Imagine vast expansive plains with endless horizons, seas of pale yellow grass rippling in the warm breeze, gnarled acacias twisting to the sky and vultures circling on thermals overhead. Now imagine all of that plus thousands upon thousands of baby wildebeest and zebra.
The migrating herds generally start calving (giving birth to their young) in this month, so the plains are full of baby wildebeest, baby zebra and baby gazelles. This will happen in the far south of Tanzania, in the Serengeti National Park.
Subject of countless documentaries, the Serengeti is perhaps most famous for the Great Migration, which each year sees up to two million wildebeest cross the plains in search of good grazing.
11 3/4 hours (via Nairobi)
Emirates, Kenyan Airways & Qatar Airways
The best time to travel.
A good time to travel, but there may be some factors to be aware of.
Travel is possible, but this is not the best time of year.
Travel is not recommended.
Snow or ski season.
Read first-hand tips and advice from our travel specialists.
Start planning your tailor-made itinerary by contacting one of our specialists online or by phone...
Our offices are open during the following hours:
Receive news and offers from Audley
Registering email address...
Interested in a career in travel with Audley? For information on positions and how to apply, click here to visit our careers website.