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6 Days Migration Crossing in Mara River Northern Serengeti
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6 Days Migration Crossing in Mara River Northern Serengeti

By Long Way Expeditions
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Ages 5-80
Duration: 6 days
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Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: Arabic, German, English, French, Spanish
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  • Dinner
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  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
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  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
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  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Parking Fees
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Arusha Village Experience
  • Entry/Admission - Mara River
  • Entry/Admission - Ngorongoro Crater
  • Entry/Admission - Ngorongoro Crater
What's not included
  • items of personal nature

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Option 1
    Kilimanjaro Airport Road, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    We normally welcome our guests by using signs boards at the bus stop or airport,so the sign board can read our guest names or our company name.
  • Option 2
    Seronera, Tanzania
    We normally welcome our guests by using signs boards at the bus stop or airport,so the sign board can read our guest names or our company name.
  • Option 3
    Arusha Airport, JJJF+QXJ, Arusha, Tanzania
    We normally welcome our guests by using signs boards at the bus stop or airport,so the sign board can read our guest names or our company name.
Pickup details
  • Pickup within Arusha and Kilimanjaro Airport are free of charge
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    Airport pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    • Lake Manyara Airport, Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania
    • Seronera Airport, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 167494P1

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 167494P1

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      • Long Way Expeditions
        48
        Arusha, Tanzania
        Joined in September 2018
      • K8AVE
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        Exceptional Experience with Longway Expeditions
        My partner and I have just returned from a trip to Tanzania and Zanzibar with Longway Expeditions. And it was nothing short of INCREDIBLE. One important factor for us was to travel with a local company, supporting the local economy and community. I was connected to Longway Expeditions through Responsible Travel in Brighton. Our trip was 7 days in Tanzania visiting Arusha, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and a hike on Kilimanjaro, followed by 5 nights in Zanzibar. From my first interaction with co-owner Anne, I knew we had made the right choice. Anne was friendly, helpful and communicative, providing a detailed itinerary and all the information we needed ahead of the trip. She was flexible and accommodating, even when we requested a last-minute change to the agenda. And we were later to find out that she was also an amazing cook, as we enjoyed delicious home-cooked meals while out on some of our drives. Anne’s husband and business partner Abu was our driver and guide for the 7 days in Tanzania. Abu picked us up from the airport and immediately made us feel welcome and at ease. Throughout our time with Abu, it was clear he did things differently and we learnt so much. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the parks and their fascinating wildlife and ecosystems, which he took time to share, enriching our experience. He went above and beyond to ensure that we had the best animal sightings possible – often taking quieter, less crowded routes – and it paid off with the rich diversity of animals we saw. We came up close and personal with elephants, saw mating lions on their ‘honeymoon’, found lion cubs and cheetahs snoozing, watched 2 male giraffes fighting, tracked hundreds of zebra and wildebeests along their migration, and so much more. The accommodation throughout was excellent. Clean, comfortable and with a focus on locally owned. Some lodges even have kitchen gardens, providing fresh food straight to the plate. A particular highlight was the Into the Wild Africa tented camp in the heart of the Serengeti, where we could hear the lions prowling outside at night! When I asked Abu how they came up with the name Longway Expeditions, he told me that it reflected the long path that he and Anne had come along together to set up their dream. Their passion, hard work, love of their beautiful country, knowledge and expertise, attention to detail, and care for the people and planet shine through in every way. When we said goodbye at the airport, I had genuine tears in my eyes. The whole experience had touched me deeply and I felt like I was saying goodbye to old friends. For anyone considering a safari holiday in Tanzania or Kenya, I cannot recommend Longway Expeditions highly enough. Asante Sana Anne and Abu. We are already planning our next trip!
        Written July 5, 2024
      • marialinhm
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        WORRY FREE ISSUES - would come back!
        We had an INCREDIBLE experience with Long Way Expeditions! Our guide was Tuma (Mr. T) and HIGHLY recommended. He has a wildlife degree, has been completing safaris for over 18 years, and very knowledgeable in all the SAFE, friendly, and clean areas. We were able to see all animals that were on our list AND not have our Land Rover jeep breakdown. I recommend looking into an experienced driver during your safari as the roads are VERY steep, rocky, muddy, and edgy. We saw many other safari companies have their jeep break down due to poor vehicle maintenance, inexperienced drivers, and lack of knowledge in general; leaving those clients stranded. We have ZERO ISSUES and a FANTASTIC WORRY FREE experience. Would DEFINITELY COME BACK! Thanks Anne!
