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5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season

Ndutu migration safari during calving tours holidays and travel package have been designed specifically to focus on and to increase your chance to see the great Serengeti wildebeest migration. The Southern Serengeti and Ndutu areas in Tanzania are the best locations for the months of January, February and March to witness thousands of wildebeest spread across the plains grazing on the rich short grass plains. Predator action is at its peak with great sightings of cheetah, lion, hyena and leopard and a very good chance to see adrenalin packed kills.

Duration

5 Day(s)

Places to visit

Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Arusha - Serengeti South - Ndutu Area

We'll pick you up from your hotel accommodation in Arusha and bring you to Arusha Airstrip for your flight to Ndutu Area. Upon arrival, you'll have a meet and greet with your tour guide/driver and then proceed to a game drive. 

Lake Ndutu area, situated in the Ngorongoro conservation area, part of the southern Serengeti eco-system. 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 elephant, birds and resident game.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Acacia Migration Camp 

Day 2

Ndutu Area

Start your day with a game drive in Ndutu Area after breakfast and then back to the camp for lunch then resume game drive at Seronera.

In the wilderness, tracking the Great migration trails. A thorough explanation of this great world event that Tanzania proud of will be provided. And in the evening as the sun goes down, Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th worldwide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Acacia Migration Camp 

Day 3

Ndutu - Seronera

Experience a hot air balloon safari early in the morning and then proceed back to the camp for breakfast. Afterwards, we'll depart for Seronera with game drive en route.

The park is well known for its healthy stock of other resident wildlife, particularly the "big five", named for the five most prized trophies taken by hunters: Lion: the Serengeti is believed to hold the largest population of lions in Africa due in part to the abundance of prey species. More than 3,000 lions live in this ecosystem. African Leopard: these reclusive predators are commonly seen around.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Acacia Central Camps

Day 4

Serengeti - Conservation Area

After breakfast, we'll continue the game drive in Seronera area and in the afternoon, we'll proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

A million wildebeest… each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life: a frenzied three-week bout of territorial conquests and mating; survival of the fittest as 40km (25 mile) long columns plunge through crocodile-infested waters on the annual exodus north; replenishing the species in a brief population explosion that produces more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 miles) pilgrimage begins again.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife  Lodge

Day 5

Ngorongoro Crater - Departure

We'll depart in the morning after breakfast and descend to Ngorongoro Crater by 11 AM. Afterwards, we drive back to Arusha and drop you off in the airport to catch your flight back home or to your next destination.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: End of Tour

5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season

Inclusions

  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance and medical repatriation
  • Items of a personal nature