Grumeti River
Grumeti River
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Archie
Glenmoore, PA7,731 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Travel with an experienced guide to view the Wildebeest migration at certain points from the river. We went with easy travel and ombeni as our guide. He took us to multiple spots along the river to see the migration. Its amazing to see the herd stampede through the river. Hungry crocs awaiting a meal. We even saw hippos, herons around.
Written June 30, 2023
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chistopher
Arusha Region, Tanzania28 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2012 • Friends
Serengeti National Park as the famous National Park and very unique in Africa it may offer you a different looking all year round! As one of the huge National Park with different attractions in different season, Grumeti River which is in the Western side of Serengeti is here where most of Travelers especially those who arrange their holidays with professional Operators in Tanzania. Is here where they will start to experience the River Crossing by different animals from Wildebeest, Zebras and even other more!
Not only looking for crossing but also is here where the Grumeti River is real active during June and July as during this time of the year is raining season in Western Corridor of Serengeti as during the rest of the year this area is dry and less active but with other attractions including residents animals and other different animals. Is here in Grumeti River where the huge Crocodile are very active during the Migration passing and compete with each other to find the food from any of those animals who are coming to the River for Crossing or drinking!
The best and special place to visit in June and July while animals are rooming around around but not only for those Migration animals but as well as different species of the Birds from small as Finch to Big scavenger birds as Marabou Storks, Vultures, Eagles and even other different which you can subscribe if you're not a birder!!
For those who are very interesting and well concentration of Wild life and nature the Grumeti Area is well attractive and well alive during this period and very interesting which doesn't hide anything and which it will never left you behind without value your day in each single moment you will have here!
The Western Corridor is among of those those area form the Heart of Serengeti National Parks and makes the Serengeti to be well known and become a Seven Wonders in the World!

Its very difficult to explain much from my heart as a professional Travelers and as a professional Guide with East Africa National Parks by writing through internet but if any one may be interesting to pick any details from me or guiding I'm willing to explain more and give more information!

Don't miss your holidays in Serengeti where here people meet with real Nature!! Once life time experience!!!
Written March 16, 2013
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MASERO TOURS, TARIME
Tarime, Tanzania15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Friends
• The western corridor, a wedge of land along the Grumeti River, which reaches to within 8km of Lake Victoria
Written August 16, 2019
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podrozniczka60
New Jersey16,140 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2011 • Couples
An important game crossing and of course a good place to watch the animals. Just have your camera ready and enjoy. Occasionally one can discover more excitement than they bargain for.
Written November 10, 2011
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pandula w
London, UK64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Friends
We observed many Wilderbeast and Zebra making the river crossing, it's not as wide as the Mara river, but still worth the experience
Written August 7, 2018
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stevengreen696
Liverpool, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
We were on our way to Ngorongoro crater but the river was flowing OVER the bridge instead of under it. Half an hour later all was back to normal and we were on our way.
Written March 28, 2018
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Grace580
Dunedin, New Zealand27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015 • Friends
Having seen pictures of the wildebeest migration actually being at the Grumeti River was an exciting and awesome experience. Having flown in Cessna planes we were treated to views of the migration from the sky as well. Phenomenal! Many other animals to enjoy seeing too. The airport is quite busy and glad to see new facilities are being built (with the promise of better toilet facilities too!!!). If staying overnight remember to put thorn bushes around the aircraft tyres to keep the hyenas away.
Written July 15, 2015
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UKARIMU
ARUSHA20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2013 • Friends
you heard of great annual migration? ...Grumeti river is in the western corridor of serengeti, the great wildebeest migration cross the river annually en route to the maasai mara kenya, here you will experience hippos killing wildebeest...the crossing of the Grumeti River by the great migration is spectacular!!!!
Written August 5, 2013
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Charles M
Tampere, Finland5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2012
Grumeti river is a long river that provide water and shelter in the Serengeti National park, it is also when the nature meet, pray and predators near the river go there for water and sometimes turn to be a hunting ground and playing ground for some animals
Written November 23, 2012
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Dileep S
Bridgewater, NJ68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2012 • Solo
I just got back from a fantastic trip from the Grumeti river, staying there for 2 nights. This was organized as a custom trip for me by Proud African Safaris. They gave me a very experienced guide who knew what to look for, in fact he was an ex park ranger.

The timing was nearly perfect as the migration was just happening. We saw a spectacular sight of the game between the wildebeest and the crocodiles. We saw the wildebeest flocking to drink water, while suddenly the crocodile would try to grab a wildebeest, while the wildebeest will retreat in panic. Simply a magnificent sight indeed. It was simply like a game, and we saw the crocodile succeeding at the 4th attempt.

The migration will now of course be in ful swing here, so the sights will be even better, but we loved watching this game between the wildebeest and the crocodiles. Also along the river you can see chopped heads of wildebeests, a picture that clearly reminds you that at Serengeti, it's not just the fittest who survive but it is also the luckiest who do.

Great trip, beautiful place, and fantastic guiding by my Proud African Safari guide. In fact, I was by myself to watch this spectacle, as the guide new where to take me. So we watched this spectacle for over 2 hrs all by ourselves, before other tours started catching up.

So folks who are planning, don't miss this place, but also remember, ts all about timing.
Written July 28, 2012
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