Planning a Great wildebeest migration safari in Africa – Serengeti and Masai Mara
Planning a great wildebeest migration safari – When you are a first-time traveler planning a safari to see some of Africa’s greatest wildlife events you need to know where to go when to go, where to stay, and how long to stay as the wildebeest migration has a lot of miss conception and many tour operators will just take you to places regardless of where and when to go but our wildebeest hard tracker information which we get directly from the ground from Masai Mara and Serengeti and we will be in a position to give you heads up during July and October when the Wildebeest migration is at its peak of crossing and mass movement of angulates between the plains of Serengeti and Masai Mara in search for water and fresh and nutritious grass is on-going and this mass movement is made extraordinary by the supporting forces from predators along the way and during the mara river crossing which is one of the greatest obstacles during the great wildebeest migration
During the wildebeest Migration, Serengeti national park plays a host to some of the biggest predator sightings in the whole of Africa, some of the predators found along the migration routes include lions, cheetah, leopard, Hyenas, and the Nile crocodiles in the Mara River
Kenya’s Masai Mara and Tanzania’s Serengeti form the backdrop of the greatest wildlife shows in the entire Animal kingdom and we are proud to guide you on how to plan your safari to see the Mara River crossing, our expert Africa travel consultants will advise and tailor a safari to see the Migration
Where to go during wildebeest migration safari?
The fact is that there is no specific crossing point between Tanzania’s Serengeti national park and Kenya’s Masai mara across the mara river for wildebeest during the migration, the mara River section that separates Masai mara and Serengeti is about 395 km so each year the wildebeest use different crossing points but our experts over years believe that the Ndutu plains and Kogatende area are one of the best places to do during the annual great wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania
When to go during wildebeest Migration safari?
The wildebeest migration is all year round movement of wildebeest and other ungulates and the migration is graded into 3 stages wildebeest calving season, Wildebeest rutting season, and the Mara River crossing, the wildebeest Calving season starts from Mid- February to March, and the wildebeest rutting season takes places between May and April and the mara river crossing takes place between July and October