Serengeti National Park Safari Tours
Serengeti National Park Safari Tours are exciting experiences of wildlife beyond imagination that give you a great opportunity to witness live action of nature. Serengeti national park remains one of the best national parks not only in Tanzania but the entire world. The park has the oldest and the largest ecosystem in Africa which is untouched. Serengeti national park is among the oldest national parks in the world which were declared in 1921 as a protected area to protect the population of lions and other big cats from hunters. Later in 1951 it gained its popularity and was gazetted as a national park. To date, Serengeti remains among the premium national parks in Tanzania located in the famous Northern Tourist circuit that is made up of four national parks. The four national parks that make up the Northern Tourist circuit of Tanzania include Lake Manyara national park, Tarangire National park, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti national park.
Serengeti was declared as World’s Heritage Site in 1981, later voted as 7th Natural wonders of Africa due to the famous Wildebeest migration. Serengeti national park inhabits over 2,500 lions, more than 1.5 million wildebeest, more than 53,000 buffalo and many more. All the African Big five are found in Serengeti national park those are Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalo, and Rhinos. The park is famous for its high population of predators especially lions and leopards. Other predators include Cheetahs, Jackals, Hyenas, Jennet cat and many more. You Serengeti national park safari tours is a fascinating encounter that gives you an open opportunity to be the eye witness of true African wildlife in their natural habitant. Serengeti national park safaris never disappoint and can satisfy your point of interest very well through using rightful local tour operator who will advise you on the great timing according to your activity of interest.
The Serengeti national park safaris are all year round safari packages that are enriched with great adventure. For a specific experience like the wildebeest migration timing is the best ideology in fact your tour consultant must be familiar with the entire circle of the wildebeest migration. Talking about Serengeti minus mentioning the wildebeest migration is like going to the airport for your flight without a flight ticket. The park is much famous due to the wildebeest migration and most guests who want to visit the park want to experience the great wildebeest migration.
However, the Serengeti national park safari tours is beyond animals and drop more to birds. Serengeti national park is home of over 500 bird species. Birders enjoy the park a birding paradise and get good news on the long list. The Serengeti Ecosystem homes five specials that cannot be found anywhere in the world. Birding can also be done throughout the year though the best months for birding is during the rainy season from March to May and November when the birds are breeding. It is from this time that the park receives migratory birds from different parts of the world. Serengeti also has 34 species of raptors hence making it one of the few destinations that such a great number of raptor species.
Do you love plants? Serengeti national park safari tours give you a good chance to enjoy the best rare plant species. There are over 314 plant species. These include different grass species, shrubs, and trees that are distributed across the national park. Some of the plant species are medicinal while others are true Africa native trees that are only found in Serengeti national park. The different vegetation types that form the endless plains of Serengeti national park has contributed to the wide range of plant species. The vegetation ranges from the short open grasslands in the Southern part of Serengeti around Ndutu Area where the calving season is done to the forested areas in the Northern park near the shores of lake Victoria where the rare Black Rhinos are found. The Seronera area also called the central Area is dotted with the Acacia trees and short grasslands hence attracting more wildlife. The dotted Acacia trees are home of the shy leopards and they are tree-climbing lions that are easily seen in the Seronera area.
Serengeti national park safari tours is enticed more with the park scenery which is composed of open plains, rivers and volcanic rocks also called Kopjes. The dotted Kopjes are the best spotting spots for the large pride of lions especially in the morning when they come there for sunbathing. The big cats also use these kopjes as their trapping territories for the prey which come around looking for green pastures and water at the kopjes. Taking the time and do Serengeti national park safari tours is a golden chance that gives you beyond expectations in the wildlife encounter.
Another good venture or experience during your Serengeti national park safari tours is the cultural tours. You will enjoy the local Maasai visit from the time you start your drive from Arusha till you reach Serengeti national park. The Maasai are the only true African people whose culture has remain traditional amidst all the impact of the current modernization error. Their lifestyle is true Africanism and they are the only people who have managed to leave in harmony with wildlife at the protected area with little impact on each other. They have unique cultures from their dressing codes down to the way of dancing, community organization and many more aspects of culture and tradition. Do not miss these locals when planning for your Serengeti national park safari tours.
Serengeti national park safari tours can be done in the four sections of Serengeti national park those are The central Region (Seronera area), The Western Region (Grumneti area), The Southern Region (Ndutu Area), and The Northern Region (The Mara Area).
The above four regions can be visited at different times of the year hence making Serengeti one of the parks that can be enjoyed throughout the year. The wildlife follows the rainfall patterns and each region is special on its own uniqueness. For example, guests can enjoy the Central Area in the seronera area throughout the year due to the availability of the fresh water supplied by the Seronera River. On the other side, Serengeti national park safari tours are best in the Western side of the park from May to June when the wildebeest migration is crossing the Grumeti river heading to the Northern part of the park. Southern Serengeti commonly known as the Ndutu area is famous for the calving season also known as the Calving migration. This happens from January to February before the wildebeest head to the Central Serengeti Area. And finally, the Northern region of Mara area is the climax of the world’s famous wildebeest migration that happens from July to August when the wildebeest cross the Mara River.
Hence good timing and planning of your Serengeti national park safari tours give great success of wildlife experience. Unlock your desire for ones in lifetime wildlife experience through our Serengeti national park safari tours. Talk to our consultants and they can send you tailor-made itinerary at budget-friendly costs. There are a great number of activities to enjoy during your Serengeti national park safari tours like Sunrise or morning hot Balloon safaris, Game viewing/ Game drives, Birding, Cultural tours, Wildebeest migration viewing, and Nature walks and many more.