7 Days Wildebeest Migration Safari – Calving Season
7 Days, 6 Nights
From US$ 2,524
A 10-Day Northern Tanzania Discovery Safari is packed with action and full of wildlife, Arusha National Park, Materuni waterfalls swimming & Coffee tour, diverse Tarangire National Park, visit the magnificent the endless plains of Serengeti National Park. After enjoying a famous national park in Tanzania, we will visit the beautiful natural wonder of the Ngorongoro Crater with its incomparable crater finally; we will visit the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park home of the tree climbing lion.
- Start: Arusha, Tanzania
- End: Arusha, Tanzania
- Destinations: Materuni Village, Arusha, Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara
- Theme: Wildlife Safari & Hiking
- Max group size: Any size
Day 1 – Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO):
Arrive at Arusha Airport or to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be Met and assist at the airport and after going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs, Transfer to Arusha Planet Lodge to overnight on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Day 2 – Arusha – Tarangire National Park:
After breakfast, it will take you approximately two hour drive to Tarangire National Park. Along the way you will pass bustling Maasai villages and the vast, open plains that have become synonymous with images of Africa. Once you have entered Tarangire, you will begin your game drive across a rich vista of endless golden savannah that surrounds the Tarangire River. The river itself runs throughout the year and is a vital source of water for the animals of the region during the dry season. Lined with acacia and Baobab trees, the river is regularly visited by the park’s large elephant population as well as other herbivores such as zebras and antelopes. A picnic lunch with a view of the river is a great way to take it all in, but you’ll have to keep on your toes as the local monkey population does its best to separate you from your lunch! Driving through the park you will also have the opportunity to see lions, leopards, Cape buffalo, and a huge variety of antelopes. Stay overnight at Marera Valley Lodge on Full Board basis.
Day 3 – Ndutu Area:
After an early breakfast, as we have got a long day of exploration and adventure ahead of us! We will begin the day with the scenic drive towards the Serengeti. Along the way, we will pass through the mist-shrouded rainforests of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be lucky enough to glimpse cape buffalo, baboons, or even elephants and leopards in the dense undergrowth. It is a nearly four-hour drive to the Ndutu Plains, but you can choose to break up the drive with one or both of the below optional activities: Oldupai Gorge Museum: Sometimes known as the Cradle of Mankind, the Oldupai Gorge Museum commemorates some of the oldest evidence of human habitation ever found. Here you can see some of the oldest fossil evidence in the world of human habitation, visit the Oldupai Gorge Museum to learn more about the human journey, and take in the stunning views of this stark gorge country. Stay overnight at Ndutu Katikati Tented Camp on Full Board basis.
Day 4 – Ndutu Area:
You will be up before dawn so that we can enjoy a sunrise game drive along the shores of Lake Ndutu. As far as the eye can see, thousands upon thousands of animals graze on the lush grass. You will enjoy a day long game drive through the region, taking in the shores of both Lake Ndutu and Lake Masek as well as the surrounding land where tens of thousands of young wildebeest take their first steps. Your guide will determine the best route to take today so you have the best possible chance of witnessing the Wildebeest Migration. After your day long exploration of Ndutu, you will stay overnight at Ndutu Katikati Tented Camp on Full Board basis.
Day 5 – Ndutu Area – Ngorongoro Conservation Area:
Enjoy an early morning game drive in the region for your last chance to spend some time with the wildebeests. After a delicious lunch you will set out back to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Our afternoon drive takes us back through the breaktaking Ngorongoro Highlands, offering plenty of opportunities to spot animals. You’ll spot tall and graceful giraffes, jumping antelopes and gazelles, the powerful African elephant and the most respected group of animals: the predators. You will have the chance to spot lean cheetahs and shy leopards, foraging hyenas, and last but not least, the king himself; the lion. Stay overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge on Full Board basis.
Day 6 – Ngorongoro Crater Tour – Drive Back to Arusha:
After breakfast, you will depart for Ngorongoro Crater; considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. When you get your first glimpse of this vast, verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you will soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation. Home to over 120 species of mammal including the fabled Big Five, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought after safari destinations in the world. It’s a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, as well as a place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water. From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, you will be able to observe and photograph some of Africa’s most recognizable faces. After the thrills and excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch by the park’s famous hippo pool before returning to Arusha. Stay overnight at Arusha Planet Lodge on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Day 7 – Airport Departure Transfer:
On this day, you will be provided a private departure transfer to Arusha Airport or to Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will fly to Zanzibar Island or catch your flight back home!
Night 1&6: Arusha Planet Lodge
Night 2: Marera Valley Lodge
Night 3&4:Ndutu Kati Kati Tented Camp
Night 5: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
- 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
- 1.5 litters of drinking water
- All mentioned activities
- All national park fees.
- Flights tickets
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- A night before and after safari
- Visa fees
- Personal spending money for souvenirs
- Travel insurance etc.
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