8 Days Serengeti Great Migration and Mara River Crossing: Budget
8 Days Serengeti Great Migration and Mara River Crossing Budget overview.
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAY:
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO ARUSHA
Upon arrival met with Biko Adventures Tours representative and transfer to Arusha for overnight at Green Mountain Hotel (BB)
DAY 2: ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE
After breakfast, your guide will collect you from your hotel in Arusha ready for a thrilling day in Tarangire NP. This park is well known for a great number of elephants, birdlife, big cats and other stunning wildlife. During the dry season (July – October) Tarangire River, which cuts through the park, is a magnet for animal life. In the evening, you will proceed to your lodging near Ngorongoro. Dinner and overnight at Kizumba Public Campsite.
DAY 3: TARANGIRE TO CENTRAL SERENGETI
After early breakfast proceed to Serengeti via Ndutu. Ndutu is part of Ngorongoro and Serengeti ecosystems well known for cheetahs and big cats. You will be doing the game drive en-route arriving in time for dinner and overnight at Seronera Public Campsite, the main focus of the tour will be in Central Serengeti National Park.
DAY 4: CENTRAL SERENGETI TO NORTHERN SERENGETI
Enjoy an early morning sunrise game drive in the heart of wild Africa-the Serengeti national park-with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. You will explore the infinite plains, chasing the big cats and other spectacular wildlife species. After lunch, proceed to the Northern Serengeti following the Great Wildebeests Migration; arrive at the camp in time for dinner and overnight at Lobo Public Campsite.
DAY 5: GREAT MIGRATION & MARA RIVER CROSSING
After breakfast, set off for a full day of game in Northern Serengeti alongside the Mara River and other interesting sites while chasing the Great Migration. You will witness giant herds of wildebeests including a possibility of seeing more than 2.5 million Wildebeests, zebras and gazelles crossing the famous Mara River to the Maasai Mara in Kenya. The “Big Five” are commonly spotted in northern Serengeti. All meals and overnight at Lobo Public Campsite.
DAY 6: NORTHERN SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO
After breakfast, set off for another day of game drive in Serengeti with a picnic lunch. After lunch proceed to Ngorongoro Crater rim arriving in time for dinner and overnight at Simba Public Campsite
DAY 7: NGORONGORO CRATER TO ARUSHA
After breakfast, descend to the crater floor for crater tour. This dramatic caldera is inhabited by more than 250,000 resident animals. The Crater is a unique ecosystem of grass steppe and Acacia forest inhabited by the Big Five as well as zebra, hippo, wildebeest, cheetah, and many more. Later in the afternoon ascend the crater rim and proceed to Arusha on a leisurely pace and drop you off at Green Mountain Hotel (BB)
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
ARUSHA TO KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JRO)
After breakfast at leisure; afterwards, transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your outbound flight
END OF SERVICE WITH BIKO ADVENTURES TOURS
- Pick up and drop off at the airport
- Accommodation and meals in lodges as per itinerary
- Unlimited game drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof with guaranteed window seat
- Services of a professional safari guide
- All park entry fees/ crater service fees
- 1.5 ltr mineral water per person per day
- International and domestic flight ticket
- Olduvai Gorge fees
- All items of a personal nature
- Gratuities for safari guide
- Visa fees and travel insurance
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages