4 Days Wildebeest Migration Safari

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TANZANIA 9DAYS WILDEBEEST MIGRATION & OLDONYO LENGAI CAMPING SAFARI

On this 9-day safari will include an awesome display of natural wonders like  million wildebeests,  zebras, and antelopes traveling over 450 miles across the plain to ensure their survival, unaware that there’s danger presented by the stalking lions and cheetahs among other predators of migrating wildlife.  Not only that but also thousands of Flamingo Birds around lake Natron will be available. You will also have chance to climb Oldoinyo Lengai Mountain.

Camping Safari 9Days Itinerary Description

Day 1: KILIMANJARO AIRPORT – ARUSHA

Main Destination: Arusha Town

Driving Time: 1hour driving

Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met and assisted with our professional Driver Guide and Tour Manager from Njofu Expedition Company Limited for transfer to Arusha Masai Camp for Dinner and Overnight. Before check in to your tents you will have short meeting for briefing about your safari which is due to start the next day.

Day 2: ARUSHA TOWN – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)

Main Destination: Tarangire National Park

Driving Time: 2hours driving


After breakfast, be picked-up and proceed to Tarangire National Park. This Park is sixth of the largest national parks in Tanzania which is located in Manyara Region. This place is characterized by the large herds of elephants, tree climbing lions, and the fascinating baobab trees. It is also called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. This park is especially known for Tarangire River which flows all year round and the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons. Game drives will be done till evening the time you will be driven to Twiga Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation:  Twiga Public Campsite

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

Day 3: MANYARA NATIONAL PARK – KUDU CAMP

Main Destination: Lake Manyara National Park

Driving Time: 1hour driving

After having breakfast you will be driven to Manyara National Park to  proceed with our Camping Safari. This park is famous for its tree climbing lions. The large part of this wonderful Park is covered by the alkaline Manyara Lake which is seasonally visited by the large flamingos and many other water birds. Along the shores of the lake, you will spot many animals including the elephants, hippos, Giraffes, buffalos, antelopes, banded mongoose and the gazelles. After animals, birds, trees watching, drive to Kudu Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation:  Simba Public Campsite Ngorongoro

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

 

Day 4: KUDU – NGORONGORO CRATER

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Driving Time: 1hour driving

Early break then drive to Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that, the conservation is managed with both the Wild animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. During the drive to Ngorongoro we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. Finally we proceed with our Camping Safari by descending into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. Dinner and Overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba Camp.

Accommodation:  Ngorongoro Simba Public Campsite

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

DAY 5: NGORONGORO – CENTRAL SERENGETI

Main Destination: Central Serengeti National Park

Driving Time: 4-5hours driving

After breakfast, drive from Manyara game on the way heading to Serengeti National Park. Before reaching Serengeti National Park you will have an optional to visit Olduvai Gorge with extra cost of $35 per person. It is within this steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Here in a small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years. After lunch we drive into the Serengeti itself and the rest of the afternoon is spent game viewing in the vast plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, February and March we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. In the evening drive to Seronera Public Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Seronera Public Campsite

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

Day 6: CENTRAL – NORTHERN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)

Main Destination: Northern Serengeti National Park

Driving Time: 4-5hours driving


After breakfast, drive to north side of Serengeti National Park where you will view the great migration at Mara area. The key feature is the Mara River and it is not uncommon to see the herds cross the Mara River north on one day and then back south a few days later. Please take note that finding a crossing is very challenging and is sometimes a matter of luck. This area is a stunning region with kopjes, woodland, riverine vegetation and open plains, similar to Kenya’s Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Dinner and Overnight Lobo Public Campsite Northern Srengeti.

Accommodation: Lobo Public Campsites Northen Serengeti

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

 

Day 7: NORTHERN SERENGETI

Main Destination: Northern Serengeti National Park

Driving Time: Full day game drive

We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. We journey from the wide open plains to the kopjes: these volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and if you are lucky the exclusive leopard and cheetah, as well as different species of interesting bird life, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to Lobo Public Campsites Northern Serengeti for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Lobo Public Campsites

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

Day 8: SERENGETI – LAKE NATRON

Main Destination: Lake Natron.

Driving Time: Full day game drive

Soon after having your breakfast depart for Lake Natron with lunch boxes. Arrive in the afternoon. A short tour to Lake Natron on foot. Lake Natron is one of the major flamingo breeding areas. Evening, visit the nearby waterfalls for a swim in the river and also visit a Maasai family for a short cultural interaction. Thereafter we return to our Campsite for Dinner and Overnight. In the mid-night we start climbing Oldoinyo Lengai to the top and back. You will have short sleep and rest just after climbing.

Accommodation: Lake Natron Public Campsites

Meals: (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Drinks: (Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea and snacks on the way)

Day 9: LAKE NATRON – ARUSHA.

Today you will have enough time for resting and experience the environment of Lake Natron. After breakfast and lunch we drive back to Arusha. End of our  Camping Safari tour.

WE WILL SEND THE PRICE AFTER REQUEST

Price for 9Days Wildebeest Migration Safari  Includes

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as an upgrade)
  • Camping equipment
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)

Price for 9Days Wildebeest Migration  Safari  Excluded

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Bath towels
  • Tips
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • A government-imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

We will Send the Price After Request

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