Wildebeest Migration

Witness Nature’s Greatest Show – Serengeti & Maasai Mara

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Migration Movement Calendar in Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem

June to Mid-July:
Serengeti Western Corridor

  • Experience the drama as the herds migrate towards the Western Corridor towards the North Serengeti, drawn by the promise of the first river crossings. 
  • Witness the adrenaline-pumping spectacle as the wildebeest brave the Grumeti River, facing off against hungry crocodiles in a battle for survival. 

Mid-July to Aug:
The Mara River

  • Be part of the action as the herds converge upon the Mara River, the final frontier separating Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Maasai Mara. 
  • Watch in awe as thousands of wildebeest take the plunge, navigating treacherous waters teeming with lurking predators. 

Sept to Oct:
The Northern Serengeti

  • Immerse yourself in the rhythm of nature as the wildebeest repeatedly cross and re-cross the Mara River, driven by instinct and the quest for fresh grazing. 
  • Follow the mega herds as they start moving back from Mara to Norther Serengeti  

Oct to Nov:
The Return Journey

  • Transverse alongside the herds as they bid farewell to the Mara and embark on their return journey southward. 
  • Witness the circle of life in action as the wildebeest traverse the Serengeti once more as they head towards Southern Serengeti and settle in Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the upcoming Calving Season

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