Dry season & the Mara Crossing.

Mid-June – July to October/Northern Serengeti (Lobo bologonja and Kogatende) typically from mid-July, the majority of the migrating herds will have arrived at Kogatende area in time for the Mara River Crossing.

After depleting the grass and water in the western corridor and Grumeti. The Northern Serengeti remains relatively pristine when compare to the Seronera Central Serengeti, as well as its counterpart, Maasai Mara in Kenya as tourists have only begun to visit this area in the recent years, depending on the rain pattern, if it is a dry year, then the first herd of wildebeest can be at the Mara River by early July in a wet year, the herds would move slower, arriving by mid-August, the Northern Serengeti boasts of many kopjes, small hills and thick woodlands which provide plenty of hiding place for the big cats, though the leopard are more elusive in this area, lions and hyena can be regularly sported during the day, as well as cheetahs, other resident Wildlife includes Hippos, Giraffes, Impalas, Topi, Thompson Gazelles as well as large concentration of Elephants.

The Mara river crossing is indisputably a must see if you are an aid wildlife enthusiasts the sheer size and scope of this river crossing is astonishing, to say the least, a survival for the fittest as the wildebeests and the zebras attempt to cross the river with predators at every turn, it is important to note for those who plan to visit during this time of the river crossing that the exact time of the river crossing cannot be guaranteed, as the migration location will ultimately depend on the rainfall pattern. Also witnessing crossing require a lot of patience, as well as how many days you can spend waiting by the river bank, we typically recommend our guests to spend at least two to three nights in the Northern Serengeti on their safari. If they wish to see the cross during this time. Our experienced driver-guide who knows the area inside out will seek out the best location for excellent viewing of the crossing and to be here to give you the interesting facts and information about the migration and the northern Serengeti while you wait for the crossing.

During July to the beginning of October, the weather can be only and dusty. This is our winter in Tanzania, and the temperature can be as low as 5-10oC / 41-50oF in the early morning and evening while, the average temperature in the daytime can still be quite warm, between 20-25oC / 68-77oF.

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