The Mara River flows through Kenya and Tanzania in the continent of Africa, intersecting the migration path of wildebeest and other animals in the Serengeti-Masai Mara game reserves.
Zebra, hippopotamus, elephants, vulture, rhinos, lions, and many other animals are all around the Mara River as well. If every day does not bring you thousands of wildebeest, there are so many other animals to enjoy on your safari no matter which spot you choose to visit!
July to November. This is traditionally thought of as the best season to view the migration. Between July and August, the wildebeest move into Kenya’s Maasai Mara, crossing the Mara River in large numbers. These river crossings are among the most sought-after moments of the migration.