14-Day Great Migration and Zanzibar (December to March)

14-Day Great Migration and Zanzibar (December to March)14-Day Great Migration and Zanzibar (December to March)

This tour will enable the guest to explore the world famous migration of animals during their calving peak in February. People participating in this tour will have a very high opportunity to see hunting predators in the special area of Ndutu (Ngorongoro and Serengeti) where off-road driving is permitted. This tour is highly recommended to people that are looking forward to see predators in actions as well as lots of young animals.

Day 1: Arrival, Arusha town

We will pick you up from your airport of arrival (we recommend you fly to Kilimanjaro airport) and transfer you to The African tulip hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight. If time allows, we will give you a two hours complimentary town tour in Arusha.

Main destination: Arusha

Accommodation: Ambureni Coffee LogeMid-range lodge located in or near Arusha

Meals & drinks: Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Village tour, night safari

After breakfast you will drive to Lake Manyara for a guided village walk at Mto wa Mbu town. In this walk you will visit a local market, African family, local beer brew and local bar. You will then continue to Manyara Wildlife Camp for lunch. In the afternoon you will drive to lake Manyara National Park for game drive. This park has the highest concentration of monkeys in north Tanzania. You will also have opportunity to see giraffes, elephants, hippos impalas and lots of birds. In the late afternoon you will return to Manyara wildlife camp for dinner. After dinner you will depart for 2 hours of night game drive in Lake Manyara national park to look for the nocturnal animals that are never seen in day light. You will then return to Manyara wildlife camp for overnight.

Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park

Accommodation: Manyara Wildlife Safari CampMid-range tented camp located just outside Lake Manyara NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Great migration, hunting predators

After breakfast you will drive to Ndutu for lunch at Ndutu safari lodge. In the afternoon depart for game drive in Ndutu area. This is the area along the boundary of Ngorongoro and Serengeti where the great migration is suppose to be between January and April. It is where these animals (now estimated to be 2.5 million) will drop their young ones because the area is open and has highly nutritious grass. This is the highlight of your entire trip and you will expect to see lots of excitement like hunting, chasing, young ones being borne etc. You will have three nights to explore this special area where off road driving is permitted to allow you observe these adventures up close. We recommend you start your game drives very early in the morning to be successful. All meals and overnight will be at safari camp.

Main destination: Ndutu

Accommodation: Mbugani CampMid-range tented camp located in or near Ndutu

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Great migration, hunting predators

Depart for early morning game drive in Ndutu area, picnic breakfast will be served in the bush. After breakfast you will continue with game drive to explore the great migration. You will have high chances to see hunting lions, cheetahs and hyenas. As you are in this place look careful for wildebeests dropping their young ones (this is the calving area for them). You will then return to the lodge for lunch and little siesta then depart for afternoon game drive in the area. Dinner and overnight will be at Ndutu safari lodge.

Main destination: Ndutu

Accommodation: Mbugani CampMid-range tented camp located in or near Ndutu

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Great migration, hunting predators

Depart for early morning game drive in Ndutu area exploring the great migrations surrounded predators. You will have picnic breakfast then continue with game drive before you return to the camp for lunch. After lunch you will have a little siesta then depart for a 2-hour afternoon guided walk with an armed ranger/guide exploring the wildlife while out of the vehicle. You will then return to Ndutu safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Ndutu

Accommodation: Mbugani CampMid-range lodge located in or near Ndutu

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Big game, leopards

After breakfast you will drive to Serengeti for lunch at Serengeti bush camp. In the afternoon you will depart for a game drive in Serengeti national park. Serengeti is the park with the largest concentration of big mammals in the world. You will be looking for elephants, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, buffalos and many more. The central Serengeti is also the best place to see the rare leopards and other big cats. All meals and overnight will be at Serengeti bush camp.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortilis CampLuxury tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Big game, leopards

Depart for early morning game drive in Serengeti national park, picnic breakfast will be served in the bush. After breakfast you will continue with game drive to look for prides of lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes and other big game. You will then return to the lodge for lunch and little siesta then depart for afternoon drive in Serengeti. Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti bush camp.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park

Accommodation: Serengeti Tortilis CampLuxury tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Ngorongoro crater, the endangered black rhino

After early breakfast you will depart for Ngorongoro crater with picnic lunch for a game drive on the crater floor. This will be the best place for you to see the endangered black rhino (less than 1,000 black rhinos remain in the wild). You will also see pink flamingos in lake Magadi, lots of hyenas, gazelles, warthogs, jackals, and if you are lucky, lions and cheetahs. In the late afternoon you will drive to Karatu Country lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation: Eileen's Trees InnMid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Stone town

After breakfast you will drive back to Arusha for lunch at the African Tulip hotel. After lunch you will continue to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar. In Zanzibar you will be picked up and transferred to Next Paradise Boutique Resort for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island

Accommodation: Next ParadiseMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10: Leisure at the beach

You will work up, have breakfast, then relax at the beautiful Zanzibar beach. You will have lunch at the resort then continue enjoying the beautiful breeze at the beach. In the evening you will have dinner, then overnight at the resort. The lodge organizes activities like village walk, scuba diving, snorkeling that, fishing and others that you can book and pay directly.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island

Accommodation: Next ParadiseMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11: Leisure at the beach

You will work up, have breakfast, then relax at the beautiful Zanzibar beach. You will have lunch at the resort then continue enjoying the beautiful breeze at the beach. In the evening you will have dinner, then overnight at the resort. The lodge organizes activities like village walk, scuba diving, snorkeling that, fishing and others that you can book and pay directly.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island

Accommodation: Next ParadiseMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12: Prison island, Dolphin tour

After breakfast you will be transferred to Prison island (Prison island has the oldest turtles in East Africa). You will then have local lunch in a local restaurant hygienically prepared. After lunch you will do a Dolphin tour then return to then return to Next Paradise resort for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island

Accommodation: Next ParadiseMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13: Stone town tour, Spice tour

After breakfast you will be transferred to Stone town to explore this famous historical town. You will have lunch in the town the continue to the Spice farm and learn something about Zanzibar Spices (Zanzibar spices are famous world wide). You will then return to your resort for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Zanzibar Island

Accommodation: Next ParadiseMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar

Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 14: Drive to the airport for departure

This is your last day in Zanzibar. You will wake up and have breakfast then spend the morning at the beach. Depending on your international flight time, we will transfer you to Zanzibar airport then you will fly to Dar es Salaam to connect your international flight and return home (as you book your international flight, we recommend that your airport of departure is Dar es salaam).

Included

Park fees (for non-residents)

All activities (unless labeled as optional)

All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)

A professional driver/guide

All transportation (unless labeled as optional)

All flights during the tour

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer

Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

International flights (from/to home)

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Tips (tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)

Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)

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