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Safari guide Michael witnessed spectacular crossing in the Sand River, close to the GSU. The Government has deployed the General Service Unit (GSU) to all entry points to the Masai Mara National Reserve

Sand River Masai Mara is an ideal destination, at any time of the year, for those wishing to enjoy exceptional game-viewing. The National Reserve is best known for its large concentrations of big cats, such as leopard, cheetah and, of course, lion. Even the dramatic arrival of the Annual Migration merely adds to an already abundant resident wildlife that awaits discovery.

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July marks the start of the Mara River crossing as well as the mating season in the Serengeti

Safari guide  Firozdin Rafiq saw the great herds in the Kogatende in the Makutano area. However, with the heavy rains in the Nyamalumbwa area all the way towards the Gardenia Valley, the herds are expected to stay for a few more weeks on the Nyamalumbwa and Gardenia Valley plains.

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No wonder they call The Great Wildebeest Migration one of the Seven New Wonders of the World!

Elewana guests witnessed the river crossing action during their stay in the Sand River Masai Mara.

Whether it is walking safaris with experienced and highly knowledgeable guides or the sensation of being as close to nature’s daily fight for survival, the sensory feast that accompanies any visit to Sand River Masai Mara will no doubt rival anything experienced before.

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Hundreds of wildebeest were captured moving from the Kuka Hills and Bologonja area heading towards the Gardenia Valley. However, safari guides in the Western Serengeti reported, there is a large herd of the wildebeest and zebra in the Grumeti River on their journey to the Northern Serengeti

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A large herd of the Loita Migration was seen in the Naboisho Conservancy heading towards the Olare Motorogi plains.  

The Mara Naboisho Conservancy serves as a migration corridor for several hundred thousand animals between the Masai Mara National Reserve and the Loita Plains to the east.

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The great wildebeest migration herds in the Serengeti are moving closer to the Mara River. Due to the good weather, chances of Mara River crossing are very high.  

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Safari guide Firozdin Rafiq witnessed the herds in the Northern part of the Serengeti on the Bolongonja plains heading towards the Nyamalumbwa area due to the green posture after the heavy recent rains. 

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Serengeti Nomad safari guide had a drive from Kogatende to Klein's via Nyamalumbwa Hills and captured a large herd of the wildebeest moving long the Kuka Hills towards the Kleins. 

However, the woodlands all the way to the open plains is packed with the wildebeest grazing heading towards the Eastern side of the Bologonja Gate. 

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The great wildebeest migration was spotted in the Bologonja Ranger Post, an hour drive away from the Mara River

Anga'ata Migration - Bologonja Camp is set in front of a big plain you will most certainly be in the company of thousands of Wildebeest while enjoying your cup of tea in front of your tent.

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Safari guide Micheal Thomas witnessed the great migration on the Nyamarubwa Plains close to the Kaskaz Mara Camp

Kaskaz Mara Camp is a short drive from Kogetende Airstrip and the exciting Mara River viewing area. The camp proposes style and grace in the far northern Serengeti. Explore the intriguing wilderness on foot with the in-house armed walking guide; follow the tracks, smell the herds on the breeze and hear the crunch of fauna underfoot.

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We have always said that there is no 'best time' to be on safari!

Governors Il Moran Camp guests this week were in for a real treat with massive herds of wildebeest pouring into the Masai Mara Reserve from the Serengeti. As with any natural phenomenon, nobody can predict their movement and they've caught us all a little off guard - but the savanna grasslands are lush and a feast is ready for them. 

Let HerdTracker help you to track the movement of the migratory herds, allowing you to book a migration safari in order to experience the great migration first-hand. We’ve compiled a safari that will be perfect for you to explore the migration on:

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An avalanche of migrating wildebeest stormed into the Masai Mara National Reserve straight to the Mara River

On the rim of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment, overlooking the Mara Triangle, with vast amounts of animals, and most spectacularly the iconic wildebeest migration lies Angama Mara

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Safari guide Michael witnessed spectacular crossing in the Mara River

The crossing is from the Mara Entim Camp view. Situated in the heart of Kenya's Maasai Mara Game Reserve, near the Mara River - Entim Camp is right in the middle of the very best game-viewing areas. There’s actually no obligation to go out on game drives because you can sit in camp and watch the animals passing by right in front of you.

Experience one of Africa's greatest spectacles – smell the dust and hear the noise of thousands of animals crossing the Mara River in an epic struggle for survival:


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