07 Days 06 Nights Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Adventure Safari

Imagine the thundering hooves of millions of wildebeest echoing across the vast plains of the Serengeti. This awe-inspiring phenomenon, known as the Great Migration, is a spectacle that will leave you breathless. Our 5-day Tanzanian adventure places you front and center of this unforgettable wildlife event.

Your journey begins at the Namanga border, where you'll seamlessly transition into Tanzania's breathtaking landscapes. After a delicious Tanzanian lunch in Arusha, you'll continue to Karatu, a picturesque town nestled near the Ngorongoro Crater. Here, you'll spend the night in a cozy lodge, surrounded by the tranquility of nature.

The following day, prepare to descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site often dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world." This natural sanctuary boasts the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, offering a chance to spot lions, elephants, zebras, and even the rare black rhino.

Detailed Itinerary

 DAY 01: PICK UP FROM NAMANGA BORDER, TRANSFER TO KARATU

From the Namanga border, embark on an exhilarating journey into Tanzania as you seamlessly navigate through immigration formalities. Your experienced guide, accompanied by a well-equipped safari vehicle, will warmly welcome you to the enchanting landscapes of Tanzania. Following a scenic drive, arrive in Arusha city just in time for an early lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor delicious Tanzanian cuisine.

After lunch, take a moment to relax before setting off to Karatu, a picturesque town nestled near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. As the day unfolds, relish a delightful dinner and retreat for the night at a cozy lodge, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding nature.

Accommodation on full board basis

Accommodations

1st Option: Karatu Acacia Farm Lodge

2nd Option: Ngorongoro Farm House

3rd Option: Eileens Tree Inn

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES ON DAY 01:

As you journey to Karatu, consider enriching your experience with optional activities  on the way at extra charges

  • Arusha City Tour,

Explore the vibrant markets, historical landmarks, and cultural gems that characterize this bustling urban center.

  • Coffee Tour,

You can opt for a coffee tour at Bulka Coffee Estate where you can witness the fascinating journey from bean to cup amid the lush coffee plantations.

  • Meserani Snake Park Tour

Provides an opportunity to encounter a variety of reptiles and learn about their conservation.

  • Maasai Cultural Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Maasai people with a visit to a Maasai village, where you can engage in cultural exchanges, witness traditional dances, and gain insights into their nomadic way of life.

DAY 02: GAME DRIVES IN NGORONGORO CRATER TO CENTRAL SERENGETI

After early morning breakfast you will drive and descend into the crater floor for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) and game viewing. Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world and designated by UNESCO a World Heritage site, is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting.

As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck, the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Later, drive  further to central serengeti for dinner, and overnight at the lodge or camp. Accommodation on full board basis.

Accommodations

1st Option: Sametu Camp

2nd Option: Serengeti Matawi Tented Camp

3rd Option: Tanzania Bush Camp Central Camp

DAY 03: FOLLOW THE WILDEBEEST MIGRATION IN THE NORTH SERENGETI

Awake to the awe-inspiring surroundings of the world's greatest wildlife sanctuary, surrounded by wild animals as you enjoy a delightful breakfast. Today, set off on an exhilarating adventure as you follow the epic migration of wildebeest towards the northern part of the Serengeti. Along the way, be prepared to witness breathtaking landscapes and encounter a plethora of captivating wildlife and diverse bird species. During the journey, indulge in a delicious lunch served at a picturesque picnic site, allowing you to savor the flavors of the wilderness. Afterward, continue with game drives, soaking in the stunning vistas, and immersing yourself in the abundant wildlife.

As the day comes to a close, make your way to your lodge or camp, where you can refresh with a shower, unwind, and enjoy a delectable dinner. Retire for the night, surrounded by the serene ambiance of the African wilderness. Dinner, and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.

Accommodation on full board basis

Accommodations

1st Option: Serengeti Mara River Camp

2nd Option: Serengeti Baobab Migration Camp

3rd Option: Heritage Mara Camp

DAY 04: WILDEBEEST MIGRATION IN THE NORTHERN SERENGETI

This day is purely dedicated for exceptional game drives, and our aim is to explore, the greatest of the world`s wildebeest migration on its action. This is the annual circular movement of massive numbers of wildebeests in conjunction with large number of Zebras, and other small to large sized herbivores animals accompanied by some predator animals moving in great accord in search of water, and green pastures through central, west, and northern part of the Serengeti, and Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya.

