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8 days calving season

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Seasonal Set Departure Safari – Depart EVERY Saturday (January to March) Guaranteed with a minimum of 4 people!!

This safari is aimed at the calving season when the massive herds of wildebeest arrive in the Southern most point of their migration over February and March. This is without a doubt one of the best times for you to witness this extraordinary spectacle when the herds find themselves on the vast open plains of the southern Serengeti and Ndutu plains. Here over 8 000 calves are born per day.  With the Calving Season Safari travel in custom designed 4×4 safari vehicles with open roofs for game viewing.  This is a small group seat-in-vehicle safari with a maximum of 6 travelers per vehicle, all with window seats. Travelling for 8-days, the safari includes meals, accommodation, park entry fees and visit to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Ngorongoro Crater.

The Destination

   Day 1

MOSHI   |     SPRINGLANDS HOTEL

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, Tanzania. After clearing customs, look for G-Africa Expedition driver. He will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it. Your driver will transport you to Arusha Planet Lodge on the outskirts of Arusha. (With Dinner and breakfast)

   Day 2

LAKE MANYARA   |   HIGHVIEW HOTEL

This morning drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Set against the steep escarpment of the Rift Valley, you’ll find Lake Manyara National Park with its evergreen groundwater forest and variety of ecosystems. Overnight Highview Hotel (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

   Day 3

SERENGETI   |     WILDCAMP

Head out after breakfast for the drive to Serengeti National Park. The word “Serengeti” is derived from the Maasai language, meaning “endless plain. After game drive Overnight at one of our Wild Camps (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

   Day 4  

SERENGETI   |     WILDCAMP

Relax with a full day in the Serengeti with game drives – unequaled for its beauty and home to the Great Wildebeest Migration. Overnight at one of our Wild camps (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)* Ikoma Wildcamp or Serengeti Wildcamp or Serengeti Wildebeest Camp

   Day 5

NGORONGORO   |     WILDCAMP

Enjoy a morning game drive in the Serengeti before your transfer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, part of the southern Serengeti eco-system. Check-in at the lodge with an afternoon game drive. Overnight Ngorongoro Wild Camp (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

   Day 6

NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Enjoy a full day game drive in the Ndutu area. Explore the range of different habitats that include swamps, woodland, soda lakes and the world famous Serengeti short grass plains. Overnight Ngorongoro Wild Camp (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

   Day 7

NGORONGORO   |     HIGHVIEW HOTEL

This morning, you will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game driving and exploration. The crater is 600m deep, 16km across and 265 sq km in area. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and game viewing. Afternoon drive to your lodge for your overnight stay.

   Day 8

KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Enjoy a morning at leisure before your transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight home. If your flight departs during the morning and night accommodation must be add in Arusha – speak to us to arrange this.

   ADDITIONAL SAFARI INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE THESE DEPARTURES REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE TO OPERATE.

The Cost of Safari per Person:

VALID FOR TRAVEL

January to March

Per person sharing

US$ 2,618

Single room supplement

US$    393

Child under 12 years sharing with 2 adults

US$ 1,833​

Included in the price:

  • Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) accommodation while on safari

  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in Moshi

  • Transfers to and from the airport

  • All game drives viewing in a custom built 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser

  • All park and entrance fees

  • Transportation with 4×4 vehicles with viewing roofs

  • Professional English speaking driver/guide during the safari.

  • Bottled water in safari vehicles

  • Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee

  • Current Government taxes and levies

  • 24-Hour support during the safari from our office in Moshi.

Excluded in the price:

  • Internal or International flights

  • Balloon excursion (US$650 pp)

  • Entry visa to Tanzania

  • Travel and health insurance

  • Gratuities to your guide, hotel staff, and porters

  • Meals, drinks, and excursions not described in the itinerary

  • Any other items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone and postage

  • Item of personal Nature

  • Masaai village tour & Olduvai Gorge Tour

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