7 day’s Itinerary River crossing from August- October
This six days Tanzania safari mara river crossing Adventure will take you to Tarangire park which is the home of Elephants and much more. Lake Manyara park which is the home of tree lions climbing. It will take you to the central and Northern Serengeti where the Wildebeest Migration start to cross Mara river heading to Masai mara in Kenya searching for the green pasture. The migrants spends two to three months grazing in the mara game reserve in Kenya and later they go back to their home the Serengeti plains where they do calving in soth part of Serengeti. This itinerary will assure you will see the Wildebeest migration when crossing Mara River where some of them will be the food for great crocodiles. Your accommodation is a tented camp as well as lodging that will give you the best experience in Tanzania.
Pick up from Arusha hotel/lodge in the morning heading to Tarangire park just km 120 from Arusha town and about 2hrs to Tarangire for game drives and pick nick lunch. Tarangire is the famous park as it has a lot of elephants, Zebras, Impalas, Wildbeest, lions, Cheetah and much more. Later head to maramboi tented camp which is located nearby lake manyara with great view of the rift valley. (Dinner, breakfast, lunch pack)
After breakfast we do depart to nearby Lake Manyara park for game drives as well as pick nick lunch in the park. Lake manyara is famous as known as home of baboons due to the huge forest that attracts them. You will be able to explore elephants, hippos and a lot of birds. Later get the chance to visit the natural hot springs and later head to Farm house lodge for dinner and overnight.(Dinner, breakfast, lunch)
After breakfast heading to Serengeti National park which is about 4- hours and km 335 from Arusha. You will pass through the land of the Masai the Ngorongoro known as Eden garden as the animals are living with the Maasai. You will go down to the Serengeti plains slowly game enroute where we arrive in for lunch pack. After paper work we do the game drives exploring millions of animals includes leopards, Cheetah, Lions, Jackals, elephants, Zebra and much more. Later head to Katikati tented camp for dinner and overnight (dinner, breakfast, packed lunch)
Today after early breakfast we do leave the central Serengeti heading to the Northern Serengeti for Wildebeest exploring crossing the Mara river. We do the game drive enroute and arrive in mara river for lunch pack where we will wait and exploring the wildebeest crossing the river. The wildebeest are not predicted what time they start to cross the river heading to Kenya. Your guide will use radio call contact with other guides regard the updates when they start to cross. You will continue with the game drives a long the mara river until the heads start to cross the river. Later head to Katikati mara tented camp for diner and overnight. (Dinner, Breakfast, lunch pack)
Today after breakfast we do depart to mara river for game drives and wildebeest exploring when crossing the river, you will continue to do the game drives around mara river and explore the black rhino an many more. Today we have another chance to see the Wildebeest crossing the river heading to masai mara in Kenya. Later after game drives drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight.( Dinner, Breakfast, lunch pack)
After breakfast do depart to Ngorongoro conservation area slowly game enroute as well as packed lunch at pick nick site in the Serengeti. You have optional passing by the Olduvai gorge or Masai boma learning a bit about masai culture, later continue to rhino lodge for dinner and overnight. (Dinner, Breakfast, packed lunch)
Today after early breakfast we do leave the lodge heading to Ngorongoro crater and descend 600mt in the Ngorongoro floor for the game drives. Explore over 2500 species of fauna and flora found in the crater includes the endangered species the black rhino and much more. We enjoy lunch pack into the Ngorongoro pick nick site over view hippos pool. After lunch slowly leave the crater and head to Kilimanjaro airport to connect with your flight on board to your next destination.
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What includes: All park fees, conservation area, Accommodation based on full board, Land cruiser top up roof, English speaking driver guide, first night accommodation in Arusha at outpost lodge , Pick up and drop off at Airport, government taxes.
What excludes : International flight, Local flights, Visas, tipping, laundry, emergency
TIPPING: from $ 10 per day per person in the vehicle
Optional activities :
– Serengeti balloon ride pp $ 539
– Olduvai gorge pp $ 45
– Masai culture experience $ 100 per group
– Complimentary- coffee/soft drinks / during the game drives/2bottles of wine to be saved at pick nick site/sundowner
– Wine to be saved during sundowner in the Serengeti
– Low season apply from march to June
– Single supplement 85