The Unexpected Second Wildebeest Migration in Mara

If you missed the spectacular wildebeest migration season between July and August, then you have a second chance; Maasai Mara Game Reserve is witnessing a second leg of migration.

Tourists are now trooping back to watch thousands of wildebeests migrating back from Serengeti plains in Tanzania to Mara, two month after they left.

The unexpected migration has provided another opportunity for tourists who did not witness it in the usual season (July – August) to plan their trips back to the world`s famous National Reserve.

The second migration affirms Kenya as a true home to authentic safari, as endorsed last week by the World Travel Awards (WTA) which voted Kenya a world leading safari destination during a grand final held at Doha, Qatar.

Ay s survey reveals that most lodges and camps in Mara have already started recording high business ahead of the Christmas festivities.

“This second migration is a Christmas gift to enthusiasts who missed the season to witnesses the migration, we are calling on both the international and local tourists not to miss this second chance” says Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Managing Director Muriithi Ndegwa

The annual Wildebeest Migration at the Maasai Mara and is one of the remarkable wildlife attractions that make’s Kenya one of the best wildlife destinations in the world.

Kenya’s most popular attraction, the Mara was awarded its title for its sheer volume and variety of game.