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Safari Trip to Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park is the oldest and one of the largest National Parks in Tanzania. Serengeti National Park is the most visited park in Tanzania famous for massive migration of the Wildebeests and large herds of animals including Zebras, Elephants and towers of Giraffes. Serengeti remains the best place in Tanzania and East Africa to see Lions and the Wildebeests.
What to see on Safari Trip to Serengeti National Park
The Great Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti National Park
You will have an opportunity to witness the Great Migration, this happens every year which involves over 1.5 million wildebeests and thousands of Zebras migrating from the southern parts of Serengeti National Park plains and Ngorongoro crater to the southern parts of Masai Mara National Park in Kenya and back to Serengeti National Park. This involves the wildebeests and Zebras rearing their young ones, this is not simple given the fact it is more of 3000 miles journey which tiresome making it a life and death migration, many die due to exhaustion giving a chance to other carnivore animals to ease their search for food like Hyenas, Cheetahs and Lions. Of the above dry months August and September are the best months to see the Great Migration given the fact this is good time as well to experience the river crossing during the migration, late October the rains will resume in Tanzania and the herds will start their journey back to southern parts of Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro crater grassland plain areas.
Wildlife in Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park has a diverse variety of habitats ranging from grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest and woodland. These are home to various wildlife which include wildebeest, zebra, lion, gazelle, giraffe, spotted hyena, leopard, elephant, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, jackal and aardwolf. The park is also home to about 500 bird species which include ostrich and black eagle among others.
The Big 5 animals in Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is home to Big 5 animals which include Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinos and Buffaloes. You can as well choose to see these animals up close through a walking safari tour at the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and discover lions, elephants, giraffes, crocodiles and more exotic animals in their natural habitat.
The Wildebeest Birthing in Serengeti National Park
Witness the wildebeest Birthing in Serengeti is one of the best documentaries to shoot in this park, this happens in the later days on January into early February every year. Approximately 8000 young wildebeests are born every day during the peak of the wildebeest birthing season in Serengeti.
What is the best time for Safari Trip to Serengeti National Park?
The best time to visit Serengeti National Park is during the dry season period that is between the months of July to early October every year. During this period the wildebeests and Zebras migrate to the North plains the southern part of Masai Mara National Park to search for fresh vegetation and water and late October the rains will resume in Tanzania and the herds will start their journey back to southern parts of Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro crater grassland plain areas.
Where to stay on Safari in Serengeti National Park
Lodge options to stay in during your safari in Serengeti National Park range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options in Serengeti National Park include Mwiba River Lodge, Mwiba Wildlife Reserve, Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti Lodge, Singita Sasakwa Lodge and Zawadi Serengeti Safari Lodge.
How to get to Serengeti National Park
By road: Serengeti National Park is located 236km North West of Arusha and can be reached by car in 4 to 5 hours by car. By Air: There are daily scheduled flights to the seven airstrips operated by the Serengeti fly-in.
Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
What is the best time to see wildlife in Tanzania?
Sighting wildlife in Tanzania is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari in Serengeti National Park?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on Trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about booking a Safari Trip to Serengeti National Park.