13 Days (Western Serengeti Migration) - Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi
Duration - 13 days

In this tour we will cover the 4 most popular destinations in Tanzania - Tarangire (2 nights), Lake Manyara (1 night), Lake Natron (2 nights), Central Serengeti (3 nights), Western Serengeti (2 nights), Ngorongoro Crater (1 night) and Lake Eyasi (1 night). Tour starts and ends at Arusha. With our experienced driver guides, it will be a trip of a lifetime!

According to the last few years pattern, the possibility of sighting the migration is in the Western Serengeti region from May to June. Hence, this tour is recommended for the tour date between May and June months only.


Short Itinerary


Day 1 - (Oct 04, 2023) Arusha to Tarangire. Game drives at Tarangire
Day 2 - (Oct 05, 2023) Tarangire full day game drives
Day 3 - (Oct 06, 2023) Transfer to Lake Manyara for game drives
Day 4 - (Oct 07, 2023) Transfer to Lake Natron (Bird Watching/ Flamingo Walk)
Day 5 - (Oct 08, 2023) Lake Natron - Ngare Sero gorge hike to waterfalls (full day or half day)
Day 6 - (Oct 09, 2023) Lake Natron to Central Serengeti tranfer with enroute game drives in Serengeti
Day 7 - (Oct 10, 2023) Central Serengeti full day game drives
Day 8 - (Oct 11, 2023) Central Serengeti full day game drives
Day 9 - (Oct 12, 2023) Morning game drives in Central Serengeti and transfer to Western Serengeti for afternoon game drives
Day 10 - (Oct 13, 2023) Western Serengeti - full day game drives
Day 11 - (Oct 14, 2023) Morning game drives in Western Serengeti and transfer to Ngorongoro/Karatu
Day 12 - (Oct 15, 2023) Ngorongoro Crater Tour (5 hours) and transfer to Lake Eyasi
Day 13 - (Oct 16, 2023) Lake Eyasi (Hadzabe and Datoga Tribe visit) to Arusha

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Safari tour prices vary depending on the starting date, your group size, and the choice of stay.

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Stay Locations


Day 1 - Tarangire (Within the Park) or Tarangire (Outside the Park)

Day 2 - Tarangire (Within the Park) or Tarangire (Outside the Park) or Lake Manyara (Within the Park) or Lake Manyara (Outside the Park)

Day 3 - Lake Manyara (Outside the Park)

Day 4 - Lake Natron

Day 5 - Lake Natron

Day 6 - Central Serengeti

Day 7 - Central Serengeti

Day 8 - Central Serengeti

Day 9 - Western Serengeti

Day 10 - Western Serengeti

Day 11 - Karatu or NCA

Day 12 - Lake Eyasi

Maps


Pre & Post Tour Hotels


Arusha is the base for safari tours in North Tanzania. If you need accommodation in Arusha before/after your safari tour you can check some popular hotel prices on bed and breakfast basis below.

Single room:

Double sharing room:

Triple sharing room:

All of the above prices are on per person per night on bed and breakfast basis. More hotel options can be shared upon request

Addons


Add-on tours in Serengeti
Hot Air Balloon Ride: USD 540 per person
Rhino Tracking: USD 110 per person
Short Walking Tour (upto 4 hours): USD 45 per person
Long Walking Tour (upto 6 hours): USD 60 per person
Information on Serengeti Add-on tours

Add-on tours in Ngorongoro
Masai Village Tour: USD 25 per person
Olduvai Gorge museum visit: USD 35 per person
Ngorongoro Crater Rim Hike: USD 35 per person
Information on Ngorongoro Add-on tours

Add-on tours in Lake Manyara
Canoeing in Lake Manyara: USD 74 per person
Night Game drives in Lake Manyara NP: USD 114 per person
Treetop Walkway: USD 54 per person
Information on Lake Manyara Add-on tours

Add-on tours in Tarangire
Hot Air Balloon Ride: USD 540 per person
Short Walking Tour (upto 4 hours): USD 45 per person
Long Walking Tour (upto 6 hours): USD 60 per person
Night Game Drives (for clients staying inside): USD 100-200 per person depending on lodge

