Luxury safari in Serengeti national park
Luxury safari in Serengeti national park is among the best safaris around the northern part of Tanzania. Serengeti national park is known for the great wildebeest migration which takes place across the savannah plains of the national park. Herds of wildebeests as well as zebras and gazelles can also be spotted during the wildebeest migration.
There are different ways to plan a luxury safari to Serengeti national park and getting a package that is inclusive of game viewing activities, transportation during the safari and where to stay can be made easy by using a knowledgeable tour operator to plan for you the safari.
It is important to also pay attention to the budget for the luxury safari during the planning stage of the safari. This helps to organize for what is to be spent during the safari and also where to go and what to do while on safari.
Before the actual Tanzania safari to Serengeti national park, it is recommended that you get to know about Tanzania in general and learn about the destination. A few tips to know before the safari include what to wear during the safari, currency used in Tanzania, the tipping policy, when to visit and the type of safari you wish to engage in.
Tipping during safaris is also highly recommended after receiving services from different service providers while on the safari around Serengeti national park. in regards to the currency used during safaris, USD (US dollars) and Tanzania shillings are used for transactions around the country.
The wildebeest migration takes place annually and over 2 million wildebeests can be spotted across the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. Watching predators like lions, leopards and cheetahs is another exciting experience during the wildebeest migration as they hunt.
You can witness the wildebeest migration and also spot the big 5 such as lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos and rhinos during a luxury safari in Serengeti national park. Many other wildlife species can also be spotted during a safari around the park.
July to October is also a good time to visit Serengeti national park when the endless plains can be spotted around while on a luxury safari. The river crossings of the wildebeest migration can also be seen during the months from June to October which is also the dry season.
Serengeti national park can also be visited at different times of the year during luxury safaris in the national park. Among the requirements for safaris to the park include park entry fee which is 82.6 USD for nonresidents in the peak season and 71 USD in the low season for adults.
Among the activities to engage in during a luxury safari in Serengeti national park is the hot air balloon safari which is done over the plains of the national park watching as the different wildlife species roam and graze in the national park.
Serengeti national park is a destination which has a lot to offer for luxury travellers during their safaris including private safari drives during wildlife safaris, well experienced and professional guides who accompany you during the trip and welcoming staff who attend to your every need in the comfort of your lodge or tented camp.
Luxury lodges are also at your service during the safari in Serengeti national park and they offer services such as spas, swimming pools, private bathrooms, balconies with views of the park and also water holes where wildlife species can be spotted as they drink water.
During your stay in Serengeti national park, you will also enjoy beautiful views. Other activities which you can enjoy during your luxury Serengeti safari include walking safaris, game drives and also bird watching safaris.
- Game drives around Serengeti national park during luxury safaris are carried out at different times of day and include morning game drives and can also be carried out in the afternoon and some of the wildlife species which can be spotted during safaris include elephants, wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, kudu, impalas, waterbucks, giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas, hippos among others.
- Luxury Serengeti safaris also involve nature walks or walking safaris which can be done on foot as you enjoy exploring the wilderness of Serengeti national park and getting a closer view of the surroundings in the park.
- Bird watching is also done during safaris to Serengeti national park which has over 500 bird species.
How to get to Serengeti national park
There are different airstrips which can be used for access to Serengeti national park and they include Kogatende airstrip in the northern part of the national park, Seronera airstrip in the central part of Serengeti. Other airstrips include Grumeti airstrip, Sasakwa airstrip, Lobo airstrip, and also the Fort Ikoma airstrip.
Another way to get to Serengeti national park during the safari is by driving.
Apart from a luxury safari in Serengeti national park, there are other destinations around Tanzania which you can visit during a holiday and these include the beautiful Zanzibar island which has white sand beaches and a number of activities to engage in during a holiday.
There are many other wildlife viewing destinations found in different parts of Tanzania to visit during safaris and they include Lake Manyara national park, Tarangire national park, Selous game reserve, Ruaha national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Katavi national park, Mahale national park among others.
Visit Serengeti national park and enjoy luxury and comfort in the vast savannah plains during your safari.