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8 Days Migration Calvary Safari

Every year, the vast heads of wildebeest embark on a long –distance migration that coincide with the annual rainfall patterns and grass growth. Following the short rainy season in November, the herds of wildebeest arrive to the short-grass plains of the Serengeti around November. The short-grass plains are located in the area east and south of the Seronera, around Ndutu and the northern Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Herds of wildebeest and zebra can be seen across these plains as they feed o the nutrient rich grasses. The majority of the wildebeest calve around February. They normally stay in the Area till April and then start moving west toward to the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park. Our 8-days Migration Wildlife safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages, have been designed specifically to focus on and to increase your chance to see the Wildebeest Calvary Migration; we have designed the itinerary to visit South Serengeti and Central Serengeti National Park where the majority of the wildebeest migration can normally be found from December through to March.

  • Lodge Safari
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights Safari
  • Guarantee Departure
  • OVERVIEW
  • ITINERARY
  • PRICE
  • INCLUSION
  • HOW TO GET THERE
  • 8 Days /7 nights  Migration Calvary Safari.
  • Mid-range tour  (This mid-range tour uses lodges and tented camps).
  • This tour can be  also be a Private tour  (Meaning this tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others).
  • This tour can be also be a Group  tour  (Meaning this tour will be organized for group  and will be share with others traveler).
  • Can start any day If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
  • Can be customized You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
  • Suitable for solo travelers Solo travelers can book this private tour.
  • Minimum age of 12 years The minimum age for this tour is 12 years.
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle.
  • The best time for this tour is December to March every year.

DAY 1: ARRIVE AT KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport. You will be met by our guide at the Airport and transferred to the hotel in Arusha.

Accommodation: Tulia Hotel or similar accommodation in Arusha.
Room plan: Double Occupancy Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast.

DAY 2: NGORONGORO CRATER

In the morning after breakfast you will drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and after registration you will descend to the Crater Floor. You will do a full day of game drives at the floor and have picnic lunch at the Hippo poolside picnic site. After lunch you will continue with game drives in the Crater floor in search of the rhinos, elephants, lions, buffaloes, zebras, impalas, gerenuks, etc. Ngorongoro Crater is also famous for bird life and at the Lake makat at the middle of the crater floor you can see, flamingos, pelicans Egyptian geese, and many more aquatic species. Other birds include the hammer kop, Lilac breasted rollers weavers and many more.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Rhino Lodge or similar lodge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Room plan: Double Occupancy 

DAY 3: NGORONGORO TO NDUTU

After breakfast we will head to the Lake Ndutu area,situated in the Ngorongoro Conservation area,part of the Southern Serengeti Eco-syste.Lake Ndutu is alkaline, like most of the other Rift lakes however the water is still drinkable and used by a wide array of local wildlife. The majority of the wildebeest migration can normally be found on the short-grass plains from December to April.The Area is usually heavily populated with elephants,birds and resident game.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camp or similar tented Camp in South Serengeti.
Room plan: Double Occupancy

DAY 4: NDUTU FULL DAY

After breakfast, enjoy a full game drive in the Ndutu Area. Explore the range of different habitats that include swamps, woodland, soda lakes and the world famous Serengeti short grass plains. See great heard of wildebeest and zebra. During a short time frame around February, normally lasting for about 3 weeks, the majority of the wildebeest calve. The sea of grass provides little cover and the young are easy pickings for variety of predator. Wildebeest calves can run minutes after they are born and within 3 days they are normally strong enough to keep up with the herd.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camp or similar tented Camp in South Serengeti.
Room plan: Double Occupancy 

DAY 5: NDUTU TO CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast we head towards the central Serengeti National Park, also known as the Seronera. We descend into the heart of wild Africa-the Serengeti National Park-with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attract wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camp or similar tented Camp in Central Serengeti.
Room plan: Double Occupancy

DAY 6: CENTRAL SERENGETI TO FULL DAY

On this day you will spend your time at the Serengeti plains doing game drives. Here you have the choice to do the early morning game drives if you so wish. This will give you the chance to see nocturnal species retire from a night out as well as the diurnal majority waking up for a new day.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camp or similar tented Camp in Central Serengeti.
Room plan: Double Occupancy

DAY 7: CENTRAL SERENGETI TO  ARUSHA

After breakfasts we will have en route game drive while drive out of Serengeti National Park via Naabil gate pass through Ngorongoro Conservation Area and head to  Arusha and this will be the end of your Safari.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. .

Accommodation: Tulia Hotel or similar accommodation in Arusha.
Room plan: Double Occupancy

DAY 8: DEPARTURE DAY IN TANZANIA

We will transfer you from the hotel to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) where you will fly back home. If you will have more time you can extend your tour to Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, but additional cost will be required.

Meal Plan: Breakfast 

   2021/2022 SAFARI PRICE  ON USD CURRENCY
  • This tour accepts children of all ages but they must be accompany by and adult. Children under 12 receive a discount and children under 2 are free. Request children price according to his or her age.

  • This tour can be customized according to your needs

  • If you request changes to this tour, the price will change.

  • If an accommodation is fully booked, we will suggest a comparable alternative.

  • The price is $3650 per person  when 2 people travel together.

  • Minimum 2 people for guarantee departure and maximum 12 people

WHAT  INCLUDES ON THE PRICE 
  • All airports pick up and transfer in private car.
  • 8 days private Migration safari for 02 – 12 people.
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch.
  •  Services of a professional English speaking safari guide.
  • Carbon offsetting for your safari.
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees.
  • All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  03 x 0,5l mineral water per person / day during game drives.
  •  2 nights at hotel in Arusha (1 night  before and 1 night after  safari) on bed and breakfast basis.
  •  05 x FB at safari lodges or tented camps as per itinerary.
  •  Concession fees.
  •  Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority. 
  • Complimentary wine during safari.
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • International Flights.
  •  Domestic flight. 
  • Airport taxes.
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Balloon Safari at Serengeti.
  • Gratuities (Tip) for safari guide and lodge staff (please tip separately). 
  • Travel insurance we are highly recommends.
  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival). 
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges.
Safari Tipping Guideline: 
    • Safari guide $30-50 per day per car
  • This tour starts in Arusha  and end  Arusha.
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport  (JRO - Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK - Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya).

  • Airport transfer from and back to the airport is included.

  • Accommodation before and at the end of the tour is included.

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