Serengeti migration safaris

8 Days Tanzania Holiday

8 Days Tanzania Holiday – Wildebeest Migration safari : This is one of our best-selling wildebeest migration packages ideal for visitors wishing to witness the great migration as millions of wildebeests together with thousands of Zebras and gazelles take part in their annual movement, and as see the three most beautiful parks in Northern Tanzania.

This safari starts with a visit to Tarangire National Park a haven to large herds of elephants, then to the famous Serengeti National Park – home to abundance of wildlife and the spectacular wildebeest migration. And lastly visit Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder with the world’s highest concertation of wildlife including large prides of lions among others. Ngorongoro crater is also one of the seven Natural Wonders as it is the world’s largest intact unfilled caldera.

This safari is a private safari with meaning our clients have flexibility to travel on their own pace exactly the way you may like it.

Highlights of 8 Days Tanzania Holiday – Wildebeest Migration Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Day 3 – 5: Serengeti National Park

Day 6 – 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Day 8: Departure

Detailed itinerary of 8 Days Tanzania Holiday – Wildebeest Migration Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet your Engabi safari guide, he will take you through what to expect on the safari and take you to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure while enjoying the African atmosphere.

Your personal and experience Engabi Safaris guide knows more about Tanzania’s culture, the beautiful national park and various sights of the country. During the safari, feel free to ask your guide questions and he will gladly answer them.

Main Destination: Arusha City

Accommodation options

Luxury: Arusha Coffee Lodge

Midrange: Burka Coffee Lodge

Budget: MasaiLand Lodge

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Depart after breakfast to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive, though the park is not as famous as other national parks in Tanzania’s Northern safari circuit, it has an authentic safari atmosphere with one of the most spectacular landscapes in Tanzania. The park has a hilly landscape with Baobab trees scattered against the clear blue sky, during the game drive you will encounter and witness the world’s largest concentration of elephant. You will encounter up to 300 elephants as they congregate around the banks of Tarangire River drinking water or enjoying a mud bath. Other animals you should expect to see include lions, leopards, cheetahs, tree climbing pythons, and several bird species.

You enjoy lunch at the picnic site overlooking the Trangire River then continue with exploring the park, in the evening you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination: Tarangire National Park

Accommodation options

Luxury: Tarangire Treetops by Elewana

Midrange: Tarangire Safari Lodge

Budget: Whistling Thorn Tented Camp

Meal plan: Full Board

Day 3 – 5: Serengeti National Park

You will spend these 3 days of the safari in Serengeti National Park – Tanzania’s most famous national park with stunning landscape which is seen in some of the most impressive nature documentaries. The annual wildebeest migration with more than a million wildebeests accompanied by ten thousands of Zebras is the highlight of Serengeti National Park. it is a true spectacle and impressive to watch millions of wildebeests, zebras and gazelles move through the endless plains of Serengeti with a thunderous effect.

Apart from watching the migration, you will also get to see other animals like lions, cheetahs, leopard and many more. You will also be impressed by the natural beauty of Serengeti – Africa’s most famous part.

8 Days Tanzania Holiday
Serengeti National Park

There is an option hot air balloon safari providing you with an aerial view of the endless plains of Serengeti national park and the wildebeest migration.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park

Accommodation options

Luxury: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange: Tanzania Bush Camps

Budget: Osinon Tented Camps and lodges

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 6 – 7: Ngorongoro Crater

After enjoying breakfast, you will depart from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will have a stopover at the Ngorongoro View Point where you will enjoy striking views of the Ngorongoro Crater from above, then descend down the crater for a game drive.

Ngorongoro crater is the world’s largest intact caldera, the crater is home to the highest concentration of wildlife including elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, hippos, the rare black rhinos among others. Serengeti National Park is one of the best places in the world to spot all of the Big Five, you will also enjoy views from the crater rim over the crater floor which are very incredible, Because of its natural beauty, the Ngorongoro   crater is chosen as one of the Africa’s Seven Nature wonders. Return to the lodge for and overnight stay.

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Accommodation options

Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange: Hhando Coffee Lodge

Budget:  Karatu Tented Camp and Lodges

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 8: Departure

You will have a leisure morning, checkout of your lodge and transfer back to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home filled with everlasting memories.

End of the safari

This price includes:

Pickup Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to the lodge

Transfer from the Lodge to Kilimanjaro Airport


Game drives through the National Parks

Luxorious private 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof and big windows, especially designed for high end safari game drives

English speaking private guide during the whole safari

Park Fees for all national parks

Crater Fee

Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your safari (full board)

24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania

Fully accredited and bonded under SGR (more info)

Reservation costs

Drinking water in our safari jeeps

This price excludes:

International flight tickets and visa

Travel insurance  (travel- /cancellation insurance, flying doctors)

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