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Best 5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season with reviews

5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season. The prime time for this migration in Ndutu occurs from December to April, during the massive calving season in the Serengeti, which takes place in Ndutu and Gol Kopjes. The calving season in Ndutu begins at the end of December and continues through January and February into March. At the end of December the great migration usually arrives with its 2 million animals in Ndutu. Wildebeests, zebras and gazelles come here to give birth to their calves and stay here until April. Thousands of animals are born every day from December to March.

5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season

Book 5 Days Ndutu Migration Safari Calving Season: Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Southern Serengeti Ndutu Area

Embark on a breathtaking 5-day Ndutu Migration Safari during the calving season, exploring Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Southern Serengeti Ndutu area. Begin your adventure in Tarangire, known for its vast elephant herds and iconic baobab trees. Journey to the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, teeming with diverse wildlife including the Big Five.

Finally, witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration in the Southern Serengeti Ndutu region, where thousands of wildebeests give birth to their young, attracting predators and providing thrilling wildlife encounters. This safari offers an unforgettable immersion into Tanzania’s most vibrant ecosystems.

Generally starting in January, calving season carries on into March and is joined by other animals too.

5 Day Ndutu Southern Serengeti Great Migration Safari Itinerary

Experience the incredible spectacle of the Ndutu Migration during the calving season (December to February) on a 5-day safari. Witness the natural wonders. We’ll pick you up from your hotel accommodation in Arusha and and then drive to Ndutu Area. Upon arrival, you’ll check in then proceed to a game drive.

This Ndutu Migration Safari During Calving tour has been designed specifically to focus on and to increase your chance to see the great Serengeti wildebeest migration. The Southern Serengeti and Ndutu areas in Tanzania are the best locations for the months of January, February and March to witness thousands of wildebeest spread across the plains grazing on the rich short grass plains. Predator action is at its peak with great sightings of cheetah, lion, hyena and leopard and a very good chance to see adrenalin packed kills.

Day 1: Tanzania Arrival | Safari in Tanzania

Pick up you at Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha airport transfer you to Arusha. We booked a hotel for you overnight ready to start your tour the following day. You will meet with our safari manager to give you briefly about safari. After that you will continue leisure in your hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Arusha.

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 am and take you to a very special national park. Tarangire National Park is famous for its diverse landscape with nine different vegetation zones. The park is particularly known for the abundance of ancient baobab trees (the largest trees in the continent) which fill the landscape and dwarf the animals next to them.

The river of the park is full of wildlife ranging from a large variety of birds to lions, leopards, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes and, of course, elephants. In fact, the park has the largest concentration of elephants in the whole country and provides unique chances to observe the interaction between elephant families. The lunch area is fascinating, boasting an observatory with amazing views to the river and wildlife (with good chances of seeing a hunt while having your picnic). Dinner and overnight at Kitela Lodge.

Day 3:  Kitela lodge to Ngorongoro Crater – Ndutu

After a relaxing morning and an early breakfast at the lodge, you will have an early in the en-route game drive into Ngorongoro crater top destination where you can spot the Big5 if you are lucky enough. Proceed directly to the crater floor for your 5 – 6 hrs  tour with a picnic lunch down the crater whereby you will be able to see all the “Big Five”. After game drive in Ngorongoro conservation area you will have en route scenic game viewing to magical southern Serengeti Ndutu area.  Later, you will proceed back to in the evening for dinner and overnight at Ndutu kati kati tented camp/ Ndutu under canvas/ Ndutu Lake Masek. 

Day 4: Full Game Viewing in Ndutu area

Wake up early you’ll be up before dawn so that we can enjoy a sunrise game drive along the shores of Lake Ndutu. As far as the eye can see, thousands upon thousands of animals graze on the lush grass. Enjoy a day long game drive through the region, taking in the shores of both Lake Ndutu and Lake Masek as well as the surrounding land where tens of thousands of young wildebeest take their first steps. Your guide will determine the best route to take today so you have the best possible chance of witnessing the Wildebeest Migration. After your day long exploration of Ndutu, you’ll stay overnight in the region. Ndutu kati kati tented camp/ Ndutu under canvas/ Ndutu Lake Masek. 

Day 5:  Ndutu airstrip to Arusha/Kilimanjaro Airport (End of Safaris in Tanzania)

Your will have final early morning game drive in Southern Serengeti Ndutu area,  and then drive back to accommodation, after breakfast in the hotel, we will transfer you to Ndutu airstrip to fly out to Arusha or Kilimanjaro/ Zanzibar from Ndutu.  If you fly to Arusha airport we will pick up there transfer you to Kilimanjaro airport fly back home or to the next safari destination, you’re planning yourself. This will be the end of your tour and safari with us. 

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