Animal Migration (West)

Animal Migration (West): 5 days, 4 nights
Locations: Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
Highlights:Animal Migration, Western Corridor, Grumeti River
Best times:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep 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 (West)
Day 3:Serengeti National Park (West) ➜ Serengeti National Park (Central)
Day 4:Serengeti National Park (Central) ➜ Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Day 5: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

Today you will drive from Karatu to the Serengeti park gates, and from the gates you will experience an en-route game drive to the western part of Serengeti National Park.
Driving times: Karatu – SNP: 2-3 hours
Optional activity: Olduvai Gorge
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Serengeti Simba Lodge ($$$) | Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp ($$$$)| Kirawira Serena Camp ($$$$)

3

Explore the predicted wildebeest migration in the Western Corridor and Grumeti River. Later proceed to Central Serengeti known as the Seronera Area for overnight.
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, continue exploring central Serengeti with a game drive and later proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) to end the day with dinner and overnight.
Driving times: SNP –NCA: 2-3 hours
Optional activity: Hot air balloon safari (subject to terms and availability), Olduvai Gorge
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

5

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: