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Sayari Tano Tours & Safaris invites you to this fantastic safari in Tanzania. You will get a chance to see the mass migrations in northern Serengeti. You will also witness other animals in Tarangire, Ngorongoro, and Lake Manyara national parks, such as the Big Five, hippos, cheetah, zebras, etc. Your guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience. They will use 4-wheel-drive Land Cruisers, all with viewing roofs for your safari.
You will stay in a tent during your safari. Seronera Campsite, Ngorongoro Simba Campsite, Tarangire River Camp, and Panorama Campsite will be your camping location in Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara. You will be facilitated with complimentary sleeping bags and camping equipment. In addition, Sayari Tano Tours & Safaris will accommodate you for 2 nights at Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel in Arusha before and after this safari.
After breakfast at the lodge, you will leave early to the Tarangire National Park. This is the third largest park in Tanzania and it is characterized by the amazingly large herds of elephants that can be encountered in this park. The Baobab trees are one of the other highlights of Tarangire and the Tarangire River that flows all year round is the life blood of the park. Many animals, predators and the preys alike, gather around the river where you can do excellent game viewing. After game evening in the late afternoon, you will be back to your lodge for preparing to have walking tour with ranger for 2 hours. Overnight is at Tarangire River Camp.
The breakfast will be at 06:00. You will be picked up from the camp at 07:00 and drive to the Great Serengeti National with your picnic lunch packed and game drives en-route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. The Serengeti National Park is the home to lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, eland, wild dog, gazelles, crocodiles, and more. Serengeti is one of the most comprehensive and appealing internet presentations on nature, conservation, and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature lovers and tourists from all over the world visit the virtual Serengeti. You will experience the local Maasai people around Lake Manyara. In this day, Serengeti is one of the most famous national parks on earth, renowned for its magnificent lions but best known for its great migration. Overnight is at Seronera Campsite.
After breakfast, you will continue with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Remember, this is the migration safari, so as Serengeti is very large as your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants. Your guide knows very well how to locate the herds. The Serengeti National Park is famous for the Great Migration. Over one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand plus zebras each year follow the rains. In October and November, they travel from the mountains of the north, southwards to the plains seeking lush pastures. After the great rainy season in April, May, and June, the herds then make their return ward journey. Even without this mass migration, the Serengeti is still an exciting and spectacular place that still cannot fail to enthrall. Dinner and overnight are at Seronera Campsite.
After breakfast, you will have full game drive following the animal migration at the northern Serengeti where the migration will occur. You can see wildebeest, zebra, a topi hartebeest, eland, antelope, hyena, varieties of birds singing on the trees, and also views of landscape and nature. Usually at the month of August and November, the migration reaches its northern range. The grasslands on either bank of the crocodile infest Mara River which the herds must cross not once, but twice, as they complete their migration. Also, you will be able to enjoy sunset at Serengeti between 18:20 to 18:40. After game drive in the late evening, you will be back to have overnight at Seronera Campsite.
After breakfast, you will continue with game viewing in Serengeti for three hours. After that, you will proceed with game on route arriving at Naabi gate for lunch and then proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
This day, you will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 feet high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds, and other species. Your driver or guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in Ngorongoro Crater, you will drive to Panorama Campsite for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, the journey continues to the village of Mto wa Mbu near Lake Manyara. Over the years, the village has attracted people from various ethnic groups. The wide variety of backgrounds and ethnicities has created a multicultural atmosphere in Mto wa Mbu. After a short briefing, your guide will take you on a walk through the village and its surroundings. From banana plantations to rice fields, from the local medicine man to the local brewery, from the paint and woodcraft workshop to the local school, the village walk will give you an insight into the daily village life. Lunch is prepared by a communal women’s group and served at a local compound. It consists of a wide variety of African dishes, giving you the opportunity to taste the traditional food.
After this wonderful experience, you will visit the Lake Manyara National Park. The protected area encloses a large part of the alkaline lake of the same name. This amazing lake is the seasonal home of a giant flamingo colony and many more waterfowls. On the lake shore, you can also observe elephants, hippos, buffalos, guenons, banded mongooses, and numerous types of gazelles and antelopes. Furthermore, the park is well known for its “tree climbing lions”. Visitors can regularly observe lions taking a nap in the tree canopies or escaping from the heat on the ground. After watching the animals and exploring the national park, you will leave the park in the afternoon and travel to Kirurumu Manyara Lodge. Soon, the higher lands are reached and a wonderful view of the Maasai plains and the Lake Manyara opens up before you. Photo stops will be taken and you will be able to enjoy the spectacular views.
You will go to the village of Mto wa Mbu near Lake Manyara during your safari.
Lake Manyara National Park extends over 330 square kilometers of the northern Rift Valley floor southwest of Arusha. Its center piece is Lake Manyara, a fluctuating body of alkaline water set within a shallow sump at the base of the Rift Valley.
Serengeti National Park is oldest and most popular national park. This park is also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a Seventh Worldwide Wonder. Furthermore, Serengeti National Park is famous for its annual migration when some six million hooves pound the open plains as more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelles join the wildebeests’ trek for fresh grazing.
Tarangire National Park is the national park which herds of up to 300 elephants scraped the waterless riverbed for alternative streams while nomadic wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, impalas, gazelles, hartebeests, and eland mass the decrease lagoons.
The park is one of the most attentiveness of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem (a smorgasbord for predators) and has one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelopes such as the stately fringe-eared oryxes and peculiar long-necked gerenuks are regularly practical. Also, this place is the only national park that holds the migrant during the dry season and home of different species of animal.
The precious stone in Ngorongoro round off is a deep, volcanic crater, the leading un-flooded and unbroken caldera in the world. The crater lies from 20 kilometers across, 600 meters deep, and 300 square kilometers in area. It has the wonderful natural wonder.
During this safari, you will be served daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sayari Tano Tours & Safaris will also prepare you with drinking water that is available on all days. Breakfasts and dinners are always served in a buffet-style while lunches are often served in a box lunch eaten while on your game drive. If you are thirsty, you can buy any drink during your way to the safari places since there will be mini-markets in town.