Introduction to Serengeti National Park

Home to Africa’s Big Five and famously known for the Great Wildebeest Migration. Serengeti National Park is a vast World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife.

Home to over 2 million wildebeest, 4,000 lions, and approximately 500 birds, specifically, the Serengeti National Park offers adventures like no other.

Why visit Serengeti National Park

  • Serengeti National Park is rich in wildlife and is home to the world-famous Great Migration.
  • It is a haven for safari-goers and houses the renowned Big African Five—the Lion, Leopard, Black Rhino, Cape Buffalo, and Elephant.
  • There are various safari activities that you can enjoy here, such as game drives, walking safaris, hot air balloon safaris, and more!
  • Besides the rich wildlife, you’ll also be amazed by Serengeti’s natural beauty. Its landscape is simply breathtaking!

Getting to Serengeti National Park?

By Road

Serengeti National Park can be reached by road from Arusha. The journey from Arusha takes around 335km/8 hours drive.

By Air

There are daily scheduled flights to Serengeti National Park from Arusha and Dar es Salaam with Auric Air, Coastal Aviation, and Precision Air.

Best Time to visit Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of Africa’s most famous national parks and is available all year round.
If the Great Migration is high on your bucket list, then there are a few things to note when planning your visit.
The Great Migration is in Southern Serengeti from December to March, while the Calving Season occurs from late January to February.

In June, the Western Serengeti is best to see the Migration crossing the Grumeti river, and from mid-July to the end of October, the Mara River crossing is the best time to visit.

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Things to do in Serengeti National Park

If you’re looking for an incredible adventure, look no further than Serengeti National Park. A park fuelled by activities and adventure.

Wildlife in Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is one of the most beautiful and wildlife-rich regions in the world, with a wide variety of amazing animals calling it home.

Birds in Serengeti National Park

If you love bird watching, look no further than the Serengeti National Park. Hundreds of bird species bring color and noise wherever you are.

Landscape in Serengeti National Park

Serengeti’s savannah plains are legendary, stretching to infinity. They are strewn with rocky outcrops, interrupted by acacia trees—a landscape like no other.

Where to stay in Serengeti

If you’re planning a trip to the Serengeti, there are many great places to stay that will help make your experience unforgettable.

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Top questions answered for Serengeti National Park

Serengeti is unlike anywhere you’ve been before. So, you have questions. We’ve been visiting for decades. So, we have answers.

The price of your Safari is determined by several factors, including; how many people you will be joining, the style of accommodation, and whether you wish for a small group tour with others or a private tour by yourselves.

Easy Travel offers different accommodation styles to suit your budget, from basic accommodation-style tours, comfort accommodation-style tours, comfort plus accommodation-style tours, and luxury accommodation-style tours.

For a better understanding of the costs involved. Take a look at the below guide.

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Our tours range from 1 day to much longer trips. Based on previous visitors, they always wish they could have stayed longer.

We highly recommend our 7-Day Tanzania Classic tour, which will give you an insight into the National Parks of the Northern Circuit and ensure you get the most out of your Tanzanian Visit.

Read More: How many days should I spend on safari in Tanzania?

Your time in Serengeti National Park will be unforgettable, and our sole ambition is to ensure you maximize your time on a stress-free getaway. Like any country, visitors are recommended to be vigilant… Especially when the monkeys are by your tent!

So use common sense and ensure your valuables are hidden or put in a safe provided by your accommodation. Our driver guides ensure you are safe at all times and will guide you through any queries.

To maximize your time in Tanzania, we recommend some popular safari tours, including the Tanzania Classic.

Over seven days, you will adventure through the Serengeti plains, ascend the Ngorongoro Crater’s crater rim, and sail through the trees of Lake Manyara.

So while you can visit Serengeti National Park, we recommend getting in touch to learn more about our tour options.

It is always recommended to seek medical guidance from a medical practitioner before departing on your adventure, as they will best be able to guide you on medication and preventatives for Malaria.

Malaria is not found in the Serengeti, but several other insects can be avoided. Precautions are made by most accommodations to provide Mosquito nets. We also recommend bringing your repellent spray and wearing neutral khaki colors.

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There are so many stunning accommodation options when it comes to the Serengeti. The choice is yours.

We are big fans of tented camps to experience the wilderness of Tanzania. Be sure to check out our where-to-stay guide for more information.

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Tanzania is advised on the map as a low-risk country for Yellow Fever. Yellow Fever endemic countries border us; therefore, a Yellow Fever vaccination is mandatory to conform with requirements.

You can learn more about Yellow Fever from the below link.

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Packing for the Serengeti is an adventure in itself. The days can be warm, and the nights can get cold, so research temperatures and the best time to visit.

We have also included this useful blog on the essential items to pack. Click here.

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The Serengeti offers adventures all year round, and the Migration is at the top of most people’s lists.

Both the River Crossing and Calving season have their adventures, but it depends on you. The River Crossing offers something that many will never see on National Geographic. However, the Calving season brings out plenty more predators with easy targets at bay.

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Visiting the Serengeti alone is a big bucket list tick in our eyes. Throwing in the Great Wildebeest Migration and witnessing it from above in a hot air balloon is worth thinking about.

Our guests said they loved their Balloon Safari in the Serengeti and would highly recommend it.

And did we mention there’s a champagne breakfast once you land?

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