A migration safari in Manyara, Ngorongoro, and Serengeti for 6 days is a fantastic opportunity to witness one of the most incredible natural phenomena on earth – the Great Migration. Here’s a suggested itinerary for your trip:
Day 1: Arrival in Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your safari guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Arusha. You can relax and enjoy the amenities of the hotel or take a tour of the town.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, you will be picked up by your safari guide and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions, flamingos, and a large number of baboons. You will also have the chance to see giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, and various antelope species. In the evening, you will stay overnight at a lodge or campsite in Manyara.
Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
In the morning, you will drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, which is home to a vast variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos. You will have a picnic lunch at the crater floor and then drive to your accommodation in the evening.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, you will drive to the Serengeti National Park, the most famous wildlife reserve in Tanzania. The park is home to the annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebras, and you will have the chance to witness this incredible natural spectacle. You will stay overnight in a lodge or campsite in Serengeti.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park
You will spend the entire day exploring the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, observing the wildlife, and learning about the fascinating ecosystem. You can also opt for a hot air balloon safari at an additional cost. In the evening, you will stay overnight in a lodge or campsite in Serengeti.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast, you will drive back to Arusha, where you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel. You can opt for a cultural tour of the nearby Maasai village before leaving for the airport.
Note that the itinerary is flexible and can be customized to your preferences. Also, the best time to witness the Great Migration is between July and October, so plan your trip accordingly.