Tour Summary


 Destination Country: Tanzania 

You will Visit:  Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti National Park.

 Tour Starts: Arusha.

 Transport:  4X4 Safari Jeep & Biking

 Meal Plan: Full Board

 Tour Highlights: 4x4 Game Drive safari / Cultural visit (Maasai Boma).

. Languages offered: English | Spanish | French | Germany | Italy | Others depends on Availability

6 Days Wildebeest Migration Rivercrossing Safari

Recommended: From Mid-July to Mid-October.

Trip Overview:

6 Days Wildebeest Migration rivercrossing safari recommended from mid-July to mid-October where the wildebeest migration moves north, passing through the Lobo area (area just north of the central Serengeti National Park) and the Wagakuria area (remote northern Serengeti National Park along the Mara River) en-route to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. The migration can arrive to the Wagakuria area anytime from July onwards and wildebeest can be seen in the area, crossing the Mara River. In September the wildebeest herds are spread out over the northern Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Several large herds of wildebeest remain behind in the area and sometimes weather changes can bring the herds back into the area from the Mara. In October, the herds move south towards the central Serengeti National Park via the Lobo area of the Serengeti National Park


Trip Itinerary:

Arrival Day: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO):

We will meet and greet you at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to the delightful Green Mountain Hotel for your overnight stay.

        • Travel time:15 hours.

        • Distance:57 km.

Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater Full Day:

After breakfast, we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen here. Overnight at our planned accommodation on the crater rim.

Day 2: Ngorongoro – Serengeti (Lobo area):

After breakfast we will head towards the Serengeti National Park, leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the Lobo area which is located just north of the Seronera area (central Serengeti National Park). The wildebeest migration, normally pass through the Lobo area every year around July / August en-route to the Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve and again in late October / November en-route to the southern Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight in the Lobo area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

Day 3: Serengeti National park (Lobo area):

After breakfast, enjoy a full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The area around Lobo and the Grummet River has good resident game throughout the year. Non-migrating game like elephant, buffalo, gazelle, zebra, lion, leopard and cheetah can be seen here all year round. The game viewing is very good a truly one of the forgotten corners of the Serengeti Plains. Magnificent riverine trees can be found along the river lines and bird life such as kingfishers and fish eagles can be found here. Dinner and overnight in the Lobo area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested

Day 4: Serengeti (Lobo area) – Northern Serengeti (Wagakuria area):

After breakfast we head towards the far northern reaches of the Serengeti National Park, also known as the Wagakuria. We will do a game drive en-route from the Lobo area to the Wagakuria area. As we head north, good sightings of giraffe, plain game, herds of buffalo and elephants can often be seen.

We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch will we enjoy an afternoon game drive in the area. The wildebeest migration can normally be found in the Wagakuria area from August to October, depending on rainfall patterns. A long stretch of the Mara River runs through the northern Serengeti National Park and the Mara River provides the migration with its most difficult obstacle. Witnessing the frantic herds of wildebeest crossing the Mara River is amazing. Dinner and overnight in the Wagakuria area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

Day 5: Northern Serengeti (Wagakuria area):

After breakfast enjoy a full day game drive in the Wagakuria area. Resident wildlife numbers are exceptionally high in the Wagakuria area, with prides of lion up to 30 strong, however from August to October the area turns into a wildlife paradise. The key feature is the Mara River and it is not uncommon to see the herds cross the Mara River north on one day and then back south a few days later. Please take note – the actually finding a crossing is very difficult and is sometimes a matter of luck. A herd can be seen next to river and only decide to cross or not cross until a couple of days later. This area is a stunning region with kopjes, woodland, riverine vegetation and open plains, similar to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight in the Wagakuria area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

Day 6: Serengeti Plains – Arusha

If time allows, you will head out on a last game drive in the early morning. After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, your guide will drive you to we direct to Arusha at our office garden have well prepared BBQ waiting for the right time to pick you to Kilimanjaro International airport for your flight back home.

 

 Price per Person (USD):


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What Includes on This Tour


√  Safari according to the itinerary and Accommodation Prices.

√  Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle – 6-Seater Extended Luxury Vehicle.

√  Professional Safari guide.

√  Overnight accommodation according to choose.

√  3-course Meals according to the itinerary in Full Board Basis.

√  Mineral Drinking water.

√  All national park fees and Entry Fees.

√  All mentioned activities unless labeled option.

√  Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari.

√  Accommodation before Safari.

√  Airport Transfers.

√  Well maintained Camping equipment’s (for Eco green camps).

 

What Excludes on the tour


× International and domestic flights.

× Travel Insurance.

× Passport and travel visa requirements (Tanzania visa is required).

× Serengeti Balloon safari ($500/person).

× Single room surcharge.

× Tips to Driver/Guide ($20/group/Day).

× Bush Meal ($35/person).

× Holiday supplement: Applicable on 24, 25, 31 December on accommodations: $25/person.

× Alcoholic and soft drinks.

× Accommodation after Safari (available on request).

× Visa fees.

× Personal expenses.

Travelers Informations:


√ If an accommodation is fully booked, we will suggest a comparable alternative.

√ Travelers should bring only duffle bags safaris {not suitcases}

√ Plastic bags are strictly prohibited in Tanzania.

√ All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.

√ Baggage on domestic flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage).

√ Travelers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certification.

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