The Great Migration at Singita Lamai

If you’ve been following the blog for the past few weeks, you will have seen that we’ve been tracking the progress of this year’s wildebeest migration. Singita’s lodges in Tanzania are perfectly situated in the path of this epic annual event where over one million wildebeest and other plains game travel over 200 miles of grasslands, following the rains in search of better grazing.

The Great Migration at Singita Lamai The Great Migration at Singita Lamai

Having passed by Singita Faru Faru Lodge in early June, and then moving through the Serengeti to surround Singita Sabora Tented Camp and Singita Sasakwa Lodge, the herds have now reached Singita Lamai. As you will see from these amazing photographs, which were taken earlier this week, huge numbers of wildebeest have started gathering across the river from Singita Mara River Tented Camp.

The Great Migration at Singita Lamai The Great Migration at Singita Lamai

They began by crossing the river in small groups, but soon larger herds began to traverse the water, all the while threatened by waiting crocodiles. Greater numbers are expected to cross over the coming weeks, eventually crossing back over multiple times, possibly even into September. The annual migration will draw to a close at the end of the year, until only a few stragglers remain.

The Great Migration at Singita Lamai The Great Migration at Singita Lamai The Great Migration at Singita Lamai

Read Part One and Part Two of this year’s Great Migration Diaries, and find out more about Singita Lamai.


Similar blog Posts

Singita Pamushana Lodge, Zimbabwe

Stay a Little Longer at Singita Pamushana Lodge

Set atop a sandstone ridge that overlooks the Malilangwe Dam and lush mopane forests beyond, you’ll find Singita Pamushana Lodge; a luxurious and secluded safari property in a remote wildlife reserve in one of Zimbabwe’s most ecologically significant areas. It is a diverse and beautiful piece of Africa that is able to be preserved through…

Read More
Singita Serengeti with Kendra Vellante

Singita Serengeti Travel Diary

Kendra Vellante is a member of the team that represents Singita in the United States, and recently travelled from New York to Tanzania to visit Singita Serengeti and enjoy a glimpse of Green Season. Her whirlwind trip included stops at all six of Singita’s lodges in the area, many action-packed game drives and a touching…

Read More

Lodges and Camps

Wildlife

Food

Latest Wildlife Report

Singita Sabi Sand

With a time of plenty, may also come a time of loss for some species, the leopards in particular this month. As Nature finds her balance again from an extremely dry condition to a very wet summer, a balance of prey and predator unfold.  As large herbivores succumbed to the dry conditions, the carnivores gained...

Read More
View all Wildlife Reports

Videos from Singita

Latest Video

Singita Serengeti House - The Inspiration

Overlooking a well-visited waterhole on the south-eastern slopes of Sasakwa Hill, this welcoming exclusive-use retreat for families and friends is chosen for carefree private relaxation in a home-like atmosphere. This is a happy, vibrant place conducive to bonding and making precious memories in one of Africa’s most beautiful locations.

Community & Conservation
A Wildlife Showcase
All Videos