March 5 to 16, 2018
Ngorongoro Crater ◆ Serengeti ◆ Lake Manyara ◆ Tarangire
Travel with us on this custom-designed, nine-night journey of a lifetime into the majestic natural wonder that is Tanzania to behold the timeless phenomenon of the extraordinary Great Migration by land and air—the best and most comprehensive way to experience one of Earth’s most incredible natural spectacles. Here, cycles of rain and renewal dictate the foraging patterns of over one million wildebeest, 500,000 zebra and vast herds of Thomson’s gazelle and Cape buffalo that instinctively gather and migrate in pursuit of food and water while preyed upon by magnificent carnivores—lion,
cheetah and leopard.
By way of a four-wheel-drive land cruiser, descend into the 12-mile-wide Ngorongoro Crater, a unique conservation area enclosed by impressive 2000-foot-high walls of a prehistoric caldera and a remarkable sanctuary for incredible wildlife, such as the black rhinoceros, eland, gazelle and lion. Discover more about the ancestry of the human race at Oldupai Gorge, one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world, where bones from early hominin species were unearthed by the acclaimed Leakey family. Visit a typical Maasai village with exuberant Tanzanians dressed in colorful traditional clothing, and observe firsthand Tanzania’s educational system during a stop at Kibaoni Primary School.
In addition to game drives, experience a unique flight-seeing opportunity by chartered private aircraft, an amazing perspective from which to view the African landscape. Spend three nights in the heart of Serengeti National Park and two nights in Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the award-winning Serena Lodges, ideally located for optimal wildlife observation. An expert safari guide will accompany you on game drives and share insight into Tanzania’s ecosystem as you follow the habitual patterns of the Big Five. Begin your day at first light with an early morning game drive, when nocturnal animals conclude their foraging and the grazers of the plains begin theirs. Depart on a second game drive as the African sun gives way to dusk, and experience the remarkable glow of the setting sun as it illuminates the African wilderness. Reserve your place now for this unforgettable experience.
The Travel Program outlined here is subject to the features, final pricing and terms and conditions set forth in the published Travel Program brochure.
Viewing elephants and zebra on a game drive.