Last updated 2019

This guide provides all the information needed to plan a great migration trip, no matter what time of the year it is. It explains what each season brings for the wildebeest and where you can expect to see them. The guide sheds light on why the wildebeest in this region follow the migratory route and what impact humans are having on their environment.

In this guide:

  • Route maps highlighting migratory routes
  • Season by season guide to the great migration
  • How to book the right safari for your needs
  • Travel planning including climate, what to pack and safari FAQs
  • How to extend your trip to Tanzania and Kenya after your safari

Our Great Wildebeest Migration guide is designed to help you easily decide where you should go to maximise your chances of seeing the migration. Too much information can sometimes be overwhelming, so we’ll give you a general overview and help you take the first steps towards your dream safari.

Authors
Anthony Ham, Björn Persson, Julie Olum and Dr Joseph Ogutu
Editors
Karam Filfilan
Destinations
Tanzania, Kenya

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