7 DAYS/ 6 NIGHTS CROCODILES OF GRUMETI RIVER AND WILDEBEEST MIGRATION

If you want to witness the largest movement of animals on the planet these itinerary is perfect for you. The focus during this trip will be on the western part of the Serengeti, where the Great Migration cross the Grumeti River from May to July. The herds of wildebeest and zebra must outsmart the huge Nile crocodiles and predators like nomad lions to survive or be eaten.


DAY BY DAY PROGRAM

DAY 1  -  Arusha – Tarangire national park

After an early breakfast, you drive to Tarangire National Park with packed lunch for a game drive. This lovely park has the largest concentrations of elephants in the world and the highest number of breeding bird species. Especially during the dry season, Tarangire National park is packed with wildlife. Big cats like lions, cheetahs and leopards, and the rare wild dogs can be found here with luck. The Tarangire River draws huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, as well as predators who prey upon them.

Dinner and overnight Cofield tented camp/similar

Activities: Game viewing.

DAY 2 -  Tarangire Area – Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast Continue to Lake Manyara National park, entering from the southern side, drive across the rural area and see the local people on their daily life. Lake Manyara is known for its huge soda lake filled with pink-hued flamingos, large population of baboons, incredible birdlife and breathtaking views. You can see giraffes, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, flamingos and if you are lucky you spot a tree-climbing lion. In the late afternoon you drive to

Nsya/ similar for dinner and overnight.

Activities: Game Viewing

DAY 3 -  Manyara Area – Serengeti National Park western corridor

This morning you drive to the famous Serengeti National Park. Upon arrival in the Serengeti, you first have a picnic lunch and then continue with your great game drive. There is a big change you can see the Great Migration of wildebeest crossing the Grumeti River in this area of the Serengeti between May and July. The herds must outsmart the crocodiles and fast flowing water before facing predators waiting on the other side. An amazing spectacle.

Dinner and overnight at Mbugani tented camp/similar.

Activities: Game Viewing

DAY 4 - Full day Serengeti National Park western corrido

Rise up early, so that you can depart your lodge for a full day moving with the herds across the plains exploring the Great Migration. An impressive experience to see all those hoofed mammals, followed by predators, migrate in a clockwise circle every year, you might sport a host of predators like lions, cheetah and hyenas. Around the river check for the black and colobus monkey, other sighting might include elephants, buffaloes, topi, hippos, jackals and a host of raptors. Return back to

Mbugani tented camp/similar for dinner and overnight.

Activities: Game viewing/ Great migration

 

DAY 5 - Serengeti western corridor–Serengeti National Park central

After breakfast you depart with a game drive en route to the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the abundance of lions and leopards that can usually be seen quite easily. Game viewing in this central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, and many more.

Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti heritage camp/similar.

Activities: Game viewing/ Great migration

 

DAY 6 -FULL DAY GAME DRIVE A full day of game driving around the Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the location of the great migration herds, you may see huge numbers of wildebeest, and big cats, hyenas and other predators near to them – looking to hunt an easy meal. All year round you can see elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species of animals.
Overnight at Serengeti heritage Tented Camp. All meals included.

DAY 7 -  Serengeti National park– Ngorongoro conservation area

Today you will be led for a walking safari in the heart of Serengeti, you will be escorted with an armed park ranger and trend in the same land as lions, elephants and giraffes. The walking is a way to experience the bush while out of the jeep here you will be looking for small things like animal’s truck, animals dropping, insects, plants and their medicinal uses, return to the lodge for brunch and continue with your game drive en route to Ngorongoro.

Dinner and overnight Rhino lodge/similar.

Activities: Game viewing, Maasai village visit.

DAY 7 -  Ngorongoro conservation area—Arusha

After an early breakfast descend to the crater for a day of game viewing, the crater teems with zebras, buffaloes, lions, wildebeest, baboons, elephants, flamingos, ostriches, hippos, and also the rare black rhino. The beautiful colors and dancing clouds make the crater almost surreal. Because of its natural beauty the Ngorongoro Crater is chosen as one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders. In the late afternoon you drive back to Arusha


included


  • Safari according to the itinerary
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • UNLIMITED Game drives
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • All accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees
  • AMREF flying doctors rescue cover

excluded


  • Additional Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for
  • souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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