The overview of this central Serengeti safari

 game drive Central Serengeti safarisThe Southern Serengeti and Ndutu regions of Tanzania are the greatest places to see herds of wildebeest grazing on the abundant short grass plains during the months of January, February, and March. Predator activity is at its highest, with excellent sightings of cheetah, lion, hyena, and leopard, as well as a decent opportunity to witness adrenaline-pumping kills. The Serengeti National Park has some of the best game-watching in Africa. This four-day Ndutu and central Serengeti safari allow you to explore, possibly watch the wildebeest migration, and enjoy wildlife drives.

The highlights of the safari

  • Daily game drives
  • Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration in season
  • Marvel at the Serengeti’s boundless plains.
  • Enjoy amazing birdwatching and picture opportunities.
  • View Africa’s Big Five in their natural habitat.
  • Look for the Big Cats (Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard).
  • A hot air balloon flight over the Serengeti grasslands is optional.

Day by day 4days serengeti safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Ndutu (South Serengeti)

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha to start the day. You take a five-hour drive to the Cental Serengeti safari Ndutu region. As you go through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you’ll note that the terrain shifts from mountainous woods to open, lush grasslands. Get there in time for lunch in Ndutu. Check in the lodge to have lunch and some rest.

Go for a game drive in the Ndutu region in the afternoon.  More than two million wildebeests and tens of thousands of zebra, antelope, and gazelle migrate through Ndutu every year. You will be able to observe the lush plains transform into calving grounds and breeding grounds for the great migration during the game drives at the appropriate time between December and April. Predators in their numbers prowl on helpless young wildebeest during this season. It is also home to six different kinds of large cats, including the wildcat, serval, cheetah, caracal, and leopard. After the game drive, retire to the lodge for dinner and the night.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 2: Morning game drive at Ndutu and drive to Central Serengeti

You proceed on an early morning game drive to the Ndutu Area after breakfast to look for early risers. After that, you return to the lodge for some lunch and rest. In the afternoon, drive to the Central Serengeti National Park in the heart of the endless plain grasslands. In the indigenous African language, Serengeti means “endless plains,” and watching the grassland spread out as far as the eye can see before merging with the sky at the horizon is an extremely beautiful sight.

The Serengeti environment is home to Africa’s largest remaining number of animals. You keep an eye out for Serengeti “Kopjes,” which are gigantic granite rocks standing in a sea of grass. They provide abundant habitat for a wide range of plants and fauna. The adventurous day concludes with a hearty dinner and a nice night’s sleep in your lodging facility.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 3: Full-day game drive in Central Serengeti

Central Serengeti safariAfter breakfast, spend the full day exploring the Seronera region. A hot air balloon safari is an option. The Seronera River draws many animals because it is the main source of water during the dry season. This region is ideal for animal observation. The park is well-known for its strong population of various resident wildlife, particularly the “big five,” The Serengeti is thought to have the most lions in Africa, owing to the number of prey species. This environment is home to about 3,000 lions. African Leopards, these elusive predators, are frequently spotted. After an eventful day, you return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 4: Transfer back to Arusha

After a leisurely breakfast, you will depart the Serengeti National Park and drive back to Arusha International Airport, where you will be dropped off at the hotel or the airport depending on your flight schedule, bringing this wonderful short 4 day central Serengeti safari in Tanzania to a close.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch