The Great Wildebeest Migration it’s an annual events of enormous herds of grazers across Northern Tanzania and Kenya it’s actually a spectacular event which involve more than two million of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles rolling through the Serengeti and Masai Mara ecosystems in search of green pasture and water.
These events begin across the great plain of Serengeti in April searching for water and nutrient grass. They face a lot of challenges on the way from predators, such as Lions, hyena, cheetah, leopard, and crocodile when crossings rivers.
Wildebeest migration has different season and sometime are not accurate due to the changes of weather.
May and June, rain season end on May and dry season begin from the south and east of the Serengeti National park, the dry season it’s a key to louche the event. This usually starts in April or May, the herds begin to move north and west, though not as one group but they split. Some will head to the Western Corridor and the Grumeti River before continue to north, and some may also go up through the Loliondo area, and through the Seronera area onwards to Lobo Area.
July to August
This is the best season to witness the Big migration/crossing. Simply because between July and August, is when the wildebeest move into Kenya’s Maasai Mara by crossing the Mara River. These will be your life time experience, if your dream is to see the Big Migration/crossing this is the best time for your safari.