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The Great Migration in July

Experience the Spectacle of the Great Migration in Serengeti in July

In July, the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania comes alive with one of nature’s greatest spectacles: the Great Migration. This awe-inspiring event sees millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other herbivores embark on a journey in search of greener pastures. Here’s everything you need to know to witness the great migration in July.

Location of the Great Migration

The Great Migration in July spans various locations within the Serengeti ecosystem, ranging from Grumeti in the western corridor to the Mara River in the north. Additionally, key areas include the Ikoma Area, Ndabaka, and Ikorongo Game Reserves. Each location offers unique chances to witness different stages of the migration.

Weather and Wildlife

These conditions are ideal for spotting various animals, including lions, cheetahs, and leopards, preying on migrating herds.

To make the most of your Great Migration adventure, consider participating in a variety of activities available in the Serengeti:

  1. Balloon Safari in Northern Serengeti: Soar above the plains of the Serengeti in a hot air balloon for a bird’s-eye view of the migrating herds and the stunning landscape below. This memorable experience offers a unique perspective on the plains and beauty of the Serengeti.
  2. Walking Safaris in Ikoma: Embark on a guided walking safari in the Ikoma area for an up-close encounter with the Serengeti’s flora and fauna. Guided by experts, these safaris offer a chance to walk through the wilderness, fostering a deeper connection with nature.
  3. Night Safari in Ikona Wildlife Management Area: Venture into the wilderness after dark on a thrilling night safari in the Ikona Wildlife Management Area. Equipped with spotlights, you can glimpse nocturnal creatures like hyenas, civets, and owls as they roam the savannah at night.
  4. Safari in Serengeti: Of course, no visit to the Serengeti would be complete without embarking on traditional game drives. Embark on a safari with a skilled guide to seek out the Big Five and witness the remarkable Great Migration.

Choosing the Right Accommodation

Moreover, for unparalleled access to the Great Migration in July, consider staying at Mawe Lodges’ camps, such as Mawe Camp and Gnu Migration Camps. Additionally, located strategically near northern Serengeti and the western corridor, these camps maximize guests’ chances of seeing the great migration. Plus, their comfortable accommodations and exceptional service ensure a memorable and immersive safari experience.

Ready to Explore Serengeti in July?

Indeed, with its awe-inspiring landscapes, wildlife, and thrilling activities, a visit to the Serengeti during the Great Migration in July promises an unforgettable adventure.

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