One of my travel plans is to taking a safari in Kenya to see the amazing wildebeest migration in Maasai Mara National Reserve. Nowhere on the planet earth will you get a chance to see over a million wild animals migrating. This only happens in Maasai Mara National Reserves. The reserve is found in the remote, southwest part of Kenya, snuggled up to the Tanzanian border and, indeed, an extension of the even bigger Serengeti plains in Tanzania. Maasai Mara’s climate is relatively predictable, with enough rain, and with vegetation that makes it possible for the amazing annual Wildebeest migration of up to 1.5 million animals from the dry plains of Tanzania to happen.
At any time of the year, the Mara has abundant wildlife. Whether you’re watching the migration, or lions hunting, herd of elephants grazing, or hyenas squabbling with vultures over the carcass of a buffalo, you are in for a treat. Traveling through the reserve in August or even September, while the wildebeest are in possession is what makes visitors come to the Mara. With its plentiful vegetation and wildlife, the reserve first appear resilient to the effect of large numbers of tourists. The reserve is the most visited in East Africa.
When deciding where to stay in the Mara region, you need not to worry because all the conservatories and group ranches outside the reserve have great accommodation with excellent wildlife viewing. If you want to enjoy the best view of wildebeest migration, at some point you’re going to want to head to the Mara River to try to witness this one of the 7 wonders in the world.
I cannot wait to get the trip organised but having loads of fun researching. Anyone every been? Any advice on what to do, where to go, what not to do – all gratefully received.