Safari Holidays to see the Wildebeest Migration
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If you are visiting either the Masai Mara in
December - February
This is the start of the migration. December and the following months see the wildebeest give birth to their young on the lush grassland of the Serengeti plains and 'Ndutu' region. Recommended
March - May
With the pasture thinning on the plains and the young sufficiently strong, the herds begin to move towards the central 'Seronera' area and the North West where, nourished by the waters of the
June - July
Having quickly finished the grazing in the Seronera area, the herds continue into the 'western corridor' - the area around the
Recommended Tanzania lodges; Singita Serengeti, Grumeti River Camp, Olakira Camp, Migration Camp, Klein's Camp, Mbuzi Mawe Camp, Ikoma Bush Camp, Lemala Camp, Sayari Mara, Kensington Camp and mobile camps in the northern Serengeti.
August - October
The wildebeest spend the next three months feeding on the plentiful grasses of the Masai Mara - a result of the long rains in April and May. The Serengeti is very dry at this time, and many of the resident animals (not in the wildebeest migration) make their way to Tarangire national park - where the permanent waters provide good year round grazing.
Recommended Kenya lodges; Little Governors' Camp, Kicheche Camp, Mara Bush Camp, Il Moran Camp, Cottars 1920's Camp, Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp, Mara Serena, and all lodges in the Masai Mara.
Having spent the summer months in the Masai Mara, the herds return south - back into
|Wildebeest Migration in Tanzania
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