tanzania migration safari

9-Day Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti

As the greatest movement of land animals anywhere in the world, the Great Wildebeest Migration is also one of the top natural wonders. This event can be witnessed in Northern Tanzania for much of the year and the Tanzania Migration Safari is centered around travelers discovering the majestic beauty and incredible concentrations of wildlife found only in this part of Africa. Over nine days visit some of the most famous national parks in all of Africa from Tarangire, to Ngorongoro Crater and of course the Serengeti.

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Perfect for:

  • Perfect for Great Migration
  • Perfect for Big 5/Wildlife Sightings
  • Perfect for Families
  • Duration 9 days
  • Departures Contact us for details
  • Accommodations Luxury permanent tented camp, luxury mobile camp
  • Fitness Rating Easy
  • Activities Game drives, nature walks, cultural visits, mokoro rides
  • Safari Type Migration
  • Style Deluxe
  • Land-Only Price* $5,000 - $9,999
  • Flight Price Call for pricing

*All pricing per person based on double occupancy. Pricing varies based on travel dates, call for a customized quotation matching your travel needs. Changes to itinerary and pricing may apply. Price includes all accommodations, meals, some drinks, transfers, vehicles, park fees, guides and activities as indicated, and a $25 donation to a worthy African charity. Price excludes international flights, visas, tips, inoculations, travel insurance, and anything not specified above. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover & AMEX. No refunds—see Terms and Conditions for details.


Day 1 – Arrive/Arusha: On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and driven to the Rivertrees Country Inn. Overnight here.

Rivertrees Country Inn is nestled between Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru in natural gardens along the Usa River. This small Country Inn accommodates up to 24 guests, guaranteeing privacy, personal attention, and service. Amenities include self-contained bathrooms with shower or bathtub, mosquito netting, hot water, bottled water, complimentary WiFi in public areas, a laptop available for guest use, laundry services, and private dining upon request.

Days 2 & 3 – Tarangire National Park: Transfer to Arusha Airport for your flight to Tarangire National Park, famous for its elephant herds and huge baobab trees. Upon arrival, transfer to camp with game viewing en route. Arrive at camp for lunch. Enjoy a shared afternoon game drive. On day 3, enjoy twice daily shared game drives in the park. Walking safaris and night game drives available (at an additional cost). Overnight at Sanctuary Swala Camp (B, L, D, Dr)

Sanctuary Swala Camp is located in an exceptionally private section of Tarangire National Park, offering visitors a luxurious and very exclusive safari experience. Each of the twelve luxurious canvas tents features a spacious open plan arrangement with comfortable king or twin beds, campaign chairs and plush sofas, as well as en suite bathroom with both indoor and outdoor shower. Each tent has its own personal attendant who will attend to guests’ every need.

Days 4 & 5 – Ngorongoro Crater: Game drive to the local airstrip for your flight to Manyara Airstrip. Upon arrival, transfer to camp. Arrive at camp for lunch. Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure at camp, go on a nature walk, visit a nearby village or go on a cultural tour in the area. On day 5 drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and spend the day exploring the famous Ngorongoro Crater with a hot picnic lunch. This 100-square-mile caldera is home to more than 20,000 large mammals like lions, leopards, elephants, zebras, wildebeest and the rare black rhino. Overnight at Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp (B, L, D, Dr).

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is located in an acacia forest close to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. It is located next to the quiet Lemala crater access road on the north east side, allowing for a quick and easy drive down to the Crater floor. Guests can be down on the crater floor within 10-15 minutes, perfectly situated to capture early morning light ideal for photography. The camp has nine spacious tents with en-suite bathrooms. 

Days 6, 7, & 8 – Serengeti: Transfer to the local airstrip for your flight to Serengeti National Park (northern Serengeti: October & November; southern Serengeti: December). Upon arrival, transfer to camp with game viewing en route. Arrive at camp for lunch. Enjoy a shared afternoon game drive. On day 7 & 8, enjoy twice-daily shared game drives in the park. Overnight at Serengeti Safari Camp (B, L, D, Dr)

Serengeti Safari Camp follows the migration as it travels across the Serengeti, offering guests year-round access to this incredible spectacle. This small and intimate camp offers six safari tents, including one family unit. Each tent has comfortable beds, an outdoor seating area, hot bucket shower and flush toilet. The camp moves every couple months to follow the herds (not during your stay) so, dependent on exact migration movement, the camp will likely be in the Western Serengeti from April to July, the Northern Serengeti from August to November and the Southern Serengeti from December to March.

Day 9 – Arusha/Depart: Game drive to the local airstrip for your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Upon arrival, connect to your onward flight home. (B)

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