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6-Day Great Wildebeest Migration in Northern Serengeti Priced from $2,780

zebras and wildbeasts at serengeti
Photo of: zebras and wildbeasts at serengeti

view of ngorongoro crater
Photo of: view of ngorongoro crater

aerial view of Arusha town
Photo of: aerial view of Arusha town


The greatest wildebeest migration is one of the best awe-aspiring natural phenomena in the world. Every year over two million wildebeest accompanied by zebras, gazelles, and other herbivores migrate across the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya in search of fresh grazing grounds and water sources. It is a spectacle like no other, with the endless columns of animals stretching as far as an eye can see, creating truly unforgivable sights. Your safari starts from the bustling streets of Arusha to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater so keep your cameras ready to capture the wildebeest, zebras, and other animals.

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha.

Your 6-day adventure begins with your arrival in the vibrant city of Arusha, Tanzania. It is known as the gateway to Tanzania's most renowned national parks. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our friendly staff and they will transfer you to your allocated accommodations rooms designed to give unlimited comfort in the hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for the exciting journey ahead. Arusha is a city with a blend of modern and traditional African culture. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant and get a good night's sleep to recharge for the upcoming days.

Day 2: Arusha to Serengeti National Park.

After a delicious breakfast, we'll start our journey towards the Serengeti National Park. The drive will take you through the stunning landscapes of the Great Rift Valley and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Keep your camera ready as you may spot some wildlife along the way. Upon arrival at the Serengeti, check in to your camp and settle in. In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive to witness the spectacular Great Wildebeest Migration. This natural phenomenon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won't want to miss. After a thrilling day, return to your camp for a delicious dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Full Day in Serengeti National Park.

Today is dedicated to exploring the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park. Rise early to catch the sunrise and head out for a full day of game drives. Witness the incredible diversity of wildlife, including lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, and of course, the massive herds of wildebeest and zebras on their annual migration. Your expert guide will provide fascinating insights into the behavior and habits of the animals you encounter. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the wilderness and continue your exploration until sunset. Return to your camp for a relaxing evening and dinner.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.

After breakfast, bid farewell to the Serengeti and proceed to the Ngorongoro Crater. Along the way, you'll pass through the beautiful landscapes of the Serengeti plains and the highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at your lodge situated on the rim of the crater and take in the breathtaking views. After lunch, descend into the crater for an unforgettable game drive where you will be met by a breathtaking panoramic view of the vast caldera, home to an abundance of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, and a high concentration of lions. The drive will also give you a chance to witness the densest population of predators in Africa as well as the stunning array of bird species that inhabit the area. The Ngorongoro Crater is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts incredible wildlife diversity, including the Big Five. Marvel at the stunning landscapes and capture some incredible photographs. Later in the evening spend a night at the lodge overlooking the crater soaking in the magical atmosphere of the unique destination.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha.

Today, wake up early to a beautiful sunrise and enjoy your final breakfast at the lodge. Depending on your schedule you can take another early morning drive to explore further the Ngorongoro crater in detail. Your guide will guide you through the grasslands, woodlands, and swamps of the crater. this will offer you the opportunity to photograph the diverse wildlife that roams freely within its boundaries. Later bid farewell to the Ngorongoro Crater and begin your journey back to Arusha. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop at local markets and purchase some souvenirs. Arrive in Arusha and check in to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, exploring the city or simply relaxing. In the evening, indulge in a farewell dinner to celebrate the incredible experiences you've had throughout your safari.

Day 6: Departure.

After breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to Tanzania. Our staff will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Take with you memories of the stunning landscapes, abundant wildlife, and the incredible Great Wildebeest Migration. We hope you had an unforgettable experience and look forward to welcoming you back for more adventures in the future! Karibu tena Tanzania! Welcome back to Tanzania!

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