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5 Day Wildebeest Migration Safari in Serengeti

5 Days Serengeti and Wildebeest Migration Safari

This 5 days Serengeti and Wildebeest Migration safari  takes you to Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater And the possibility of spotting the big 5 is high & most likely you have a chance of experiencing “The Great Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti plains”.

Serengeti Great Migration has been listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Not only does it offer incredible views of the plains dotted with huge herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle, but the rivers are often infested with large Nile crocodiles lying in wait. Some of the best safari opportunities in the world are found here, across a landscape made up of volcanic grasslands and vast plains interrupted by rocky outcrops, rivers, and forests. Visiting the right area in the right season will treat travelers to astonishing sightings of this natural phenomenon.

These migratory herds also attract the attention of some of the continent's most renowned predators, ensuring that if travelers are following the Migration; big cats, crocodiles, and hyenas will never be too far behind.


  • Day 1 - Arusha to Central Serengeti

  • Day 2 - Central Serengeti to North Serengeti

  • Day 3 - North Serengeti to Central Serengeti

  • Day 4 - Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro

  • Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater Tour to Arusha

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Frequently Asked Questions about the 5-Day Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

What is the best time to visit the Serengeti for the Wildebeest Migration?

The best time to visit the Serengeti for the Wildebeest Migration is between June and October. During this period, you can witness the dramatic river crossings and large herds moving across the plains. However, the exact timing can vary year to year, so it’s advisable to check migration updates and plan accordingly.

What wildlife can I expect to see during the migration safari?

During the migration safari, you have a high chance of seeing the Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino) along with vast herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles. Predators such as cheetahs, hyenas, and crocodiles are also frequently spotted, especially during river crossings.

How is the accommodation during the 5-day safari?

Accommodation options during the 5-day safari range from budget camping to luxury lodges and tented camps. Each provides a unique experience, with budget options offering close-to-nature experiences and luxury lodges providing high comfort and amenities. It's essential to choose based on your preference and budget.

What should I pack for the Serengeti migration safari?

For the Serengeti migration safari, pack lightweight, breathable clothing in neutral colors, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars, a camera with extra batteries and memory cards, and comfortable walking shoes. Don't forget a warm jacket for early mornings and evenings, as temperatures can drop.

Is going on a migration safari in the Serengeti safe?

Yes, it is safe to go on a migration safari in the Serengeti. Tour operators take safety seriously, and guides are well-trained in handling wildlife encounters. It’s essential to follow the guide's instructions and adhere to park rules to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari experience.

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