4 Days Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro is a safari to view all the famous parks of north Tanzania. Serengeti Wildebeest Migration.
Lake Manyara National Park
As important information for you, Lake Manyara National Park is located between Arusha town and Ngorongoro Crater near Mto wa Mbu village on the cliffs of Manyara Enscarpment. However small the Lake Manyara National Park is, you have a great ecological variety with amazing wildlife and bird species.
Additionally, you should know that the park was established in the year 1960. Before that, in 1957, it was announced as a game reserve.
Moreover, you will be able to see the pink flamingos which flock in thousands every year on the alkaline Lake Manyara. Additionally, you will also see tree-climbing lions too. The best times to visit the flamingos is between June and October. However, it is also fairly good to visit them between November to February.
Lake Manyara National Park is 330 sq km in size, where you can see, 200 sq km is covered by the lake itself.
Furthermore, you can also view more than 300 bird life that are recorded in the Lake Manyara National Park.
Ngorongoro crater is located between Serengeti National Park and Karatu town on your way from Lake Manyara National Park. It is a volcanic crater making it the largest non-flooded caldera in the world, which you can measure at 300 sq kms in area and 600 meters deep.
As a result, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is around 8,300 sq kms in size, covering part of the Serengeti Plains and Lake Ndutu area.
Additionally, at the end of the wildebeest Migration, between December to February, you can view the animals arrive at Lake Ndutu inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the renounced mating season.
Ngorongoro Crater is special because you have a chance to see the resident animals coexisting with the Maasai Tribe.
Serengeti National Park
It is located in the north of Tanzania. As you must heard, Serengeti is called the African Paradise. The word Serengeti comes from the Maasai tribe called Siringeti which simply means “Endless Plain”. Furthermore, it is specifically located in the Mara, Simiyu and Arusha region. As important information for you, Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site.
You can see the famous yearly “Wildebeest Migration” where over 1.5 million brindled wildebeests, over 250,000 zebras and many other animals.
Furthermore, in Serengeti National Park you can enter using multiple entrances such as Naabi Hill Gate, Ikoma gate and Ndabaka gate. The most commonly used gate by visitors is the Naabi Hill gate that connects to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
For your information, in 1929, Serengeti was recognized for preservation and central Serengeti was made into a Game Reserve. In 1951, this reserve became the first and the oldest National Park of Tanzania, where the Ngorongoro Crater was also included. During this time, the country was called Tangayika.
Moreover, Serengeti National Park is covers an area of 30,000 square kilometers for your viewing. Serengeti is the second largest park after the Selous Game Reserve.
The animals you can view in Serengeti are Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Buffaloes, Wildebeests, Waterbuck, other antelopes and animals.
Serengeti Wildebeest Migration
The wildebeest migration starts from December to February in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, near Lake Ndutu. It is officially called the mating season. Furthermore, March and April, you can have a glimpse of the wildebeests in Central Serengeti. Moreover, from May to August, you can see animals heading north of Serengeti heading to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. Additionally, you will observe the river crossings on Mbalageti and Grumeti Rivers. Wildebeest are in Kenya for couple of months, September and October. From October and November, the Wildebeest Migration heads to the south and central of Serengeti National Park for the next mating season. This is a approximate as per the months for the wildebeest migration.
4 Days Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater is a precise safari to view all the famous parks of north Tanzania. In Serengeti, you should be able to view the Wildebeest Migration.
4 Days Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. A safari to view all the famous parks of north Tanzania. In Serengeti, you should be able to view the Wildebeest Migration.