The migration period of the wildebeest in Masai Mara National Reserve
What is the best migration period of the wildebeest in Masai Mara National Reserve? The wildebeest migration in Masai Mara National Reserve involves large millions of the wildebeest crossing from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve by crossing the famous Mara River. Most of the tourist who comes to Kenya the wildebeest migration is the major highlights if their safaris.
The wildebeest migration happens in June however the Masai Mara National Reserve can be visited all time of the year however visitors should take note of the rainy season that usually comes during April and May when the Masai Mara National Reserve receives heavy rainfall leading to the abandonment of some of the camps that are found within the waterlogged areas of the Masai Mara National Reserve.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most loved and enjoyed wildlife destination in Africa with open savannah grassland and large junks of the Masai land which helps the movement of the annual wildebeest migration and the plains are large enough with grass to accommodate all the millions of the wildebeest that move from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
When mentioning Masai Mara National Reserve, visitors think of the great wildebeest migration and this makes it the most attractive and mentioned tourist attraction in Masai Mara National Reserve and thus the wildebeest migration comes first when visitors are planning their wildlife safaris in Kenya Masai Mara National Reserve.
The wildebeest migration in Masai Mara National Reserve doesn’t happen at the specified time and thus the tour operators need to use the tour operators who can properly guess the time when thus magical activity can take place.
This is because the wildebeest migration follows a particular pattern that is dictated by the weather and thus sometimes it may happen when the month is starting or at times happen when the months in ending.
Perfect timing of the wildebeest migration in Masai Mara National Reserve is best done by the experienced tour operators who will time this activity and make sure that you enjoy this activity in avery wonderful way.
Usually, the wildebeest migration period takes place between July and August and then September to October as the millions of the wildebeest cross the Mara River as they move from Serengeti National park to Masai Mara National Reserve.
While animals are crossing, they don’t follow a particular pattern when crossing the River and in fact, they move in a zigzag form.
Some of them fear crossing as the predators are waiting for them while others decide to turn back. You will be amused by these scenes of wonderful m joy and happiness moments especially after seeing this dramatic crossing.