Safari in August wildebeest Migration, Many people think that the great wildebeest migration only takes place once a year, but Great Adventure Safaris gives you the fact that the migration is an all year round , you can read our guide to great wildebeest migration to find out what happens month by month as every month offers a unique experience. In this article we give you a migration safari experience in August in Masai Mara Kenya and Crossing Mara River from Serengeti National Park, weather, wildlife, migratory movements and predator interactions, then you can make decisions on which side to witness the thunder of hooves from.
The survivors celebrate by feasting on the greener pastures in the northern Masai Mara national reserve, however this is the one of the extremely intense times to be at the Mara River as the carcasses of the Dead wildebeest, Zebras and the other crossing wildlife drift on the river banks as the crocodiles feast on the dead carcasses and this attracts hyenas, Vultures and marabou stork in to the river.
You need a passport to cross from Tanzania to Kenya mean while the wildebeest are exempted.
The national reserve is open to members of the public so for a more exclusive experience, head for the private conservancies that border the reserve.
Safari in August wildebeest migration – August is your best month to see the dramatic Mara River crossings in the Serengeti or Masai Mara.
August is very popular time for people to visit the park to witness the daily dramas of the Great Migration. As the dry season progresses, it becomes easier to see animals in the thinning bush. In terms of wildlife viewing, it’s hard to beat. Along with September, it’s the busiest and most expensive month to visit the reserve.
August is a hot and humid month as the dry season kicks into overdrive, August is one of the driest months of the year, and has the same cooler temperatures of July: average lows at night of 11C and highs during the day of 25C, The wildebeest herds will continue their search for lush, greener grass and by doing so, attempt to cross the dangerous, crocodile-infested water of the Mara River as millions of wildebeest and thousands of the Zebras cross the brown waters of the Mara River.
August is the most consistent month to view river crossings. The herds will be crossing an international border between Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara.
Book early on both sides of the Mara River. The Olakira Camp, Sayari Mara and the Mara River mobile camps are unique migration safari accommodations.
Great adventure safaris can help you tailor a perfect safari holiday to witness the wildebeest migration and also trek the mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda or go fishing on the Nile as part of your action packed African safari holiday.