ➜ Ndutu Area
Day 5:Ndutu Area ➜ Ngorongoro
Day 6:Ngorongoro Crater ➜ Moshi / Arusha


 

Detailed itinerary:

 

1

Your safari driver-guide will take you in your 4×4 Land Cruiser, open-roof vehicle from Moshi or Arusha. You have an option between two national parks to choose from during your booking process. Enjoy your game drive for the day and later proceed to Karatu for your dinner and overnight stay. 1.Lake Manyara National Park (LMNP), situated at the bottom of the western wall of the spectacular Great Rift Valley 2.Tarangire National Park (TNP), famous for its herds of elephants and Baobab trees.
Driving times: Moshi / Arusha –LMNP / TNP: 3-4 hours
                          LMNP – Karatu: 1-1.5 hours
                          TNP – Karatu: 1.5-2 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Hotel ($$) | Simba Campsite ($) | Olea Africana Lodge ($$) | Bougainvillea Safari Lodge ($$) | Karatu Simba Lodge ($$)

2

After breakfast in Karatu, proceed to Serengeti National Park (SNP), the world’ s most famous wildlife sanctuary for a game drive. End your day inside the national park boundaries with hot dinner.
Driving times: Karatu – SNP: 2-2.5 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Campsite ($) | Kati Kati Camp ($$$) | Serengeti Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Serengeti Serena Lodge ($$$$) | Serengeti Ang’ ata Camp ($$$$) | Pioneer Camp ($$$$$)

3

Today whole day today will be spent exploring the vast plains of Serengeti with various wildlife encounters!
Driving times:
Optional activity: Hot air balloon safari (subject to terms and availability)
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Campsite ($) | Kati Kati Camp ($$$) | Serengeti Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Serengeti Serena Lodge ($$$$) | Serengeti Ang’ ata Camp ($$$$) | Pioneer Camp ($$$$$)

4

After breakfast, proceed to Ndutu Area, south of Serengeti National Park. Enjoy an en-route game drive and if you are lucky you will come across the animal migration here, depending on the rains.
Driving times: SNP – Ndutu Area: 2-3 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Ndutu Safari Lodge ($$$) | Lake Masek Tented Camp | Ang’ ata Migration Camp ($$$)

5

Continue game drives in Ndutu Area, and later proceed to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, for dinner and overnight.
Driving times:
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

6

After breakfast, descend down into Ngorongoro Crater, what’ s commonly referred to as the “8th Natural Wonder”of the world. Your final chance to spot the ‘ Big Five’ . Early afternoon head back to Moshi / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) / Arusha / Arusha Airport (ARK). End of our services | Kilimanjaro tour | Zanzibar extension | airport.
Driving times: NCA – Moshi / JRO / Arusha / ARK : 5-6 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box
Accommodation: