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Ndutu migration safari packages

 Ndutu Wildebeest Migration Safari Calving Season in Southern Serengeti

The remarkable Great Migration Safari in Ndutu involves the movement of wildebeest and other herbivores across the Serengeti ecosystem in the Salei Plain of Ndutu. Specifically, the Ndutu Migration Safari is a magnificent natural spectacle, with over 2 million herbivores participating in the migration in the Ngorongoro and Serengeti regions. Among them are approximately 200,000 zebras and 500,000 Thomson's gazelle, trailing behind the main group of 1.5 million wildebeest. The wildebeest take advantage of the varying seasonal conditions, spending the wet season in the Ndutu plains to the southeast and the dry season in the forests to the northwest. Their sheer numbers also play a significant role in shaping the environment to suit their needs. The prime time for this migration in Ndutu occurs from December to April, during the massive calving season in the Serengeti, which takes place in Ndutu and Gol Kopjes.


The calving season in Ndutu begins at the end of December and continues through January and February into March. The wildebeests give birth on the Serengeti and Ndutu Plains in the Ngorongoro Conservation areas of northern Tanzania. The Ndutu Migration Safari is teeming with life during this calving season, as the newborns experience their first moments in a land filled with predators. This is a time when action never stops, as most wildebeest calves are born within three weeks, typically in early February. During the Ndutu Migration Safari, these calves become the target of predators, making it an incredible time to witness remarkable lion kills. Watching almost half a million young wildebeest being born and running alongside their mothers is a spectacular sight, attracting numerous wildlife photographers as it's the best time to observe the migration in Ndutu.

Mobile luxury camps in Ndutu were thoughtfully designed and operated during the Wildebeest Migration in Ndutu, providing all necessary amenities. These seasonal luxury camps are situated in the woodlands of Ndutu Plains and Salei Plains. Additionally, there are semi-permanent luxury camps like Lake Maseki Tented Camp and permanent options like Ndutu Safari Lodge. Among the luxury mobile camps frequently used are Chaka Camp, Lemala Ndutu & Mara Camp, and Kenzan Luxury Mobile Camp. Ndutu Safari Lodge is a preferred choice due to its unique offerings, offering peace, tranquility, and exceptional wildlife viewing throughout the year.

The Great Migration Safari in Ndutu unfolds in the wild and captivating landscapes of Ndutu Plains and woodlands. This is a realm inhabited by formidable predators, including relentless lions and hyenas. It's a place where you can easily witness wild dogs hunting and the constant calls of wildebeest mothers and calves as they try to locate each other. Ndutu is an unmissable location, and the Migration Safari in Ngorongoro also takes you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.

 Ndutu Calving Season Migration Safari Packages and Price

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