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HerdTracker August to October 2021 Wildebeest Migration safari (Value-for-money)

8

days
Safari: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

HerdTracker August to October 2021 Wildebeest Migration safari (Value-for-money)

This is the stage on which the greatest wildlife show on earth and plays out, as it is by far the greatest mass movement of land mammals on the entire globe.

From August the wildebeest herds begin moving faster in search of water and greener grass, making their way across the Grumeti and Mara River. October is a good time to see the wildebeest herds move back into the Serengeti and warm weather can be expected.

October finds the herds spread out across the Mara Triangle and the far north of the Serengeti, with the herds continually on a slow march around the area, looking for green pastures. With the herds on the continual quest for grazing, there will still be some river crossing going on, through October. As soon as the rains start in the southern Serengeti, the whole migration starts its trek south again. This can happen at any time, but normally towards the end of the month.

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What to Expect on This Safari

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day

1

The perfect way to start your journey

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you are welcomed and transferred to Gran Melia Arusha, where you will be spending the night on a bed and breakfast basis. 

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

day

2 to 3

Nature walks in the Ngorongoro Crater

Day 2:

This morning you are transferred to Nimali Tarangire, where you will be staying for the next two nights on a full board basis. A packed picnic lunch is included for your transfer. En-route to Nimali, you have a game drive in the Tarangire National Park. 

Day 3: 

Today you have a game drive in the Tarangire National Park, including a packed picnic lunch. 

Meals: All meals 

Drinks: Included (Local Brands)

Transport: Included

day

4 to 5

Home to the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth

Day 4:

This morning you are transferred to Lemala Ngorongoro, where you will be staying for the next two nights  on a full board basis. A packed picnic lunch is included for your transfer. En-route to Lemala Ngorongoro you have a game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park. 

Day 5: 

Today you have a game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. A packed picnic lunch is included. 

Meals: All meals 

Drinks: Included (Local Brands)

Transport: Included

day

6 to 8

End of itinerary

Day 6: 

Today you are transferred to the Manyara Airstrip. A packed picnic lunch is included for your transfer. Upon arrival at Manyara Airstrip, you will catch a scheduled flight to Kogatende. Once you have landed in Kogatende,  you are transferred to Kaskaz Mara Camp, where you will be spending the next three nights on a fully inclusive basis. En-route to Kaskaz Mara Camp, a game drive through the Serengeti National Park is included. 

Day  7 & 8:

Today you have a game drive through the Serengeti National Park. 

day

9

Today you are transferred to the Kogatende Airstrip. A packed picnic is included for your transfer. Upon arrival at Kogatende Airstrip, you catch a flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport where your journey back home begins. 

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