Wildebeest Serengeti Migration (Semi Luxury) - 4 Days

Wildebeest Serengeti

Wildebeest Serengeti Migration is a 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 Serengeti 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

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.

Wildebeest Serengeti Migration is a complete safari to view all the famous parks of north Tanzania.

4 Days Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater is a complete safari to view all the famous parks of north Tanzania. In Serengeti, you should be able to view the Wildebeest Migration.

Day 1
Kilimanjaro Airport to Lake Manyara National Park

Meet, greet with your driver/ guide at Kilimanjaro Airport at 0900 hours and depart for Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch via Arusha town and Mto wa Mbu village. The drive from Kilimanjaro Airport to Lake Manyara is around 4 hours.

Game drive inside Lake Manyara National Park in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight

Day 2
Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park

Depart for Serengeti National Park via Karatu town and Ngorongoro Conservation Area after breakfast. Picnic lunch will be provided. The drive will be around 4 hours

Game drive inside Serengeti National Park in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight

Day 3
Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Morning game drive inside Serengeti National Park after breakfast.

After picnic lunch, proceed to Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge for an optional pre-historic tour.

Dinner and overnight

Day 4
Ngorongoro Crater to Kilimanjaro Airport

Depart for Ngorongoro Crater rim after breakfast. Picnic lunch will be provided.

Descend into the Crater for a tour.

Ascend the Ngorongoro Crater and proceed to Kilimanjaro Airport. The drive will be around 5 hours.

Price Includes:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 3 nights full-board accommodation
  • Park, Concession & Crater fees
  • Game drives as indicated
  • Return Kilimanjaro Airport Transfers
  • Complimentary mineral water (1 liter per person per day)

Price Excludes:

  • Accommodation in Arusha
  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Olduvai Gorge: USD 35.4 per person
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance

The current pricing are on Low season (15 MAR-31 MAY, 1 NOV-15 DEC).

Peak season falls under 1 JAN-13 MAR, 1 JUN-31 OCT, 16 DEC-31 DEC.

Peak Season – Supplement

1 person: USD 70 only
2 – 6 persons: USD 50 per person sharing in double/ Triple/ Family rooms

What documents do I need?

The most important documents are your valid passport and Tanzanian visa. A 3 month tourist visa and single entry is US $50, although Americans pay US $100 and available at Tanzanian airports and consulates.

You could also check to confirm the current requirements with the nearest Tanzanian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate, or your travel agent.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Wildebeest Serengeti Migration (Semi Luxury)
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2 Adults USD 1,600
3 Adults USD 1,340
4 Adults USD 1,205
5 Adults USD 1,130
6 Adults USD 1,075
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Trip Facts

  • 4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • 6
  • Game drives
  • Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
  • 4 days
  • Twiga Lodge, Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp, Rhino Lodge

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