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The 8th Wonder of the World!

The Great Wildebeest Migration is expected to unfold in Masai Mara Kenya any day next week from 20th June 2011.
The annual Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to Masai Mara in Kenya has started!

This is one of the greatest natural spectacles in the world, the annual movement of massive herds of wildebeest continues year-round in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.

Valid from June 2011
Prices from $1364 per person sharing
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The wildebeest spend the December to May rainy season in the southern Serengeti, nosing northwest before crossing into Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.

During June – July, the wildebeest encounter their first major challenge in their quest - the Grumeti River. When the river is dry it is reduced to a series of pools and the herds easily pick their way between the crocodiles and hippos in their depths. In wet years, the wildebeest are forced to plunge headfirst into waters inhabited by some of Africa's largest crocodiles.

Come July – September, the herds head north towards the lush plains of the northern Serengeti and the Masai Mara. Therefore the next stage of spectacular river crossings takes place at the Mara River any time between July and October. Hundreds of thousands of wildebeest may congregate on the banks of the river, and gaze dreamily at the green grass on the other side, anticipating their move.

Over the vast open plains of the Serengeti and deep rolling hills of the Masai Mara, the largest herd of animals on the planet move in a never-ending natural pattern in order to find food for survival. In a breathtaking spectacle, particularly from above, vast herds of gnu sweep across the East African savannah in an annual circuit, followed by hundreds of thousands of zebras, elands and gazelles – and the predators that feed on the rumbling masses.

Most dramatic is the mass crossing of the Grumeti River, where crocodiles wait to snap up unlucky wildebeest. This exceptional natural phenomenon is renowned as Africa’s greatest wildlife spectacle. The thundering hooves of the herds and the enormous clouds of fine red dust they leave in their trail have become an icon of the East African Safari.

Contact us to experience the awesome spectacle of the Great Migration on the vast plains of the Serengeti or in the spotted land of the Masai Mara. Depending on the time of year, game drives from our selective camps and lodges will do their utmost to place you in the midst of the thundering hooves. Watch in breathless wonder as the amassed herds plunge into the swirling waters of the Mara or Grumeti Rivers.

For a fantastic low season rate from US$1364 per person, for a 2 night flying package and additionally get a 3rd night absolutely free - contact us.