EXPLORING SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Serengeti National Park, known for its massive annual wildebeest migration and Zebra seeking new pasture is located in northwestern Tanzania, bordered to the north by Kenyan border, Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the southeast, Maswa Game Reserve to the Southwest, Ikorongo and Grumeti Game Reserves to the west, and Loliondo Game Control Area in the Northeast and East is the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the entire world and cannot be compared for its scientific values and natural beauty with impressive habitat population of Elephant, lion, giraffe, cheetah, numerous crocodile, honey badger and bird species.
It was established in 1952 and it covers an area of 14,763 km2 of grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest, and woodlands. The park is divided into 3 sections that are the southern/ central (Seronera Valley) also known as “Serengit” by the Maasai is a classic savannah dotted with acacias and filled with wildlife, the Western Corridor marked by Grumeti River with more forests and dense bush and the North (Lobo Hills) that meets up Maasai Mara reserve.
Millions of wildebeest and about 200,000 Zebra herds migrate from south to northern hills from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains and then swirl the heavily marshy western corridor’s crocodile-infested Grumeti River while other moves northeast to the Lobo Hills which is home to black eagles.
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ACTIVITIES IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Serengeti National park is known for a famous and unparalleled wildlife experience. There are a number of activities you would with a Trip with AKITA Wild Tours and Travels which will include the;
- Wildebeest Migration Watching.
The wildebeest breed resides in the treeless grassland (Serengeti plains) and these constitute the largest population of big mammals. The migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest and over 300,000 zebra occur from the month of July to August and in November. Therefore, enjoy the Wildebeest watching by getting AKITA Tours and Travel Ready Package
2. Game Drives and wildlife watching.
Game driving lets you watch the hippopotamus walking on the grassland in the morning as well as the “Big Five” found in the Serengeti National Park with more than 3000 lions, 1000 African leopards commonly in the Seronera region, 5000 African bush Elephants mostly in the Northern region of the park and the Eastern Black Rhinoceros around Kopjes in the center of the park, African Buffalo with over 53000 individuals in the park.
The park also inhabits Cheetahs, Spotted Hyenas, East African Wild dog of 300 individuals, primates, bat-eared fox, ground pangolin, crested porcupine and many reptiles like the Nile crocodile, leopard tortoise, chameleons, African python, black-necked spitting cobra as well as black-and-white colobus can also be seen in the gallery forests of the Grumeti River of the park. Enjoy Game driving and Wildlife watching with AKITA Wild Tours and Travels Trip, Contact Us
- Birding / Bird watching.
Serengeti National Park is home to over 530 species of birds with the greatest number migrating to and through the park including the lesser Flamingo, Masai ostrich, guineafowls, Grey-breasted spurfowl, secretarybird, Kori, bustard, helmeted, martial eagles, oxpeckers and many other just waiting for you.
- Historical Seeing (Olduvai Gorge).
- Nature Walks
- Hot Air Balloon filming and photographic safaris.
- 14,750 km2
- Drive Distance:
- 7 hr drive away from Tourist town Arusha
- Tour Attractiona:
- Wildebeest Migration, Wildlife, Bird species, Maasai People and Their Culture, Olduvai Gorge, Moru Kopjes, Retina Hippo Pool, Grumeti River and Seronera River Valley.
- Tour Activities:
- Wildebeest Migration Watching, Game Drives, Hot Air Balloon Safari, Visiting Maasai People, Birding / Bird watching, Historical Seeing (Olduvai Gorge).
- Luxury lodges and mobile camps are found mainly in Seronera with research staff and the park's main headquarters, including its primary airstrip