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Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

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Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

Hello,

We were planning to visit Serengeti and trying to decide between Mid June or Mid July. Can someone suggest what would be a better time to see the migration and possibly a river crossing over the Grumeti? We are planning to use Roy's Safaris and plan to spend 2 nights in Central Serengeti and 2 nights in Western Serengeti.

Thanks

Murali

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1. Re: Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

The best time to see the so called "Great Migration" is January February March when the herds gather to give birth around Ndutu plains.

River crossings take place in various locations between April and November in the west and north. Much more uncertain that you hit the right day.

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2. Re: Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

For mid-Jun to mid-Jul, splitting time between west (better in June) and central (good both months) is the way to go. Granted by mid-Jul some or most of the herds may be on their way north, but easy to do a daytrip up there from Central Serengeti.

River crossings at Grumeti are always 'iffy' especially if no water. Crossings generally, no guarantee even for the Nat Geo photogs who present those amazing 1/hr TV specials... they had spent 2+/yrs out there with many days of nothing happening.

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3. Re: Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

Thanks for the feedback. Unfortunately those months are not an option due to school schedules. That leaves June to Aug as the only options for us

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4. Re: Serengeti in Mid June of Mid July

Thanks for the feedback. May I ask what time of the year you visited Serengeti and your experience with seeing the migration?

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