What to see / attractions in Serengeti
what to see/ attractions in Serengeti. Serengeti national park is well endowed with multiplicities of what to see and what to do they range from wildlife done in game drives, birding safaris,masai cultural encounter, wildebeest migration, sites, olduvai gorge, moru kopjes, hippo pools and so many more.
There are many attractions in Serengeti Park Tanzania which include the following:
Serengeti national park is a park that is well endowed by mother nature and it major attraction is the wildlife. One of the major attractions in Serengeti National Park are the large mammals. Serengeti National Park perhaps habits the highest concentration of large mammals in the world, chances are you will most likely to spots giraffes, elephants, hippos, lions, wildebeests, zebras, antelopes and so much more.
The 500 and more species of birds that call this place home are another sight to behold. Serengeti Park Tanzania not only caters for the animal lover but also the twitcher with species like the secretary bird, ostriches, flamingos, eagles and so much more. Such bird species are also part of the major attractions in Serengeti National park.
The Wildebeest Migration
The wildebeest migration has been described in so many ways by so many people but above all it is one of the 7 wonders of the world. This yearly journey of over 1 million wildebeests, zebras and other animal can only be a great experience in the Serengeti national park and maybe its extension the Masai Mara National park in Kenya. As these animals trek for miles in search of greener pastures, and fresher water, there is no better attraction than this. The wild beast migration has been one of the major attractions in Serengeti national park as many travelers have been seen flocking the park to catch a glimpse of this migration.
Maasai Mara People
Serengeti Park Tanzania is not only home to a long list of animal s and birds but it is also home to the Masai Mara people whose tribe and traditional practices have barely been touched just like the park itself. These people still carry out all their rituals, and practices which makes them an exciting and authentic attraction to look forward to while in Serengeti National Park.
The Olduvai gorge is another attraction that is significant and is located in the Serengeti national park. The Olduvai gorge is where the oldest remains of early man were dug from about a million years ago by Dr Louis leaky the famous East Africa archaeologist, this discovery changed the understanding of the evolution of man.
The moru Kopjes scattered around the Serengeti are a perfect place to catch the black rhinos. These protruding rocks around the park offer shade and disguise for the many animals and predators.
Retina Hippo Pool
The retina hippo pool where you will find large schools hippos dipping in this pool. They are so many that ever so often fights break up.
The Grumeti river is a popular attraction especially during the wildebeest migration, the site is spectacular as millions of beasts try to cross the river to Masai Mara the river is infested by many crocodiles and it is survival for the fittest as the animals try to make it across. Sometimes it is all peaceful and calm as animals just take a sip of water from the banks. It is a spectacular attraction.
Seronera River Valley
The Seronera River Valley is another attraction that provides postcard perfect views of the Serengeti. The whole region, surrounding the river, is overflowing with unique flora and fauna. This valley is a summary of the entire Serengeti- there are the rivers, the gorges, the mountains, and the animals.