Tanzania Migration Safari

The ultimate journey of Tanzania where you witness the very best of Tanzania's landscape. From the foothills of Kilimanjaro's sister mountain, Mount Meru to the magical tree houses in Tarangire, and from the drama and beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti Plains to the exceptional Lake Manyara! The herd migrates every month in different directions and we take you to the camps that matters. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Experience Tanzania's wilderness and wildlife in style

Enjoy stays in our most discerned camps and lodges

Travel in comfort and style with "Fly In Safaris"

Experience intimate and bespoke dining and exceptional game viewing

BEST MONTHS IN TANZANIA 

February

February is one of the best months to witness the migration of the wildebeest in the Southern Serengeti Plains for this is the time of the year for the spectacular calving season where more than 8,000 calves are born everyday over a 2 week period from mid February. This also represents an amazing opportunity for lurking predators. 

June

June marks the end of the rainy season and this is the time when the young calves gets stronger and the adults more mobile as they push north towards the Grumeti Reserve where the front herd reaches the Mbalageti River in June while the tail end are still in the Lake Magadi region or on the southern side of the Nyamuma and Simiti Hills. 

July

July is the beginning of the mating season as well as the start of the Mara River crossing. As the dry season approaches, the first herds pushes past the Mara River and into the Masai Mara National Park while the majority will be waiting for their turn in the Northern Serengeti region. 

WHERE YOU SHOULD BE

Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Crater

Click Here To Read More The world's largest intact volcanic caldera is home to over 30,000 animals with a pleasant microclimate, rich soil and proximity to Lake Magadi, nearby Lake Manyara and Lake Eyasi which offers plentiful grazing, waters for survival and is perfect for the calving migration in February and the Great Migration from late June to September. With some number of animals "trapped" within the crater, this is a consistent spot for year-round big game viewing.

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Mara River
Mara River

Click Here To Read More Perhaps the most dramatic and documented region of the Great Migration and the stuff of National Geographic documentaries. Each year from late June, the first herds will attempt to cross the Mara River followed by thousands behind. Not all will survive. Some will drown, many will perish under the stampede and some will be victims to the crocodiles and for those who makes it to the opposite bank, it is just another obstacle completed.

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Grumeti & Western Corridor
Grumeti & Western Corridor

Click Here To Read More The Grumeti Reserves provides an ideal replenishing ground - ideal time from May to June where the herds graze in bulk before the eventual crossing of the Mara River and on to the Masai Mara National Park.

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Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park

Click Here To Read More Relatively obscure, quiet and away from the noisy action taking place in much of the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro, Tarangire National Park is home to an abundance of elephant population and there are not many better places in Africa where you will witness one of the largest elephant herds as well as the curiously-fascinating tree-climbing lions.

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Southern Serengeti
Southern Serengeti

Click Here To Read More February is the month of birthing or calving for that matter and this is the time where more than 8,000 calves of zebras and wildebeest amongst many others will be born in the rich plains of the Southern Serengeti. When calves are born, it is the perfect opportunity for predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs and the endangered African Wild Dog to demonstrate their hunting might. Lots of blood shall be spilled.

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Northeast Serengeti
Northeast Serengeti

Click Here To Read More The northeastern part of the Serengeti offers a less dangerous migration path during the Great Migration beginning in late June. There will be thousands of wildebeest and zebra herds that will be diverted to the northeast by sheer choice or through confusion and with rich flat grassy plains, a perfect platform for predators to run and run they will, to hunt down the next meal.

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OUR FEATURED CAMPS

Set on the banks of the Mara River, this is your ticket to the front row seats of witnessing the dramatic and spectacular Mara River crossing. The Singita Mara River Tented Camp offers 6 luxuriously-conceptualized tented suites with the most exclusive experience of witnessing the spectacle and the perfect camp to be in the thick of the Great Migration starting in late June till October. 

Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Mara River

Situated on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, the AndBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is the epitome of wilderness wanderlust with an epic landscape just a glance out of the window and a wildlife experience like none other at the bottom of the crater floor, the magical vibe begins from the moment you step into the lodge. No other lodge in the Ngorongoro Crater comes close. 

AndBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater

Set among massive stone boulders, ancient coral trees and acacias, overlooking the Arugusinyai River cascading down its rocky gorge, the Mwiba Lodge is tucked in the 126,000 acre private Mwiba Reserve in the Southern Serengeti with the perfect location for the calving season. Each of the 10 suites offers an open layout with spectacular panoramas thrilling even the most discerning travellers. 

Mwiba Lodge, Southern Serengeti

Perched on the edge of the Kuka Hills, AndBeyond Klein's Camp provides unbroken views over a gorgeous game-filled valley and the hills beyond, which plays host to the thrilling Great Migration. Each of the 10 cottages comes adorned with whitewashed walls and rich wooden floors and furnished with stone interiors with the perfect combination of comfort and rustic charm. 

AndBeyond Klein's Camp, Northeast Serengeti

The Singita Sasakwa Lodge is set in the private Singita Grumeti Reserves above the Serengeti's western corridor. Situated on top of the Sasakwa Hill, it offers spectacular panoramic views of the Serengeti Plains and cottages that are the epitome of ultimate luxury and comfort for witnessing the gradual migration of the wildebeest. 

Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Grumeti Reserve

Oliver's Camp is nestled in the remote southern reaches of the Tarangire National Park with 10 beautifully-appointed safari tents in a spectacular location close to the game-dense Silale Swamps and overlooking a flood plain of the Minyonyo Pools. Expect a dense concentration of wildlife and big game predators as well as one of the largest herds of elephant population. 

Oliver's Camp, Tarangire National Park

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