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Great Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari Package
  • Wildebeest Migration calving safari usually taking place annually at Ndutu area in southern Serengeti. The migration of the great herds in Serengeti & Masai Mara ecosystem has drown attention among traveler in the world. This package is specifically designed to enable you to see the world phenomenon when millions of wildebeest gathered at Southern Serengeti plains at (Ndutu area) for calving & nursing during the months of December to March every year. At these seasons predators actions are at its peak with great sightings of lion, cheetahs, hyena and leopard on its adrenalin-packed kills.

    The Great Wildebeest Migration calving safari package has included other Northern Tanzania parks of Tarangire famous for its huge baobab trees & larger elephant population. A visit to the world renewed The Ngorongoro Crater is also part of this safari as well as the beautifully Lake Manyara National park to complete the Northern Tanzania safari circuit.

    Highlights Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari Package

    Experience the Greatest animal assembly on earth “The Wildebeest Migration safari” & its actions

    Spot many animal species than you have ever thought possible

    See the big cats & Tanzanian big 5 which include lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo & the rare black rhino

    Experience beautiful landscapes of Ngorongoro highlands & the endless rolling plains of the vast Serengeti

    Trip Style –  Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari

    Comfort & Private – Transportation & wildlife safari in a private modified 4 x 4 safari Land Cruiser driven by a professional & well experienced local English speaking safari driver guide who will take you to the areas which will leave you with wonder & excitement. Accommodation is standard luxury lodges & tented camps. This is a stress free safari where you don’t need to bother on what to eat where to sleep etc, everything will be taken care of. Enjoy the Trip!

    Destination: Northern Tanzania

    Location: Tarangire, Ndutu, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

    Best Time to Visit: December trough March

    Physicality: Relaxed

  • 8 Days Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari Itinerary

    Tanzania safari packages

    Tour code: BTA 08 WMCS

    Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha

     A staff member of Back to Africa Safaris will meet you at Kilimanjaro international airport and transfer to Planet Lodge or Ilboru Safari lodge in Arusha. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing & leave you to enjoy lodge facilities before dinner & overnight.

    • Dinner & breakfast included
    • Overnight at Planet Lodge or Ilboru Safari Lodge in Arusha

    Day 2: Arusha Tarangire National Park

    As you possibly had a long flight to Africa we usually recommend easy start while also reducing the distances therefore, after breakfast at your lodge you will drive to Tarangire National Park. The driving is via Arusha city just in case of any last minute purchase or changing money, then drive across Masai steppe & along many village all the way to the gate. After registration at the gate you will start you first game of your safari in the African wilderness.

    Tarangire park is famous for its huge baobab trees & larger elephant population, the varied habitats in this park supports larger number of animal & bird species which include the threes rare species of Great Kudu, Fringed-Eared Oryx & the Ash staling. You may also expect to spot lions, cheetahs, giraffe, wildebeest, buffalo, hippos, warthogs, gazelles, dikdiks, the rare long necked gerenuks and others. Late in the afternoon drive to Marera Valley Lodge for dinner and overnight. On the way you will have a brief stop for sunset & washroom at Lake Manyara view point which is at the edge of the Great East African Reft Valley.

    • All meals included. Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
    • Overnight at Marera Valley Lodge near Karatu town

    Day 3: Tarangire – Ndutu Plains/South Serengeti

    Breakfast at the lodge depart for Ndutu plains for the Wildebest Migration calving safari in Southern Serengeti. The driving is via beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu & many villages, you will have a brief stop at the Loduare Main Gate for check into Ngorongoro Conservation Area, after you will drive up to Ngorongoro crater view point for some nice pictures and stunning views of the crater floor from the rim. You will then drive further to Lake Ndutu area where the action takes place during the months of December through March. Packed lunch will be served in one of the picnic site, after lunch & some rest embark on your afternoon game drive searching for big cats, big herds of wildebeest migration & the actions. Late Afternoon drive to Ndutu Safari Lodge or Serengeti Savannah Ndutu Camp for dinner & overnight. Other camps also available depending on your budget and preference

    • All meals included. Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
    • Overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge or Serengeti Savannah Ndutu Camp.

    Day 4 – 5: Full Day Ndutu Plains Calving Safari

    Spend 2 full days of game drive at Ndutu plains within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ndutu plains is where it all happens in the month of January to March as the wildebeests Migration give birth to thousands of young calves every day. At Ndutu plains with the green pastures during this time of the year and the rich mineral soils that the herds adore you are sure to see the thousands of wildebeests accompanied by zebras, and gazelles spread along vast areas, as well as have the rare chance to witness some real wildlife action as the predators engage the herds and try to snatch their loved newly born foals.

