National Park

Home to iconic wildlife and the Great Migration, where the untamed African wilderness comes alive with incredible wildlife and stunning landscapes. 

About Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania is a renowned wildlife sanctuary spanning over 14,000 square kilometers. Its vast grasslands, acacia woodlands, and rocky kopjes are home to diverse wildlife, including the Big Five and other iconic species like cheetahs, giraffes, and zebras. The park is famous for the annual Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles traverse the plains in search of fresh grazing areas, creating a remarkable spectacle.

Additionally, the Serengeti has a rich cultural heritage, with indigenous Maasai communities living nearby, adding a unique human element to the park’s natural beauty.

Visitors to Serengeti National Park can enjoy thrilling safari experiences by 4×4 vehicle, on foot, or even by hot air balloon. The park’s diverse landscapes provide opportunities to observe predators hunting and witness large herds of herbivores crossing rivers.

Serengeti National Park is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, hosting over 500 bird species, from soaring raptors to colorful songbirds. Beyond its wildlife, the park’s untamed wilderness captivates with its awe-inspiring landscapes, embodying nature’s wild essence. where nature remains overwhelmingly wild and awe-inspiring.


The dry season (June to October) offers sunny skies, easy wildlife viewing around waterholes, and the chance to witness the dramatic river crossings of the Great Migration. However, this is also peak season with higher prices and crowds. For a quieter experience with lush landscapes and newborn animals, consider the shoulder seasons (January to February or April to May). Just be aware that April and May are the wettest months, with the possibility of heavier rain showers.

Here are some of the best things to do in Serengeti National Park:

1. Go on a game drive. This is the best way to see the vast array of wildlife in the Serengeti, from lions and elephants to giraffes and cheetahs. You can choose from morning, afternoon, or full-day game drives.
3. Take a hot air balloon safari. Get a bird’s-eye view of the Serengeti plains on a hot air balloon safari. This is a truly unforgettable experience that will give you a new appreciation for the park’s size and beauty.
5. Visit a Maasai village. Learn about the Maasai culture, a semi-nomadic pastoral people who have lived in the Serengeti for centuries. You can visit a Maasai village, meet the people, and learn about their way of life
7. Go birdwatching. The Serengeti is home to over 500 species of birds, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. You can see everything from eagles and hawks to storks and flamingos.
2. Witness the Great Migration. If you’re lucky enough to be in the Serengeti during the Great Migration (roughly July to October), you won’t want to miss this spectacular event. Millions of wildebeest and zebra thunder across the plains in search of fresh grazing.
4. Go on a walking safari. Explore the Serengeti on foot on a guided walking safari. This is a great way to get up close to the wildlife and learn about the park’s ecology.
6. Relax at your lodge or camp. After a day of exploring the Serengeti, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of your lodge or camp. Many lodges and camps have swimming pools, restaurants, and bars where you can unwind and reflect on your safari experiences.

Fun facts about Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti gets its name from the Maasai word “siringit” which means “endless plains.” Aptly named, the whole ecosystem covers a massive 12,000 square miles!
The Serengeti is the only place left in Africa where large-scale animal migrations still happen. The Great Migration sees over 1.5 million wildebeest and 250,000 zebra on the move for greener pastures.
The Serengeti isn’t all grasslands. The park is home to the only active volcano in the area, the Ol Doinyo Lengai, which is nicknamed the “Mountain of God” by the Maasai people.
Not only abundant in prey, the Serengeti boasts the largest concentration of large predators in Africa, possibly even the world. Look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, and hyenas!