The Deluxe 8 days river crossing migration package is ideal for those seeking to go in quest of the great migration crossing the Mara river in the North Serengeti. This spectacular event, ‘The Big Migration’, is a natural wonder, and is considered one of the ‘7 wonders of the Natural World 2021’. The event takes place around July–October. Therefore this package is best opted for this travel time.
Since the great migration is our main interest this tour will take us all the way up to the northern Serengeti in quest of the great migration crossing the crocodile infested Mara river, the tour will consists of four nights in Serengeti, not missing out the other famous safari parks of the Tanzania’s famous northern circuit, Tarangire, Lake Manyara & the cradle of mankind the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
|1||Moshi – Tarangire National Park||Walking safari (1.5-2 hours), game drives||Maramboi Tented Lodge, Maramboi||Lunch, Dinner|
|2||Lake Manyara National Park||Extensive game dries||Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, Manyara||Full board|
|3||Manyara – Serengeti Nationalpark||En route game drives, Afternoon game drives in the Serengeti Plains||Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Turner Springs, central Serengeti||Full board|
|4||Northern Serengeti National Park||Full day game drives in quest of the great migration||Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende, northern Serengeti||Full board|
|5||Northern Serengeti National Park||Full day game drives in quest of the great migration||Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende, northern Serengeti||Full board|
|6||Serengeti National Park||Full day game drives||Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Turner Springs, central Serengeti||Full board|
|7||Serengeti – Ngorongoro||Game drives, Ngorongoro Crater rim scenery walk (1 hour)||Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro crater rim||Full board|
|8||Ngorongoro Crater – Moshi/Arusha/Airport||Crater floor game drives, transfer||End of tour||Breakfast, Lunch|
After breakfast depart for Tarangire National Park from Arusha with packed lunch, approximately 4.5 from Moshi/2 hours from Arusha to Tarangire National Park.
After your guide clears with the permits you will be introduced to an armed ranger ready to begin your walking safari in the amazing Tarangire national park (1.5-2 hours), return to your vehicle and later proceed with game drives. Exit the park later in the late afternoon and drive to Maramboi Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight.
This Tented Lodge is located in a pristine area overlooking the Great Rift Valley escarpment and Lake Manyara, resident animals roam around camp and offers an amazing experience.
After breakfast depart for Lake Manyara National Park approximately 45 minutes drive with packed lunch. Upon clearance with the permits your guide will drive you through the forest of this pristine park for extensive game drives almost to the edge of the park, here you will witness a remarkable sight, real hot springs. Continue with game drives along the lake and exit the park in the late afternoon to drive to Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge in Manyara.
After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park. The drive through Ngorongoro Conservation Area is approximately 3-4 hours, here coexist wild animals and the Maasai tribes.
Arrive Naabi hill gate in time for lunch, thereafter your guide will clear out with the permits. Proceed with en route game drives to the heart of Serengeti, Seronera renowned for its abundance of resident wildlife. Continue with game drives until later in the late afternoon you will depart for dinner and overnight right in the heart of Central Serengeti at Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Turner Springs.
This luxury camp has a spectacular and secluded location, giving you the opportunity to fully relax and enjoy the view of the magnificent Serengeti.
After an early breakfast venture into the Serengeti wilderness with packed lunch in quest of the great migration in the North Serengeti, we will transverse the beautiful eastern Serengeti, where you will have the chance to witness the varied landscape of the Serengeti from the endless plains of the central and southern Serengeti to the many kopjes in the east and woodland in the north, afternoon game drives along the Mara River, Dinner and overnight at Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende.
After an early breakfast venture into the Serengeti wilderness with packed for a full day quest of the great migration along the crocodile infested Mara River. Picnic lunch will be served in a pristine spot in the wilderness. Later in the late afternoon depart for dinner and overnight at Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Kogatende.
Optional Extra: Balloon Safari 05.30 am – 09.30 am, 1 hour Balloon flight at dawn over the Serengeti Plains and bush breakfast, thereafter proceed with game drives.
After an early breakfast proceed with game drives along the Mara River for the last chance of witnessing the river crossing, later in the morning proceed to central Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Ole Serai Luxury Camp – Tuner Springs in central Serengeti.
At dawn you will venture into the wilderness of the Serengeti Nationalpark for a short safari, where you will experience the morning activity of the wildlife and the stunning sunrise over the endless plains. Your guide will serve a cup of freshly brewed african coffee, while you enjoy this spectacular moment. Continue with game drives until noon hours and depart for Ngorongoro. Upon arrival your guide will introduce you to the armed range, who will take you on a 1 hours walking safari on the Ngorongoro crater rim. Your guide will await you and ready to drive you to Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge for overnight.
Optional extra: Olduvai Gorge Tour
After breakfast you will descend down the 610 m deep crater for a fantastic safari on its crater floor, with packed lunch. In the late afternoon you will leave the crater and drive back to Moshi/Arusha or your guide will drive you to the airport.
Optional: Maasai cultural interaction (1 hour)
✔️ Comfortable 4×4 Vehicle Customized for Game viewing, unlimited miles.
✔️ English Speaking Guide (Please request for other language Speaking Guides French/Chinese/German, supplement $25 per day subject to availability).
✔️ Full board accommodation in safari class lodges and tented camps (Subject to availability).
✔️ Park fees, Crater Fees, Conservation fees (Please request for reduced rates for Kid below 15 years).
✔️ Walking Safari.
✔️ Armed Ranger for walking safari.
✔️ Bottled Water.
✔️ Air Ambulance Cover from AMREF Flying Doctors.
✖️ Airport transfer (can be arranged).
✖️ Accommodation before and after safari (can be arranged).
✖️ Tips (recommended $10-$15 per person per day to the guide, $5-$10 per walk to the armed ranger on the walking safari)
✖️ Travel insurance
✖️ All items of personal nature
✖️ Beverages and laundry except where shown.
Do you have any queries or wish to tailor this tour? Please click below to contact us.
|No. Of PAX in one group||1 PAX||2 PAX||3 PAX||4 PAX||5 PAX||6 PAX|
|Price pr. person||$6,613||$4,374||$3,779||$3,719||$3,491||$3,501|
Please contact us for family safari with children discount.
Olduvai Gorge Tour
Maasai Cultural Interaction
(255) 715 820280
P.O. Box 8005 Moshi
Mawenzi Rd, We Travel Hostel 1st Floor.
Opposite Kindoroko Hotel