Everything you need to know about the Serengeti Great Wildebeest Migration

The Great Migration is an ongoing event in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park where a huge herd of 2 million big grazers (wildebeest, zebra and various antelope) make their way around the park following the rainfall in a roughly circular route in search for fresh pastures. It is often heralded as the most spectacular natural event on the planet today.

I will go in depth in the pages below, but as a brief overview, the wildebeest begin their journey from December — March in the south of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Ndutu) for calving season. In April — June they begin to make their way up the western corridor (and some move through the central Serengeti Seronera region), and by July they are usually expected up in the north (Kogatende/Lamai) where you get the Mara River crossings in the Serengeti (and some herds carry on to Kenya’s Masai Mara) all the way through

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