After a hot breakfast at the camp on the morning of day 7, we will depart for the North. It will take between 3-4 hours via road transfer to the northern extension of the Serengeti National Park, though keep in mind we are game-driving en-route and you just never know what we will happen upon!
Upon arrival in the north, our time will be spent focusing on The Great Migration in addition to viewing herds of elephants, pride of lions, jackals, spotted hyenas, giraffes, and large schools of hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River. Our goal will be to witness one of nature’s most spectacular natural events, which is a river crossing, where hundreds or sometimes thousands of wildebeest and zebra cross treacherous crocodile-infested waters in their endless pursuit for food and water on the other side of the river!
This region is, without a doubt, the best kept secret of the Serengeti. It is twice the size of the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya, but has fewer crowds. The vistas and landscapes are unsurpassed, which make for terrific back-drops while game-viewing. Resident animal numbers are extremely high as well, with prides of lions up to thirty strong. Migration and predator action here is non-stop, assuring the reputation of this area as one the finest game-viewing regions in Africa. Overnight at The Mara River Tented Lodge (NEW) http://twctanzania.com/en/ (specific web page is not up yet so am providing link to parent company page)