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This safari itinerary gives you options to choose your flexible date since it is a private safari. However, to be able to witness the calving season, you want to plan your dates between November and April. The series of Ang’ata camps are the accommodation properties for this safari tour. Witness the wildebeest graze scattered over the enormous grasslands of south Serengeti, where half a million offspring are born in three weeks. Unfortunately, nearly half of them will not survive the savannah adventures because of many common calamities, including carnivores and long walks.

 

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Arrive and transfer to hotel in Moshi/ Arusha

Day 2: Hotel to Ngorongoro crater

Day 3: Ngorongoro to Ndutu area

Day 4: Ndutu to Serengeti

Day 5: Full day in Serengeti

Day 6: Serengeti to Arusha/Moshi

Day 7: International departure

Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 2:00 am

Arrival and Hotel transfers

Our representative will meet and pick you up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and drive you to Arusha/Moshi town, at your arranged hotel. You will meet your driver guide who will brief you on your upcoming safaris. Take advantage of available hours to rest for the next day’s game drive.

Day 2

Time : 7:00 am

Scenic en-route tour of Arusha City to Ngorongoro Crater

Wake up early in the morning for the breakfast and get ready for your safari departure to the Ngorongoro conservation area.
It is 4 hrs drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro crater.
We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch, we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for an afternoon safari tour.
Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos, and other water birds can usually be seen here. Later drive to Angata Camps Ngorongoro for dinner and sleep.

Day 3

Time : 7:00 am

Ngorongoro to Ndutu area

After breakfast, we will head to the Lake Ndutu area, situated in the Ngorongoro conservation area, part of the southern Serengeti eco-system. Lake Ndutu is alkaline, like most of the other Rift lakes, however, the water is still drinkable and used by a wide array of local wildlife.
We arrive in time for lunch at our special camp, and after lunch, we will do an afternoon game drive in the Ndutu area.
A striking characteristic of this area is the stunning acacia woodland, which is immediately surrounded by the short grass plains. Within this wooded area is Lake Ndutu – one of the Rift Valley’s soda lakes. At the height of the wildebeest migration, and when heavy rains have fallen, often lines of wildebeest can be seen crossing the lake. Accompanying the wildebeest are large numbers of zebra and Thomson gazelles. Tanzania is spoilt because of migration. No other African country has a game like it. In the dry season, the game around Ndutu is much like game viewing in any of the southern African countries. Later we drive to Angata camps Ndutu for dinner and sleep.
We arrive in time for lunch at our special camp, and after lunch, we will do an afternoon game drive in the Ndutu area.
A striking characteristic of this area is the stunning acacia woodland, which is immediately surrounded by the short grass plains. Within this wooded area is Lake Ndutu – one of the Rift Valley’s soda lakes. At the height of the wildebeest migration, and when heavy rains have fallen, often lines of wildebeest can be seen crossing the lake. Accompanying the wildebeest are large numbers of zebra and Thomson gazelles. Tanzania is spoilt because of migration. No other African country has a game like it. In the dry season, the game around Ndutu is much like game viewing in any of the southern African countries. Later we drive to Ang’ata Camps in Ndutu for another delicious dinner and smooth sleep.

Day 4

Time : 8:00 am

Ndutu to Serengeti Park

After breakfast, we head towards the central Serengeti National Park, also known as the Seronera. We descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species.
We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Accommodation at Angata Serengeti camps

We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Accommodation is at Ang’ata Serengeti Special Camps

Day 5

Time : 7:00 am

Serengeti full day game drive

You have a number of options on this day. One, you can choose to take the early morning game drive and come back to the camp for brunch and break or ride a balloon on this magnificent park (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement), floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small villages.
Whatever you choose above, you will continue with a full-day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The majority of the wildebeest migration normally passes through the Seronera in late November to middle November, when they migrate from Kenya’s Masai Mara in the north to the Ndutu area in the south. The migration then passes through this area again in April when they move west to the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park. The Seronera area is also an ideal starting point to visit the eastern and southern short-grass plains of the Serengeti National Park.
Whatever you choose above, you will continue with a full-day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The majority of the wildebeest migration normally passes through the Seronera in late November to middle November, when they migrate from Kenya’s Masai Mara in the north to the Ndutu area in the south. The migration then passes through this area again in April when they move west to the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park. The Seronera area is also an ideal starting point to visit the eastern and southern short-grass plains of the Serengeti National Park. Later drive to our tented camps for dinner and sleep.

Day 6

Time : 9:00 am

Serengeti to Arusha/Moshi

After breakfast, we depart to the Seronera airstrip and enjoy a game drive en-route towards Naabi hills and exit Serengeti and continue to Arusha/Moshi via Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Mto wa Mbu, and Makuyuni. Dinner and Sleep in your booked hotel.

Day 7

Time : 4:00 am

International flight

A driver will be ready to take you to the airport as early as 4 hrs. before your flight time. Remember to take all your belongings and fly back home.

  • Pick-up at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO);
  • Transfer to a hotel in Arusha and back to the airport;
  • Accommodation before and after safari (double rooms, breakfast included);
  • New SUV (2016-2019) Land Cruiser 4x4 with the pop-up roof;
  • Experienced English-speaking safari guide;
  • 24/7 phone support;
  • All park fees;
  • All accommodation under your program;
  • Three meals per day on safari;
  • Bottled water and soft drinks throughout the tour;
  • Thermos with hot tea/coffee;
  • Medical kit;
  • Binocular (1 per SUV);
  • Wet wipes.
  • Air tickets;
  • Visa fee;
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel (only before and after the safari);
  • Insurance;
  • Tips to your safari guide
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