Wildebeest Migration Calving Season Safari (January – March 2020 - 2021) - 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.
If you have more time, considering pairing this Tanzanian safari tour with a thrilling Mt Kilimanjaro climb adventure or a relaxing holiday to Zanzibarto add to your Tanzania Safari Trip.
Arrival: Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha
Day 1: Arusha –Tarangire National Park – Manyara/Karatu
Day 2: Manyara/Karatu- Ngorongoro Crater
Day 3: Ngorongoro - Ndutu Area
Day 4: Ndutu Area (Full-Day Game drive)
Day 5: Ndutu - Serengeti National Park - Central Area
Day6: Serengeti (Full-Day Game drive)
Day 7: Serengeti (Central Seronera) - Arusha (Fly Out)
On this day you leave Moshi or Arusha town; the base town for safaris in the northern Tanzania and along the Arusha – Dodoma highway a scenic drive towards the Tarangire National Park. You will pass by a supermarket (if you wish) for some last-minute shopping of any personal effects that you may need then drive. You’ll arrive Tarangire after 2 hours.
The national park is extremely famous and special for its diverse landscape and nine different vegetation zones. As you begin your game drive, you will be welcomed by the ancient and gigantic Baobab trees, which make even animals like the giraffe look tiny.
The game drive goes on till about late afternoon and includes a small stop for a picnic lunch. The 3,000 Sq Kms park gets its name from the Tarangire river that flows through it. The river attracts a lot of diverse animals and you should be able to spot a lot of elephants, giraffe, lions, antelopes and zebra.
If it’s your lucky day, you might be able to spot the tree climbing python and the long necked Gerek. The Tarangire National Park has the highest concentration of elephants, which offers a unique chance for you to observe interactions between elephant families.
Don’t forget to capture this beautiful scenery with your camera ready at hand. Post the game drive, you will head back to your camp/lodge at Manyara/Karatu where a delicious dinner awaits you. Have good night’s sleep for tomorrow’s adventure.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
overnight stay – (Karatu/Manyara- Mtowa Mbu)
• BUDGET TENTED CAMPING –
SUNBRIGHT | LILAC | SAVANNA | KIZUMBA
• MID-RANGE LODGES –
Twiga Lodge | Eileen's Trees Inn | Fanaka
• LUXURY LODGES -
Manyara Serena Safari Lodge | Manyara Wildlife Lodge
• SUPPER LUXURY LODGES –
andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge