This 7 days great Serengeti wildebeest migration is the best natural spectacle that takes place in Tanzania's Serengeti; the migration is a year-round event, but the most iconic and dramatic part of the migration takes place between July and August, when the wildebeest cross the Mara River. In this 7 days Serengeti migration safari, the Mara River crossing, which takes place during July and August of 2023 and 2024, is the most thrilling part of the migration. During this period, the wildebeest reach the banks of the Mara River and face the daunting task of crossing it to reach the lush grazing lands on the other side. The crossing is a treacherous journey, as the wildebeest face crocodiles and strong currents that can sweep them away.
The Great Serengeti Wildebeest Migration starts with a full-day game drive at Lake Manyara before heading to Karatu for overnight stay and dinner. Lake Manyara is a picturesque park famous for its tree-climbing lions, while Karatu is a charming town located near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.