October half-term holiday with the wildebeest in Tanzania

June 13th 2019  |   Tanzania, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully
Nomad Lamai Serengeti children playing on rocks - October half term holiday in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of Africa’s most classic of safari destinations. It’s got the lot: millions of wildebeest criss-crossing the Serengeti plains, snow-capped Kilimanjaro and the perfect volcanic caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater. It’s also a great spot for a family safari. In fact it gets even better if you choose to stay with Nomad Tanzania, which owns and operates outstanding small camps in some of the best wildlife areas, as anyone aged up to 21 benefits from child rates. Visit over October half term and book through Aardvark Safaris and you’ll even get two nights for free if you stay seven nights in a combination of their camps.

Here’s what’s on offer:

Mkombe’s House, Serengeti

A gorgeous private safari house in the wildlife rich Serengeti National Park. Explore this fabulous wilderness with your own dedicated safari guide and vehicle. Just for you and your nearest and dearest – you’ll have the flexibility to choose what you want to do when.

Mkombe's House - A gorgeous private safari house in the wildlife rich Serengeti National Park

Lamai Serengeti, northern Serengeti

Tucked away in the northern Serengeti with fabulous year round resident wildlife this lovely camp is in a great spot for the wildebeest migration between July and October. Lion are rarely far away and leopard stalk around the rocky kopjes and river lines.

Lamai Serengeti - Tucked away in the northern Serengeti with fabulous year round resident wildlife

Serengeti Safari Camp, Serengeti

If you really want a wildebeest migration fix then this is the place to choose. Moving every couple of months this little camp follows the wildebeest on their journey around the Serengeti. It’ll be in the best available position – even if that’s not where the migration is ‘supposed’ to be!

Serengeti Safari Camp - If you really want a wildebeest migration fix then this is the place to choose.

Kiba Point, Selous

A totally exclusive retreat at the heart of the wild Selous Game Reserve. Little changed since the Africa of early explorers, this park offers a truly off-the-beaten-track experience.

Kiba Point - A totally exclusive retreat at the heart of the wild Selous Game Reserve.

Kuro Tarangire, Tarangire

Six stylish tents just a stone’s throw from the Tarangire River where hippo and elephant abound. An area of wild and natural beauty – you don’t have to go far to encounter the creatures that call this place home.

Kuro Tarangire - Six stylish tents just a stone's throw from the Tarangire River where hippo and elephant abound. An area of wild and natural beauty - you don’t have to go far to encounter the creatures that call this place home.

Entamanu Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Crater

Perched high on the Ngorongoro Crater rim, this incredible highland retreat has spectacular views over one of Africa’s most iconic wildlife destinations. Fabulous wildlife drives with huge numbers of plains wildlife as well as wonderful walking safaris.

Entamanu Ngorongoro - Perched high on the Ngorongoro Crater rim, this incredible highland retreat has spectacular views

Chada Katavi, Katavi National Park

This classic tented camp sits far from the crowds, among the elephants and hippos who call this rugged and remote wilderness home. Katavi National Park is very much off the beaten track and Chada Katavi, free from frills and fripperies but with everything you need to be comfortable, is the perfect spot from which to enjoy some of the greatest concentrations of large mammals in the world.

Large hippo population in the river at Chada Katavi, Nomad Tanzania

Greystoke Mahale, Lake Tanganyika

Nestled between the shores of Lake Tanganyika and the towering Mahale Mountains, Greystoke Mahale has one of the most beautiful and dramatic locations of any camp in East Africa. Guests visiting this far flung Garden of Eden can track Mahale’s chimpanzees, swim in forest pools, enjoy kayak and dhow trips on the lake or simply relax in this extraordinary wilderness.

Mother and baby chimp in the trees at Greystoke Mahale, Nomad Tanzania

Any questions on October-half term with the wildebeest in Tanzania?

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What next?

We would be delighted to help you plan a holiday, or answer any questions if you’re at an earlier stage. Our team of experts have travelled widely throughout Africa. They can offer expert advice on every type of safari from family and beach holidays to riding and primate safaris.  If you would like to talk to someone who has been there and done it, please just send us an email or give us a call.

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