SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK - TANZANIA
Serengeti National park expands over 14,763 square kilometers prides in Countless wildlife and a proud home to the original home of the Great Migration Safari and known as the best wildlife sanctuary in the world. Other than the extra ordinally Great Migration in Tanzania, there is much more for you to explore and experience. Counting in big numbers, Serengeti National Park is proud home to over 4000 lions, 1000 leopards, over 550 cheetahs, a good 550 bird species and the beautiful scenery that envelop the Serengeti tree dotted savannah plains as far as the eye can see.
“Serengeti” to mean endless plains is one of the few natural places still left in the world with such exhalating wonders, wildlife and extra ordinally scenic views that will keep reflecting in your minds a lifetime.
The Serengeti national park is a picture perfect safari destination that fulfils wildlife travel dreams. With vast wildlife safari encounters on top of the wild beast migration, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is a place to see the big five including the Elephants, Rhinos, buffalos, lions, leopards and rhinos.
What to see & Do Serengeti National Park
For a place renowned for its majestic wildlife and birding opportunities, spending time on a game drive would be an added advantage. While on a Serengeti national park game drive, it never take long before you come across the big five at the right time while this is a true reward for a game drive any enthusiastic wildlife traveller wishes.
The Serengeti national Park is absolutely a massive national park in Tanzania, so it can be difficult to cover the entire park in a few days. You should decide what you want to see before going on a safari In Serengeti.
Air balloon safaris
Serengeti offers the best balloon safaris in Tanzania with the massive planes and wild animals. The experience involves you floating in a hot air balloon and witnessing the sunrise and wildlife packed action over the endless plains with an eagles view. You will also get a close view of the animals as the balloon goes down to treetop levels
Wild beast migration
The great wildbeest migration is considered one of nature’s wondrous spectacles. It is a time when hooved animals such as Wildebeest, Zebras, and Gazelles cross over the Mara River in search of food and fresh pastures. Many people flock to the Serengeti to witness the great migration unfold.
Over a period of time the great beasts tend to migrate from one place to another, the fight, the struggle for survival and the fitness determines who will win this battle amidst the giant crocodiles in the Mara River.
While, we think culture is a dress norm, fun for those eager to learn and discover, The Serengeti Visitor centre in the Seronera area provides information about the Serengeti, its history, ecosystem, and wildlife.
The Masai culture is rich in nature, food, dress language and medicine some interesting off the beaten track experiences to see and learn in combination with a Tanzania Safari
Serengeti national park in Tanzania harbours the famous Ngorongoro crater where a massive of wildlife in Tanzania calls home. The Ngorongoro crater is an 8,300 square kilometres wide area and part of the great rift valley of eastern Africa. A drive into the Ngorongoro conservation area is a collective and rewarding sight seeing wildlife destination with a variety of wildlife including the Rhinos that call Ngorongoro home.
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Best Time To Visit/Recommendations
Serengeti National park is an all year around safari destination in Africa, The Serengeti is always full of safari surprises no matter what time of the year. What matters is when and how to get to Tanzania for a safari in Serengeti national Park.
The Best time for safari in Serengeti is the summer time and chrismas holidays seasons (June till late October and December until end February) as these are the dry seasons in the Serengeti national park. These seasons present high chances for the wildebeest migration from Serengeti into the the Maasai mara while the weather is dry that makes it easier for spotting wildlife next to waterholes, same applies around lodges. The grass drys up and wildlife is easier to spot. However, you might have to perceiver with the crowds especially the serenora area.
Other Months of the year present a calm, less crowded game drives and safari lodges, super scenic views, lower rates and absolutely a great experience in the Serengeti national park.
Serengeti Tanzania Safaris That may Interest You
Great Migration safari.
12 Days | 11 Nights
Travel and watch as hundreds of thousands of wildbeasts & zebras with their young ones make their annual river crossing in search for food..
Safari Lodges in Serengeti National Park
Kichakani Serengeti Camp
Kichakani serengeti camp in Serengeti National Park has 10 luxurious tents, each a blend of modern comfort and traditional safari style. The tents are very large, come with electric lighting and a private bathroom with a hot-water shower. You have your own viewing deck to relax on, complete with easy chairs and a convenient table for an iced drink.
Kichakani is completely unfenced and located on the path of the Wildebeest Migration, this exclusive camp is perfect for couples and romantic travellers as well as those who want to immerse themselves in the awesome great migration safari experience.
Serian Serengeti Mobile – Lamai
Serian in Serengeti national park is an intimate camp with only four tents and a relaxed, family atmosphere, Serian Serengeti Mobile sits close to the Mara River in the Lamai Wedge for excellent game viewing.
It is a classic landscape and home to abundant resident animals including all the big predators like lion, cheetah, leopard, spotted hyena and, of course, massive crocodiles.
Serengeti Kati Kati Camp
Serengeti kati kati camp is also a mobile camp Ideal for those who want to experience an authentic safari, the camp offers a friendly and welcoming place from which to discover the Serengeti.
The 10 spacious tents at Serengeti Kati Kati offer all the necessary luxuries while maintaining an authentic safari feel. Each tent is fitted with either a king-sized bed or two twins and features an en suite bathroom with bucket shower and flush toilet.
Depending on the location of the camp, you may also enjoy fascinating cultural activities at a nearby Maasai village to understand more about their way of life
Olakira Camp in Serengeti national park offers guests nine classic walk-in safari tents that are spacious and eminently comfortable and feature a king-size or twin bed plus an en suite bathroom with a shower, wash basin and toilet.
Intimate & personal camp experience with excellent game viewing all year round. Migration sightings and it Moves between two popular locations while seeing spectacular river crossings or catch the dramatic Wildebeest calving season