    Walking safari with an armed range is also an optional activity that you can enjoy at Ndutu, and you only need to ask your diver to arrange that. Accompanied by an armed ranger you will see animals at close range while listening to the lectures offered by the trained naturalists and rangers. Ndutu is also an amazing place to be for the avid bird watchers with 400 recorded resident and migratory bird species recorded. Late afternoon return back to your lodge /camp for dinner & overnight.

    • All meals included. Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
    • Overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge or Serengeti Savannah Ndutu Camp

    Day 6: Central Serengeti National Park

    It worth a visit to central Serengeti National Park around Seronera River one of the permanent water source in the park which support larger wildlife especially during the dry season. Many bird species, big cats & other animals can be seen along the river & kopjes. You can visit Seronera visitors centers for some momentary the Great Serengeti National Park. Later in the afternoon drive to Kisura Serengeti Camp or Kati Kati Tented Camp for dinner & overnight.

    • All meals included. Breakfast Lunch & Dinner
    • Overnight at to Kenzan Tented Campor Kati Kati Tented Camp at Central Serengeti

    Day 7: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

    On this day the Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari package takes you to The Ngorongoro Crater. After early morning breakfast, check out of the lodge & start your en-route game drive towards Ngorongoro Crater, check out & into Ngorongoro side at Naabi Hills Gate and drive to Seneto gate where you will descend over 600 meters high walls into the crater floor for a full day of Game drives. Ngorongoro Crater the world nature wander was formed some 3 million years ago due to some external forces inside earth crust. After eruption it sank down at the middle & form a huge caldera left over 600 meters high walls.

    Supported by yearly around water supply the crater estimated to supports over 20000 animals roaming around in such small area of about 29 Kilometers across. The Crater offers the last chance to clock the Big five with the best chance to spot the black rhinos and leopards, you may also expect to spot lion, hyenas, cheetahs, Jackals, eland, African elephant, buffalo, warthog & hippos at their pool located at the middle of the crater. Late afternoon ascend up the Crater rim for overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or drive out of the Conservation Area for an overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House or Farm House Valley at Karatu nearby.

    • All meals included. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
    • Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge at the Crater rim or Ngorongoro Farm House or Farm House Valleyclose to Karatu town.

    Day 8: Ngorongro – Arusha – Departure

    Breakfast at your lodge then drive back to Arusha where your safari ends. At Arusha you can be dropped at Arusha Airport for a flight to Zanzibar or transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure.

    All accommodation subjected to availability.

    End of Service!

    Please note: We can arrange a flight for you to Zanzibar as well as the transfers and accommodation at the Island of Zanzibar. We can as well assist you to book any connection flight like to Dar es Salaam or Nairobi in Kenya.

    • Request for your discounted prices Wildebeest Migration Calving Safari
    • Depending on number of persons coming with you by sending us an email or give us a call.
  • Wildebeests Migration Calving Safari Prices Inc. VAT

    A Group of 2 Persons – US$ 3,075 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)

    A Group of 4 Persons – US$ 2,555 per person sharing (2 double rooms or Twin rooms)

    A Group of 6 Persons – US$ 2,415 per person sharing (3 double rooms or Twin rooms)

    Single Traveler – Ask for price

    Group of more than 6 Travelers – Ask for price

    Children Prices depend on Age of the child and room configuration.

    We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.

  • The Price includes

    All transfers in private car

    07 days 6 nights private Tanzania safari for 02 – 06 persons

    Transport and wildlife game viewing in a modified 4WD safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch

    Services of a professional & well experienced local English speaking safari driver guide

    All wildlife reserve entry fees & concession fees

    All game drives as per itinerary

    03 x 0.5 l mineral water per person / day during game drives

    01 x HB at Ilboru Safari Lodge (or similar) in Arusha

    06 x FB at safari lodges or tented camps as per itinerary

    Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

    The Price does not include

    International Flights

    Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure

    All items of a personal nature

    Drinks and beverages in lodges

    Travel insurance if needed

    Gratuities for safari guide and lodge staff (please tip separately)

    Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)

    Air Balloon Safari at Serengeti (549 USD per person), including concession fees

    Walking safari at Ndutu Plains (but can be arranged on the spot)

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