This 6-Day (fly in – drive out) Wildebeest Migration Calving Season Safari (January – March) Safari package has been designed specifically to focus on and to increase your chance to see the great Serengeti Wildebeest Migration in Ndutu , Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park.
This Tanzania safari tour will give you the best chance to see the animals of the migration give birth to their young on the southern Serengeti in Ndutu plains. The vast herds of migratory wildebeest make their return to the short-grass plains of the southern Serengeti in ndutu area. Roughly 960,000 of these wildebeest are pregnant females which will drop their calves over 14 days between late December, January and early March
We have designed the itinerary to include the Ndutu Area and Ngorongoro Crater where the majority of the wildebeest migration can normally be found from January to March. This itinerary has been designed that you FLY in / DRIVE back from the Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro, Tarangire then Arusha town.
Calving usually takes place between January – February to March of each year. In January the herds begin making their way to the south of the Serengeti after the rains start falling. where it rains, the herds follow. Within a two to three-week time period, over half a million wildebeest are born with as many as 8 000 wildebeest being born on the same day!
0. Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha
1. Arusha – Fly to Serengeti (Centra Seronera)
2. Serengeti - Ngorongoro (Ndutu area)
3. Ngorongoro (Ndutu area) – Crater Rim
4. Ngorongoro Crater (full-day Game Drive)
5. Lake Manyara (Full-Day Game drive)
6. Tarangire (full-day Game Drive) - Back to Arusha
You will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha town at 6:30 am, and get transferred to the airport to board your flight to Serengeti which shall depart at 7:45 am and land at Seronera airstrip at 9:00 am. Your driver guide, with an open roof 4x4 safari vehicle and lunch-box, shall pick you up from Seronera airstrip and commence with game drive. You shall visit the well-known Seronera river circuit which offers a better chance of sporting a leopard resting up on tree branches during day time, large prides of lion reside here. This river sustains water all year round making it available for drinking to the resident species. Enjoy your lunch at 12:30 pm at a picnic site then continue with more game drive at various parts of the area. In the evening dinner will be served at 7:30 pm then overnight at camp/Lodge at in Serengeti.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
• BUDGET CAMPING –
Nyani (Seronera) Public Campsite | Pimbi Public campsite
• MID-RANGE LODGES –
Katikati Tented Lodge | Kenzan Tented Camp | Kiota Tented Camp | Serengeti Wilderness Camp
• LUXURY LODGES –
Serengeti Serena Lodge | Serengeti Wildlife Lodge | Angata Serengeti | Asanja Moru | Dunia Camp (ASILIA AFRICA) | Kiota Camp | Serengeti Sopa Lodge
SUPPER LUXURY LODGES –
Four Season Safari Lodge | Melia Serengeti Lodge | &Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas