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Ndutu Migration & Big cats Adventures |  9 Days / 8 Nights

Ndutu Migration & Big cats Adventures

Day 1: Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha. Overnight at Mount meru game lodge

Day 2: Arusha/Tarangire Park. Overnight at Tarangire simba lodge

Day 3: Tarangire/Ndutu plain. Overnight at ndutu safari lodge

Day 4: Full day in ndutu plain. Overnight at ndutu safari lodge

Day 5: Ndutu/Serengeti N.park. Overnight at Serengeti serena lodge

Day 6: Another full day in Serengeti. Overnight at Serengeti Serena lodge

Day 7: Serengeti/Ngorongoro crater rim. Overnight at Ngorongoro sopa lodge

Day 8: Ngorongoro crater floor/Arusha. Overnight at Mount meru game lodge

Day 9: Arusha/ Kilimanjaro airport. Fly out

Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport/Arrive in Arusha.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha, Dinner and overnight at Mount meru game lodge: Half board.

Day 2: Arusha/ Tarangire National Park. 
Today you will drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend a night in our beautifully lodge set outside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire simba lodge. Full board.

Day 3: Karatu/Ndutu area

Early breakfast at 6:00am before you drive to the Ndutu area for half day wildebeest migration game drives. In this day you will be having early breakfast so as you can drive earlier to the ndutu area for morning to late afternoon game drives before you drive for dinner and overnight. (This is very special day for your safaris. Migrations of wildebeests are among the best event to spot in your visit to Tanzania).Note: At this time of the year you will be catching wildebeest’s migrations in the Ndutu area. We have given you the ndutu area to make sure that you don’t miss this wonders of the world. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu safari lodge.

Day 4: Ndutu area full day.

Early morning breakfast at 7:00am then drive out for sunrise migration watching tour in the ndutu area. Here you will be having full day game drive to the rest of the day. In the evening drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu safari lodge.

Day 5: Ndutu/ Serengeti National Park.
We head towards the Serengeti National Park with game En route for afternoon game viewing in the plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena lodge: Full board.

Day 6: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.
Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles. This interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and lions.  Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena lodge: Full board.

Day 7: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Todays you will departure from Serengeti to Ngorongoro conservation area. You will have two options either to pass to Masai Boma and experience their culture ways of life or pass at Olduvai Gorge, the place which play important signs about the origin of first human ancestors, living for many years back. Overnight at Ngorongoro sopa lodge.

Day 8: Ngorongoro crater floor to Kilimanjaro Airport.

We start the day with an early morning breakfast before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the afternoon you will drive to Arusha for overnight at Mount meru game lodge.

Day 9: Arusha to Kilimanjaro Airport.

The next morning our driver will drop you at Kilimanjaro Intl Airport for your flight back home

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, BL=Picnic Lunch, D=Dinner

PRICES: (Ask for quotations)

Note: Same Itinerary can be quoted in budget camping and standard lodge/tented camps.           


  • Pick up at the airport.
  • Hotel before safari in Arusha.
  • All Game drives and the Park fees
  • Accommodations as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as per the above itinerary – 3 Meals a day – Vegetarians and Non vegetarians.
  • Services of a Senior Bright African Safaris Naturalist Driver/Guide
  • Wildlife viewing drives in a specially customized 4-WD Land cruiser with Pop up roof for game viewing
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water and soda while on safaris (1.5ltr bottled water per person per day).
  • Services of Bright Safaris (Binoculars’)

Not Included:     

Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)

International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.

Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff

Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance

Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature

      Visit and support s for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center

Transport while on Safari: –   We’ll provide special Safari Jeep & 1 stretched – Land cruiser 4WD.  The vehicles are fitted with a pop – up roof for game viewing and photographing.

Re: Advice for the trip

Others are like Light weight safari shoes or trainers, sandals, sunglasses, sun creams, insect repellent creams, a light weight first aid kit, day pack for your cameras, rucksack for your safari gears and clothes.   Of course, you will want to capture much of Tanzania’s wildlife, so don’t forget a camera, batteries and film. A medium range telephoto lens will be found useful as will a pair of binoculars. In case you’re bringing any electrical equipment, the electricity is 220v.Also our vehicles has got charging system for our clients to charge their cameras etc.

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