6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari (Northern Serengeti)

Join Ovacado Adventures Ltd in this 6-Day Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari which features witnessing the great wildebeest migration crossing the Mara River in the Northern Serengeti, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Travel the endless plains of the world-famous Central Serengeti.

Search for the Big Five in the Ngoro Ngoro Crater. Meet the Maasai and learn about this nomadic tribe’s culture, beliefs and traditions. Enjoy the romance of a tented camp in the heart of the Tanzanian bush.

Tanzania Wildebeest Migration Safari

6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari Highlights

Day 1: Arrival

Day 2: Northern Serengeti National Park

Day 3: Northern Serengeti National Park

Day 4: Northern Serengeti National Park

Day 5: Northern / Central Serengeti National Park

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

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Detailed 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari

Detailed 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari

Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by a Ovacado Adventures & Safaris Tanzania transfer driver and driven to your lodge where the remainder of the day is spent at leisure. Rest in your room, enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool or explore Arusha and the surrounding areas on one of our day tours, the choice is yours. Your overnight stay will be at Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha.

  • Main Destination: Arusha (City)
  • Accommodation: Ilboru Safari Lodge, Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included), Drinks not included

Day 2 of 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari: Northern Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will travel to the Serengeti National Park which is one of Africa’s premier game parks. Driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area toward the Serengeti, you will begin to experience the vastness of this territory and marvel at the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-spotted savannah. You will visit a Maasai Village in the Ngorongoro Highlands (optional) where you will meet the elders, warriors, women and children.

Learn about the culture, beliefs and traditions of Tanzania’s last nomadic tribe. The Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Serengeti is a year-round destination and each season has its own special highlight with the most famous being the annual wildebeest migration, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You will game drive en-route before arriving in the Northern Serengeti in time for an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mbugani Migration Camp.

  • Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbugani Migration Camp, Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Northern Serengeti National Park

Today you will venture deeper into the world-famous Serengeti on a full-day game drive in search of the great wildebeest migration. You will base yourself around the Mara River area where crocodiles prey and the wildebeest gather and wait to cross. For days, their numbers will increase and anticipation grows. However, for no apparent reason, many will turn and wander away from the water’s edge. Eventually, the wildebeest will choose a crossing point which varies from year to year and cannot be predicted.

Nowhere in the world is there a movement of animals as immense as the great wildebeest migration and to witness it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Overnight at Mbugani Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park.

  • Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbugani Migration Camp, Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 of 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari: Northern Serengeti National Park

Today you will enjoy another full day game drive as you travel between the Northern and Central Serengeti. Today you have the flexibility to create your own itinerary. Spend another full day in the Northern Serengeti before driving to the Central Serengeti or enjoy a half-day game drive in the North and a half-day game drive in the Central, the choice is yours. Overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp, Central Serengeti.

  • Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp, Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Northern / Central Serengeti National Park

Today you will be rewarded with a visit to the stunning Ngorongoro Crater, which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 and is one of the only places on earth where mankind and wild animals co-exist in harmony.

The Ngorongoro Crater is famous for Africa’s best game viewing as there is an ever present abundance of wildlife due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Upon arrival at the Crater’s rim, you will descend 610 meters into the Crater where your safari truly begins. Spot the endangered black rhino, wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle and of course, giant tusked elephants. After a full day game (6-9 hours) drive, you will return to Arusha for your final evening.Overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha.

  • Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Ilboru Safari Lodge, Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6 of 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari: Ngorongoro Crater

Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. This tour starts and ends in Arusha at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport. Alternatively, this tour can start and end in Dar es Salaam or Nairobi and we can book internal flights on request.

  • Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of 6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari

6 Days Great Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

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Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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