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5 days Serengeti Great Migration
Overview of 5 days Serengeti Great Migration
Maximize your time exploring the great Serengeti plains by joining this wildebeest migration safari. If there’s only one safari you can plan in your lifetime, it has to be the great migration safari. Every year over a million wildebeests and thousands of gazelle and zebras make their way between Maasai Mara north reserve and Serengeti national park and back. Indulge your eyes with the spectacular event, where the majority of wildebeest faces their serious obstacle crossing the Mara River. The atmosphere is always filled with panic, fear, and confusion as animals make their way to and from the river with a high risk of being attacked by the anticipating predators.
These migratory herds also attract the attention of some of the continent's most renowned predators, ensuring that if travelers are following the Migration; big cats, crocodiles, and hyenas will never be too far behind.
Day One (1): Arusha - Ngorongoro Crater
Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel in Arusha, with a picnic lunch en route to a full-day Ngorongoro Crater tour. You will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle, explore the crater before ascending and drive to your Lodge set on a crater rim. The Ngorongoro Crater is often called Africa Eden and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World, at a visit to the crater is the main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction and beauty.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home to Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania's famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania's ecosystem. The crater is a caldera, measures 22.5 km across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking. The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of amazing birds, which