7 Days Serengeti Migration Safari Itinerary

7 Days Serengeti Migration Safari Itinerary: The Ultimate African Adventure

Welcome to the heart of Africa! Imagine thousands of wildebeests and zebras moving in unison, the sun setting over vast plains, and the thrill of witnessing predators in action. This is the Serengeti Migration, one of the most spectacular wildlife events on Earth. With Lyimo Expeditions, a prominent tour operator in Tanzania, you can embark on a 7-day journey to witness this phenomenal spectacle in the Serengeti National Park. Our cheerful and experienced guides, comfortable accommodations, and customized itineraries ensure you enjoy every moment of your Tanzanian safari.

Ready to dive into our thoughtfully crafted 7-day Serengeti Migration Safari? Let’s go!

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Welcome to Tanzania!

Your adventure begins the moment you land at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Our friendly representative will greet you with a warm Tanzanian welcome and transfer you to your comfortable hotel in Arusha. Take this time to relax, acclimate, and prepare for the adventure ahead. If you arrive early, feel free to explore Arusha, a vibrant city with bustling markets, cultural sites, and delicious local cuisine.


  • Warm welcome by Lyimo Expeditions
  • Comfortable hotel stay in Arusha
  • Optional city tour if time permits

Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel or similar

Day 2: Arusha to Serengeti National Park

Enter the Wild!

After a hearty breakfast, we’ll embark on a scenic drive or a short flight to the world-renowned Serengeti National Park. As we traverse through the stunning landscapes, you’ll begin to see the diverse wildlife that makes the Serengeti so iconic. Upon arrival, we’ll set up camp or check into a lodge, and then head out for an afternoon game drive. The Serengeti’s endless plains will take your breath away, and you might even spot the first signs of the Great Migration.


  • Scenic drive or flight to Serengeti
  • Afternoon game drive
  • First encounters with the Great Migration

Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge or similar

Day 3: Central Serengeti – Seronera Valley

Heart of the Migration

Today, we explore the Seronera Valley, the heart of the Serengeti. Known for its abundant wildlife and the iconic Seronera River, this area is a prime spot for witnessing the Great Migration. The river attracts predators like lions, leopards, and cheetahs, making for thrilling game drives. Our experienced guides know the best spots and times to catch the action, ensuring you get the most out of your safari experience.


  • Full day of game drives in Seronera Valley
  • Witness predator-prey interactions
  • Picnic lunch in the wild

Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge or similar

Day 4: Northern Serengeti – Mara River

Crossing the Mara River

Today, we venture to the northern part of the Serengeti, where the famous Mara River crossings take place. This dramatic event is a highlight of the Great Migration, as thousands of wildebeests and zebras brave the treacherous waters, filled with hungry crocodiles and awaiting predators. The sheer spectacle of this natural phenomenon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


  • Game drive to the Mara River
  • Witness the dramatic river crossings
  • Stunning landscapes and photo opportunities

Accommodation: Sayari Camp or similar

Day 5: Northern Serengeti – Continued Exploration

Immersed in Nature

The northern Serengeti is not just about the Mara River crossings. It offers a rich diversity of wildlife and stunning landscapes waiting to be explored. Today, we’ll continue our game drives, focusing on the unique ecosystems and resident animals of this region. Whether it’s spotting a solitary cheetah on a hunt, herds of elephants roaming the plains, or a pride of lions basking in the sun, each moment is magical.


  • Full day of game drives in Northern Serengeti
  • Diverse wildlife sightings
  • Sundowner experience in the bush

Accommodation: Sayari Camp or similar

Day 6: Central Serengeti – Return to Seronera

Back to the Heart

We journey back to the Central Serengeti today, giving you another chance to soak in the beauty and diversity of this incredible park. The return trip offers new perspectives and the opportunity to spot any wildlife you may have missed earlier. Our guides are experts in tracking and will ensure you have a rich and fulfilling experience.


  • Game drive back to Central Serengeti
  • Opportunity to revisit favorite spots
  • Farewell dinner under the stars

Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge or similar

Day 7: Serengeti to Arusha – Departure

Farewell, but Not Goodbye

After a final breakfast in the wild, it’s time to say goodbye to the Serengeti’s incredible landscapes and wildlife. We’ll transfer you back to Arusha, where you can catch your return flight or continue your Tanzanian adventure with us. Whether you choose to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, explore the beaches of Zanzibar, or visit other national parks, Lyimo Expeditions is here to make your dreams come true.


  • Final game drive en route to Arusha
  • Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Optional extensions to other Tanzanian destinations

Accommodation: None (departure day)

Why Choose Lyimo Expeditions?

With so many tour operators in Tanzania, you might wonder what sets Lyimo Expeditions apart. Here are a few reasons why our clients keep coming back:

1. Expert Guides: Our guides are not just knowledgeable; they are passionate about wildlife and committed to providing you with the best safari experience.

2. Customized Itineraries: We tailor our tours to meet your specific needs and interests, ensuring a personalized and memorable adventure.

3. Comfortable Accommodations: Whether you prefer camping under the stars or staying in luxury lodges, we offer a range of accommodations to suit your preferences.

4. Safety First: Your safety is our top priority. We use well-maintained vehicles and follow strict safety protocols to ensure a worry-free journey.

5. Sustainable Tourism: We are committed to responsible tourism practices that benefit local communities and protect the environment.

Book Your Serengeti Migration Safari Today!

Don’t miss the chance to witness one of nature’s greatest spectacles. Book your 7-day Serengeti Migration Safari with Lyimo Expeditions today and create memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us at info@lyimoexpeditionskilimanjaro.com or call us at +255718442953 to start planning your ultimate African adventure.

Let’s make your safari dreams come true!

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