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New Delhi, India
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Wildlife help

Hi , I am planning a trip to Kenya and south Africa in end of October. I am a big fan of wildlife, so can somebody help me with the general questions of whether it's a good time to visit and things I should definitely do and not do. So a rough itenary would be great ! Trip would be for around 11 days , and whether Kruger is better or masaai Maara for the first time?

Nairobi, Kenya
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1. Re: Wildlife help

Masai Mara is far better for game then Kruger. Stick to either Kenya or south Africa. 11 days in Kenya - 4 nights Mara. 3 nights Laikipua. 2 nights Samburu 2 nights Nairobi.

Glasgow, United...
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2. Re: Wildlife help

you could do Masai Mara (Kenya) and Serengeti (TZ) this time,

and next time you could do Kruger (SA) and Okavango Delta (Botswana).

and if you do Masai Mara you may still catch some Wildebeest Migration (in Masai Mara & Serengeti) which is probably coming to end around october,

the experiences are different and truly amazing.

all national parks are very different, not only in terms of their inherent ecological character, but also in how they operate from a tourism perspective.

New Delhi, India
posts: 4
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Thanks guys, and I am going in end of October is that a good time for game in Kenya?

Nairobi, Kenya
posts: 29
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4. Re: Wildlife help

Yes its a good time for games as you will experience the last movement of Wild beest..Mara also hold the spectacular of some of the big cats (lion,leopard and cheeteh)as they chase the beessts.Also see the Crocodiles as they try their luck by chasing the beests inside the Mara river.

Nairobi, Kenya
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5. Re: Wildlife help

End of October is good, but there is no telling if the migration will be over or not. However you do not need to be there during the migration as at other times there is always excellent game viewing.

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