Wildebeest and zebras on the annual migration, Africa

North Serengeti Migration & Mafia Island

Visit the northern parks of Tanzania for your safari fix, followed by some R&R and diving on Mafia Island.

Wildebeest and zebras on the annual migration, Africa

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12 days from £6350pp plus international flights.

Explore north Tanzania inc. northern Serengeti (perfect for migration around July-Oct), then lovely Mafia Island.

  • Perfect safari to see the migration in Serengeti from July-October.
  • Stay in small luxury camps and lodges.
  • Tarangire wildlife viewing is at its best from July to October.
  • Excellent birdlife at Lake Manyara.
  • Relax on the unspoilt island of Mafia.

This is your chance to witness one of the greatest natural spectacles in the world - the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle, driven by the changing climate and rainfall, in pursuit of the best grazing land.

This migration safari visits several game viewing areas to give you the best chance to see this natural phenomenon. You'll be travelling in a specially adapted 4 x 4 game drive vehicle with an experienced English-speaking driver guide. You will visit some of the best game viewing parks including Tarangire with its varied terrain and wildlife, Lake Manyara with its herds of elephants and famous tree-climbing lions, and, of course, the Serengeti. You are assured a memorable safari with many highlights along the way.

After your safari experience, you'll be whisked away to the small tropical island paradise of Mafia for several days of total rest and relaxation. Your lodge is located on one of the island's most beautiful bays, which is sheltered by a coral reef, and offers superb diving and snorkelling, as well as trips to secluded beaches and neighbouring islands. This is the perfect way to conclude your exciting holiday in Tanzania.

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Experiences you could have on this holiday

As well as incredible game viewing, meeting great people and seeing fabulous landscapes, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari holiday.

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Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made holiday, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

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