The Great Wildebeest Migration

This 7-day safari combines two of Tanzania's most impressive safari destinations: the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. You'll stay in luxury tented camps throughout your trip. If you travel between July and October, you'll have the opportunity to witness a river crossing of the Great Migration.
7 Days

The Great Wildebeest Migration - 7 - $8,770

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Trip Summary

Day 1-2: The African Tulip, Arusha

Day 2-4: Lemala Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Crater

Day 4-7: Lemala Mara, Northern Serengeti

Landmarks potentially visited on The Great Wildebeest Migration


The itinerary below is designed to give you an overview of the route. Get in touch with our team for a full travel itinerary, or to create a tailor-made trip.

Day 1-2: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to Arusha

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Note: We have a dedicated flight partner in the US who can help you find and book the best international flights for you. 

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your lodge, settling in after your flights. 

Overnight: The African Tulip (1 night)

Day 2-4: Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, you'll meet your safari guide and depart for a cultural visit at the village of Mto was Mbu, before enjoying a game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park. Late afternoon, you'll drive to the Ngorongoro highlands to your camp, with time to freshen up before dinner. 

Overnight: Lemala Ngorongoro (2 nights)

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Today you have an exhilarating game drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. You'll descend to the floor of the crater for a game drive, taking a picnic lunch with you. Return to the crater rim this afternoon and back to your camp. 

Day 4-7: Serengeti National Park

Following breakfast, you'll be transferred to the nearby airstrip and board a light aircraft to the northern Serengeti plains. You'll be collected from the airstrip and game drive your way to your camp, settling in for lunch. You'll then spend the afternoon on a game drive in the northern Serengeti plains. 

Overnight: Lemala Mara (3 nights)

Day 5-6: Serengeti National Park

Spend two days enjoying shared morning and afternoon game drives in the Serengeti. 

Day 7: Return Home

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airstrip, bidding farewell to your guides and the endless plains. Board a light aircraft to Arusha (various stops) where you'll be taken for lunch at a local restaurant before being transferred to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight arrangements (flight to be booked after 5pm). We hope you will be leaving Tanzania with some incredible memories and photos of your time here. 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices are per person based on two people travelling together during 2024 high season (July - October). Prices for 2025 may differ. 

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Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

Limited Spaces Available

We create a maximum of 30 new trips per month. Please enquire about availability.

Simple Booking Process

  1. Talk to our team to discuss this trip or plan a tailor-made itinerary.
  2. Once you're happy, we'll take a 30% deposit to confirm your trip.
  3. The balance will be due 70 days before you travel.

Flexible Payment Options

  • Bank or wire transfers ✔️
  • Visa & Mastercard accepted ✔️
  • Pay in instalments ✔️


All Brilliant trips include:

  • Experienced safari guides
  • All domestic/internal flights
  • All road transfers and airport pickups/drop-offs
  • All accommodation as per the itinerary (accommodation can be amended based on budget and preferences)
  • Fees for guides/scouts/drivers/cooks
  • All entrance and park fees
  • Fees for all activities as per the program
  • Shared or private daily game drives (depending on your route and preferences, please enquire for more details)
  • Meal plan full board unless specified otherwise
  • Select local brand drinks on safari
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Cover
  • Conservation charge

With Brilliant, you'll also get...

  • Brilliant Africa’s Bucket List Safari System: work one-on-one with a dedicated specialist with decades of experience in East Africa. We'll help you cut through the noise, navigate the thousands of options, design the trip that's right for you and have confidence you'll get what you expect (results in 98% 5* reviews)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 
  • Highest-rated African travel company on Trustpilot: so you know you'll be in safe hands with our team.  
  • Ground Support Team: our local ground team are on hand to help if you ever need support during your trip. 
  • Dedicated Pre-Travel Support: access to a dedicated customer support specialist to help you with all of your pre-travel questions and help you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. 
  • Get Me To Africa Flight Package: we'll connect you with our flight specialist who will find and book the right international flights on your behalf*
  • Personalised Guest Portal & Mobile App: access to your individual guest portal, including video guides to common questions, and everything you need to know to prepare for your African adventure.
  • WhatsApp Contacts: your local support team will be easily contactable via WhatsApp.   
  • Safety Briefing: 1:1 consultations with our specialists to answer any of your questions about safety when travelling in Africa. 
  • Done-With-You Visa Service: we’ll send you step-by-step video guides on how to apply for your visas and required travel documents, saving you hours of time, stress and headaches.

*For customers based in the US only. 

'Life Happens' Postponement Guarantee

If life gets in the way and you need to postpone your trip, we won't charge any fees to postpone your trip and all payments you have made towards the original trip will be applied to the postponed trip.

*T&Cs apply, enquire for details 

No Price Shock Guarantee

Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

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