The great wildebeest migration is one of the greatest wildlife shows on earth – this should be at the very top of every wildlife lover’s wish list. Tens of thousands of migrating wildebeest move en-masse in an extraordinary show of unity, crossing vast plains and rivers as they attempt to evade predators and seek fresh pastures. No matter your experience with African wildlife, the Great Migration will amaze you on your East Africa vacation.
Before you go on a safari to see the Great Migration, book with a reputable and experienced tour operator who can be dependable and honest about the safari, and all the services and offers that you can be accommodated during your remarkable experience while on safari, we can help you plan your safari and prepare all that you want during your trips like choosing the best accommodation, 4X4 land cruiser safari vehicle, and the best safari prices to all budgets.
Accommodation is a must for every traveler to the great wildebeest migration for Safari adventure, both Serengeti National Park and Maasai Mara National Reserve is a haven to the luxurious tent, midrange tents, and budget tents that can accommodate visitors throughout there long time awaited experience in Africa, all tents and lodges are equipped with all amenities travelers can use it for a perfect wildlife experience in the wilderness.
Once in Tanzania or Kenya, the Great Migration can be reached by road or small plane. Cars are usually used for game drives in Maasai Mara National Reserve and Serengeti National Park. For the best view, photography, and enjoyment during the migration, extended 4X4 land cruiser Safari vehicle, and open cars are the best options for this kit.
One of the major issues considered by the tourism destinations are ensuring safeties of the tourists and their belongings during their holiday in any of the destinations. East African tourism destinations including the destinations with Great migration of animals in Tanzania and Kenya has a great sense of safety to the tourists by ensuring their 24-hour security guards around the places that provide tour services to the tourists like in the accommodation areas and wilderness areas. Once you visit this destination your safety is assured.
As June arrives the wildebeest have often exhausted the Western Corridor’s best pastures and the herds begin to move further north. At this point, the migration often splits and one column passes west to Lake Victoria, another passing north through the northern Lobo area of the Serengeti. By July the countless herds have amassed along the swollen Mara River – a final barrier from the short sweet grasses of the Maasai Mara.
If you are trying to catch a river crossing at this time of year, you should try to locate yourself in either the Serengeti’s Western Corridor or its northern reaches; however, in some years being on the Kenyan side during these months offers the best views. Be warned that catching a crossing is unpredictable as the timing and duration vary widely each year. In some years where there has been little rain, few wildebeest actually cross the Mara River into Kenya. From August to October, the migration is usually dispersed across the plains of Kenya’s Maasai Mara. In some years a large portion of the herds remains in the Serengeti so we would recommend basing yourself in the northern reaches of the park during these months. From November to December the short rains summon the herds south across the Tanzanian border in November and usually by December the wildebeest are once again dispersed on the southern plains of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
In your holiday safari for the wildebeest great migration, it is important to bring some essentials that can be important in your holiday trip, such as the camera, because according to the safari, a tourist is not allowed to take anything other than photographs and leave nothing but footprints, so for your memorable Safari, it is important to bring along with a good camera, a good pair of binoculars, and sunglasses, canvas safari hut, lightweight solid-colored fleece, safari socks and gaiters, safari boots, safari trousers and shorts, safari jackets and fleece, safari shirts, and safari insect repellent will help you to have remarkable memories to keep for your trip. For more info about the great wildebeest migration kindly contact Gorilla Tracking Africa so we tailor your East African Vacation.