Great Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Tracking Itinerary the truly remote and wild places of northern Tanzania on this comprehensively private Tanzania safari. This itinerary will let you experience the great wildebeest migration in the impressive Serengeti view wildlife up close in the magnificent Ngorongoro crater and walk with Masai in the Ngorongoro highland. This safari itinerary combines luxury tented lodges with permanent wilderness luxury lodges. All our safaris use well-maintained and extended Toyota Land Cruisers, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing and private Tanzanian safari guide. Safaris can range widely in cost – depending on how many days, how many people, the level of luxury you’re looking for and many other factors. But we know it always helps to get a ballpark understanding of price. So enter some basic details below and we’ll tell you roughly how much it cost to get that great safari in Tanzania. Once you’ve got a rough idea, you can easily send us an enquiry so we can put together a firm quote! We are a mid-range company, providing a high standard of service for a fair price. Luxury operators charge prices much higher than ours for things you do not need, while budget operators charge prices lower than ours and leave out things you do need.Day 1: arrive in Arusha: Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). The private transfer from the Airport to the hotel in Arusha, you will be driven to Moivaro Lodge, which is beautifully located on the coffee farms and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure. Gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance. Dinner and overnight at Moivaro Lodge: Half board.
Day 2: Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park: After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania’s smallest parks, however rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore at Manyara teems with birdlife, and birds, you might spot one of the elusive tree-climbing lions. There are a surprising number of other large mammals and the striking cliffs on the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop. Late afternoon head to a special wilderness lodge. Dinner and overnight at Farm House: Full board.
Day 3: Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Tracking: Breakfast head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge., the steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. At this small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years. Lunch, drive into the Serengeti itself and continue game viewing the rest of the afternoon in the vast plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, February and March we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. Return to our special tented camp for the night. Dinner and overnight at – full board.
Serengeti Wildebeest Migration
Day 4: Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Tracking: After breakfast, go for a full day’s game drive in this wonderful park. Your guide will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year. Spend time at the Hippo pool watch these majestic animals relax about in the cool water happily living beside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions; get to the middle of the migration, surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes or zebras that traverse with the wildebeest. We exodus from the wide open plains to the kopjes: the volcanic rocky outcrops provide defence and shelter for a diversity of animals and from the top we can look across the immense grasslands of the Serengeti. This varied and fascinating landscape will offer us with the ultimate game viewing. Hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and you may be rewarded by the presence of the mysterious leopard and cheetah, as well as a flock of different bird life, ranging from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. Retire to your special tented camp for dinner and the night Kati Kati Tented Camp: Full board.
Day 5: Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Tracking: After breakfast, we will take a lunch box; proceed for a game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The great migration can be clearly viewed in a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Have a lunch break for your lunch, continue with the game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been documented sharing the short grass. Dinner and overnight at -full board.
Day 6: Ndutu Wildebeest Tracking: Breakfast, start a full day’s game drive in the Ndutu area with an outstanding characteristic of spectacular acacia woodland, surrounded by the short grass plains., within a wooded area is Lake Ndutu – one of the Rift Valley’s soda lakes. At the height of the wildebeest migration, at a heavy down power, lines of wildebeest can be seen crossing the lake. A midlist the wildebeest are large herds of zebra and Thomson gazelles – Tanzania vegetation is actually tumbled over due to the migration, the enormous game is endemic to the country in Africa. During the dry season the herd of animals is to be found around Ndutu. Dinner and overnight at on full board basis.
Day 7: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater: Start the day with an early morning breakfast, proceed for an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, the animals and the Maasai, co- exist, the cattle graze alongside the indigenous While driving to Ngorongoro you can see the Masai settlements and their livelihood. Stop at the entrance gate, learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, drive around the rim of the Crater, will reward you with a herd of wildebeest or buffalos, descend into the crater a natural sanctuary for the animals, see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky) save the giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. Late in the afternoon.Travel journey out of the crater to the special tented Camp- dinner overnight.
Day 8: Ngorongoro – Tarangire National Park: Breakfast ,drive to Tarangire National Park, the smallest park in Tanzania, however offers some excellent sights; during the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River; a permanent source of water. Go to your lodge beautifully set inside the park with a spectacular view and a unique atmosphere – dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge – full board.
Day 9: Tarangire Cultural Experience Tour: Early morning breakfast at Tarangire Safari Lodge, these day you will relax and after lunch discover the Maasai cultural experience, take a walk to visit datoga tribes alongside. Learn about their history is as captivating as the views are magnificent from several hilltop peaks the area. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire RoikaTented Lodge– full board.
Day 10: Tarangire to Kia Lodge: (This lovely lodge is located near the airport, 40 charming bungalows set among the gardens) .The open air bar has a splendid view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Relax through the day by the pool. A late dinner buffet for those flying in late is provided. Dinner and overnight at Kia Lodge: Half board.
Safari Include: Full board accommodation, en -suite tented camps and lodges Private safari guide, a 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing, Airport transfer, park fees, Crater entrance fees, all meals while on safari, on safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks, government taxes, flying Doctor Service.
Safari Exclude: Visa:, Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.), Insurance, optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc. Tips and any items of personal nature.