Bustard Guided Safari

Bustard safari: In full

This 11-night Tanzania safari holiday visits four of the country’s most spectacular game viewing areas, including the captivating Serengeti, which is famous for the migration of millions of wildebeest, and the amazing Ngorongoro Crater. You are accompanied by professional and knowledgeable guides throughout your safari holiday in Tanzania, which can help you make the most out of your experiences.

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Days 1-3

3 nights at Oliver's Camp (full board & activities) | Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Oliver's Camp stands on a sandy ridge in the south-east of Tarangire National Park.When you’ve arrived at Kilimanjaro Airport, your superior guide and private 4WD vehicle will meet you there. Drive past Arusha, through rural farmland and past Maasai grazing their cattle, before stopping for a picnic lunch. Then enter Tarangire National Park for your first game drive on the way to Oliver's Camp. Tarangire is a particularly rewarding park during Tanzania's long dry season. The south of the park, where Oliver's Camp is located, is wild and remote. Use your three nights here to explore on walking safaris as well as game drives.

Days 4-6

3 nights at Gibb's Farm (full board & activities) | Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Gibbs Farm is located on a lush hillside with views over the coffee plantations.Game drive your way out of Tarangire National Park and head towards the Great Rift Valley Escarpment. Travel to Gibb's Farm, which is set amongst coffee plantations, and situated, on the forested slopes of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment. It is a great base from which to visit the Ngorongoro Crater and also Lake Manyara National Park. Leave early for the Ngorongoro Crater to spend the day on safari in one of Africa’s most remarkable areas. Expect close encounters with big game and sightings of more unusual creatures such as the Kori Bustard, the world’s heaviest flying bird. On your other full day you’ll visit Lake Manyara National Park.

Day 7

1 night at Serengeti Migration Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania

A wooden walkway leads to Migration Camp.Drive into the Serengeti National Park you'll first drive across wide open plains and then through acacia bush before stopping at a very comfortable Serengeti Migration Camp. Perfect for a one night stop whilst on route to the northern Serengeti, Migration Camp is located for the great migration in the months of July and August a two or three night stay could be considered here. Throughout the year this camp is a good base to explore more remote north and eastern parts of Serengeti National Park. The experience of your superior guide and the flexibility of travelling in a private safari vehicle will help you to get the best out of the abundant wildlife.

Days 8-11

4 nights at Sayari Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania

Located near the Mara River in the northern Serengeti is the luxurious Sayari Camp.Depart Migration Camp in the morning with a packed lunch and drive deeper into Serengeti National Park. Few vehicles venture this far north, so you can enjoy real wilderness. In August, the wildebeest migration will usually be passing through this area. Sayari Camp is one of the most northerly camps in the Serengeti – for many its remoteness is its real attraction. Sayari is only a short drive away from the Mara River. From about August through to October the wildebeest herds often cross this great river in large and frenzied numbers – being nearby offers you a very good chance of witnessing one of these spectacular events.

Day 12

After your last morning on safari, bid goodbye to your guide from the nearest airstrip before flying to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Then either continue onto one of our beach add-on trips, for instance to Zanzibar, or connect with your own onward arrangements.

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