#ExploringTanzania #ExploremotherlandAfrica Serengeti Itineraries

 

Welcome to the World of the Serengeti Plains. So much to see..where do we begin? There are antelopes and elephant, buffaloes AND MORE.....
Lake Manyara is rich and diverse in both vegetation and wildlife with spectacular views. Exceptional birds and forests!

All about Serengeti National Park.

This name is rooted in the Masaai word “ Siringiti”, meaning endless plain. Serengeti is along the rift valley with amazing  geological formations

It will take up to a full day of about ten hours by bus or driving to get from DaresSalaam to Arusha. A flight takes about 80 minutes. Northern  Circuit Safaris usually takes about  six to seven days

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Let’s take a look at other possible itineraries and safari routes to explore SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

DAY ONE                                          LAKE MANYARA
  • Lake Manyara Morning Game drive
  • Drive from Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro
DAY TWO                                        NGORONGORO AND SERENGETI
  • Ngorongoro Morning Game Drive
  • Stopping at Olduvai Gorge
  • Afternoon game drive
  • Arrive at camp or lodge Serengeti
DAY 3 - 4                                      SERENGETI GAME DRIVES
  • Full day Game drives
DAY 5                                          SERENGETI TO TARANGIRE
DAY 6                                          TARANGIRE GAME DRIVE
  • Game drive
  • Drive back to Arusha
  • Arrive in Arusha evening
DAY 7                                      Drive, bus or plane back to DAR

 

Alternative Itinerary Option

DAY 1                          Tanzania Arrival  Kilimanjaro airport

Travel to the hotel in Moshi

DAY  2                            Olpopongi Maasai - West Kilimanjaro

Experience Massai lifestyles in a Massai village with :

  • Village Tour
  • Museum
  • Traditional Lunch
  • Walking Safari explores hunting techniques
  • Natural Maasai medicinal cures
DAY 3                 Massai Village to Lake Manyara National Park

Morning drive from Lake Manyara takes from 4-5 hours.

Accommodation at Lake Manyara

DAY 4                        Lake Manyara  to Serengeti National Park
  • Arrive  at Serengeti National Park midday
  • Accommodation  at Serengeti
Day 5 and 6                                      Serengeti National Park

Accommodation Serengeti

Day 7                                                 Serengeti to Karatu

 

Day 8:                                      Karatu to  Ngorongoro crater

 

Itinerary Alternative SERENGETI from Arusha or MOSHI

DAY 1                                      ARUSHA OR MOSHI - TARANGIRE
  • An amazing African landscape  drive  with the following Game drive  and a picnic lunch
  • Overnight  lodge of preference
Day 2 AND 3                                        SERENGETI GAME DRIVE

 

Day 4                                               SERENGETI TO KARATU

 

DAY 5                                      Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
DAY 6                                  TRAVEL TO AIRPORT

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Our standard  Serengeti Safari itinerary is based around the migration safari and can be adapted to suit personal preferences or seasonal changes as well as animal migration. 

Migration is not predictive and varies annually depending on rain availability of water, predators and food as well as the content of phosphorous in the grass

6 DAY SAFARI PLAN

Another alternative is drive from Dar Es Salaam, Julius Nyerere airport and can take up to ten hours

Day 1 –  Arusha – Ngorongoro

Travel time: 4 hours
Distance:  190km

Pick up from DarEsSalaam and travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation  location

Ngorongoro National Park boasts a huge variety of animals,  inclusive of wildebeest herds, buffalo, zebra, hippo, eland, warthog,  as well as the infamous African elephants.

The dense national park has lions jackals, hyenas, cheetahs and leopards too.

Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is it’s dense population The shallow  Lake Magadi, the main feature  is an alkaline lake  with viewings of hippos, flamingos, hippos  and various water birds

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Day 2 – Ngorongoro – Ndutu

Travel: 2 hours
Distance: 90 km

Lake Ndutu is  in the southern Serengeti system and is alkaline and the array of wildlife flock to it

After lunch, we complete a game drive in Ndutu. Wildebeest migration usually occurs from December to April. The area has resident game elephants and birds too!

Day 3 – Ndutu

This is a full day game drive in Ndutut. Explore different habitats that including woodlands and swamps, woodland, soda lakes and Serengeti short grass plains. with  wildebeest and zebra Serengeti Plains

 Travel time: 2 hours
Distance: 80 km

Serengeti National Park or  Seronera is the heart of wildlife in Africa – there are endless plains with rich wildlife habitats that feature the Seronera River, water attracts wildlife and representing Serengeti’s species.

Then an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.

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Day 6 – Serengeti Plains – Arusha

A half day game drive and we journey back to Arusha airport. You will be led to the next desired venture of your choice whether is beach  relaxation in Zanzibar or a preferred City tour

 

 

 

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK< SAFARI IN TANZANIA ITINERARY

Are You Ready for a Trip to the Mikumi National Park in Tanzania?

Located in the South East of Tanzania, Mikumi National park is one of the largest national parks. You get to see zebras, lions, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, kudu, giraffe, elephants baboons, elands and about 400 bird species!

 

 

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

ITINERARY

Day 1:  

  • We leave Bagamoyo at 8am. En route we take a lunchbreak at Morogoro, a beautiful region near the Uluguru Mountains. Once our scenic lunch break is over, it will take an hour and half to reach the Mikumi National Park.
  • We check in at Camp Bastion. Located close to Mikumi National Park, it is comfortable accommodation in a friendly atmosphere with unique natural surroundings. Then it will be time rest until our first venue for exploration in the regio.n
  • At 4pm we visit Maasai Village and explore interesting traditions and lifestyle of the  Masaai culture
  • Finally we have dinner and have an overnight stay at Camp Bastion

Day 2

We start the morning with an early breakfast at 6am and then depart to Mikumi for the Game Drive. By 7am we begin with the Game Drive  in Mikumi National Park. At about 1pm we stop for a picnic lunch. After lunch we continue with the game drive until about 4pm.

We then take a scenic drive back to Bagamoyo.

 

The package includes

  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Refreshments
  • Field guide
  • 4WD Land Cruiser with roof hatch
  • All wildlife reserve entrance fees

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