The 6-day Serengeti migration safari package is an immersive safari experience that takes you through the heart of the Serengeti during the annual wildebeest migration and to the Ngorongoro Crater. This package is designed to offer a diverse wildlife viewing experience, making it perfect for those seeking to witness one of nature's most spectacular events over an extended time. The tour includes game drives, overnight stays in safari lodges, and all meals during the safari.

The 6-day Serengeti migration safari package

Overview of the 6-Day Serengeti Migration Safari

Experience the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Great Wildebeest Migration with our 6-day Serengeti migration safari package. This adventure takes you deep into the heart of Tanzania's iconic Serengeti National Park, where millions of wildebeest and zebras make their annual journey across the plains. Your safari concludes with a visit to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, offering a diverse array of wildlife and stunning landscapes. This 6-day Serengeti wildebeest migration safari is perfect for those seeking an immersive and unforgettable wildlife experience.

Itinerary of the 6-Day Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be greeted by our professional guide and transferred to a local flight bound for the Serengeti. As you fly over the vast plains, you’ll get a glimpse of the stunning landscapes that await you. Upon landing, embark on an afternoon game drive en route to your lodge, where you will settle in and prepare for the days ahead. Enjoy dinner and relax as you anticipate the adventure.

Day 2: Northern Serengeti – Witness the River Crossings

After breakfast, set out for a full-day game drive in the Northern Serengeti, focusing on the Mara River area where dramatic river crossings take place. Watch as thousands of wildebeest and zebras brave the crocodile-infested waters, a sight both thrilling and poignant. Your expert guide will position you for the best views, ensuring you don't miss a moment of this natural phenomenon. Return to your lodge in the evening, where you can share stories and reflect on the day’s extraordinary events.

Day 3: Central Serengeti – Big Cat Territory

Today, you’ll head to the Central Serengeti, renowned for its high density of big cats. Spend the day exploring the Seronera Valley, a hotspot for lion, leopard, and cheetah sightings. The varied terrain of open plains, kopjes, and riverine woodlands provides a rich habitat for these predators. Your guide will share insights into their behavior and ecology, enhancing your understanding of these magnificent creatures. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wild before continuing your safari. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Southern Serengeti – Calving Season (Seasonal)

Depending on the time of year, venture to the Southern Serengeti, where calving season takes place from January to March. Witness the arrival of thousands of newborn wildebeest, a time of abundance and dramatic predator-prey interactions. The Southern Serengeti’s short grass plains offer ideal grazing conditions, attracting large herds and their predators. This day promises heartwarming moments as well as intense wildlife action. After a day filled with unforgettable experiences, return to your lodge to unwind and dine.

Day 5: Western Serengeti – Grumeti River

Explore the Western Corridor of the Serengeti, characterized by the Grumeti River and its surrounding forests and woodlands. This area is famous for its large crocodile population and the seasonal migration of wildebeest crossing the river. The rich biodiversity includes hippos, elephants, and a variety of bird species. Enjoy a packed lunch by the river and continue your exploration, soaking in the diverse landscapes and wildlife encounters. As the sun sets, head back to your lodge for a well-deserved rest.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater – Wildlife Paradise

On the final day of your safari, depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Descend into the crater floor for a game drive in this unique ecosystem, home to the Big Five—lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and buffaloes—as well as numerous other species. The lush crater floor and Lake Magadi attract a wide variety of animals, offering excellent photography opportunities. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst this wildlife haven. In the afternoon, ascend the crater and proceed to Arusha for your return flight or onward travel arrangements.

Activities During the 6-Day Serengeti Migration Safari:

Game Drives

Daily game drives are the highlight of this safari, allowing you to explore different regions of the Serengeti and witness the Great Migration from various perspectives. Morning and afternoon drives maximize your wildlife viewing opportunities.

River Crossings

During your time in the Northern and Western Serengeti, you will focus on the dramatic river crossings at the Mara and Grumeti Rivers. These crossings are among the most thrilling wildlife spectacles on earth.

Predator Tracking

In the Central Serengeti, your guide will help you track big cats like lions, leopards, and cheetahs. Learn about their behaviors, hunting strategies, and the delicate balance of the ecosystem.

Bird Watching

The Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater are home to a rich diversity of birdlife. Spot eagles, vultures, flamingos, and countless other species as you explore different habitats.

Cultural Encounters

Depending on your interests and time, there may be opportunities to visit local Maasai villages and learn about their traditional way of life and connection to the land.

Scenic Picnics

Enjoy picnic lunches in breathtaking locations throughout the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. These moments offer a chance to relax and take in the surroundings while savoring delicious meals.

Price for the Whole 6-Day Serengeti Migration Safari

Cost per Person: $3,500 - $4,500 USD (this price depending on season and specific arrangements especially on accommodations and special meals)

Package Price Inclusions:

  • - Transport: Round-trip flights from Arusha to Serengeti and all ground transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned 4x4 safari vehicles.
  • - Professional Guide: Services of an experienced, English-speaking driver-guide throughout the safari.
  • - Accommodation: Lodging in luxurious safari lodges and camps within the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
  • - Park Fees: Entrance fees to Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.
  • - Meals: All meals and refreshments during the safari.
  • - Game Drives: Daily morning and afternoon game drives, with optional full-day game drives.

Package Price Exclusions:

  • - Travel Insurance: Personal travel insurance is not included.
  • - Tips and Gratuities: Tips for the guide, driver, and lodge staff.
  • - Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses such as souvenirs and additional snacks or beverages.

What to Bring

  • - Camera: Capture the stunning wildlife and landscapes.
  • - Binoculars: Enhance your wildlife viewing experience.
  • - Comfortable Clothing: Wear light, breathable clothing and a hat to protect against the sun.
  • - Sunscreen and Insect Repellent: Essential for protection against the sun and insects.
  • - Water Bottle: Stay hydrated throughout the day.

Why Choose Us?

  • - Experienced Guides: Our guides are knowledgeable and passionate about wildlife and the environment, ensuring an informative and enjoyable safari experience.
  • - Comfortable Travel: Travel in well-maintained, air-conditioned 4x4 vehicles designed for optimal comfort and wildlife viewing.
  • - Comprehensive Itinerary: Our 6-day Serengeti migration safari package is designed to provide a rich and immersive experience, tailored to maximize wildlife sightings and your enjoyment.
  • - Luxurious Accommodations: Stay in top-tier lodges and camps that offer comfort, excellent service, and prime locations for wildlife viewing.

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