10 Days & 100 kilometers on foot through The Serengeti
Trip Details
Rates starting from $11,000 per person, Please contact us for a customized quote
12 Days / 11 Nights

Price Details

Price is per person based on double occupancy.  
 
Price includes: Private Services of Professional Guides for entire safari, Private Land Rover or Land Cruiser safari vehicles for entire safari, Private Wilderness Mobile Camps, Accommodation and meals and airport transfer on arrival day, Drinks in all camps, Park fees (entrance, special camping permit, wilderness walking, village fees), Note that this accounts for about 15-20% of the trip cost, Bush flights:*Arusha–Serengeti/Serengeti–Arusha, Local emergency evacuation insurance covering emergency evac from the bush to Nairobi
 
Price does not include: International airfare, Insurance (medical, global evacuation, cancellation). It is required that all trip members have comprehensive insurance, Gratuities and personal effects, Services, lunch, dinner or accommodation on the final day beyond a noon arrival into Arusha

Trip Overview

This is a chance to do what nobody has done before– 100 kilometers on foot across the most famous wildlife area in the world: The Serengeti. Led by seasoned and award-winning guide, Mark Thornton, this ‘first-ever’ expedition will traverse of the roadless wilderness zones of Serengeti National Park. We stalk wildlife, we challenge ourselves, and we indulge in a deep immersion in the wilderness.
Along our route, we examine the remarkable biodiversity of the Serengeti’s many varied ecosystems from river systems to open plains to magnificent rock protrusions offering the Serengeti landscape of the postcards. We also explore the Serengeti’s human history, learning about our ancestors who walked this same terrain millions of years ago and the Maasai who until recently made this land their home. We see the marks they left behind, from rock paintings in caves to obsidian arrowheads on the plains.
 
 
 

Points of Interest

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Mark Thornton

For over 20 years Mark has been guiding walks into the remotest parts of Tanzania. Mark holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Management, serves
on the board of a cutting-edge local conservation organization and is an assessor of walking guide training for the Interpretive Guides Society. He is also a published novelist and lives in a forest outside of Arusha, Tanzania.

Itinerary

  1. Arrival Tanzania
    Overnight Arusha Coffee Lodge
  2. Safari briefing & fly to Serengeti, game drive into wilderness and first camp
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 1
  3. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 2
  4. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 3
  5. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 4
  6. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 4
  7. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 5
  8. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 6
  9. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 7
  10. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 8
  11. Trek
    Wilderness Mobile Camping – Camp 9
     
    Overnight, 
     
    Day 12, Fly to Arusha to depart or extend your trip to see the wildebeest migration, mountain gorillas, Ngorongoro Crater or Zanzibar.
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