Great Wildebeest Migration & Gorilla in East Africa

Wildebeest Migration

Are you planning for the most amazing wildlife safari in East Africa? You can visit Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda where you will experience the great wildebeest migration and mountain gorilla experiences. Tanzania is famously known for the 3 safari parks which include Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Park.

The great wildebeest migration can be experienced in either Kenya or Tanzania. This experience is encountered every year in Kenya, Maasai Mara National Reserve that is bordered by the Mara River to Serengeti, Tanzania.

What month is the wildebeest migration?

The best times to see the migration are between December and March or between May and November. The migration is largely driven by the rains. Just remember that the rains are unpredictable so the wildebeest migration doesn’t operate on a set schedule.

What month is the Great Migration in Kenya?

The best time to visit Kenya is during the Dry season from late June to October (these are the best wildlife viewing months). The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Maasai Mara in August and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania.

Where do wildebeest migrate to and from?

Every year, more than 2 million animals (wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle) migrate in a clockwise direction across the ecosystems of the Serengeti (Tanzania) and the Maasai Mara (Kenya).

What month is the great migration in Tanzania?

From July – October is when the wildebeest are in the northern Serengeti plains, and you have a chance of seeing up to thousands crossing the great Mara River. As the sight of the wildebeest crossing the so dramatic, it is considered by many the most desirable time to see the migration.

Today, Eco Tours Rwanda has started new safari projects of offering bespoke luxury safaris offering wildlife trips and gorilla trekking experiences in East Africa. If you want to have the amazing great wildebeest migration in Kenya and Rwanda gorilla holidays, we can arrange for you this experience and we offer this trip with the stay in the luxury lodges and exclusive camps like Mahari Mzuri or Governor’s Camp and then the Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge in Volcanoes, Rwanda.

Then this year we have again launched the 10 Day Luxury Tanzania Rwanda Safari and this one has highest opportunity of being exhausted with the wildlife experience in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania and you will have 06 full stay nights in this park and staying in the pure Singita luxury game lodges and exclusive camps. On this holiday in Serengeti, Tanzania you will stay in two different lodges like Mara River Tented Camp and Sabora Tented Lodge or other Singita games of your choice.

Singita Game Lodge last year opened its door services in Rwanda, putting up 08 room lodge and 2 family room house and it has eased our combined safari from Tanzania to Rwanda. After wildlife holiday fly to Kigali, Rwanda where you will take unforgettable gorilla experience after having your two nights at Singita Kwitonda Gorilla Lodge and Kataza House that is set at the edge of the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.

The most experienced activity at the Volcanoes National Park is the mountain gorilla trekking either normal experience or you can go in for the exclusive experience like behind the scene in the park.

Besides the endangered mountain gorillas, Volcanoes National Park is also a home to many other attractions including the golden monkeys and many other monkey species. On addition, the park is also a home to the Virunga Volcanoes of which a hike to one of them is so memorable!

There are several activities that tourists indulge in on their visit in the park, among them golden monkey trekking, visiting the Dian Fossey Tombs, hiking the Virunga Volcanoes, cultural encounters like the Iby’Iwacu cultural village, Kwita Izina ceremony (baby gorilla naming ceremony every 24th of September annually), among others.

Volcanoes National Park can be visited all-year-round (any time of the year) but travels in the Park are always at peak in June, July and August, as well as December to February. However, travels in the park are low during months of March to May, and then November. Therefore, if you want privacy, it’s better to visit the park in the low season because during the peak season the park is always congregated by tourists from various countries.

The park has all types of accommodations to fit every traveler’s interest and desires; there are high-end accommodations, luxury, mid-range, and budget. Among the accommodations in the park include: Bisate Lodge, One & Only Gorilla’s Nest Lodge, Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel, Lebambou Gorilla Safari Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge among others.

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