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The triangle of the Hidden Valley is surrounded by thousands of wildebeest

25 Apr 2018 from Maasai Wanderings

The triangle of the Hidden Valley is surrounded by thousands of wildebeest. 

In the meantime, a small group of zebra is migrating between the Naabi Hill Gate to Simba Kopjes. The herds will soon be on the move!

Credit: Ranger, Mbaraka Mkwepo

The Loita migration is enjoying the lush green grass in the Naboisho Conservancy

25 Apr 2018 from Asilia Africa

Due to the heavy rains in Kenya, the rivers are flooded and the Loita migration is enjoying the lush green grass in the Naboisho Conservancy. 

Credit: Ranger, Nicholas Semeyioi

A big group of the migration is in the Central Serengeti

25 Apr 2018 from Real Masai Safari Tours

A big group of the migration is in the Central Serengeti, Seronera. The herds will be migrating to the Seronera area in May. 

Once the long rains (as they are known locally) are steady, the herds will head north all the way towards the Mara, with some herds moving quickly to the Serengeti's western corridor. 

Credit: Ranger, Ken Leyian

Wildebeest and zebra are spread around the Shamba la Maharage

25 Apr 2018 from Maasai Wanderings

A large number of the wildebeest and zebra are spread around the Shamba la Maharage, heading towards the Hidden Valley and the Kusini area. 

Credit: Ranger, Charles Mwanisawa

Good number of herds roaming in the Barafu Kopjes

18 Apr 2018 from Dennis Minja

Dennis Minja just returned from his morning game drive and reported that it's been a peaceful morning in the Serengeti. 

He spotted a good number of herds roaming in the Barafu Kopjes, where they seem to be enjoying the fresh new grass.

- Image by Dennis Minja
- Image by Dennis Minja
- Image by Dennis Minja

Due to the heavy rain in the Maasai Mara, the Loita migration is still roaming in the Naboisho

18 Apr 2018 from Asilia Africa

Due to the heavy rain in the Maasai Mara, the Loita migration is still roaming in the Naboisho Conservancy.

Credit: Ranger, Senchura Kaleku

With loads of rain in the Ndutu area, the wildebeest are in green grass heaven

With loads of rain in the Ndutu area, the wildebeest are in green grass heaven! The plains and the woodlands around Ndutu are full.

The last few days, the Ndutu Safari Lodge has been surrounded by peaceful grazing of the wildebeest and zebra. In the meantime, the Lake Ndutu is full and deep too, which makes the daily lake crossing quite dramatic. 

Credit: Lodge Manager, Ainslie

Hundreds of zebra are heading towards the Seronera area

The wildebeest herds are scattered all the way from the Ndutu, Gol, Naabi Hills and Mawe ya Simba, up to the Namiri Plains.

In the meantime, hundreds of zebra are heading towards the Seronera area. 

Credit: General Manager Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Simon Kisangi

Heavy rains continue to fall in the Serengeti

16 Apr 2018 from Lemala Camps

Heavy rains continue to fall in the Serengeti plains.

Thousands of wildebeest and zebra were seen on the Namiri Plains enjoying the lush, green grass. 

Credit: Ranger, Baraka Willium

- Image by Baraka Willium
- Image by Baraka Willium
- Image by Baraka Willium

The herds were spotted enjoying the green pastures in the Ndutu area

15 Apr 2018 from Serengeti Nomad

The herds were spotted enjoying the green pastures in the Ndutu area.

- Image by Serengeti Nomad
 

Lodges closest to the herd right now

Picnic at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

3 km

from herd

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

$ 389

per person per night

Lemala Ewanjan is a deluxe seasonal camp with 10 beautiful suite tents set along the western slopes of Makoma Hill within the game-rich Seronera Valley in a secluded part of Central Serengeti. The camp offers breathtaking views of the Serengeti plains and its prolific wildlife, sunsets and sunrises.

The Seronera Valley is renowned for fantastic year-round game viewing due to abundance of residence cats. Between April and June and November through January the area receives the wildebeest migration, turning the area into an exciting wildlife paradise. All the popular game viewing areas of central, southern or western Serengeti are easily accessible from the camp but after a busy day guests are always delighted to return to the privacy and solitude that the camp offers.

Discover Africa Safaris

7 km

from herd

Mara River Kati Kati Tented Camp

$ 150

per person per night

The camp offers comfortable accommodation and a unique opportunity to enjoy a real safari camp experience. This camp is located in the north of the Serengeti a mere10 minutes drive from the Mara River.

The camp consists of cosy mess tents located in the centre of the camp where meals are served. The campfire is ready every evening for appetizers and snacks before dinner.

There are 10 double and one family tent, all of which are incredibly spacious, with a large king size bed or twin beds. En suite bathrooms have a flush toilet, hand basin and shower with hot water. Lights are powered by solar with a back up generator.

Serengeti Wilderness Camp Tent Exterior in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

11 km

from herd

Serengeti Wilderness Camp

$ 340

per person per night

Serengeti Wilderness Camp is a ‘seasonal’ camp located in the heart of the Serengeti National Park. The style of camp is simple but with every comfort being taken care of. Seasonal camps have the benefit of being able to move to some of the best game viewing areas of the park and every three to six months we move to a new location. We work under Park’s guidelines and the camp is truly eco-friendly.

Comprising just ten spacious tents, we provide comfortable beds and quality linen, with en suite eco-friendly toilet and bush-shower off an intimate dressing room area. Lighting is by 12-volt (solar powered) with bedside lamps provided. The tents each have a shady verandah, where guests may relax and read quietly or perhaps watch birds and animals.

Discover Africa Safaris

11 km

from herd

Kananga Special Tented Camp

$ 199

per person per night

Situated at the foot of the Banagi Hills in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, the Kananga Special Tented Camp is a comfortable and reasonably priced tented camp based in Seronera. Surrounded by an abundance of wildlife and spectacular views, Kananga overlooks a beautiful savannah dotted with the East African thorn tree.

Each tent comprises of twin beds dressed in the finest traditional Indian cotton, Maasai blankets and furnished with carpets, bedside table and luggage racks.

An en-suite toilet and open air shower and your very own verandah are standard for each tent, in addition to ambient LED reading lights provided by the camp’s solar energy facility. Our communal mess tents are the ideal spot from which to sit back and relax after an exciting day’s safari and watch the zebras crossing Banagi Plain at sunset.

Discover Africa Safaris

12 km

from herd

Ndutu Wilderness Camp

Price on Request

December to March typically coincides with ‘calving season’ in the Serengeti and Ndutu Wilderness Camp is ideally located so visitors can view this spectacle. Nestled under shady trees, on the Ndutu plains, this camp allows guests to enjoy the wealth of wildlife that has made these sun-soaked plains so renowned.

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