7 Days Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari & Calving Safari
Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari & Calving has been designed specifically to focus on following the Great Serengeti Wildebeest migration during calving from December to April. The areas to be covered are Lake Ndutu area, as well as the Southern and Central areas of Serengeti National Park where the majority of the wildebeest are usually found. A visit to the world famous is Ngorongoro Crater part of this safari as well as Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara to complete you 7 days Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari & Calving .
The Southern Serengeti and Ndutu areas in Tanzania are the best locations for the months of January, February and March to witness thousands of wildebeest spread across the plains grazing on the rich short grass plains. Predator action is at its peak with great sightings of cheetah, lion, hyena and leopard and a very good chance to see adrenalin-packed kills.
Highlights of Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari Package
See the greatest animal assembly in Serengeti plains “the Great Wildebeest Migration”
See the big cats & Tanzanian big 5 which include lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo & the rare black rhino
experience beautiful landscapes of Ngorongoro highlands & the endless rolling plains of the vast Serengeti
7 Days Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari & Calving Itinerary
Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha Mount Meru Hotel
A staff member of Njofu Expedition Company will pick you up from the Kilimanjaro International Airport. From here, you will be driven to a hotel in Arusha and brief you on your upcoming safari. Enjoy a restful night before beginning your adventure tomorrow! Arusha, also known as “A” Town by the locals, is situated at the foot of Mount Meru, Africa’s 5th highest mountain. The altitude gives the city a pleasant climate and lush green environment. Arusha is not a particularly attractive city in itself and is regarded by many visitors as little more than a necessary stopover before their safari starts in earnest. However, the natural charm of the Tanzanians and the buzz of a fast-growing city mean that Arusha has plenty to offer for those who are prepared to see beyond their air-conditioned safari trucks and satellite-TV equipped hotel rooms at Mount Meru Hotel. In addition to that Arusha is a central of Africa Continent from Cairo to Capetown, and this will be the day of arrival of your 7 days Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari.
Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, the second day of Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari we’ll drive to Tarangire National Park for the second day of Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari . We’ll have some game viewing in the park to maximize your chances of more wildlife viewing. Tarangire is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania after Ruaha, Serengeti, Mikumi, Katavi and Mkomazi. Activities will include a wildlife game drive where you can see pythons climb trees, as well as lions and leopards among others. For the bird lovers, keep an eye for the screeching flocks of colorful yellow-collared lovebirds, and the somewhat drabber rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling. These are all endemic to the dry Savannah of north-central Tanzania.
Day 3: Tarangire – Ndutu Area
After breakfast, we will set off for Ndutu area situated in the Ngorongoro conservation area, which is part of the southern Serengeti ecosystem.Lake Ndutu like most other Rift Vallye’s lakes is alkaline, however, the water is still drinkable and consumed by a wide array of local wildlife the majority of the wildebeest migration can normally be found on the short-grass plains from December to April. The area is usually heavily populated with elephant, birds and resident game. Dinner and Overnight Ndutu Heritage Tented Camp.
Day 4: Ndutu – Serengeti Central
You will enjoy a game drive after breakfast in the Ndutu area in Serengeti National Park exploring a great range of various habitats such as swamps, woodland, soda lakes and the world famous Serengeti short grass plains. You will witness herds of wildebeest and zebras especially during a short time-frame from around February and lasting for about 3 weeks where majority of the wildebeest calves. Later continue with game viewing while heading to Serengeti Central for dinner and Overnight. The Sea of grass provides little cover and the young make an easy prey for a variety of predators. Wildebeest calves can run minutes after they were born and within 3 days, they are normally strong enough to keep up with the herd. Dinner and Overnight Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park (Central)
Enjoy a full day of game drive in Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular National Park. A UNESCO world heritage site and recently proclaimed 7th wonder of the world, Serengeti is famed for its annual migration where some six million hooves pound the open plains. Serengeti offers an exotic game-viewing experience in the whole of Africa giving you an up-close look of the animals you’ve only seen in National Geographic: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle. Dinner and Overnight Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp.
Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast drive from Serengeti game drives on the way to Ngorongoro Crater for Crater tour. Inside of Crater 20,000 different mammals’ lives in the area including about 20 black rhinoceros hence making the crater the best place in Tanzania to see these amazing creatures. The crater floor also has one of the highest carnivore densities in the world. Game drives will be done till evening drive to Pamoja Africa Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 7: Karatu – Manyara – Arusha
We’ll leave after breakfast and go straight to Lake Manyara National Park. Later in the afternoon, we’ll drive back to Arusha town. Lake Manyara National Park, whose lake Ernest Hemingway claimed was ‘the loveliest I had seen in Africa’. The park offers a compact game-viewing circuit and is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. The lake itself covers two-thirds of the park and the Great Rift Valley provides a stunning backdrop. Over 400 species of birds can be found in the Manyara, including thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants, and storks and this will be the last day of Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari.
Accommodation for 7 Days Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari & calving are subjected to availability.
PACKAGE PRICE FOR 7 DAYS TANZANIA WILDEBEEST MIGRATION SAFARI
1PAX = USD3,081 PER PERSON
2PAX = USD2,240 PER PERSON
3PAX = USD2,035 PER PERSON
4PAX = USD1,894 PER PERSON
5PAX = USD1,850 PER PERSON
6PAX = USD1,798 PER PERSON
PRICE FOR TANZANIA WILDEBEEST MIGRATION SAFARI INCLUDES:-
-All National Parks Entrance Fees
-Ngorongoro Crater Service Fees
-Accommodation in Mid-range lodge FB
-Profession English Speaking Driver Guide
-Lodge Concession fees
-Safari Land cruiser with Top up open roof
-Unlimited game drives following Tanzania Government National Park rules
-Unlimited drinking Water, coffee, soda and snacks in the car during safari.
-Meals three times per Day
-Airport Transfer on arrival
PRICE FOR TANZANIA WILDEBEEST MIGRATION SAFARI NOT INCLUDE:-
Tips for Drivers
Domestic Flight in any but we can arrange on request
Airport transfer after safari but we can arrange on request.