Add-on tours in Karatu
Coffee Plantation Tour: USD 20 per person
Iraqw Village Tour: USD 25 per person
Endoro Falls & Elephant Caves visit: USD 35 per person
Information on Karatu Add-on tours

Transfers


This tour starts from Arusha. Kilimanjaro airport is the nearest international airport and Arusha airport is the nearest domestic airport. Please check our page on how to get to Arusha

Airport Pickup/Drop
Pickup or drop off at Arusha airport on the day of safari: No extra charge
Pickup or drop off at Kilimanjaro airport on the day of safari: USD 30 per vehicle

Airport to Hotel transfers
Transfer from Arusha airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 25 per vehicle
Transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 50 per vehicle

InterCity transfers
Transfer from Moshi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 100 per vehicle
Transfer from Nairobi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 275 per vehicle

Flights


We do not book International Flights.
We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

Intercity Flights
From Zanzibar to Arusha: From USD 100 per person (Morning flight)
From Dar es salaam to Arusha: From USD 90 per person (Morning flight)
From Arusha to Zanzibar: From USD 170 per person (Late Afternoon flight)
From Arusha to Dar es salaam: From USD 110 per person (Late Afternoon flight)

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This tour starts & ends at Arusha with road transfers between all locations. Central Serengeti is the farthest location you will be visiting in this tour and it is 7 hours from Arusha, each way. You can check about driving and flying to Serengeti here. To save drive time, you can directly fly into Central Serengeti where your safari vehicle with guide will be waiting to directly start the safari and cover other parks over the next few days making your way to Arusha by road on the last day. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-in Safari

We can also reroute the itinerary such that you start with driving from Arusha on day 1 and cover other parks before you drive to Serengeti. We end the safari tour at Central Serengeti on the last day from where you can fly out to Ausha (or other cities). We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-out Safari.

Fly Into Serengeti
From Arusha to Central Serengeti: From USD 310 per person
From Zanzibar to Central Serengeti: From USD 370 per person
From Dar es Salaam to Central Serengeti: From USD 370 per person

Fly out of Serengeti
From Central Serengeti to Arusha: From USD 200 per person
From Central Serengeti to Zanzibar: From USD 420 per person
From Central Serengeti to Dar es salaam: From USD 420 per person

Note 1: Rates mentioned above are indicative and subject to change based on airlines and party(group) size
Note 2: In the Fly into Serengeti rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, above rates also include cost to send the safari landcruiser with guide a day in advance to Serengeti, in time for your arrival & additional park fees that results due to rerouting of itinerary.
Note 3: Flights into Serengeti land at around 10:30 AM and game drives can start soon after landing while flights out of Serengeti depart around 11:00 AM and game drives can be done till about 45 min before flight departure.

Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 7 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 8 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 9 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 10 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 11 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 13 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times


Day 1 - Arusha to Tarangire takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (106 km)
Day 3 - Tarangire to Lake Manyara takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (88 km)
Day 4 - Lake Manyara to Lake Natron takes about 3 to 3.5 hours (120 km)
Day 6 - Lake Natron to Central Serengeti takes about 5.5 to 6 hours
Day 9 - Central Serengeti to Western Serengeti takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (72 km)
Day 11 - Western Serengeti to NCA takes about 4.5 to 5 hours (223 km)
Day 12 - NCA to Lake Eyasi takes about 1 to 1.5 hour (50 km)
Day 13 - Lake Eyasi to Arusha takes about 3.5 to 4 hours (195 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Concession/ Camping Fees.

  • Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • A professional driver/ guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Exclusions


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips.

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

13 Days (Western Serengeti Migration) - Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi
Duration - 13 days

In this tour we will cover the 4 most popular destinations in Tanzania - Tarangire (2 nights), Lake Manyara (1 night), Lake Natron (2 nights), Central Serengeti (3 nights), Western Serengeti (2 nights), Ngorongoro Crater (1 night) and Lake Eyasi (1 night). Tour starts and ends at Arusha. With our experienced driver guides, it will be a trip of a lifetime!

According to the last few years pattern, the possibility of sighting the migration is in the Western Serengeti region from May to June. Hence, this tour is recommended for the tour date between May and June months only.


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