- The beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Daily nature drives across a landscape including 25,000 animals
- Guided walks, sundowners and Maasai cultural experiences
- A hot-air balloon flight over the open savannah at sunrise
- Witnessing the wildebeest migration from Serengeti National Park
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Day 2 Ngorongoro Crater
The Ngorongoro Crater is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the world's largest inactive and intact volcanic caldera. Over 25,000 large animals reside here so your daily game drives will see you searching for black rhinoceros, wildebeest, zebra, eland, Grant's and Thomson's gazelles, lion, leopards, elephants, mountain reedbuck, hyenas and huge herds of buffalo. There are also over 500 species of birds.
You can also enjoy guided walks, bush picnics, sundowners, and Maasai cultural experiences.
Day 4 Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti National Park
You’ll fly by light aircraft to Serengeti National Park where you’ll be met and transferred to your accommodation.
The Serengeti is one of the most famous wildlife areas in the world and home to the annual wildebeest migration.
Head on game drives to witness this incredible spectacle in the central Serengeti during the months of April to June and November to December. Out of season, you can see abundant resident wildlife amongst the grassland plains, open savannah, riverine forests and woodlands, with the central part of the Serengeti being famous for lion and cheetah.
Don’t miss experiencing a stunning hot-air balloon flight at sunrise.
Day 5 Serengeti National Park
Enjoy your second day in the Serengeti.
Head on game drives to see abundant resident wildlife amongst the grassland plains, open savannah and riverine forests and woodlands.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can also advise on activities prior to departure.
Day 6 The Serengeti and the Migration
You’ll be driven to Serengeti Safari Camp in the Serengeti, with the exact location dependent on the time of year you visit.
From Serengeti Safari Camp, you’ll continue to follow the wildebeest migration on the game-filled plains of the Serengeti. After a day of viewings, return to the camp for a warm meal and drinks in front of the fireplace.
Day 7 The Serengeti and the Migration
Continue to enjoy two game drives a day, following the wildebeest migration on the game-filled plains.
After a busy day of viewings, take in the bush views that stretch out endlessly from your tent door and prepare for a hearty meal and drinks in front of the fireplace.
Day 9 Departure
Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.