Wildebeest Migration Safari Overviews
5 Days Serengeti Wildebeest migration Safari; The great Serengeti wildebeest migration is the movement of vast number of over 1.5 million mammals mostly the wildebeest, zebra, and smaller gazelles eland and impala. These movement is mainly triggered by the weather condition whereby the herds of migration is following the rainfall searching for green pasture and fresh water. Timing is very important if you want to see the herds of migration and the accommodation has to be booked according to the location of the herds.
On this 4 days wildebeest migration safari we will help you track the movement of the herds of wildebeest in Serengeti as well as visiting other three parks. Starting with a Lake Manyara National Park before spending two days in Serengeti experiencing the breathtaking wildebeest migration. Depends the months of the year you can either visit Ndutu area the southern Serengeti, Seronera the central Serengeti or western Serengeti. Selecting the right location will help you track the herds of the wildebeest easily. In the months of July and August where the herds are in northern Serengeti crossing Mara River and extra day will be require so instead of having five day you will have to have 6 days program.
A number of predators are also moving closely to the migration herds so at this time you can easily spot several prides of lions, hyenas, cheetah and many other chasing and killing. Flocks of vultures and marabous stocks can also observed soaring in the sky to the following the herds of the migrations.
Detail Wildebeest Migration Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
Drive from Arusha/Moshi town at 0830 hrs to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive. It’s 2-3 hrs approximated drive to Lake Manyara depending from which town a you starting your route. Lunch will be served at Manyara and later in the afternoon proceed for game drive. Dinner and overnight at a standard lodge.
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti
Drive from Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park. After lunch enjoy game drive in these vast plains with the possibility to see thousand of Wildebeest. During the migration season in Serengeti it is common to see predators chasing their prey and kill. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Day 3: Full day Wildebeest Migration Safari
After breakfast in the morning, start a game drive searching different herds of migrations, hot lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon continue with game drive.
Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro CA
Early morning game drive in Serengeti national park then back to the camp /lodge for hot lunch. In the afternoon depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and overnight at the lodge. The lodge in Ngorongoro is situated at the crater rim so on your stay you will enjoy the panoramic view of the crater.
Day 5: Ngorongoro crater tour
Early morning breakfast then descend the crater rim to the crater floor for a full day game viewing. The crater host the highest concentration of wildlife such as wildebeest, elephants, zebras and gazelles. Large prides of lions and clans of hyenas can easily spotted in the crater crumbling over the carcass. The rare black rhinos and the cheetah are also in the ngorongoro crater. In the afternoon drive out the crater and proceed to Arusha.
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Return airport Transfers
Mineral water welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature