When thinking of migration lots of people think of the river crossing phase but there is more to it than just that, Serengeti migration involves a lot of action all throughout the year and there is a lot to see than just the thousands of animals making their way through rivers
One of the mysterious events in Serengeti that involves these ancient beast is the famous calving season, this is when thousands of cubs are born in one duration, usually the birthing time takes places between January and February with march and April months being used as the time to tend to the young ones and prepare them for a long journey ahead in search of much better pastures after the dry season kicks in
This mind-blowing event takes place in the southern part of Serengeti and the northern western part of Ngorongoro conservation area, it is believed the animals prefer this area for reproduction because of the nutritious soil in the area which leads to the presence of healthy grasses full of needed minerals for their young ones, the nature of the grasses also allows them to spot their enemies who tirelessly prey for their curbs
To have a tour around this area will give you an opportunity to view the most action and dramatic exchange between the mothers protecting their young ones while the predators charge with full force to get an easy meal
This is the beginning of one the best safari holiday you ever hope for, get your breakfast early and meet your guide who will brief you about the events of the day, after all the formalities are handled you will get in your safari vehicle; strap in and start an exciting drive to tarangire national park.
The park is located just 240 km from Moshi and it will take about 4 hours to get there. On the way look around and gaze upon the true beaty of the Africa land, you will come across some coffee farms and see how a normal Tanzanian goes about their day. after arriving at the gate your guide will pay the dues and you will proceed with game driving to the park. tarangire is what most people may refer as the elephant’s paradise and it is much more than that, there is a lot to see and discover while here, from the ancient baobab trees scattered all over the park, lions, zebras, giraffes’ hyenas, and many others without forgetting more than 400 bird species that have been recorded so far in the park