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Tanzania migration safari with HerdTracker

Join HerdTracker on a Tanzania migration safari in the Serengeti National Park.

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HerdTracker invites you to join them on a scheduled Tanzania migration safari in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Why you should experience this Tanzania migration safari

June signals the end of rainy season and the Serengeti plains are lush and green. The herds are spread out, so expect longer, rewarding game drives.

This is also the period where the wildebeest traditionally cross the Grumeti River, which is home to some of the largest Nile crocodiles in the world. 

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What to Expect on This Safari

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Overnight in Arusha

Welcome to your Tanzania migration safari!

After you arrive into Kilimanjaro International Airport and completed your customs/immigration formalities, you'll be introduced to your migration guide/driver and take you to Arusha Coffee Lodge. Stay on a bed and breakfast basis for one night. 

Enjoy freshly brewed Tanzania coffee whilst you relax and unwind after your flight. If you're ready for sleep, you'll immediately relax in your luxurious room - with its fine linens. In the morning, you'll be refreshed and ready to go. 

Meals: Breakfast

Transport: Included

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2

Explore the Tarangire National Park

Spend day two in the Tarangire National Park. Here, you'll be met by your safari/driver guide who will take you to your accommodation, where you'll spend one night in the Nimali Tarangire. 

Embark on a morning and afternoon game drive in search of eland, oryx, wildebeests, zebra and a sizable elephant population that call the park's diverse swamps. The Tarangire River runs through the landscape. quenching wildlife with a year-round supply of water. Encounter over 300 species of birds including pelican, storks and of course lesser pink flamingos. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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3

Encounter the bull elephants

Enjoy a full day in the Chem Chem Wildlife Concession, where the action simply never stops. From majestic elephants, agile tree climbing lions to giraffe, wildebeest, warthogs, zebra, impala, aardvarks and hyenas each talking their turn to the various water holes. The Tarangire valley is famous for its large density of elephants and its giant Baobab trees. However, you can track down groups of giraffe in the Palm forest, or listen to the cheeky chatter of baboon and other primates. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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Morning drive to the en route of the Crater

Unfortunately, all good things come to an end. After breakfast, take a morning drive to the en route Ngorongoro Crater, a collapsed volcano and bucolic sanctuary supporting a wide array of wildlife - including the elusive Black rhino. 

Stay the next two nights in the Ngorongoro Exploreans Lodge set on 50 acres of virgin Tanzanian bush in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape. This all-suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to the densest concentration of wildlife in Africa. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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5

Exploring the Ngorongoro Exploreans Lodge

Today we shall pack a picnic lunch and spend the day within the crater. 

There ate round 30,000 large animals within the crater. You are bound to see lots of wildlife from large herds of wildebeest, antelope, zebras roaming the landscape, hyena, cheetah and lions. The lake inside the crater is home to numerous colorful bird species and hippos lounging in the water. Highlights will be seeing the impressive bull elephants passing through the crater area in search of water, through herds with cows and calves are rare. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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6

Ride over the Serengeti plains

Bid farewell to the Ngorongoro Crater, as you transported to Serengeti in search of lion and leopards in pursuit of pray. 

Take an optional hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti plains (at an additional cost), viewing wildlife such as hippo, wildebeest and Thompson's gazelle from above. 

The Serengeti houses abundant life beyond its mammal population, including over 500 species of birds. During your stay in the  Four Seasons Serengeti, enjoy all your meals, drinks and activities for three nights. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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7

Day two in the Four Season Serengeti

Enjoy day two in Tanzania's first established, largest and most famous park where thousands of hoofed animals roam in a constant and unremitting search of the fresh grasslands upon which their survival depends.  

The Serengeti, whose Maasai name 'Siringet' translates as 'the endless plains', offers unparalleled ornithological opportunities and a unrivalled natural arena wherein the glory and harmony of nature can be appreciated as nowhere else on earth.

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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8

Unforgettable experience! Not to be missed!

Once again you will be able to experience game drives in the morning and in the afternoon.

During the game drives, you'll see large herds of local grazing animals going by and also have a good chance of seeing some of the Big Cats. If you're able to visit between January and March, you may be able to witness the Great Migration, when huge of Thomson's gazelles, wildebeest and zebras return to the Serengeti as they give birth to their young ones. It is an unforgettable experience that is not to be missed. After all those adventures, you will be more than ready for a mid-day nap, a dip in the pool or laze on the veranda to escape the heart of the day. 

Meals: All meals & Drinks

Transport: Included

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9

Go back home with unforgettable memories!

After you enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your resort, you will be transferred to Lobo Airport for your flight to Arusha. Later, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha, where you will connect with your outbound flight home, carrying a lifetime of memories from your African tour back with you. 

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