6 Days Serengeti Migration Safari

Our 6 days Serengeti migration safari will give you the perfect opportunity to follow the wildebeest and see some of the best predator population in Africa in the Ndutu plains of southern Serengeti national park

The five most visited places in Tanzania will be covered on this 6 days Tanzania safari: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Central Serengeti, and North Serengeti. It will be an adventure of a lifetime with our knowledgeable driving guides!

 Great wildebeest Migration safari Tanzania is one of the top wildlife destination offering some of the world’s best wildlife viewing during the wildebeest migration as massive large herds of Wildebeest and zebras and other angulates cross the mara river from Serengeti to Masai Mara from July to October.

 

Tour Itinerary

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport our representative will meet with you and drive to the same Lodge in Arusha. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing & leave you to enjoy the nice weather of Arusha city & lodge facilities.

Leave the lodge after breakfast for Tarangire National Park, the drive is via Arusha town & along the beautiful Masai steppe, drop your safari chef at Makuyuni junction and enter the park for your first game drive of the trip. Tarangire runs along the beautiful lines of the Tarangire River and mostly is made up of low-lying hills on the floor of the Great East African Rift Valley. The vegetation in this park mainly consists of huge African baobab trees, scattered Acacia woodland, and a large swamp area in the south.

Tarangire River and the swamp are acting as refugee camps for wild animals during the dry season. This park is highlighted with some of the largest elephants heard found nowhere in Africa, the rare species of animals like the Fringed-eared Oryx and the Great Kudu are also found here. Tarangire is home to 400 species of bird including the rare Ash Stalling. End up this day of your Tanzania’s best safaris & Zanzibar beach by driving to your Lodge during or before sunset. 

 Overnight at Flamingo Lodge or similar. All meals included.

After breakfast departs for Serengeti National Park “Wild Africa” Driving is across local villages and along the high-lying farmland of Karatu until you reach the Ngorongoro gate. After registration & other park formalities, you will drive up to the highlands of Ngorongoro 2,300 meters, and stop at the crater viewpoint for some great photos of the crater floor from above. After driving along the Crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti National Park.

On the way stop at one of the Masai villages where you will be invited by Masai warriors for some cultural encounter, you will go in and around their houses & you will have a brief story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet members of the family and kids, you may ask questions & take pictures with them. Later they will sing a farewell song which involves jumping high, you are allowed to join the dancing. Afterward, drive to Naabi Hills Gate for check-in to Serengeti.

Spend some time for registration and other park formalities, this will be the time to have your packed lunch and thereafter start your afternoon game drives in the Serengeti in search of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Arrive at the Lodge during or before the sunset.

We recommend an early morning game drive starting at 06:30, depart your lodge after a cup of coffee, carrying your breakfast box and lunch box. Early morning game drive allows you to witness the beautiful sunrise in the Serengeti with possibilities of spotting cat family on the road as the spend most of their morning time on the road avoiding the morning mist.

You can also see other predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a group of lioness planning a morning ambush or eating along the road. if the Wildebeest Migration will be packed in Serengeti you will go straight to where they are and spend much time with them, you can anticipate to see some animal action like hunting, fighting, eating. Serengeti is still worth a visit with or without the Wildebeest Migration. Later on, you go back to your campsite during or before the sunset.

Overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented Camp or the same private tented Camp Central Serengeti. All meals included.

On this day the 6 days Serengeti Migration Safari takes you to the world’s nature wonder The Ngorongoro Crater. Depart Serengeti after breakfast, en-route game drive up to Naabi Hills gate & past Malanja depression, reach Ngorongoro Conservation Area & descent 600 meters into the Crater floor for game viewing.

Ngorongoro Crater the Eden of Africa was formed some million years ago due to internal forces, after the eruption it left a huge caldera which was mistakenly called Crater. Supported by a yearly water supply from the highland of Ngorongoro and enough fodder the Crater supports a larger variety of wildlife including herds of wildebeest, zebra, elephant, hippos, buffalo, topi, eland & the rare black rhino.

This picturesque crater has a dense population of predators like hyenas, lions, Cheetahs, jackals, and the mysterious leopard which needs a sharp and trained eye to spot. Birds are abundant from aquatic to forest birds, with a bit of luck the so-called Big Five can be seen in the course of one day of game drives.

Apart from animals the Crater to a larger number of bird species both aquatic and terrestrial birds. You will visit the hippo pool & a large but shallow alkaline lake on the Southwest corner of the crater frequently visited by some flocks of flamingos & hippos. Break for lunch & later drive to Simba public campsite at the Crater rim for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildcamp in the Crater rim. All meals included.

Best 6 Days Serengeti Migration, after leisurely breakfast pack your stuff & take nice pictures before starting your way back to Arusha to your lodge or airport for your flight back home at around noon. If you like you can visit some of the Masai market or curio shops on the way to Arusha. Breakfast & lunch are included.

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