The Great Migration
Each year, the Tanzanian Serengeti hosts one of the biggest natural spectacles on Earth: the Great Migration. More than one and a half million gnu’s, zebras and gazelles cross the plains to their new feeding areas, at the same time resulting in a moveable feast for the lions, cheetahs, hyenas and crocodiles lying in wait around the Mara river. Those who’ve witnessed this event call it a once in a life time experience. And for those who haven’t… what are you waiting for?
Nature’s biggest show
Starting at the world heritage site of Ngorongoro, you’ll descend into the crater by 4 wheel drive. The mountain ringed plain – the world’s largest, inactive and unfilled volcanic caldera – is a natural Noah’s ark, and is home to many of the most emblematic examples of African wildlife.
Upon leaving the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the real fun begins, as we venture into the Serengeti National Park, on the lookout for the big cats who thrive in certain areas.
The Serengeti covers an astounding 15,000 km2, and while the exact areas we explore will depend on the season as we follow the steps of the great migration, all across the plains you’ll see enormous herds of gnu and zebras, hunted by big cats. This is a one of a kind photographic safari, letting you experience first hand moments worthy of a National Geographic or Discovery Channel documentary.
This safari can also be combined with other experiences by Planeta Azul such as Mountain Gorillas, Zanzibar, or other destinations.
Five reasons why
Making memories. A safari is simply an unforgettable experience. Having the privilege to explore some of the planets’ last remaining wilderness, and seeing the wildlife and countryside first hand, feels like being inside a nature documentary. Truly a one of a kind experience.
Perfect pictures. The sheer natural beauty of the landscapes, and being able to observe the unique wildlife up close, makes this a perfect experience for photographers of all levels.
Escape the mundane. For most, travel is an opportunity to break out of our routines, to disconnect and engage with the wider world. On safari you’ll be completely in the moment, away from screens and distractions, giving you the escape you need to return, recharged and energised.
A different concept of luxury. Even though you’ll be far from civilisation, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the quality of service and amenities you’ll receive, even on the most isolated campsites. The reduced capacity of all our accommodation and personal attention you’ll receive will make you feel right at home.
Sheer Inspiration. For many of our customers, the landscapes, wildlife and cultures they’ve encountered have helped to inspire them in their professional life; from architecture, music, fashion to inspiration for novels. We’re convinced that if you’re facing a block, a safari in Africa will give you the push you need.
All of our hand-picked lodgings in Tanzania are situated in the best possible areas to witness the Great Migration. While the exact locations of the camps in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro can vary according to the season, rest assured that each will be equipped to the highest standards.
Exclusivity and luxury in the heart of the savannah