Stay ahead of the herds and find out where they are during the year with our weekly Migration Monday updates. We bring you real-time updates to ensure you always have an eye on where to stay if you’re interested in a Great Migration safari.
Towards the beginning of November, the Mara river is still the place to be with river crossings still happening.
Aside from the park being quieter, it is desperately dry at this time of the year. Game viewing throughout the Serengeti is phenomenal as the animals congregate to the water areas.
By October, most of the herds have reached the grasslands of the Masai Mara. It’s a short stint, however; in November, they begin their journey back to the southern Serengeti to be there in time for the green shoots on its plains. They arrive by December when the cycle starts to pick up again.
Stay ahead of the herds with our weekly Great Wildebeest Migration updates. Impatients Tours Tanzania have reported that the herds are yet again in a pretty identical position in the northern Serengeti area of Kogatenda and Lamai.
K Raman captured the great migration crossing the Mara River on the Masai Mara side heading back to the Serengeti. The Masai Mara is still busy at this time of the year, as it is a smaller area with a lot of camps! We always recommend sticking to the Serengeti between July and November, if you are looking to catch the migration.
Update from Miracle Experience Balloon Safaris Safari guide Hasnain Sajan captured the Great Migration heading towards Fort Ikoma and the Lobo Valley.
Update from Rachel Penn Rachel’s front-row seat gave her the opportunity to witness a huge group of wildebeest crossing the Mara River in the Northern Serengeti. Watch the video clip to see the raw power and survival instinct!
Update from real Masai Safari Tours Thousands of wildebeest and zebra relaxing at Sand River in Kenya, close to Serengeti National Park border.
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