8 Days Serengeti Wildebeest Calving Season Safari

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8 Days Serengeti Wildebeest Calving Season Safari

Serengeti plays host some of the most spectacular wildlife dramas in the whole of East Africa, it where you will witness the dramatic wildebeest give birth in the presence of predators and also see the great migration that is an all-year-round movement of the Wildebeest between the Plains of Serengeti in Tanzania and Masai Mara in Kenya making southern Serengit a top safari vacation destination.

Our 8 Days Serengeti wildebeest calving season safari will give you a great opportunity to see some great wildlife in the southern Serengeti plains particularly in the Ndutu plains which plays host to the Most dramatic wildlife scenes during the wildebeest calving in the area.

Safari highlights

  • -Lake Manyara NP
  • -Ngorongoro crater
  • -Serengeti NP
  • -Tarangire NP

Suggested safari itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Tarangire national park

After morning breakfast you will depart Arusha for Tarangire national park where you do an evening game drive, some of the most prominent features in this park are the population of Elephants and the baobab trees which will give you a true African feel on safari upon arrival the lodge you will have lunch and then do the evening safari.

Day 2: Drive to Serengeti NP

After morning breakfast with packed lunch, you will embark on a safari to Southern Serengeti with the main Aim to see some of the greatest wildlife encounters as the wildebeest give birth to over 700 calves daily in the presence of the predators in the Ndutu plains upon arrival in the park you do a game drive en route to the Lodge.

Day 3: Full day game drive in Southern Serengeti NP

After morning game drive you will take a picnic lunch and head to the plains of southern Serengeti to search for wildlife like Lions, Cheetah, Leopards, and many other ungulates like Wildebeest, giraffes that roam the plains of Southern Serengeti after you first half of the safari you will then have Lunch in the wild and continue with the drive till late evening and later return to the Lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Day 4: Full day game drive in Southern Serengeti NP

After morning breakfast you will do a morning game drive to search for more wildlife and also follow the wildebeest herds that are giving birth and if you’re lucky you may see live kills in the drive and then later you will return to the Lodge for hot lunch and relaxation after you will then take an evening sundowner game drive in the park.

Day 5: Drive to Ngorongoro crater

After a short early morning game drive, you will return to the Lodge for breakfast, refresh and then pack up and start your drive to Ngorongoro crater where you expect some of the most dramatic views in Tanzania of the lava crater that has become a wildlife paradise and you overnight in the area.

Day 6: Game drives in Ngorongoro crater

After morning breakfast you will descent to the crater floor in search of some of Africa’s rear Rhinos that are permanent residents in the crater and wildlife like elephants, Zebras and also good chances to see the Leopard this will be a full day exploration if the craters and later you will return to the Lodge for Overnight.

Day 7: Drive to Lake Manyara NP

After morning breakfast you will then drive to Lake Manyara national park where you expect to see some of the most dramatic views of the rift valley floor and then you will do an evening game drive in the park as you will look out for wildlife along Lake Manyara more so you may have a chance of tree climbing lions.

Day 8: Drive to Arusha

After lazily morning you will then start your drive to Arusha upon arrival in Arusha depending on your flight schedule you will then be transferred to Kilimanjaro airport for your onward flight.


  • -Accommodation
  • park entrance fees
  • 4×4 safari vehicle, Guide and Fuel
  • Sundowner where applicable
  • en route meals and drinking water
  • free airport transfers


  • International flights
  • Travel and Medical insurance
  • Tanzania tourist Visa
  • pre and post-safari accommodation
  • Tips for hotels and guides
  • Personal expenses like bar bills
When to book safari package

6 months to 1 year to secure the best places to stay.

Best time to see the Serengeti wildebeest calving

The best time travel is between February and March when the wildebeest are in Southern Serengeti and the females are dropping the calves.



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