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5 Days Serengeti Great Migration Safari 

5 Days Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari

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 travellers 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 travellers are following the Migration; big cats, crocodiles, and hyenas will never be too far behind.

Facts

Private safari: The Big Migration
From: Arusha
To: Arusha
Min. number to guarantee tour: N/A
Max number of participants: private safari
Departure day: any day of your choice
Price: from 2,130 USD (7 pax)
Single Supplement: from 320 USD

Highlights

Day 1-6 | Tanzania

  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive

  • African Rift Valley – Viewpoint

  • Serengeti National Park – Game drive

  • Ngorongoro Crater – Game drive

Day to Day itinerary

Day 1 Arusha – Tarangire National Park


After meeting with your safari guide in the morning, you drive to Tarangire National Park in your 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser. The topography of this lovely national park is characterized by open grassland, baobab trees, seasonal marshes, and the life-giving Tarangire River. Elephants, giraffes, bushbucks, and hartebeests frequently congregate along the river. The fringe-eared oryx and the strange-looking gerenuk might even be visible. Buffaloes, zebras, and wildebeests also live in Tarangire, and are constantly pursued by a variety of predators, including lions. Your safari vehicle has an open roof, making it the ideal viewing platform for taking in the scenery and wildlife. Late in the afternoon, you will leave the park and travel to the Sangaiwe Tented Lodge, where you will spend the night.
Lunch; Dinner

Day 2 Tarangire Area – Serengeti National Park

Day 2 - Serengeti National Park – Tarangire Area
Today's journey takes you into the rich Ngorongoro highlands, past Lake Manyara. In the early afternoon, after passing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will arrive at the Serengeti National Park's enormous open grasslands. The next several days will be spent touring the famous Serengeti, which is home to the Big Five — elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhinoceros – as well as a variety of other creatures. During your game drives, you may expect to see a variety of fresh wildlife because no day on safari is the same. The Kati Kati Tented Camp will be your home for the next three nights. Depending on the season, you will spend one night in the center Serengeti and two nights in the northern Serengeti (June – October) or one night in the southern Serengeti and two nights in the northern Serengeti (November – April).
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 3-4 Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti is the focus for the next two days. You scout for wildlife in this pristine corner of the earth with your guide. You're not rushed and have plenty of time to watch the park's wildlife and learn about their social structures and behavior. The Serengeti National Park is Tanzania's third largest and most scenic park. While broad grassland stretches as far as the eye can see in the south, open forests and hills dominate the scenery in the north and west. The Serengeti, together with the Masai Mara, is home to one of the world's most spectacular wildlife exhibitions, the Great Migration of millions of wildebeest and zebras. Your residence Your home is one of the Kati Kati Tented Camps. In order to increase your chances of witnessing the Great Migration, we choose your route and the order of camps according to your time of travel.
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Serengeti National Park, Day 5
You will continue your safari in the Serengeti National Park after breakfast. During the dry season, predators may be seen hunting in the Seronera Valley as animals congregate at the water's edge. You will leisurely travel in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater after lunch at a picnic area. You'll have a fantastic view of the caldera once you've reached the crater. This roughly 20-kilometer-wide crater is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to more than 20,000 creatures. You'll spend the night at the Ang'ata Ngorongoro Camp on the crater rim, where you'll be treated to a spectacular sunset.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 

Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha, Day 5
Get up and shine! You'll drive down the steep slope into the crater after an early breakfast. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest, uninterrupted, and unflooded crater, with an incredible variety of species. You might see the uncommon black rhino and other members of the Big Five in addition to zebras and wildebeests. Other animals found in the crater include hyenas, waterbucks, bushbucks, eland, and over 500 bird species. After an extended wildlife drive and a picnic lunch, you will depart the caldera in the afternoon and return to Arusha in the early evening.
Breakfast; Lunch

Items included:

  • 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

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Items excluded:

Flights

  • Optional activities

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks

  • Visa fees

  • Tips

  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.

  • Travel insurance

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