- Serengeti Balloon Safari
- Night game drive
- Walking Safari
- 2 night Mabalageti
- 1 night Ikoma Bush Camp
- 1 Lake Masek Camp.
Tanzania Photographic Safari is probably most famous for the opportunity to witness the annual wildebeest migration in the Serengeti. Most of people often asked about the best time to travel to Tanzania for safari, the wildlife in the various parks, what the weather is like and when it rains, how much will Lodge Safari in Tanzania cost. What are the common numbers of day people go on Safari in Africa or Tanzania. With our expertise we know that we can answer all your questions and help you book your dream safari.
The Migration in Tanzania
In December through March the Serengeti plains and the Ngorongoro Conservation areas in northern Tanzania are home to giant herds of wildebeest, zebra and other ungulates. This is calving season. Most of the wildebeest calves are born in just a three week period, usually the beginning of February. Calves attract predators and this is an amazing time of year to watch impressive lion kills. It`s also quite spectacular to see almost half a million little wildebeest being born and running alongside their mothers. The southern Ndutu and Salei plains are the best areas to see the large herds during this time of year.
The best places to stay include Ndutu Safari Lodge, Kusini Camp, Lemala Ndutu Camp and any mobile tented camps in the area. By April/May the herds begin to migrate west and north to the grassier plains and woodland of the Serengeti’s western Corridor. The rain during this time of year makes it difficult to follow the herds during this stage of their migration. Many of Tanzania`s smaller camps in fact shut down due to impassable roads. By the end of May, as the rains stop, the wildebeest and zebra gradually start moving north and individual groups begin to congregate and form much larger herds. This is also the time the wildebeest mate. Western Serengeti is the best place to watch the migration unfold.
By July the herds reach their first big obstacle, the Grumeti River. The Grumeti river can get deep in places, especially if the rains have been good. This is the first of the spectacular river crossings you can witness. The depth of the river makes drowning a distinct possibility for many wildebeest and there are plenty of crocodiles to take advantage of their distress.
Mbalageti Serengeti is located in the Western corridor of the Serengeti National Park, the largest and most famous national park in Tanzania. One of the main attractions is the annual migration of the wildebeests and its large number of lions, cheetahs and herds of giraffes and zebras.
With its unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing and seeing Africa at its most untamed, the Serengeti National Park offers a synchrony of beauty and nature as no other place. The Mbalageti Serengeti is situated on the Mwamveni hill and offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Serengeti plains and the Mbalageti River. Entering from the Mwanza-Musoma highway, through the Ndabaka gate (1.5hrs) or from Naabi gate from Arusha side (3 hrs); the drive is a unique wilderness experience.
Day 1: Depart from Arusha to Lake Manyara. We will pick you from Hotel and drive to Lake Manyara, 2hrs drive will take you across rift valley. Game drive in the pack with you packed lunch. More game drive until in the evening when you will drive to the Lodge for overnight.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater Tour. Earl breakfast, depart to Ngorongoro crater for game drive in the park. Your day long will be inside the Caldera where you will have lunch at hippo pool picnic site. Spend you afternoon doing game drive before you ascend and drive to the Lodge.
Day 3: Walking on Crater Rim - Olduvai Gorge - Serengeti - Ikoma. After breakfast you will go for walking Safari on the rim of crater for 3hrs before drive to Olduvai gorge. where you will have lunch and visit museum. Discover the ancient foot print and Discovery of Dr. Leaky. Later drive to Serengeti for evening game drive to Sunset. In the night you will do night game drive.
Day 4: Western Corridor - Serengeti National Park. Late breakfast, drive to Western Corridor with game drives en route. Arrive at the lodge by lunch time. You will take a rest and do evening game drive to sunset. overnight at Mbalagati.
Day 5: Full day in Serengeti National Park - Western Corridor. Today schedule will base on your evening discussion with your driver guide. You will have full day here so you can decide to have a full day game drive or half day with time to rest at the lodge or following animals location. Overnight at Mbalageti Serengeti Lodge.
Day 6: Malageti Serengeti Lodge - Western Corridor. Yet Another full day in Serengeti. In the morning you can have Balloon Safari or You can drive much further and explore more area. If you prefer to do Balloon Safari, you will be picked up early in the morning for balloon and proceed. driver will meet you in the morning for next arrangement. Overnight at Mbalageti.
Day 7: Half-day in Serengeti and Half day in Ndutu. It is till green in Ndutu and the lakes are still with flamingo. You will have sunrise game drive and later drive to the Lodge for breakfast. Slowly you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for game drive and overnight at Lake Masek Tented Camp. Exclusive Luxury Camp.
Day 8: Ngorongoro - Arusha - Zanzibar. After breakfast you can have 2hrs walking Safari along Lake Masek, later drive to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar. Stay overnight at the beach.
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