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7 DAYS THE GREAT SERENGETI MIGRATION SAFARI
Serengeti is Tanzania largest and most famous national park with the wildebeest migration expected in December and May, Tree climbing lions and birdlife in lake manyara and finally a tour to the worlds most visited destination (Ngorongoro) famous for high wildlife concentration and breath taking sceneries-more days spent trailing with migration in Serengeti
DAY 1: ARUSHA/ LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari after breakfast, leave for Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunch. Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Marvel at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal, pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment, elephants stand in the shade of the baobab; and in the acacia woodland, lions lie draped along the branches of the umbrella trees Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge/Lake Manyara Hotel
DAY 2:LAKE MANYARA/ SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari after breakfast leave Lake Manyara National Park and proceed to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch, arriving in the afternoon. Take a game drive to this park with immense herds of herbivore, wildebeests, gazelles and Zebras followed by predators on their annual migration to permanent water holes, offering a timeless spectacle unequalled in the world.
A million wildebeest… each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life:
A frenzied three-week bout of territorial conquests and mating; survival of the fittest as 40km (25 mile) long columns plunge through crocodile-infested waters on the annual exodus north; replenishing the species in a brief population explosion that produces more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 mile) pilgrimage begins again.
But there is more to Serengeti than large mammals. Gaudy agama lizards and rock hyraxes scuffle around the surfaces of the park’s isolated granite koppies. A full 100 varieties of dung beetle have been recorded, as have 500-plus bird species, ranging from the outsized ostrich and bizarre secretary bird of the open grassland, to the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the Lobo Hills.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge
DAY 3: FULL DAY SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari morning games drive after breakfast. Enjoy the endless plains of Serengeti with game viewing, A magnificent experience awaits as you travel to the most famous wildlife park in Africa the legendary Serengeti. Here you might have the chance to see the migration, where thousands of zebra and wildebeest make trip from the Masai Mara every year. Packed lunch is served and proceed for an afternoon game drive.
Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge
DAY 4: SERENGETI/ NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA VIA OLDIVAI GORGE
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari ,morning game viewing drives then return to the lodge for breakfast , proceed further game drives as you exit the park and drive to Ngorongoro conservation area via Olduvai gorge ,Oldupai Gorge (originally misnamed Olduvai) is the most famous archaeological location in East Africa, and has become an essential visit for travelers to Ngorongoro or Serengeti.
Oldupai Gorge, located in the Ngorongoro Conservation area in northern Tanzania, … look at, and the museum founded in 1970 by Mary Leakey is a modest affair. proceed for dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
DAY 5: NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari descend once again down to the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. An extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display. The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breathtaking which are forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. The Ngorongoro Conservation area covers 8292 square kilometers. It is one of the three divisions that comprise Ngorongoro District in Arusha Region
Attracting predators, the black-maned lion, the leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here.
A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingoes and is a favourite place for predators to make their kill.
Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden. The game drives are done with packed lunch.. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
DAY 6: NGORONGORO/ TARANGIRE
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari after breakfast, game drive enroute for Tarangire National Park. In the afternoon you’ll be taken on a game drive through the park. Many of the animals congregate around the only source of permanent water in the park, the Tarangire River. This is the best place in Tanzania to see really big herds of elephants of up to 300 at a time on safari.
Herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It’s the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem – a smorgasbord for predators – and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly observed. Tarangire’s pythons climb trees, as do its lions and leopards, lounging in the branches where the fruit of the sausage tree disguises the twitch of a tail. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge
DAY 7: TARANGIRE | ARUSHA
7 Days The Great Serengeti Migration Safari after breakfast, drive back to Arusha for lunch. Transfer back to the airport to connect with your flight back home
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