8-Day Great Wildebeest Migration Safari and Wild Serengeti

Tanzania Safari During the Great Wildebeests Migration

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$2200 - $2550
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
June - October
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding Self-drive safaris Self-drive
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This is the privilege to travel on safari in Tanzania during the Great Wildebeests Migration period where wildebeest, zebra and other spectacular wildlife move from the Serengeti in northern Tanzania into the Masai Mara in southern Kenya. Without a doubt, this is the most incredible travel experience you will ever have!

Included in our itinerary will be visits to the best wildlife National Parks of Northern Tanzania which contain an abundance of wildlife seen nowhere else on Earth – Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and the vast Serengeti. The major aim of this safari is to witness the annual wildebeest migration in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, one of the most spectacular wildlife events on the planet!

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania at Kilimanjaro International Airport - Moivaro Coffee Lodge Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport where we will be met by our private car and guide and driven to Arusha for an overnight at Moivaro Lodge.

Day 2: Arusha - Tarangire National ParkNgorongoro Farm House

Morning safari briefing and then drive through Arusha town and towards Tarangire National Park for a game drive.

Tarangire National Park is famous for its population of elephants than any other park in northern Tanzania. It is also characterized by magnificent giant baobab trees – the upside down trees which are believed to have been on earth hundreds of thousands of years. Moreover, the park also boasts to host a good number of different species of birds.

Late afternoon drive to Karatu and to Ngorongoro Farm House for dinner and overnight (D)

Day 3: Ngorongoro – Maasai Village Visit – Serengeti – Mbugani Tented Camp

After breakfast, drive to Serengeti via the Ngorongoro, stopping at a Maasai village on the way for a cultural display visit. Visit to the Olduvai Gorge where Dr. Leakey discovered the fossil remains of human beings. We have a lecture and visit the museum. Proceed to the Northern Serengeti with game drives enroute. Arrive in time for hot shower and campfire. Overnight at Mbugani Tented Camp Serengeti. (B,L,D)

Serengeti National Park: The Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions. It is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra and for its numerous Nile crocodiles. It is the best place to see the big cats than any other park in the northern Tanzania.

Day 4: Game drives at the Mara River for Wildebeests Crossings

On this day we depart early in the morning with our packed breakfast and lunch and drive further to the Mara River where by then we will find along the way groups of wildebeests moving towards the river or congregating along the river waiting for their time to cross. The wait to see them crossing is like waiting for a person to be born and everyone is alert if you hear at any point they cross! It is such an adventurous event to witness one. It is also the time for the monsters crocodiles waiting for their meals after almost a year long. We will spend our day there along the Mara River areas. Evening drive back to Bologonja for hot showers, dinner Overnight at Overnight at Mbugani Tented Camp Serengeti. (B,L,D)          

Day 5: Game drives at the Mara River for Wildebeests Crossings - Seronera Central Serengeti

On this day we depart early in the morning with our packed breakfast and lunch and drive further to the Mara River where by then we will find along the way groups of wildebeests moving towards the river or congregating along the river waiting for their time to cross. We would like the other day spent out there along the Mara River areas. Afternoon drive to central Serengeti for hot showers, dinner Overnight at Overnight at Mbugani Tented Camp Serengeti. (B,L,D)

Day : 6: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater - Ngorongoro Angata Camps

(OPTIONAL: This morning you have an option to fly with Serengeti Balloon Ride at an extra cost of US$ 500 per person. This should be booked before)
After an early breakfast we start driving to the Ngorongoro crater for game drive and lunch down the crater before we proceed to the lodge for hot shower before dinner. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge.

Day 7: Ngorongoro - Arusha - Kilimanjaro International Airport

We depart the camp in the morning for Arusha with time for shopping and a visit to the Cultural Heritage in Arusha. Day rooms at KIA Lodge followed by early dinner and then a transfer to the airport for your flight home.

The Cost for this Safari include:

  • all transfers
  • Emergency Evacuation fee
  • full board accommodation as per itinerary
  • all meals as per itinerary
  • meet and greet services
  • services of an experienced driver guide
  • all park entrance fees and government tax
  • exclusive 4×4 vehicle for the entire safari
  • game drives
  • a bottle of water per day

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

  • Moivaro Coffee Lodge Arusha
  • Ngorongoro Farm House / Farm House Valley
  • Mbugani Tented Camps Serengeti
  • Kibo Palace Hotel

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Animals you will see

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Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
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