Expect to drive between huge herds of wildebeests, and zebras, and if you are lucky enough, you can spot them attempting to cross the mighty Mara River where giant crocodiles dwell, awaiting to feast on weak, and clumsiness individuals. Also, it is common to encounter pride of lions gathering at a kill or setting an ambush, hyenas, and vultures scavenging at the abandoned buffalo kill. Dinner, and overnight at your lodge or camp.

Accommodation on full board basis

Accommodations

1st Option: Serengeti Mara River Camp

2nd Option: Serengeti Baobab Migration Camp

3rd Option: Heritage Mara Camp

DAY 05: EN ROUTE GAME DRIVES, NORTH TO KARATU VIA THE NGORONGORO AREA

Embark on en route game drives from the north to Karatu, with the added possibility of encountering other elusive wildlife. While the wildebeest migration takes precedence, the Serengeti is home to a diverse range of fascinating animals. Keep your eyes peeled for the chance to spot majestic lions, graceful cheetahs, elusive leopards, towering giraffes, and mighty elephants.

Our experienced guides will skillfully navigate the terrain, increasing the likelihood of encountering these remarkable creatures that may have eluded you thus far. As you journey through the Serengeti, remain hopeful and excited for unexpected wildlife encounters, creating unforgettable moments during your adventure. Dinner, and overnight at the lodge. Accommodation on full board basis

Accommodations

1st Option: Karatu Acacia Farm Lodge

2nd Option: Ngorongoro Farm House

3rd Option: Eileens Tree Inn

 DAY 06: DRIVE TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK FOR GAME DRIVES TO ARUSHA

After breakfast at your lodge, you will embark to Tarangire national park for game drives and game viewings. Tarangire is Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are also an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them.

Your game drives may reveal lions, giraffes, wildebeest, elephants, Zebras, wildebeests and much more. Lunchboxes shall be served to you by your driver guide at the picnic site inside the park with some rest before proceeding with game drives. Later after amazing hours of exploration, you will exit the park and drive to Arusha for dinner, and overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation on full board basis

 Accommodations

1st Option: Arusha Gran Melia Hotel

2nd Option: Mount Meru Hotel

3rd Option: Green Mountain Hotel

 DAY 07: TRANSFER FROM ARUSHA TO NAMANGA BORDER FOR YOUR ONWARD SAFARI

Today you will depart with your packed lunches for a drive to Namanga border for your onward adventure to Kenya.

Option 1PAX 2PAX 3PAX 4PAX 5PAX 6PAX 7PAX SRS
1st Option $5,585 $4,320 $3,961 $3,781 $3,674 $3,602 $3,551 $490
2nd Option $5,186 $3,725 $3,366 $3,186 $3,079 $3,007 $2,956 $380
3rd Option $4,816 $3,335 $2,976 $2,896 $2,789 $2,717 $2,666 $290
PRICES ARE IN US DOLLARS PER PERSON SHARING
SRS = Single room supplement price is per person per trip
Please note that all accommodations are subject to availability and are to be confirmed at the time of booking. In the event that any of the featured accommodations are unavailable, we will suggest suitable alternatives of a similar standard.

Optional Activity Price per Person
Arusha City Tour $30
Coffee Tour $50
Meserani Snake Park Tour $40
Maasai Cultural Tour $30

PRICES INCLUDES

  • Pickups, and drop offs
  • All Accommodation and Meal plans as per Itinerary
  • Professional, experienced Safari Guide
  • Unlimited drinking water
  • Lunch in Arusha on the last day
  • All wildlife entry fee, and Concession fees
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Lunch boxes where applicable
  • 4X4 Safari land cruiser with pop up roof on game drives.

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • Local and International Flight tickets
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Items of personal nature
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Drinks, and beverages at the hotel/lodges
  • Tipping

Ready to witness the magic of the Great Migration firsthand? Contact Kenya Tour Travel today to craft your dream Tanzanian adventure! We offer a variety of customizable packages to suit your needs and budget. Email us at bookings@kenyatourtravel.com, call us at +2547 1073 6333, or send us a message on Facebook. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the power and majesty of nature on display.

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