WildebeestMigration Safari Overview

The great migration of wildebeests spanning across Tanzania is one of the most phenomenal natural wildlife events on the earth. Millions of wildebeests and zebras migrate from Serengeti plains to Masai mara in search of fresh grassland and gets back to Serengeti every year. This great migration can be witnessed for around 9 months. To witness one of these Serengeti facts, follow the migration.

January to march: In the rains, the wildebeests are scattered over the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

April: Streams began to dry when the rain cease, now wildebeests concentrate on remaining green areas and form thousand strong herds to migrate in search of food.

May-early July: These herds cross northwest into Serengeti and Kenyas Massai Mara.

September – October: The last Wildebeests leave the Serengeti.

November – December: The herds begin to move south again expecting rain, crossing the heart of the Serengeti.

Tanzania Safari Tours Packages offer 2 migration Safari Packages, they are basic camping and Nov-Apr camping.

The price of these 2 packages is USD XXX and USD XXX which includes:

  • Pick and Drop from Airport.
  • Accommodation
  • 4x4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • Professional English guide
  • Entrance fees to National Park
  • Ngorongoro crater fees
  • Meals and cold water during safari
  • Basic camping facilities such as tents, chairs, tables and sleeping mats

TourHighlights

Go in search of the thundering herds of the legendary wildebeest migration on a wildlife safari in Tanzania

Experience the power of the migration up close in the vast savannas of the northern or southern Serengeti, depending on the season

Take in extraordinary vistas of the Great Rift Valley, and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater to spot lions, cheetahs, elephants, and more.

Go on safari for a chance to see the "Big Five"

This package of 7 Days Tanzania luxury safaris tour will lead you to more than four Tanzania famous and unforgettable parks.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Arusha

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Our guide will meet you and facilitate transfer to you to Mount Meru Hotel.

Day 2: Arusha to North Serengeti

After breakfast, transfer to North part of Serengeti for a game drive in Northern Mara. Serengeti, among other incredible wildlife and stunning views is famed for the annual migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest and hundred thousands of zebras, a frenzied bout of territorial conquests and mating happening from July-October. Witness an actual survival of the fittest as these animals plunge through crocodile-infested waters. The wildebeest produces more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 mile) pilgrimage begins again.

Day 3: Full Day at Serengeti

Wake before dawn to take part in a sunrise game drive and a healthy breakfast. It's an ideal time to see lions, leopards, and cheetahs in action as well as the early morning movements of the wildebeest, zebra, and other herbivores.Alternatively, you may wish to take to the skies with a sunrise hot air balloon safari and champagne breakfast. Speak with your safari expert about adding this once in a lifetime experience to your safari.

After your unforgettable morning, you'll return to your lodge for a late breakfast and to freshen up before hitting the road again with a picnic lunch. Your driver will select the best possible route based upon the time of year and the kind of animals you'd like to see, catering your day so that your opportunities to see the Serengeti's diverse wildlife are maximized.

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Serengeti National Park

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After breakfast, we get right on the road back towards the Ngorongoro Crater National Park.Our drive takes us back through the Serengeti via a different route, offering plenty of opportunities to spot the animals that eluded you on day two. As far as the eye can see, you’ll spot thousands upon thousands of animals in herds; wildebeests and zebras migrating together, tall and graceful giraffes, jumping antelopes and gazelles, the powerful African elephant and the most respected group of animals: the predators. You will have the chance to spot lean cheetahs and shy leopards, foraging hyenas, and last but not least, the king himself; the lion.Dinner and overnight on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater or in nearby Karatu Town according to the standard and the type of accommodation requested from our options.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha

After breakfast, you'll depart for Ngorongoro Crater. When you get your first glimpse of this vast, verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you'll soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation.Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought after safari destinations in the world. It's a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, as well as a place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water.

From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, you'll be able to observe and photograph some of Africa's most recognisable faces. The crater is home to a large number of predators including lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, and hyenas, as well as a large population of wildebeest, zebras, antelope, cape buffalo, and more. It is truly one of Africa's premier safari destinations.After the thrills and excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch by the park's famous hippo pool. Thereafter, you will drive back to Arusha.

Include & Exclude

Include

  • Lodge safari according to the itinerary.
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Professional, English-speaking guide.
  • Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary.
  • Meals according to the itinerary.
  • Mineral water.
  • All mentioned activities.
  • All national park fees.

Exclude

  • Flights.
  • Optional activities.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips.
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance.

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