        Written June 27, 2024
      • Dream27013530224
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        wonderful well organized safari with a great compay, well done longway expaditions!
        i went with my grandson on a 12 day safari tour of national parks in tanzania. we had a wonderful experience! the tour was well orgnized, we had rashid, the perfect driver and guide for all our days and he was great, we slept in beautiful camps and lodges and were thoroughly well taken care of. anne was attentive, available throughout, both before and during our safari and very proffessional in every thing. so thank you anne and rashid for this best of tours!!
        Written June 22, 2024
      • 220henrikes
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        go the long way! superbe safari experience with dedicated and knowledgable guide!
        We enjoyed a superbe safari experience with Long Way Expeditions visiting Nogorgoro, Tarangere and Lake Manyara, thanks to Ann, Abu and our wonderful guide Nathan! Everything went smoothly concerning organization and communication. Our driver and guide Nathan introduced us into the wonders of the African animal world. He knew ALL the animals, their stories and behaviour, including the smallest bird. We had a great time with Nathan, thanks to his knowledge and fine sense for humour. We are happy to have been able to support a locally owned and run Safari company. We made the booking via Lenguka travel (Lemara camp at Nyerere National park) and highly recommend to go and visit this camp and national park also. Great to see how local companies dedicated to sustainable and responsible travel cooperate! Thanks for having us, Ann, Abu, Nathan (and Leepa), Henrike and Thomas9
        Written April 3, 2024
      • LK P
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        Expedition Extraordinaire
        Ann and Abu delivered 100% on Long Way’s objective to “provide guests with safari expeditions & great experiences, always taking into consideration individual interests.” Ann took care of all our requests, big and small, in the planning of the itinerary and Abu executed it to perfection, happily accommodating even our quirky request for frequent bush toilet stops :-) We learnt so much from Abu who passionately imparts his knowledge about Tanzania, its people & culture, animal behavior and their role in the eco-system. I am also impressed by his love for his people & the environment, often saving up food for local workers in the national parks in instances where we had too much in our lunch boxes. More importantly, Abu had always put in his utmost effort to optimise our sighting opportunities. I am glad that we had chosen Long Way and in the process helped a locally-owned company and a Tanzanian family. Will definitely recommend Long Way to anyone looking to having an extraordinary safari & wildlife experience.
        Written February 27, 2024
      • wisteria882016
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        Memorable and Surreal
        Look no further if you are thinking of a safari tour in Tanzania or even Kenya - Long Way Expeditions is the tour agency to go with! From the start when I communicated with Ann (Reservation Manager), I knew we were in safe hands. She understood our desires perfectly and customized our tour meeting all our requirements. She even looked into minute details such as how much rest we would have, etc. Abu (Driver-Guide), on the other hand, executed the itinerary with precision, while doing his best to fulfil our hope to see the Big 5 and more. Although he was battling against the work of nature, his passion for the wild and knowledge of the places we visited brought him success. We did not expect it, but we saw the Big 5 and other actions that were surreal. Abu also cared very much for our safety and comfort throughout the trip. What more can I say, except that I highly recommend Long Way Expeditions.
        Written February 27, 2024
      • michelleelainec2024
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        Conscientious travel
        I found this family owned company thru responsible travel. I was pleased to know that my travel is able to support a local owned company that not only cares about their customers but that also shows the same love and pride toward the animals, the environment and their country. The whole trip was seamless from the planning to the actual trip itself. As a solo female traveler, I felt peace of mind and safe. Ann was very helpful in helping plan the best itinerary that will suit your all your needs and other quirks. Communication was prompt and smooth. The driver guides with their expertise will make the game drive not just enjoyable and entertaining but also educational. You can also feel the immense respect they have for the animals. This has been a memorable first trip to Africa ever, all thanks to the excellent team at Long Way Expeditions. I highly recommend and will travel with them again.
