The five settlements that make up the Ikoma Wildlife Management Area (WMA) are located on the western edge of the Serengeti National Park between the Serengeti National Park and the Grumeti and Ikorongo Game Reserves. Ikoma is a 242 km² wildlife conservation area that is home to animals that migrate from Kenya’s Maasai Mara Game Reserve and Serengeti National Park.
The Ikoma area boasts large herds of antelope including Patterson’s eland, klipspringer, dikdik, Zebra, gazelles, lion, impala, leopard, cheetah, hyena and other larger mammals like the rhino, giraffe, elephant and hippopotamus due to the proximity of the Serengeti National Park.
When to visit
The are climate is warm and dry. The tropical rainy season is from March to May, with short rains from October to November. Average temperatures vary from 14 degrees to 28 degrees Celsius. The coldest temperatures are experienced from June to October.