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9 Days Wildebeest River Crossing Safari

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9 Days Wildebeest River Crossing Safari

Indulge in Luxury on our 9 Days Wildebeest River Crossing Safari

Experience the epitome of luxury and adventure on our 9-day Wildebeest River Crossing Safari, a high-end journey showcasing the spectacular Expert Wildebeest Migration Trip in the Masai Mara and Serengeti.

Witness nature’s grand spectacle as approximately two million wildebeest, accompanied by zebras, topis, and antelopes, embark on their annual migration from Tanzania’s expansive Serengeti Plains to the lush landscapes of Kenya’s Masai Mara region.

This extraordinary migration spans 1,800 miles, fraught with perils from Africa’s formidable predators including lions, leopards, and cheetahs, as well as the ever-lurking crocodiles eagerly awaiting the crossing of the Grumeti and Mara Rivers.

Tour Highlights

  • Arrive at Kilimanjaro international Airport
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area  – Full Day Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park (Seronera Area)– Full Day Game Drive
  • Serengeti Kogatende Area (North Serengeti) – Full Day Game Drive
  • Departure-Kilimanjaro International Airport

9 Days Wildebeest River Crossing Safari

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kilimanjaro International Airport-Arusha City

Distance: 55km/1hrs driveOn arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be and great by our transfer driver who will introduce to you about our beautiful country and then escort you to Arusha City in your chosen accommodation for evening rest to get ready for your next day adventure.

  • High-end: Legendary Lodge on Half Board
Day 2: Arusha City - Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we take a morning pleasant drive to Ngorongoro Conservation area, we will have a game drive to Ngorongoro inside the Crater. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is an extensive highland area along the eastern arm of the Rift Valley, with the world-renowned Ngorongoro Crater as its focal point. Ngorongoro was established to conserve wildlife and other natural resources. It also safeguards the interests of indigenous people and promotes tourism. In the evening drive to the lodge for evening leisure and overnight.

Accommodation: on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • High-end: The Highlands at Ngorongoro on Full Board
Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Central Serengeti
Distance: 145km/3.30hrs drive

 

After breakfast your driver will be ready to start your trip to our famous park Serengeti National Park ‘The Endless Plain” This Park is well-known for its healthy stock of resident wildlife, particularly the “Big Five”: Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo.

Serengeti, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to around 200,000 zebras, and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelles that join the wildebeests’ trek for fresh grazing. Listen to the exotic sounds of over 6 million hooves pounding the open plains of Serengeti just like how you imagined African wildlife to be. After a long day of Safari you will drive to your accommodation for evening leisure and overnight.

Accommodation: on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • High-end: One Nature or Roving Bushtops Camp on Full Board
Day 4-5: Serengeti National Park Full Days (Central-Seronera)a
After breakfast, we will have a full day game drive in Central Serengeti. Apart from the large mammals, Serengeti is also home to gaudy agama lizards; Rock hyraxes scuffle around the surfaces of the park’s isolated granite kopjes. Wide varieties of dung beetle were found, and around 500 bird species have been recoded ranging from the outsized ostrich and bizarre secretary bird of the open grassland, to the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the Lobo Hills. Later in the evening drive to the camp for evening leisure and overnight.

Accommodation: on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • High-end: One Nature or Roving Bushtops Camp on Full Board
Day 6: Serengeti National Park (Central to North) by flight
After breakfast we depart to Seronera Airstrip for your flight to Kogatende in north Serengeti. On arraival at the airstrip you will be met by camp guide for the rest of the day adventure. North Serengeti is famous for wildebeest migration, Resident wildlife numbers are exceptionally high in the Wagakuria area, with prides of lion up to 30 strong, and however, from July 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 – to actually finding a crossing is very difficult and is sometimes a matter of luck.

 

Accommodation: on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • High-end: Sayari Camp on Full Board
Day 7-8: Serengeti National Park (north-full day)
After breakfast, enjoy a full day game drive in the Wagakuria area. Resident wildlife numbers are exceptionally high in this area of the park, 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 –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.

Accommodation: on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • High-end: Sayari Camp on Full Board
Day 9: Fly from Kogatende to Arusha Airport then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport
After breakfast, we depart with game en route to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight to Arusha Airport, on arrival you will meet our transfer guide who will transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight.

Tour Price Includes

All Accommodation, with all taxes

National park, Conservation area or Wildlife Management Area fees as applicable to your itinerary

Game drives as indicated in the itinerary with a dedicated (private) 4x4 Land Cruiser operated by our English speaking safari-guides and sanitized between uses.

Meals as indicated in your itinerary

Domestic flights if indicated in your personal itinerary

Tour Price Excludes

Travel or Medical Insurance is required and you should ask for Recommendation

beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks

Additional lodge nights if early descent from the mountain $150 per room

Flights, Visa fees, Gamow Bag, and Medication

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