        Written February 26, 2024
      • VBBrighton
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        Wonderful Safari experience
        Thank you Longway Expeditions for a fantastic safari everything was great throughout. Ann was really quick to respond during the planning stage and our guide driver Abraham was a star ....driving the 4x4 over some really tricky roads (there had been a lot of unseasonal rain) at the same time as spotting and telling us about animals (we saw so many!) They picked us up from the airport and dropped us at Kiboko Lodge (which is also worth staying at especially if you like birds) We really recommend using this Tanzanian owned company. Asante to Ann and Abraham
        Written February 22, 2024
      • GoPlaces12670874400
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        Well organised safari
        We did a 12 day safari in Tanzania including Arusha national park, enduimet, Tarangire, lake manyara, lake natron, Serengeti and ngorongoro. Ann listened to requirements of our trip and adjusted the itinerary well. The trip was well organised. In addition, in most cases lodges were used which were either owned by the local community or supported them.
        Written February 20, 2024
      • Over100countries
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        Excellent Safari company.
        Superb high-performing Tanzania-based Safari company. We spent 6 nights visiting Tarangire, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti and the Ngorongoro crater and were thoroughly satisfied.
        Written February 5, 2024
      • Over100countries
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        Terrific safari - saw everything, did everything, great price
        To be honest, although experienced travellers, we found the prospect of organising a safari in Tanzania a bit daunting. So we were delighted when Responsible Travel suggested several safari operators, several in the UK and one in Tanzania, to approach. The results were startling. The UK operators who replied (!) were fine, but notably pricey. The Tanzania operator, Long Way Expeditions, were much better value. Ann Nthigah, the co-owner and mastermind behind the organisation of the safaris, responded swiftly and flexibly to our questions, including technical issues such as organising local SIM cards for us, discussing routes, and adding an extra day late in the process. Really good customer service. When we arrived at Kilimanjaro International Airport, we were met by Ann's husband Abu, co-owner, guide and driver, and a splendid rugged 4x4 for our sole use. There followed a splendid 7-day, 6-night safari to 5 game parks: Tarangire, Ndutu (Ngorongoro Conservation area close to Southern Serengeti), Central Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater itself, and Lake Manyara. Stand-out elements: - the wildlife was beyond all expectations. Going in January we saw the "Great Migration" around Ndutu - tens of thousands of wildebeest and zebra, plus all the Big 5 and as many other birds and animals as you could possibly wish for. We even had a lion kill one night just near our camp (1 unfortunate wildebeest, 4 lions) and were able to see it close-up, alone, with no other tourists in sight. Ngorongoro was another highlight with incredible herds of elephants close-up and many other species in a stunning natural setting; - Abu was a great guide: steady, good company, knowledgeable. I noticed other drivers deferring to him a great deal. He seemed to know every single bird, animal and type of tree that we encountered. We also discussed all kinds of aspects of Tanzanian life, history and so on - a really enriching experience for which we were most grateful. - I noticed that our wildlife experience, including the quality of our vehicle, the routes, and our guide, were as good as or better than anyone else we encountered - even though the price was comparatively reasonable. If you pay more, you don't get a better safari. All the 4x4s are identical. You might get more luxurious hotels. But our accommodation was perfect: comfortable, clean, and in Ndutu and Serengeti, magnificent tented camps in some of the most dramatic scenery you can imagine. The food was great, too. In summary, an absolutely first-class safari, Made in Tanzania. Strongly recommend it.
        Written January 29, 2024
      • johnbP8652FW
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        Incredible safari experience.
        Having just finished from a 5 day safari, I can’t be more positive about our experience with Longway Expeditions. Whilst planning this trip Ann was on hand to answer all our questions very quickly. We managed to tailor the trip to be more suited to what we wanted to see. We found this a much more flexible approach than some of the companies we contacted. Ann even offered to help us plan other aspects of our holiday in Tanzania. The day before the safari Ann came to meet us and introduce us to Abu who would be our guide. Abu’s experience clearly showed in his knowledge about what we were seeing. He knew the parks really well and provided us with great information about the animals and plants we were seeing. It’s also clear that he’s passionate about nature himself, with his smiles rivalling ours. Myself and my partner are Vegeterian and each of the places we stayed provided excellent food, we were never hungry. Ann helped us choose accommodation that fitted our budget and some of the camps were truly breathtaking. It was a pleasure to share our safari experience with Ann and Abu. Thanks so much
        Written January 18, 2024
      • emilynS1165JW
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        Once in a lifetime experience!
