Great Migration calving

Explore the great migration in Ndutu special area with lots of predators (lions, cheetahs, hyenas and others) Surrounding them.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4200 - $4500
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
14 days
Best months:
January - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Night drive safaris Night drive Cultural safaris Cultural
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This tour will enable the guest to explore the world famous migration of animals during their calving peak in February. People participating in this tour will have a very high opportunity to see hunting predators in the special area of Ndutu (Ngorongoro and Serengeti) where off-road driving is permitted. This tour is highly recommended to people that are excited to see HUNTING PREDATORS.

Day 1:Arrival
We will pick you up from your airport of arrival (we recommend you fly to Kilimanjaro airport) and transfer you to Arusha Coffee lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:Lake Manyara
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara for a guided village walk in Mto wa Mbu town (visit local market,African family, local beer brew, local bar), then continue to Manyara Wildlife Camp for lunch. In the afternoon drive to lake Manyara for game drive.This park has the highest concentration of monkey in north Tanzania. You will also have opportunity to see giraffes, elephants, hippos impalas and lots of birds. In the late afternoon you will return to Manyara wildlife camp for dinner. After dinner you will depart for 2 hours of night game drive in Lake Manyara national park to look for the nocturnal animals that are never seen in day light. You will then return to Manyara wildlife camp for overnight.

Day 3:Ndutu
After breakfast drive to Ndutu for lunch. In the afternoon depart for game drive in Ndutu area. This is the area along the boundary of Ngorongoro and Serengeti where the great migration is supposed to be between January and April.It is where these milions of animals will drop their young ones because the area is open and has highly nutritious grass.This is the highlight of your entire trip and you will expect to see lots of excitement like hunting, chasing, young ones being borne etc.You will have four nights to explore this special area where off road driving is permitted to allow you observe these adventures up close.We recommend you start your game drives very early in the morning to be successful.All meals and overnight will be at Ndutu wildland Camp

Day 4Ndutu
Morning and afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at ndutu wildland camp/Ndutu safari lodge

Day 5:Ndutu
Morning game drive in Ndutu area exploring the great migrations and big cats, then return to the lodge/camp for lunch. After lunch you will depart for a 2-hour afternoon guided walk with an armed exploring the wildlife while out of the vehicle. You will then return to Ndutu wildland camp/Ndutu safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6:Serengeti
After breakfast drive to Serengeti for lunch at Serengeti sopa lodge. In the afternoon depart for a game drive in Serengeti national park.Serengeti is the park with the largest concentration of big mammals in the world.You will be looking for elephants, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, buffalos and many more. The central Serengeti is also the best place to see the rare leopards and other big cats. All meals and overnight will be at Serengeti sopa lodge

Day 7:Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national park with early departure. All meals and overnight will be at Serengeti sopa lodge.

Day 8:Ngorongoro
After early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro crater with picnic lunch for a game drive on the crater floor. This will be the best place for you to see the endangered black rhino (less than 800 black rhinos remain in the wild on earth. You will also see pink flamingos in the lake and many more animals. In the late afternoon you will drive to Karatu Country lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 9:Zanzibar
After breakfast you will drive to Arusha for lunch then continue to arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival to zanzibar you will be transferred to Next Paradise hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 10:Zanzibar
Day spent relaxing at the beach. All meals and overnight at Next Paradise hotel

Day 11:Zanzibar
After breakfast visit spice plantations to learn about African spices.Zanzibar spices are very famous in the world. You will then do a tour in the Zanzibar historical Stone town and visit Prison Island before you continue to Next Paradise hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 12:Zanzibar
Day spent relaxing at the beach. All meals and overnight at Next Paradise hotel

Day 13:Zanzibar
Day spent relaxing and diving at the beautuful Zanzibar beach. You will also do Dolphin tour. All meals and overnight will be at Next Paradise Resort

Day 14:Departure
After breakfast we will transfer you to Zanzibar airport and you will fly to Dar es Salaam to connect your international flight.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Karatu Country Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge, located just outside the park (Ngorongoro)
  • Serengeti Sopa Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge, located inside park (Serengeti National Park)
  • Arusha Coffee Lodge
  • Luxury lodge (Arusha)
  • Manyara Wildlife Camp
  • Mid-range lodge, located just outside the park (Lake Manyara National Park)
  • Ndutu Wildland Camp
  • Luxury mobile tented camp, located inside park (Ndutu (Ngorongoro/Serengeti))
  • Next Paradise Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel (Zanzibar)

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