SM2-SOUTHERN MIGRATION (DRIVE IN/DRIVE OUT) 8D/7N (JANUARY,FEBRUARY,MARCH)

Day 1 – Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport. Collect and transport to overnight accommodation in Arusha. Free time for orientation and briefing by guide.

Day 2 – Morning drive to Tarangire National Park arriving late morning. Enjoy lunch box in Park before afternoon game drive. Park is famous for ancient baobob trees and large herds of elephants. Late afternoon drive to Karatu, outside the gate of the Ngorogoro Conservation Area. Overnight in Karatu.

Day 3 – Leave Karatu and enter Ngorogoro Conservation Area and proceed around the crater directly to Nduta short grass plains in the southern Serengeti where the great migration begins. After lunch, continue the game drive through the massing herds of wilderbeast and zebra arriving from the north. Overnight in a seasonal tented camp within the migration path.

Day 4 – Full day game drive in the Nduta area. Apart from the spectacle of the great mass of migrating animals, you will see wilderbeast calving, the babies up and running after three hours, as well as the ever present predators and scavengers. A myriad of birds are in evidence around the lake. We return late in the day to our seasonal tented camp to swap the stories of the day around the camp fire.

Day 5 – After breaking camp, we leave Nduta, returning through the migrating herds and enter the “Serengeti” proper at Nabi Gate. As we progress across the "endless plains" we begin to understand the meaning of the Masai word "Serengetti" The short grass changes to the longer grass which in turn changes to woodlands as we near our destination of Seronera in the central Serengeti. Correspondingly the wildlife changes to resident animals with the herds now left behind. Overnight in tented camp.

Day 6 – Full day game drive in the Central Serengeti amongst the rich array of animals of resident animals and birds in the region of the Seronera River. Overnight in tented camp.

Day 7 – Leave for early morning game drive and track in the direction of the Ngorogoro Conservation Area and enter the world famous Ngorogoro Crater. Enjoy lunch inside the crater, one of the most picturesque locations in Africa. In the afternoon, experience a game drive amongst one of the highest densities of wildlife in Africa. Exit the Crater and Conservation area and overnight in Karatu.

Day 8 – After an early morning wander through the local coffee plantation, proceed back in the direction of Arusha, stopping for shopping on the way. On arrival, you can either overnight in Arusha or proceed directly to your connecting flight. ( Accommodation for this final night is optional, depending on your ongoing travel arrangements and is not included in the price)


SM 2- SOUTHERN MIGRATION ITINERARY 8D/7N

RATE PER PERSON SHARING - 2019/2020

UNITED STATES DOLLARS 2 PAX 3 PAX 4 PAX 5-7 PAX SSR*
STANDARD LODGES/TENTED CAMPS 3281 2675 2367 2176 320
REST /ADVENTURE CAMPING 3054 2453 2132 1939 220

SSR * - Single supplement rate for non sharing person.

Children Rates – Discounted rates apply for children 14 years and younger upon application.

Rates for Semi/Luxury Lodges - Available on application

Rates for Clubs/Groups > 10 persons – Available on application.

For Ndutu area we upgrade to tented camps.

Rates for individuals to make up groups – Available on application.

Individual rate for personal safari – Available on application

Separate rates for individuals to make up groups


Trip Cost Includes :-

  • Professional “ Karibu Karatu Guide/Leader and local guides if applicable.
  • Accommodation, based on double occupancy.
  • Guaranteed window seat in 4WD safari vehicle.
  • All meals included within safari itinerary. ( Lunch boxes are provided in the field)
  • Cooking and camping equipment.
  • Safari camp staff.
  • Land transportation and airport transfers as noted.
  • All National Park and Conservation Area Entrance Fees.
  • Game drives and activities as specified.
  • Membership in Flying Doctor Society for emergency medical assistance.

Trip Costs not Included :-

  • International/National Airfares ( Unless booked as an extension )
  • Passports, visa expenses or airport taxes.
  • Immunizations and travel insurance.
  • Beverages and mineral water in lodges and during safari unless specified.
  • Wi-fi in vehicle unless pre-arranged. ( Wi-fi is available in all lodges and tented camps)
  • All items of personal nature including laundry.
  • Optional gratuities to safari leaders and staff.
  • Wi-fi in vehicle. ( Wi-fi is available in all lodges and tented camps)
  • Gratuites to safari leaders and staff.

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