Why Visit Serengeti national park
Why Visit Serengeti national park : There are a thousand reasons why you should visit Serengeti national park especially given its status and its endowment. Below are some of the reasons why you should visit Serengeti National Park
The wildebeest migration
This is the only place where you will find the great wildebeest migration because of the uninterrupted nature. The experience is pretty humbling as you hear the animals rattling the ground and they journey to Masai Mara national park way before you even see them. The multitude of the beasts with zebras and other animals is more than you could ever find elsewhere.
Diversity of animals
The eco system of Serengeti Nationals Park is a mixture of woodland, acacia and so on that favors a variety of animals. You are most guaranteed to see a lot of variety her is Serengeti national park than another park in the world. It is also home the big five of Africa (lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and elephants).
Serengeti National Park derives its name from the word ‘Siringet’ meaning ‘the land that goes on forever’. The large expanse of grassland dotted with flat-topped Acacia trees give the Serengeti a moving sense of space that is so beautiful. And to punctuate it is a beautiful sunset every single day that colors the sky.
The Grumeti River
Depending on what time of year you decide to visit the Serengeti the Grumeti River is a place to look out for. You may be lucky to catch the herds’ death-defying jumps across the crocodile infested Grumeti and Mara rivers
The Serengeti national park is not only rich in animals but also in birds with a bird count of about 500 bird species recorded here. Any bird lover should definitely visit the Serengeti national park. While you are here you could catch birds like marabou storks, ostrich, crowned cranes, eagles, secretary bird, blue-cheeked Cordon Bleu, raptors and pink flamingoes at Lake Manyara.
The Oldvai Gorge
This is a significant place in the understanding of the evolution of mankind. This is where the oldest remains of man king were dug out from over 1 million years ago after being found by the famous east African archeologist Dr Louis leaky.
To meet the Masai Mara, the only tribe that has stuck with it cultural practices. Just like the Serengeti which has remained almost intact for the last million years even the Masai have stuck to their cultural practices unlike many cultures in Africa. These semi nomads open up their villages for visitors to experience their lifestyles in terms of food, music and dance, dress, crafts among others.