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The Great Migration Safari

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 - 18 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: December - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 5600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 10500 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha. Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport meet and greet then transfe to Ilboru Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Arusha - Meserani Snake Park - Tarangire National Park. Depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park via Meserani Snake Park & Maasai Museum. Then proceed to Tarangire National Park , Clients will have hot lunch in camp then proceed for an afternoon game drive in search of predators and prey Returning to camp for dinner and overnight.

Days 3 & 4: Tarangire National Park. Clients will have an early morning game drive then return to Camp for late breakfast, after breakfast clients will depart with pick lunch boxes for a full day game. Returning to Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Tarangire National Park - Mto Wa Mbu - Lake Manyara National Park. On this day, clients will depart with picnic lunch boxes to Lake Manyara National Park, once at Mto Wa Mbu clients will have a fruit testing excursion at the local market clients will test some exotic fruits like Red bananas, Custard Apples and other fruits of the season. Later in the day clients will enter Lake Manyara National Park spend the afternoon game watching till late afternoon, come out of the park and proceed to Kirurumu Luxury Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Lake Manyara – Oldupai Gorge – Nasera Rock. Passing Ngorongoro crater rim you descend through a really impressive landscape down to Oldupai Gorge. There clients will find the most complete and eldest proofs of human development. Stop for the information about the cradle of mankind! Continuing to the North to lonesome area of Nasera Rock clients will meet up with the crew who would have set up in this fantastic place near Gol Mountains.

Day 7: With 2 Maasai guides you will start an one hour walk through Olkarien Gorge. Excursion to the Fig tree (if you clients wish to): Drive on dusty, nearly never used trails to the north - an excursion into a lost wilderness. Clients will find a fig tree in untouched Maasai land, north of Oldupai and close to the Gol Mountains. Even if clients are not so interested in trees, this tree might tell clients about the last 1000 years. If luck is on clients side then there are good chances that clients will get to see the rare African Wild dogs in this area.

Days 8 & 9: Nasera Rock – Ndutu Woodlands. On this day clients will say bye o the crew and depart to Ndutu Woodlands, clients will then have hot lunch at one of the Tented camps, then in the afternoon clients will do a walking safari with an armed ranger in Ndutu Woodlands. Clients will walk though the woodlands and will get a chance to get close to some of the plains game around this area during these months of the Migration being in this area. Later return to Ndutu Safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Days 10 - 13: Ndutu Woodlands - Serengeti National Park. After breakfast clients will have a game drive around the woodlands and then with picnic lunch boxes clients will depart from Ndutu woodlands entering the park from Naabi Hill Gate. Clients will meet up with the crew who would have set up the camp in a very special area in the Serengeti National Park. Clients game drives are adopted to the animal position.

Day 14: Serengeti National Park -Ngorongoro Crater. Depart from Serengeti National Park after an early breakfast visiting Oldupai Gorge the proceed to Ngorongoro Crater. From midday on clients will experience the great variety and density of animals in the second largest Caldera on earth. The most beautiful game-drives you may experience in the late afternoon: Most of the people have left the crater-floor, the light gets soft and the activity of the wild animal’s increases. Please have a sufficient quantity of film-rolls! Clients will take more pictures of this fantastic. African landscape, flora and fauna than you have ever expected. Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 15: Ngorongoro Crater – Empakai Crater

After an early breakfast clients will depart to Empakai Crater very few people have experienced this extraordinary excursion, which is on the itinerary of today. Passing the slopes of the Olmoti Crater you will be fascinated by the scenery of Embulbul Depression, Loolmalassin- and Empakai Crater. On a really difficult track we will “ride” you to the rim of Empakai Crater (2700m). The Caldera is edged by 600m high, steep, jungle walls and its floor is covered with a green glimmering lake - the seasonal home of millions of flamingos. With some luck, you may see them. This excursion offers the possibility, that you will meet Maasai in their untouched environment, not invaded by tourists. An armed ranger will accompany clients. Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 16: Ngorongoro - Arusha – Day room –Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Depart from Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha, Clients will have a day room at Ilboru safari lodge, Clients will have a day room at Ilboru safari lodge, then in the evening clients will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport clients fly back home,

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All transfers according to program
- Entrance fees to all National Parks
- Extra-fees for Ngorongoro Crater
- Scout fees
- Overnight all Hotels/Campsites according to program
- FB during safari (picnic-lunch)
- 2 liters mineral water per person per day on safari; tea; coffee
- Select-Tent-Safari: cook, waiter, camp attendant
- Select-Tent-Safari: tents, mess tent, camping equipment, camp beds, bed linen, kitchen equipment, dishes
- Select-Tent-Safari: shower and toi tent for Special Campsites
- Driver/guide and car (Land rover / Land cruiser/ Nissan Patrols) for Safaris without km limit!
- Driver/guide and car ((Land rover / Land cruiser/ Nissan Patrols) for Safaris without time-limit!

Price Excludes:
- International flights
- Visa fees
- Drinks (if not mentioned above)
- Tips
- Expenses of personal nature (like souvenirs)
- Excursions and trips not included in this program (e.g. Balloon safari Serengeti).

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