The month of January is notoriously difficult to anticipate. There is a lot of migration from north to south as the herds wait for the first Serengeti rains.
A hot and humid summer month with average temperatures ranging from 15°C (59°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).
- Wildebeest Migration Movement
Between Lobo and Naabi Hill, wildebeest herds converge on the Serengeti's eastern edge in January. The herds are on the move in search of good grasses for their young.
- Predatory encounters
Because it is calving season, big cats visit in January.
- Accommodation options
Depending on the conditions, it is recommended that you stay in the city centre and only travel north or south from there.