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Jun-Nov: 8-Day Budget Great Migration & Secrets of the Serengeti

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Tanzania

Jun-Nov: 8-Day Budget Great Migration & Secrets of the Serengeti

Destinations

  • Kilimanjaro
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Silale Swamps
  • Northern Serengeti National Park
  • Mara River

Highlights

  • Unparalleled viewing of the fabled river crossings.
  • Tarangire National Park, uncrowded and famous for its elephant migration and outstanding game.

Itinerary at a Glance

  • DAY 1 Kilimanjaro
  • DAY 2-3 Tarangire National Park
  • DAY 4-7 Northern Serengeti National Park - Mara River Crossings
  • DAY 8 Serengeti National Park / KIA, Home

Jun-Nov: 8-Day Budget Great Migration & Secrets of the Serengeti

Detailed Itinerary

Your exact itinerary will vary slightly by month based on location of the great migration

JUN - NOV: Migration on the Northern Serengeti, Mara River Crossings

Day 1 Arrival Kilimanjaro

Upon arrival at KIA you will be picked up by a private driver who will meet you outside the airport doors with a sign with your name on it. Transfer to Ngare Sero Mountain lodge, an exceptionally lovely family-run lodge with a great atmosphere and very kind staff.

Overnight: Karma Lodge Full board, Double rooms

Day 2 & 3 Tarangire National Park

After breakfast you will be picked up by your private guide in your private vehicle and transfer to Tarangire National Park, famous for its large herds of Elephants and ancient Baobab trees. Options for walking safaris, night game drives and fly camping using a mobile camp, for a more intimate and authentic experience of the bush and wildlife.

Overnight: Nasikia Ndovu Camp Full Board (all meals and drinks included)

Day 4-7 Serengeti National Park – Mara River Crossings

Explore the Central Serengeti, famous for its population of big cats including lions and cheetah and an area where great migration passes through twice a year. After a morning game drive, transfer to Kuro airstrip for an 11.10am flight to Kogatende airstrip, arriving around 12.45pm. The coming 4 days you will explore this amazing area right by the Mara River with a resident guide of Chaka Camp in an open safari vehicle. You’ll have the chance to see the famous river crossings, with thousands of wildebeest and zebra braving the crocodile-infested waters, and so much more, including rhino, leopard, and cheetah. Overnight at Chaka Camp, which has spectacular views and amazing cuisine.

Overnight at Mara Kati Kati Camp Double Tent

Day 8 Serengeti National Park / KIA, Home

Enjoy another almost full day in the Serengeti. After lunch in camp you will be brought to the Kogatende airstrip for an 18.15pm flight to KIA to connect to KLM flight home.

 

Tanzania FAQ

Tanzania Facts for Visitors

Location

Located on the east coast of Africa, Tanzania is the biggest country of Eastern Africa, bordering Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south.

Size

At 947,303 square kilometres (365,756 sq mi),[6] Tanzania is the 13th largest country in Africa and the 31st largest in the world, ranked between the larger Egypt and smaller Nigeria.

Language

The official language is Swahili, which is generally spoken throughout the country, although there are various other local languages in the region. English is the second official language and the country’s commercial language. Arabic is widely spoken in the coastal areas, particularly in Zanzibar.

Religion

The main religions are Christianity and Islam, the latter especially in the coast region.

Currency

The currency unit is the Tanzanian Shilling.

Entry Requirements

To enter Tanzania, your passport must be valid for at least six months. Visas are required by almost all nationalities and can be obtained well in advance of departure. The cost of a visa is generally $50, depending on your nationality. (Tourist Visa Fees for American citizens $100). Tourist visas are usually issued for a 3 month period. For those who do not have a visa before arriving in Tanzania it is possible to obtain a tourist visa for a single entry at any one of the four main ports of entry into Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam International Airport, Zanzibar International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport and Namanga border crossing (Tanzania/Kenya border point). To determine whether you require a visa to enter Tanzania, contact the Tanzanian Embassy in your country.

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We're Wild for Wildlife...
  • The Ultimate Great Migration experience, designed by award-winning wildlife experts & safari guides.
  • Choose from centrally located mid-range camps or private, uncrowded, upscale camps.
  • Combine the Great Migration with secret Serengeti hot-spots like Kakessio, Matiti, and Endulen.
  • Option for walking, mobile, and balloon safaris plus night drives for nocturnal animals.
We're Wild for Wildlife...
  • The Ultimate Great Migration experience, designed by award-winning wildlife experts & safari guides.
  • Choose from centrally located mid-range camps or private, uncrowded, upscale camps.
  • Combine the Great Migration with secret Serengeti hot-spots like Kakessio, Matiti, and Endulen.
  • Option for walking, mobile, and balloon safaris plus night drives for nocturnal animals.
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