No video or photo does the migration justice! Charlene captured thousands of wildebeest and zebra close to the southern Serengeti on the border of the Ngorongoro Conservation area. Coastal Aviation pilot Lucas Assenga spotted a large herd of the wildebeest looking like ants in the distance, scattered southwest of the Ndutu airstrip. Benjamin Yaato captured the herds right in front of the camp this morning. However, a large number of herds is on the Makao Plains. The migration was seen matching along the Lake Masek in the Ndutu! The great herds are scattered all over the Ndutu Plains from the Hidden Vally towards the Southern part of Ndutu. However, the Ndutu area all the way to the Naabi Hills andRead More
Lead safari guide Allen Mollel saw the great migration in the southern Serengeti heading towards the south-west of the Ndutu plains during his morning game drive. Safari Guide Jamal Mzava and guests were treated to a view of thousands of wildebeest grazing close to the Nasikia Mobile Camp. From the 01 December – 31 March, Nasikia Mobile Camp is situated in the Small Marsh special campsite. This location is close in the midst of the great wildebeest migration as they graze on the southern Serengeti Plains. Mattigeyer captured the great herds in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is the calving season – prepare yourself for lots of wobbly babies and lots of heartbreak as predators swoop in. Captian MasudiRead More
Kiprotich Jona Cheres captured the herds on the Western Serengeti plains close to the Kirawira Serena Camp. About four days back, the wildebeest were seen in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park, close to the Grumeti Camps including the &Beyond Grumeti Tented Camp, Grumeti Serengeti and Singita Explore. For the past few months, the herds have been moving through the area. There is still a great presence of the wildebeest in the Grumeti Reserve. Ross Couper spotted the herds during his game drive on the Serengeti plains. The herds were seen making their way to the Grumeti Reserve in the Western Serengeti National Park. Some of the wildebeest have settled into the Moru Kopjes on their long trek to the Southern Serengeti short grass forRead More
The herds were spotted on the border of Tanzania passing the Mara Serena in the Mara Triangle. There are some things that just have to be done in a lifetime and hot air ballooning over the Masai Mara wildebeest migration is one of them. There is little that can match the aesthetic appeal of a huge colourful balloon rising like an airborne out of the pre-dawn darkness into the first rays of the sun. Niamh captured the herds in the Masai Mara heading towards the Serengeti during her hot air balloon safaris. Thousands of wildebeest are trooping back to Kirawira Plains between Kirwawira Luxury Tented Camp and Grumeti Airstrip. Thank you to Herd Tracker for this week’s update! Want to join usRead More
It had been raining for the past two days and the area beyond Sundowner Hill is very wet. A large herd was seen moving from the Nyasirori plains heading towards the Sundowner Hills. However. some herds were heading to the Grumeti Reserve. Masai Mara is the northmost point of the great wildebeest migration. Over two million wildebeest migrate through Tanzania and Kenya in search of grazing opportunities. During Elvis visit, the Mara River was dry – making it easy for the movement of the wildebeest. A large herd of the wildebeest was seen grazing at Nyasirori plains in the Western Serengeti. The herds will soon move towards the Grumeti Reserve, Grumeti Airstrip and the Sundowner Hill. A small group of theRead More
Grimus was offered a front seat to the Great Wildebeest Migration during her stay at the Sarova Mara Game Camp in the Masai Mara. The migratory heads were heading back into the Serengeti National Park. The zebras lead the way as more than 1.5 million wildebeest migrate to the Southern Serengeti. The Migration is on the move in the Western Serengeti! A large group of herds has been seen at Kirawira Western Serengeti on the move towards the Southern Serengeti. Prediction is: they will soon be seen in the Central Serengeti! This is the route they use every year to make it to the Southern Serengeti plains. Great wildebeest migration crossings continue at point No 0 from the north towards the Southern Serengeti. Thank you to Herd TrackerRead More
CLOSE CALL!! It’s November and we’re still seeing amazing crossings at Makutano Junction between 7 and 8 crossing point under the watchful guidance of Frank Gabriel. November might bring rain, but it’s still a good time to see the wildebeest in the Serengeti. Most of the herds have moved back into the Serengeti and can be found in the Lobo, Mbuze Mawe and Seronera Valley areas. Safari guide Elia Edward spotted the herds crossing point number 7, which is up North on the Mara River and just 15 minutes away from Sayari Camp. Cooler weather with showers is to be expected. There is still some last-minute action on the Mara River in the Serengeti. The last wildebeest herds from the Maasai Mara are makingRead More
Jennifer witnessed the incredible wildebeest herds crossing the Mara River in search of greener pastures. The Mara River crossing is not over yet in the Masai Mara! Mohammed Essam captured a medium crossing in the Masai Mara River. The wildebeest herds are heading back into the Serengeti. Thank you to Herd Tracker for this week’s update! Want to join us for a safari? Get in touch with your trusted travel agent or make an enquiry with us.