- Guaranteed departure from 1 person only
- Small group – max 6 persons (one vehicle only)
- 4x4 Safari vehicle (Land Cruiser) with English-speaking driver-guide
- Window seat guarantee
- Tanzania Migration Classic is a carefully designed safari that visits Tanzania’s renowned Northern Circuit wildlife destinations of Lake Manyara or Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti. It is a timeless classic for the first-time safari holiday traveler and even repeat traveler. In this safari, Africa Travel Bureau, strives to bring the travelers as closest as possible to be amongst the great herds and best game viewing areas depending on the time of the year and the rains. For this reason, Africa Travel Bureau, also uses classic wilderness tented mobile camps in all the locations – these camps are seasonal and move depending on the animal migrations to be located in close proximity with the
- Tarangire National Park (June to October) – is the main dry season – and is the best period to spot wildlife when it migrates into the park – around the Tarangire
- Lake Manyara National Park (December to March) – the bulk of the migration slowly starts to move out of Tarangire National Park towards the north into Lake Manyara National Park and the surrounding wildlife dispersal
- Serengeti/Masai Mara annual animal migration – mid-December to May – Southern Serengeti around Lake Ndutu; June – around the Seronera Area of Central Serengeti; July – the migration is on their way north through the western corridor; August to September – Masai Mara; October – the migration re-enters the Serengeti at the north; November – mid-December – around the Seronera Area of Central Serengeti.
- 5 nights in middle class lodges / tented camps #Sustainable Tourism
- 1 flight Serengeti to Arusha
- Cultural & Nature Activities (all activities are weather dependant)
- Maasai Medicine Walk in Esilalei Maasai Village (Isoitok Camp)
- Bush lunch in Esilalei Maasai Village (Isoitok Camp)
- Maasai Boma in Esilalei Maasai Village (Isoitok Camp)
- Walking Safari in Tarangire NP (Tarangire View Camp)
- Night game drive in Tarangire NP (Tarangire View Camp)
- Walking Safari in Serengeti
Wide range of pre and post safari add-ons
Price inclusions. transportation while on safari in non-private (shared) safari-equipped 4-wheel-drive Toyota Land Cruiser driven by English-speaking driver/guide (a window seat is guaranteed to each passenger); meals and accommodations as described in the itinerary; all entrance fees; bottled water/tea/coffee in the vehicle while on safari; scheduled flight from Serengeti to Arusha.
Other inclusions. Serengeti Wilderness Camp, Serengeti Ndutu Wilderness Camp, Serengeti North Wilderness Camp – local beers, house wines, sodas as well as tea/coffee/water throughout the day.
Day 1 – Arusha
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Transfer to Rivertrees Country Inn (Garden Rooms) for overnight.
Day 2 – Lake Manyara NP (November – March Lake Manyara migration season)
Breakfast at the lodge. Drive Lake Manyara NP. Morning and afternoon unlimited game viewing. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Isoitok Camp (deluxe tents). Day 2 – Tarangire NP (June – October Tarangire migration season) Breakfast at the lodge. Drive Lake Tarangire NP. Morning and afternoon unlimited game viewing. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Tarangire View Camp.
Day 3 – Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast at the camp. Morning guided Maasai Medicine Walk (approximately 2 hours) – learn about the different root and plant extracts still being used by the Maasai on a daily basis. Visit an Orpul area where young warriors learn an age old tradition from the elders and the medicine man of the village – gain a deeper understanding of the real Maasai culture. Head across to shady location adjacent to Isoitok Camp (short hike) to enjoy a bush lunch surrounded by nature with excellent views of Lake Manyara and the Rift Valley. 16.30h visit a Maasai Boma (approximately 1 hour) – take a look behind the scenes and experience the daily living of the Maasai. Learn about social/family structure, marriage, roles and responsibilities. Meet with the Maasai women and their children. Dinner and overnight at Isoitok Camp (deluxe tents). Day 3 – Tarangire NP Tea/coffee served. 06.30h guided walking safari in the park (2 hours). Return to the camp for breakfast. Morning, afternoon and night game viewing. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Tarangire View Camp.
Day 4 – Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast at the camp. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Morning half day (5 hours) crater tour. Dinner and overnight Pakulala Luxury Safari Camp.
Day 5 – Central Serengeti NP
Breakfast at the camp. Drive to Central Serengeti NP. Game viewing and picnic lunch en route. Dinner and overnight Serengeti Wilderness Camp.
Day 6 – Serengeti NP [Follow the Migration]
Tea/coffee served. Early morning walking safari (1.5 hours). Breakfast at the camp. Full day unlimited game viewing in the park and picnic lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at a camp located in/close to the Migration Area.
Note: Only children above 16 years old are permitted to participate in nature walk.
Day 7 – Serengeti NP [Follow the Migration]
Full day unlimited game viewing in the park. All meals and overnight at Dinner and overnight at a camp located in/close to the Migration Area.
Day 5 – Day 7 – Serengeti NP (Follow the Migration)
Dec to Mar – 2 nights Serengeti Ndutu Wilderness Camp (Lake Ndutu), 1 night Serengeti Wilderness Camp (Central Serengeti)
Apr to May – This tour does not operate during the ‘long’ rainy season
Jun – 3 nights Serengeti Wilderness Camp (Central Serengeti)
Jul to Oct – 1 night Serengeti Bush Camp (Central Serengeti), 2 nights Serengeti North Wilderness Camp (North Serengeti)
Nov – 3 nights Serengeti Wilderness Camp (Central Serengeti)
Day 8 – Depart
Breakfast at the camp. Transfer to the nearest airstrip. Depart on scheduled Flightlink to Arusha 11.30h – 12.45h (baggage allowance including all hand luggage 25 kg). Meet, greet and transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for homebound departure flight.
Note: Your safari ends there, but an add-on program could begin at this point…