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2019 Tanzania August to October Great Migration safari (Best for budget)

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Safari: Tanzania

2019 Tanzania August to October Great Migration safari (Best for budget)

The wildebeest migration, is one of the “Seven New Wonder of the World” and also known as The World Cup of Wildlife. If there is a safari you should go on, this has to be it!

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Nowhere in the world is there a movement of animals as immersing as the wildebeest migration, over two million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya during August through to October.

From August the wildebeest herds begin moving faster in search of water and greener grass, making their way across the Grumeti and Mara River. October is a good time to see the wildebeest herds move back into the Serengeti and warm weather can be expected.

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International flights not included.
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What to Expect on This Safari

This popular itinerary can be customised to match your budget and travel dates by adding/removing a few days or selecting different lodges

day

1

Arusha

  • You will be met at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to The African Tulip Hotel, where you will spend the night with your bed and breakfast included.
  • The African Tulip is an elegant and charming luxury boutique hotel, located along Serengeti Road in the heart of Arusha.  

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

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day

2 to 3

Tarangire National Park

  • Today you'll be transferred from Maramboi Tented Camp in Tarangire National Park where you will stay on a full board basis for two nights.
  • This is a unique opportunity to experience and explore the Tarangire and Manyara ecosystem. The camp offers permanent camp facilities and endless vistas of rolling golden grasslands and the Big Five.
  • Experience bush walks, sundowners and game drives in the park.

Meals: All meals 

Drinks: Included (Excluding Spirits)

Transport: Included

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day

4 to 5

Ngorongoro Crater

  • Depart for the Ngorongoro Crater today where you’ll spend two nights at Kitela Lodge with all meals and activities included.
  • The beautiful and exclusive camp is situated on top of a valley overlooking a coffee plantation, the Eastern wall of the Ngorongoro crater and a beautiful waterfall.
  • There will be an opportunity to learn more about the traditions and culture of the local Maasai tribe on a day-tour to the nearby village. 
  • Day trips include game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater with a packed picnic lunch.

Meals: All meals 

Drinks: Included (Excluding Spirits)

Transport: Included

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6 to 8

Northern Serengeti

  • Today you’ll be transferred to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. On arrival at Kogatende Airstrip, you’ll be transported to the Mara Mara Tented Lodge. This will be your home for the next three nights with all your meals and activities included.
  • You'll enjoy early morning and late afternoon drives in search of the Serengeti's wildlife. The Wildebeest Migration is the headline event for several months of the year, but regardless of when you travel, this corner of the Serengeti delivers all through the year. Spot the Big five and rare animals like the cheetah and Wild dog. 

Meals: All meals 

Drinks: Included (Excluding Spirits)

Transport: Included

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9

End of Journey

After enjoying breakfast and scheduled activities, you'll be transferred to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight back to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

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