A 6-day Ndutu Calving Season in Serengeti Migration Safari with a visit to Lake Eyasi offers an immersive experience, combining the spectacle of wildebeest calving in the Ndutu region with cultural interactions at Lake Eyasi. A combination of the Ndutu Calving Season in the Serengeti with a visit to Lake Eyasi offers a unique blend of wildlife spectacle and cultural immersion.
What to Expect on 6 Days Ndutu Calving Season in Serengeti Migration Safari with Lake Eyasi.
Wildebeest Calving in Ndutu; Witness the awe-inspiring wildebeest calving season in Ndutu, a crucial phase of the Great Migration. Observe newborn wildebeests, and witness the interactions between predators and prey.
Cultural Experience at Lake Eyasi: The lake is home to several indigenous ethnic groups, including the Hadza and the Datoga (Tatoga). These communities have maintained their traditional lifestyles, including hunting and gathering (Hadza) and pastoralism (Datoga), for centuries. Interact with the Hadzabe or Datoga tribes near Lake Eyasi, gaining insights into their traditional way of life. Participate in cultural activities, such as hunting, gathering, or traditional dances.
Diverse Wildlife Viewing: Game drives in Ndutu offer opportunities to see a variety of wildlife, including predators, giraffes, zebras, and more. Bird watching and possible wildlife sightings around Lake Eyasi.
Tarangire National Park; Tarangire is particularly famous for its high concentration of elephants, making it a prime destination for elephant enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy game drives through its open grasslands, and woodlands, and along the Tarangire River, which serves as a vital water source for the park’s wildlife. The park’s iconic baobab trees and lush scenery make it a unique and visually stunning safari destination.
Ngorongoro Crater; The Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the “Garden of Eden” due to its remarkable biodiversity. It is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros). Other animals commonly spotted in the crater include zebras, wildebeests, hippos, cheetahs, hyenas, and various species of antelope. In addition to its rich wildlife, the Ngorongoro Crater offers breathtaking scenery with its lush forests, open grasslands, and shimmering soda lakes. The views from the crater rim are particularly spectacular.
Day 1: Arrival in Arusha
You will be picked up from the Airport around 6-7 pm, to your accommodation and spend your night. Dinner and Overnight at Lost In Africa Lodge
Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast the tour departs, and we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with a picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest, and 30,000 zebras. You will have a full-day game drive and speculate the natural beauty of the park and late afternoon, you will drive back to your Camp for dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight at Baghayo Garden Lodge.
Day 3: Tarangire National Park to Lake Eyasi
Drive to the haze village at 6 am again to walk around the bush to collect honey from the trees of small bee or big bees, get back to the haze village at 9 am for arrow making, Cultural Hadzabe Hunting and Dancing then get back to the lodge for hot lunch rest until 4 pm. Drive to see a blacksmith who melts scrapers of copper, brass, and aluminum, then turn to bracelets, and necklaces then go to the datoga family to see the boma, experience lifestyle, and the making of flour by grinding stones. Get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Day 4: Lake Eyasi to Serengeti National Park
After an early breakfast, you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Ndutu to enjoy the Calving of Wildebeest and lunch before proceeding to your accommodation at the central park area of Serengeti Np, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Serengeti National Park. Arrive in Late evening. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Dinner and Night at Serengeti Pure Tented Camp
Day 5: Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti National Park
An early morning breakfast. Enjoy a full-day game drive inside the park (Serengeti) for the whole day. Today will be a game drive for the Big Five searching. Expect to see and learn a lot about animals and their behavior. Stop for lunch at the picnic site and then continue with the tour. You’ll then proceed to your accommodation for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Pure Tented Camps.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park- Ngorongoro Crater - Airport
After an early breakfast, you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will go through the steep and narrow road that takes you into the crater. Here the wildlife is just breathtaking and with a little luck you can observe the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – in just a few hours. After a morning dedicated to game viewing and a picnic lunch, you will leave the crater in the late afternoon to drive back to Arusha.
Options activities to add on
- Balloon ride in Tarangire/Serengeti
- Crater Rim hike at Ngorongoro
- Endoro Fall walk
- Visit Masai boma
The Price Include;
- Full board accommodation while on safari
- All game drives as per itinerary
- All park entrance fees as per itinerary
- Transport in 1×6 Seater 4×4 vehicles
- Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
- 3 liters bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari in a Sense of Africa vehicle.
- Meals as per the itinerary
The Price Does Not Include;
- Travel and personal accident insurance
- Personal expenses such as telephone calls…etc.
- Optional activities and excursions
- Any services not mentioned in the program