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October 31, 2017

October is not necessarily thought of as the ideal time to visit the Mara – at least, according to most travel agencies.

July and August are deemed best for viewing the great migration. The sheer number of vehicles in the reserve at that time of year confirm its popularity. 20, 30, 40+ can align each side of the Mara River, hoping for a wildebeest crossing, all jostling for a clear view of the action.

Firstly, if you are like me, this is not your idea of a fantastic wilderness and wildlife experience, and secondly, animals don’t always obey the rules. // read more >