The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya’s Maasai Mara: A Natural Spectacle Not to Be Missed


Experience the Thrill of Over 1.5 Million Animals in Search of Greener Pastures

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BY Jessica

Published on February 3, 2023

The Maasai Mara in Kenya is home to one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural phenomena: the Great Wildebeest Migration. This massive animal migration involves over 1.5 million wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles traveling from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in Kenya in search of greener pastures.Migration taking place in Masai Maraa

The migration typically takes place between July and October, with the wildebeests crossing the Mara River in search of fresh grass. The river crossings are dangerous, as the animals must brave strong currents and hungry predators, including crocodiles. However, this only adds to the excitement and thrill of witnessing this natural spectacle.

Visitors to the Maasai Mara can observe the migration from various luxury lodges and camps located within the national reserve. With guided wildlife drives and hot air balloon safaris, visitors can get up close and personal with the animals and experience the beauty and drama of the migration.

The Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s most popular tourist destinations and attracts visitors from around the world to witness this incredible event. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast or simply seeking a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, the Great Wildebeest Migration in the Maasai Mara is an unforgettable experience.

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