Witness the Great Mammal Migration in Tanzania and Kenya with Bushman Safaris

Witness the Great Mammal Migration in Tanzania and Kenya with Bushman Safaris

Mammal Migration

Witness the Great Mammal Migration in Tanzania and Kenya with Bushman Safaris

The Great Mammal Migration, one of nature’s most extraordinary spectacles, unfolds yearly against the rich, breathtaking landscapes of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. A truly unforgettable experience, witnessing this astounding phenomenon gives safari-goers an unparalleled connection to the heartbeat of East Africa’s thriving ecosystems. Our knowledgeable Bushman Safaris team is dedicated to providing our travelers with exceptional, tailor-made safaris, taking you on a once-in-a-lifetime journey across the vast African plains, following the thundering hooves of millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles as they embark on their annual, epic 1,800-mile trek.

The Great Mammal Migration is a year-round event punctuated by distinct stages offering unique sights, landscapes, and animal behavior. Our experienced guides are consummate professionals, finely attuned to the migratory patterns and the behavior of the staggering array of wildlife that animate these iconic parks. From the heart-pounding moments of wildebeest crossings at the Grumeti and Mara rivers teeming with hungry crocodiles to the thrilling predator-prey interactions that unfold across the spectacular savannahs, our safaris ensure travelers are front and center for some of the most remarkable moments nature has to offer.

As you venture with us on this captivating safari to explore the wonders of the Great Mammal Migration, we’ll provide fascinating insights, enriching experiences, and mesmerizing moments that will enthrall, educate, and inspire you at every step of the journey—creating memories to treasure and stories you’ll share long after your time in the wilds of East Africa has come to a close.

1. The Serengeti National Park: Witness the Majesty of Nature in Tanzania

Spanning 5,700 square miles, the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is the perfect setting for wildlife enthusiasts to catch a glimpse of the Great Mammal Migration. This UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts an incredible variety of savannah landscapes, riverine forests, and grasslands that provide the ideal backdrop to the migration’s epic tale.

We’ll lead you on a carefully curated journey, navigating the endless plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll witness firsthand the dramatic river crossings and the unforgettable sight of the massed herds gathering on their eastward journey. Our knowledgeable guides will ensure you’re perfectly positioned to capture the magic of the Serengeti and reveal hidden insights that deepen your appreciation for this awe-inspiring ecosystem and its diverse inhabitants.

2. The Maasai Mara National Reserve: Experience the Great Mammal Migration in Kenya

Once the migration reaches the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, the spectacle becomes even more impressive as the wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles begin navigating the Mara River’s treacherous waters and continuing their journey across the lush grasslands. The reserve is an extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, and it plays an essential role in the intricate dance of life and death that unfolds during the migration.

Our expert-guided safaris will grant you incredible front-row access to the thrilling river crossings, hijinks of predators in pursuit of their prey, and the breathtaking vastness of the Maasai Mara’s panoramas. As we share the astonishing realm of the Great Mammal Migration, we’ll take you on a journey of discovery and adventure that stays etched in your memory forever.

3. Predators in Action: Experience the Ultimate Wildlife Drama

The Great Mammal Migration is not just about the movement of vast herds across the plains; it’s also a time of heightened activity and excitement for the region’s predators. Lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, and other carnivores are drawn to the migratory movements, seizing opportunities for hunting and survival.

Our skilled Bushman Safaris guides will be your ultimate hosts and educators in the world of predator-prey dynamics, offering you a front-row seat to the enthralling theater that unfolds before your eyes. From the silent stalk of a leopard to the cunning maneuvers of a pack of hyenas, you’ll uncover the secrets and strategies of the region’s powerful hunters as they orchestrate their complex and fascinating hunting techniques.

4. Capture the Moment: Tips for Photographing the Great Mammal Migration

No safari experience is complete without capturing the stunning visuals you’ll encounter along the way. The Great Mammal Migration offers an unparalleled opportunity for amateur or professional photographers to capture stunning images of the colossal herds, dramatic crossings, and breathtaking landscapes.

Our Bushman Safaris team includes experienced wildlife photographers who can provide invaluable advice for capturing the perfect shot. We’ll share our tips for photographing the Great Mammal Migration, including optimal camera settings, understanding animal behavior, and choosing the best vantage points. Whether you’re seeking that perfectly composed landscape or aiming to immortalize an unforgettable wildlife encounter, our guidance will ensure you leave with a collection of stunning, awe-inspiring images to cherish for a lifetime.


Embark on a breathtaking journey with Bushman Safaris, delving into the heart of the Great Mammal Migration in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Experience the thunder of millions of hooves, the dramatic river crossings, and the thrilling dance of predator and prey, all under the guidance of our expert team. As you traverse the wild and vibrant landscapes of East Africa, you’ll create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime, forging deep connections to the natural world and the astounding feats of endurance and perseverance embodied by the Great Mammal Migration. Reach out to us today for your Uganda and Africa safari!

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

Download Ebook