Herds As Far As The Eye Can See

Serengeti | Ndutu Plains

The Great Wildebeest Migration Safari

Experience the wonder and immensity of the Great Migration on the vast plains of the Serengeti—witness great numbers of wildebeest calves being born within the space of a few weeks.

This safari has been designed with the aim of witnessing the Great Migration during the calving season. At the beginning of the short rainy season end of October, the herds of wildebeest start arriving at the short-grass plains of the Serengeti around early November. The short-grass plains are located in the area east and south of the Seronera-the heart of the Serengeti, around the Ndutu area and the northern Ngorongoro Conservation area. Huge herds of wildebeest and zebra can easily be seen roaming around the plains as they feed on the green pastures. It has been recorded that more than 300,000 calves of wildebeest are born during the first two weeks of February. 
They normally stay in the area till early April and later start heading west towards the Grumet River and Musabi plains in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park. Kindly note that this is a natural phenomenon in rare cases the Great Migration be affected by rainfall, availability of water and food in the area, predators, and nutrition contents in the grasses.

Properties Visited

Siringit VillaSiringit Migration CampGibb's Farm

Duration

10 DaysDoor—to—door

Price

Starting at 9750 Per Person.Excluding International Flights

Flight time

12 Hours From London & 19 Hours From New York City.

To witness that calm rhythm of life revives our worn souls and recaptures a feeling of belonging to the natural world. No one can return from the Serengeti unchanged, for tawny lions will forever prowl our memory and great herds throng our imagination.”

George Schaller[American conservationist and author]

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Day 1

En Route

Your adventure begins today as you enplane for Africa... Fly to Tanzania to meet Shrike's dedicated safari hosts who are ready to immerse themselves down to every last detail of yours for the next 9 Days

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Day 2—3

Arusha | Siringit Villa

Beginning the adventure in Arusha, our accommodation is at the luxurious villa, Siringit Villa—the finest property in the city. Our stay in Arusha also affords detailed activities, including a cultural tour, Mt. Kilimanjaro day trek, playing golf, visit a Polo Club, etc.

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Day 4—7

Serengeti | Siringet Migration Camp

More than 500,000 calves of wildebeest are born around the plains of Ndutu in the month of February. Siringit Migration Camp is carefully positioned within easy driving distance of the massed herds of the Great Migration.

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Day 8—9

Ngorongoro Highland | Gibb's Farm

We stay at an Eco-lodge, Gibb's Farm, and enjoy organic farm—to—table meals [where nearly every ingredient comes fresh from the estate's organic farm]. Offering a wealth of activities... including a safari to Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and much more...

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Day 10

Farewell Lunch | Fly Back Home

Take a scenic flight to Arusha city. Your day room is reserved at our second home Siringit Villa to refresh and relax. Enjoy a farewell lunch or dinner [depending on your flight details] before your transfer to the airport.

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INCLUSIONSWhat we'll Provide for you...

  • Gratuities

    Gratuities included for meals and porterage even substantial ones to your Safari Guide and Safari Leader from beginning to end of your safari and you won’t be “nickel and dimed” for WIFI, tips at the lodges, drinks, and laundry; all that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy...

  • Dining Experience

    From the moment that we pick you up until the moment of your reluctant departure, all meals and beverages (including soft drinks, house wines, well spirits, and local beers) are provided as part of our all-inclusive safari cost—an extravagant saving and an enormous convenience.
    The quality of the cuisine in lodges and camps is also superb. Meats, vegetables, and fruit arrive daily, fresh from the rich farmlands in Mwanza or Arusha. Early riser’s coffee is served before the sunrise game drive, followed by abundant breakfast buffets, luncheons on the veranda, and a formal afternoon tea. Dinners are fashionably late following the return of the afternoon game drive, allowing time for relaxation and “sundowners” in the lounge or around the campfire.

  • Guaranteed Departure

    Once a full payment or a 30% deposit has been made for this safari your trip will depart as scheduled, we will never cancel for any reason other than Force Majeure. Your departure is guaranteed 100% No surcharge or supplemental cost ever imposed.

  • Scheduled Domestic Flights

    An unprecedented three time—saving flight makes travel between reserves a seamless joy.

  • Seriously Stress—free Safari

    ● National park fee● Government taxes● Snacks and refreshments en route● Transfers to and from your hotel and airport.

  • Emergency medical evacuation service

    This assures Shrike guests in the wilderness area of prompt medical attention and air transportation to the nearest medical facility in the unlikely event that an emergency should arise. However, this should NOT replace your travel insurance.
    Moreover, when you travel with Shrike, you are assured of the services of the Flying Doctors, a group of well—qualified physicians who travel by aircraft throughout the bush to provide treatment and transportation in East Africa.

  • Touching Lives of Forgotten Local Community

    A safari with us helps to change the lives of destitute and orphaned children in Tanzania.

  • Top—notch Local Safari Leader and Safari Guide

    Enjoy the services of a highly—credentialed Safari Leader, as well as a Safari Guide during your safari.

  • The Finest and Well—equipped 4x4 Safari Vehicle

    Our safari vehicles are also outfitted with ice chests stocked with ample bottled water and soft drinks. Binoculars—one for each traveler—is also available to Shrike guests in the bush, as well as a safari library of field guides to aid in your understanding of the flora and fauna of each region and bean bags for stabilizing long lenses.

PRICING

  • All—Inclusive

    This safari is unmatched in its degree of included extras—from exceptional special events, seriously stress—free, and educational enhancements to the myriad little luxuries lavished upon guests throughout the safari.

  • Flexible Payment

    You may opt to make full payment either US Dollar 2300 pp for Private Safari or US Dollar 1948 pp for Small—Group or lock in your safari with a deposit and then pay the rest in installments whenever you like. (Without Any Fee).

  • Guaranteed Departure

    Once a full payment or a 30% deposit has been made for this safari, we will never cancel for any reason other than Force Majeure. Your departure is guaranteed 100%

  • Secure Online Payment

    Pay securely; book and make payment online using our partner's secure payment system, authenticated by DigiCert.

  • Lifetime Deposit Scheme™

    We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why we have introduced a Lifetime Deposit Scheme™ i.e the payment or deposit will remain valid until you’re ready to do the same trip or another available trip within the next 2 years. And if you can't do the trip anymore, you can pass it on to a friend or relatives. 

Private

US Dollar 10740

Per Person

We convert this safari into a completely PRIVATE safari specifically for you and your loved one, or family, or your friends.

Small—Group

US Dollar 9750

Per Person

The group varies from as few as 4 guests [and what service..!] to an average of 6 and never more than 12 participants.

    1000+ Happy Guests
    Family Owned Business
    10+ years of Safari Experiences
    Pay in Monthly installments, without any fee.