15 Days Magnificent Migration Safari & Zanzibar

During our 12 days luxury safari in Northern Tanzania you’ll stay at the finest luxury safari accommodation Tanzania has to offer including exclusive lodges like Tarangire Treetops where the huge, open-sided rooms offer amazing views from your bed. You’ll also experience the ultimate luxury tented safari where you can sleep under canvas while being totally pampered and staying in total comfort. Highlights of the tour include having your own personal safari vehicle and guide so you can set your own schedule as you visit:
1Day 1: Arrival Day

After your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by one of our representatives who will transfer you to the Kibo Palace hotel for your overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and packed lunch

2Day 2: Explore Tarangire National Park

From Manyara, you will travel to the nearby Tarangire National Park, known for its large population of elephants. Large herds of wildlife often congregate around the Tarangire River, which also attracts a great diversity of birdlife - but the elephants always steal the show!

Accommodation: Rook Tented Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner

3Day 3: Serengeti

After breakfast, you will leave Tarangire and drive to the endless plains of Serengeti via Ngorongoro crater. You will have one half day for viewing the migrations. Serengeti is the oldest and most popular national park for its annual migration for wildebeest. Zebra and Thomson gazelle join the trek for fresh grazing. Some of the animals are found in Serengeti are buffalo, giraffes, elands, topi, kongoni, impalas, grant gazelles, lions, cheetahs, leopards and African Jackals.

Accommodation: Katikati Tented Camp

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner

4Days 4 & 5: Serengeti

You will spend two full days exploring the Serengeti and create memories that you will never forget. Internationally renowned, the Serengeti is home to one of the world’s greatest wildlife migrations, with more than two million animals, most prominently wildebeest, moving across the plains in search of new grasses and water. You will have the option of joining a wild hot air balloon ride.

Accommodation: Katikati Tented Camp

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner provided each day

5Day 6: Venture to Ngorongoro with Discoveries en Route

After breakfast, you will bid adieu to the Serengeti and begin the long drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. En route, you will stop by and have lunch at Olduvai Gorge, an archaeological site made famous by Louis & Mary Leakey when they uncovered the remains of Zinjathropus, an early hominid species that roamed the planet some 2.7 million years ago. After lunch, you will venture to the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Accommodation & Meals: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

6Day 7: Explore the Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, you will descend with into the famed Ngorongoro Crater for wildlife viewing. A large caldera, the crater formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago. It is 610 m (2,000 ft) deep and its floor covers 260 km² (100 sq mi). Estimations of the height of the original volcano range from fifteen to nineteen thousand feet (4500 to 5800 meters). The crater has some of the highest densities of wildlife on the planet, including lions, elephants, zebras, rhino, leopard, buffalo, gazelle, wildebeest, hippos and different species of birds. As a UN World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro will thrill you!

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner

7Day 8: Head to the Park that Hemingway Loved

After breakfast, leave for Lake Manyara National Park. The great American writer and adventurer, Ernest Hemingway, once described Manyara as one of his favorites. Some 231 out of the park’s total 329 square kilometers is covered by the water of Lake Manyara, an alkaline water body that attracts flamingos and many migratory birds. Giant fig and mahogany trees tower above the trails near the park’s entrance, where baboons and blue monkeys often gather. Out in the plains and near the lake, you might see buffalo, elephant, warthogs, and giraffes. Although small, Lake Manyara has much to offer in terms of different habitats and wildlife. You will stay and have dinner at the nearby Lake Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp.

Accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.

8Day 9: Arusha National Park

After breakfast depart to small but beautiful Arusha National Park which is the closest national park to both the famous Arusha "safari town" (30 km) as well as the Kilimanjaro International Airport, You will do an exciting morning game drive and afternoon game drive, visiting both the Momella Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater. Wildlife which could be seen include African buffalos, elephants, hippos, giraffe, warthogs, antelopes, zebras, blue monkeys and sometimes a rare leopard or hyena.

Accommodation: Momella Wildlife Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

9Day 10: Final Day on Safari & Your Departure to Zanzibar

Enjoy one final morning of viewing wildlife and the stunning African landscapes as you make your way out of Arusha National Park and return to Arusha town. You will have lunch at a tranquil hideaway of the Shanga Shangaa arts center, where handicapped artisans make extraordinary jewelry and glassware. They also serve a delicious meal! From there, you will have an opportunity to visit the Cultural Heritage Centre, which has much more than souvenirs for sale, as you can even peruse their art gallery or their Tanzanite display - a stone more precious than diamonds! In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar. On arrival in Zanzibar, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for some relaxation.

Accommodation: Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel or Matemwe Beach Village

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

10Day 11 - 14, Zanzibar Beach Relaxation

Stay at your own leisure on the beach. Overnight stay at the beach hotel.

Accommodation: Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel or Matemwe Beach Village

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

11Day 15: Departure from Zanzibar

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the port for your boat ride to Dar es Salaam. On arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for your flight back home.


Full board accommodation during safari and bed and breakfast in Zanzibar

All legal entrance fees and park fees

Professional Tanzanian guide

Open roof safari vehicle outfitted with charging sockets and Bluetooth radio for music

Unlimited mineral water

Daily safari briefing

Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar

Boat Ride from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam


Travel insurance

International flights


Excursions in Zanzibar

Tourist visas

Alcoholic beverages

All items of a personal nature

Hot Air Balloon Safari

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