9-day Great Wildebeest Migration safari (Luxury)
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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
Arrival in Tanzania
When you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport [JRO], you will be met and transported to the Arusha Coffee Lodge. This will be your home for one night with your bed and breakfast included.
Many activities including cultural tourism programs, village visits, game drives and nature walks will fill your day with adventure and unforgettable experiences. These activities include a coffee tour, cultural walk, a Mount Meru walking safari, Lake Duluti Forest Reserve tour, Arusha city tour and Meru cultural tourism.
Meals: Bed and Breakfast
2 to 3
Unique Tanzanian experience
Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park, where Lemala Mpingo Ridge will be your home for the next two nights with all your meals and activities included.
Lemala Mpingo Ridge sits on top of an escarpment with sweeping views across the perennial Tarangire River and valley below. Being the sixth largest national park in Tanzania, Tarangire remains slightly off the main safari circuit but is a terrifically scenic park featuring classic African savannah, green hills woodlands and rivers and is especially famous for its large herds of elephants, superb birdlife and giant baobab trees. You will get the opportunity to enjoy a real sense of wilderness and excellent game viewing, and it's both a relaxing standalone destination and a great place to start a safari that also combines Lemala properties in the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.
Also, expect to see tree-climbing lions, Lesser kudu, Fringe-Eared Oryx, Grant's gazelle, leopard, buffalo and huge herds of elephant, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the plains.
Other activities you should look out for include night game drives, walking safaris, balloon safaris, Maasai village tour, bird watching and a bush lunch and dinner with sundowners.
Meals: All meals
Drinks: Included (Local Brands)
4 to 5
World’s most unusual wildlife destination
Spend two nights in the Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp with all your meals included. The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is one of the world’s most unusual wildlife destinations.
The charming Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is set in the dappled shade of an ancient acacia forest, right on the edge of the majestic Ngorongoro Crater. The camp is situated close to the quiet Lemala crater access route, which means that you'll have a quick and easy access into the Crater.
The crater offers some of the best game viewings in Africa, from zebra, elands, elephant and a paradise of predators from jackal and hyena to leopards and lions. It’s not unusual to see all members of the Big Five in a single day.
Meals: All meals
Drinks: Included (Local Brands)
6 to 8
Migration moves around the Serengeti
After bidding farewell to Ngorongoro Crater, you will be transferred to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. On arrival at Kogatende Airstrip, you’ll be transported to the Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, where you’ll spend three nights with all your activities and meals included.
Perfectly positioned in the northern Serengeti's Wogakurya Hills, in the path of passing wildebeest herds as they move to the Mara and back. The Mara River is the place to be, with river crossings proving to be the main attraction. Expect excellent service from the warm and vibrant staff, and experience the natural wonders of the Serengeti on game drives, wildlife walks (booked in advance) and dinners in the bush. Enjoy bar and dining areas with superb views, relax on decks at the main swimming pool or rejuvenate in the Melengali Spa tent, situated in the wild capturing a natural and peaceful setting.
Enjoy the camp’s excellent game viewing, balloon safaris, sundowners and Lemala Cubs Kids Activities in the Serengeti National Park.
A perfect end to a perfect journey!
After breakfast and scheduled activities, you’ll be transferred to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight back to Kilimanjaro International Airport [JRO].
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