5 Days Wildebeest Migration Safari



5 days

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  • Quality4
  • Location4
  • Amenities5
  • Services5
  • Price4

Safari & Tours Overview

This joining group camping safari takes you on the search for the great annual wildebeest migration in Tanzania’s remarkable Serengeti National Park where you might be lucky to see the animals crossing the Mara River.

Also visit other superb wildlife destinations, Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, known as the ‘Garden of Eden’.

Additional Excursions

  1. Balloon safari in Serengeti USD 600 per person
  2. Materuni waterfalls and Kikuletwa hot spring USD 100 per person
  3. Coffee plantation in Tengeru village USD 80 per person

Detailed Itinerary

Our guide will pick you up at Kilimanjaro International Airport and take you to our office in Arusha (free pick up). As local Tanzanians, our guides know well the country and Arusha city, so you’ll be in good hands from when you arrive to the moment you leave.

Where will we sleep?

Hotel or Lodge in Arusha

The hotel or lodge has the best value for money for a one-night stay before the safari. We can also reserve a room for you. (Get a lower rate if we book a room for you!!)

• Rooms, all with TV • Private bathroom • Wi-Fi • Hot shower • City center • Breakfast included

Pick up from Arusha hotel at 8 am for the 3-hour drive to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy a full-day game drive on arrival and later drive to Sunbright Campsite or Lodge for dinner and overnight. Tarangire National Park is 115 km from Arusha and covers an area of 2,800 sq km. The wildlife drinks from the Tarangire River, where the name of the park comes from. Other attractions here are a large number of elephants, tree-climbing pythons, and beautiful baobab trees. Wildlife also includes here lions, leopards, and much more.

Game Drive Highlights

• Long and narrow park • Tarangire River. • See big 4 animals • Large number of elephants. • Lions and cheetah • Buffalos and impalas. • Baobab trees • Tree climbing African pythons

Where will we sleep?

Sunbright Campsite and Lodge

After a long day, a good, comfortable, and lovely place is where you want to be. That’s Sunbright Campsite and Lodge.

• Good camping equipment • Rooms, all with Tv • Private bathroom • Wi-Fi • Hot shower • Swimming pool • You will choose between a lodge or tent camp (according to your package)

After breakfast, pack your luggage and start the drive to Serengeti National Park, a scenic 4-hour game drive en route and picnic lunch. On the way, you will have beautiful views of the Rift Valley and Ngorongoro Crater, and will reach the Serengeti around 3 pm. Enjoy an evening game drive in central Serengeti where you will be able to watch the beautiful sunset before dinner and overnight in Seronera Campsite inside the Serengeti National Park in central Serengeti.

The highlights of the Serengeti are the spectacular endless plains and the great Serengeti wildebeest migration, the movement of vast numbers of the Serengeti’s wildebeest, zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle, eland, and impala, followed by predators, as they move from one area to another through the Serengeti to find grazing, following the rainfall for fresh grass and better water sources. Our driver guide will make sure you see part of the wildebeest migration, depending on the month you are traveling.

Game Drive Highlights
• Migration involving 2 million animals • Africa’s Big 5 • Lake Magadi. • Many lions and cheetahs. • Buffalos and impalas • Hippo Pool • Mara River crocodiles • Endless plains • Sunrise game drives • Sunset game drives

Where will we sleep?

Seronera Campsite or mid-range camp/lodge

• Sleeping bag • Mattress • Tent • Chair • Table • Shared toilets and bathroom.

Today you will wake up early, enjoy a full breakfast and then start your game drive inside Serengeti National Park, driving to some of the key areas to look for the wildebeest migration.

The best chance of seeing the annual migration in the Serengeti is from June to September, while the wildebeest calving season is from January to March.

From July to September our driver will take you to northern Serengeti where you might be lucky to see the migration crossing the Mara River.

After your full day’s game drive, head back to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

You will wake at 5.45 am for an early breakfast and to see the sunrise.

Afterward, enjoy an early morning game drive up to 11.30 am when you go back to the campsite for lunch and pack your stuff in the vehicle.

Then you head to Ngorongoro Crater and stay at Simba Campsite.

You will wake up around 5.30 am for breakfast followed by the descent down to the Ngorongoro Crater floor where you will able to look for the big five as well as many other wildlife species and types of birds.

Have your lunch inside the crater while watching nature and high concentrations of flamingos. After 6 to 7 hours game drive on the crater floor, you will ascend from the crater passing through the campsite for packing up, ready for the drive back to Arusha for an overnight stay.

Game Drive Highlights
• 8th Wonder of the Natural World • Home to Africa’s big 5 • It’s very easy to spot and see animals. • Largest intact crater in the world • Most densely populated wildlife area in the world • Salt lake at its center • Masai and Hadzabe people call home • Black rhino, lions, cheetahs, leopards, buffalo, hyenas. • Stopover at Olduvai Gorge • Shifting Sand • Olkarien Gorge • Mounts Lolmasin and Losirua

Included / Exclude

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking naturalist driver/guide
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4x4 with a popup roof
  • Safari vehicles have an inverter for charging batteries
  • Communications radio,
  • Electric cooler and filtered water
  • Electric cooler and filtered water
  • National Park gate fees
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks and extra bottled water
  • Optional tours (Olduvai Gorge and Maasai Village)
  • Discount for kids under 15 years old

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