Wildebeest Calving Season, Ndutu Serengeti
Calving season peaks in February and the best place to catch this striking phenomenon is at the Serengeti National Park in Ndutu Area. It's easy to predict the migration during this month as migrating animals like zebras and wildebeest give birth to their offspring. Mobile camps are fully operating during February when the action in safaris is at its heights. It's typical to see animals giving birth, as well as predators catching their prey. Besides following the migration, you can also do lots of activities at the Serengeti National Park. You can go for drives, ride hot air balloons, examine up close the Olduvai Gorge, engage in guided walks with the Masaais, and watch the abundant birdlife in the area. There are tons of mammals to look out for such as giraffes, elephants, hyenas, and antelopes. Visiting the Ndutu area wouldn't be complete without witnessing the wonders of the Serengeti National Park with your own eyes.
Tsavo East National Park
Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest safaris in Kenya. Since 1948, the park homes a wide variety of wildlife from birds, mammals, and predators. Herds of giraffes, hartebeests, gazelles, and zebras are typically seen in the area, as well as the Big 5. Some highlights of the park are the Galana River and the Yatta plateau, but there are also swamps, lakes, pools, and dams that visitors can explore. Tsavo East National Park is near beaches around Malindi and Mombasa, which makes it a popular choice for tourists who prefer a one-day safari activity. Besides stunning sceneries, you may also enjoy the selection of food at the park’s buffet. Tsavo East National Park is a must see if you’re visiting Kenya in February.
Samburu National Reserve
The short dry season from January to February is a perfect time to experience the wonders of Samburu National Reserve. The rainless savannahs are fit for guided walks and games. The number of visitors is lower than the peak months, allowing you to savor the beauty of the reserve without dealing with crowds. Many mammals like antelopes give birth during this season to benefit the abundant source of water and food. Being one of the most popular parks in Kenya, Samburu is where a wide variety of wildlife dwells. There are swamps, rivers, and hills that you can explore. Elephants, crocodiles, and hippos are just a few of the animals you can watch in their natural habitat. The Samburu National Reserve will stun you with its treasured nature and abundance of life.