SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Serengeti is the leading tourist attraction in Africa for three consecutive years (2019, 2020 & 2021). it has an area that spans over 12,000sq miles, it supports the largest number of wildlife than anywhere else on earth.
The wildebeest great migration takes place annually at the Serengeti with over 2 million wildebeest and thousands of zebras on the move. Witness the spectacular river crossings, predator-prey gameplay that sees wildebeest and zebras challenge death at the jaws of the largest Nile crocodiles. The best place to see the big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo).
Being one of the 7 wonders of the world, the park has unique species of birds, animals, and plant life. The landscapes are stunning ranging from woodlands to grasslands. The endless plains are so vast that the park was nicknamed a sea of grass.
ATTRACTION AND ACTIVITIES AT SERENGETI
Attractions and activities found in the Serengeti include the Kopjes, Vast grasslands, the great migration, the river crossings, calving, game drives, ballooning, bird watching, horse riding, photography, and filming.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SERENGETI
The best time to visit the Serengeti is during the dry season, from June to October when animals are plenty and visible since the grass is much shorter.
June and July are the busiest months and most rewarding game drives. Calving season happens from January to March giving you the perfect time to witness the big cats in action.
The migration begins in late February and the river crossing begins in July to September. February to April sees fewer visitors as it is the wet season. Short rains however appear from late October to mid-December.
LOCATION & HOW TO BE IN SERENGETI
Serengeti is located in the Northern parts of Tanzania, the park is accessible by road from Arusha(Tanzania’s safari capital) and it takes a 5 – 6 hours drive to get there. Fly-ins are also available to the Serengeti which takes less than 1 hour from Arusha or Kilimanjaro respectively.