        We have had an incredible experience with long way expeditions! From day one Ann was on board to help answer all our questions and make a tailor made safari trip to fit our plans! All of the accommodation provided vegetarian food for us and the places we stayed were stunning. We’d strongly recommend Long way as they really helped make the trip feel specific to what we wanted. They both go above and beyond to make your trip a once in a lifetime experience! Thanks so much Ann and Abu! X
        Written January 18, 2024
      • H35JNkatherineb
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        Long Way Expeditions exceeded expectations!
        Ann in the office and Abu on the road are an amazing team! Ann put together a great itinerary and was very patient with all my questions, and Abu made sure we had a great experience covering many kilometres over the 6 days. Out 3 teenaged kids loved it. We felt cared for and special and loved having Abu join us each night on safari for dinner so we could learn more about Tanzania. We saw all the Big Five as well as so much more. Loved having picnics along the way. Favourite place was Ngorongoro Crater which was magical especially when we descended early morning and were surrounded by a herd of elephants. Thank you Long Way Expeditions for a great end to 2023!
        Written January 10, 2024
      • glopes233
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        Highly recommend
        We came across Long Way Expeditions in the Responsible Travel website that curates travel experiences that benefit local communities. The company is owned by Ann and Abu. Our first contact was with Ann, who replied very quickly to all our communications and was very willing to help and solve all our doubts. She also helped me to book flight tickets and with other activities in Tanzania additional to the Safari. Ann also made sure to meet us in person both at the beginning and at the end of our experience, to welcome us and get our feedback. Abu was our guide for the Safari. He is very easy-going and very knowledgeable. His passion for the wildlife and for his work was inspiring. The car is very comfortable and well equipped for the long journeys. We saw elephants, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, wildebeests, etc. The landscape is breathtaking and the magnitude of nature is indescribable. We had an unique experience and highly recommend it!
        Written January 4, 2024
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      Murphy, TX3 contributions
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      Apr 2021
      For many years my wife and I were very interested in African safari and after thorough research I decided to visit Tanzania. I took this tour in August 2021 for 9 days/8 nights in Tanzania. During this visit, we explored 4 national parks with a lot of expectation, and it turned out to be the most memorable trip in life. The highlight of this trip was to see, feel, and thrilled by watching Mara River Crossing Migration. Africa Rooftop Expedition (go2africarooftop.com) is an amazing company that helped us with this tour. Also, it is hard to believe but due to my passion in wildlife, I started to provide my marketing and sales experience to promote this business in America after the tour.
      Written March 30, 2022
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      Zichron Yaakov, Israel24 contributions
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      What an amazing adventure, superb safari, exceeded all our expectations, Ann is very attentive, patient, and accommodating, Frank our guide was brilliant, nothing was too difficult, he’s extremely knowledgeable, very patient a real pleasure, I highly recommend
      Written October 11, 2022
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      Thank you so much Sharon for trusting us organize your safari we will be looking forward to see back in the future!
      Written January 20, 2024
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      Oulfa C
      Santiago6 contributions
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      Aug 2019
      My friend and I spent one unforgettable week with Abu in the central and north Serengeti last August. I was expecting a lot from this Safari and all my expectations were filled. Everyday has its own surprises and memorable moments. the landscapes were astonishing and the wildlife thriving. Abu made sure that we were the first on the go and the last back at the camp everyday to enjoy the most of our days. Abu is a very kind, interesting and knowledgeable person who has been trying very hard to give us unforgettable memories and we are grateful to him. Thanks to him we saw the migration, did a walking tour and enjoyed incredible views and moments on the vast plains of the Serengeti

      I strongly recommend anyone willing to go on a safari to travel with Longway expedition. Ann will make sure to support you on your travel planning while you are abroad and reveals to be of great help. And for those of you who have enough time, they are also offering trips to the Lushoto area which is astonishingly beautiful.
      Written October 22, 2019
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      Thanks so much Oulfa! It was nice of you chose us out of hundreds tours in Tanzania we real feel honoured!!!! Hope to see you again in the nearer future Asante sana Rafiki !!!
      Written October 23, 2019
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      6 Days Migration Crossing in Mara River Northern Serengeti provided by Long Way Expeditions