8 Days fly in Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari
Tanzania has become a top safari destination in East Africa attracting thousands of travelers every year to discover and experience the wonders of the East African nation, the country’s Serengeti national park becomes a hot spot from February to March and July to October when the wildebeest face their toughest obstacles on the entire Migration trail, February Marks the beginning of life for newborn wildebeest calves and the chances of some surviving is minimum due to the high concentration of predators and then July to October when the wildebeest have to face yet another obstacle of crossing the Mara River from Serengeti to Masai Mara in search of fresh grass and water however the river has a high concentration of Nile crocodiles and also sometimes strong currents making it do or die moment of life for the wildebeest.
Our 8 Days fly in Serengeti Wildebeest Migration safari will give you a perfect experience to witness the wildlife drama; you will fly from Arusha to northern Serengeti over the massive plains of the Serengeti after series of game drives you will then fly to Zanzibar for beach holidays.
- Following the Wildebeest Migration
- Relaxing in Zanzibar
- Scenic flight over Serengeti
Day 1: Arrival in Kilimanjaro and transfer to Arusha for overnight
Upon arrival in Kilimanjaro national park in Tanzania, you will be received and transferred to Arusha, the 45-minute drive will take you to Arusha which is the tourism hub for northern Tanzania safari, upon arrival, you will check in to your lodge for relaxation and overnight.
Day 2: Flight from Arusha to Serengeti national park
After morning breakfast you will then transfer to the airstrip for your domestic flight from Arusha to Serengeti national park, this scenic flight will take you over the lush plains of the Mighty Serengeti national park depending on where you will land you may see the mega wildebeest herds, upon arrival at the airstrip in Serengeti you will be received by our guide and transfer to the lodge for check-in, relaxation and later in the day you will head out for a game drive to follow the wildebeest herds, depending on where you find them you may wait for any River crossings.
Day 3: Full day game drives in Serengeti national park to follow the wildebeest Migration herds
After morning breakfast with a picnic lunch and enough drinking water and snacks you will start your game drive slow as you will be looking out for wildlife like Lions, cheetahs, hyenas, and leopards among predators, you will also encounter wildlife like elephants, giraffes, Zebras, and abundant birdlife as you advance to the Mara River, upon locating the Mega wildebeest herds you will sit patiently as you wait for the River crossings to happen and later you will return to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.
Day 4: Full day game drives in Serengeti national park to follow the wildebeest Migration herds
Yet another spectacular day in the Serengeti national park, you will start the day with morning breakfast and you take enough packed lunch and snacks, you will again take a slow game drive to search for wildlife you may have missed yesterday as you advance to the Mara River to patiently sit and wait for any River crossings to happens and later in the evening you will drive back to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.
Day 5: Full day game drives in Serengeti national park to follow the wildebeest Migration herds
After morning breakfast with packed lunch, enough drinking water, and snacks you will head into the Mighty Serengeti to follow the wildebeest Migration herds, this will be your last chance to witness the world’s greatest wildlife encounter, depending on what happens at the Mara River for the day you will meet up with the lodge staff and enjoy a beautiful sundowner in the wilderness and later return to the lodge for dinner and Overnight.
Day 6: Flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar
After morning breakfast you will bid farewell to the lodge and transfer to the airstrip for your flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar, upon arrival in Zanzibar you will be picked up by our guides and transfer to the lodge for relaxation.
Day 7: Full day relaxation in Zanzibar
You will have the full day at leisure but optional activities can be arranged by the hotel at an extra cost.
Day 8: Depart Zanzibar for your flight
Depending on your departure flight you will bid farewell to the lodge and transfer to the airport for your flight home.
- Domestic flights from Arusha to Serengeti
- Accommodation for the entire safari
- Vehicle guide and fuel
- Airport transfers for all the flights
- All game drives
- Park entrance fees
- En route meals and drinking water
- Sun downer in Serengeti NP
- Government taxes and conservation fees
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Tanzania and Zanzibar Tourist Visas
- Tips for guides and hotels
- Personal expenses like Alcoholic drinks
- Optional activities in the Zanzibar Archipelago
When to book safari itinerary
We advise booking this safari package at least 6 months to 1 year in advance to allow us to book the best safari lodges in the Serengeti for the Migration season.
Best time to witness wildebeest Migration in Serengeti
August is our peak season to witness the wildebeest Migration safari but you can still visit in October when the wildebeest are making their way to Serengeti from Masai Mara.
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