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Deciding the Best Time for Tanzania Migration Safari

Many researchers have stated that there was a time when wildebeest migrations were common in various parts of the world. But a modern visitor has to travel to Tanzania to experience and observe wildebeest migration live. The internationals who have experienced the natural event called the event as the World Cup of Wildlife. You can always plan Tanzania Migration Safari to observe over 1.4 million wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebra migrate from Serengeti to Masai Mara in Kenya in search of quality food and clean drinking water. However, you must schedule your Tanzania Migration Safari appropriately to see millions of wildebeest in action.

Normally, Tanzanian wildebeest migration is hugely impacted by rain. In Tanzania, rainy season starts in October and continues till May. The season starts with short rain falls and features occasional torrential thunderstorms. But the heavy rainfall in April makes the region unsuitable for camping expeditions and safaris.  When the rainfall is an inadequate, the wildebeest start migrating to Kenya early and ahead of normal time. Hence, you must avoid visiting Tanzania in April, and schedule your trip according to the rainy season.

Once the rainy season is over, the wildebeests start arriving at Masai Mara. The zebras first arrive at Masai Mara to feast on the green and fresh grass. Other wildebeests track for the region gradually through various routes and tracks. After arriving in Masai Mara, the wildebeests remain in the region from July to October. Many internationals tourists visit Masai Mara during the four months to observe millions of wild animals in their nature inhabitant. You can always plan the Tanzania Migration Safari during July to October to join other international visitors and tourists.

But you need to visit Tanzania during January to March to see millions of wildebeest cows dropping their young within a few weeks. Many international tourists plan Tanzania Migration Safari during January to March to over 300000 claves scattered across miles of short-grass plains. The predators also arrive on the short-grass plains to consume the calves without any hassle and restriction. Hence, you can consider travelling to Tanzania during January to March to observe wildebeest birthing and watch predators in action.

WAPO African Safaris helps international tourists to explore Tanzania throughout the year. In addition to helping visitors to experience the thrill of Tanzania Migration Safari, we also make all arrangements to make their stay comfortable and pleasant. We allow visitors to choose from an array of safari plans according to their choices and interests. Also, we deploy native guides and support staff to keep the tourists comfortable and safe throughout the Tanzania Migration Safari.

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