About Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is a renowned tourist destination for anyone seeking an exciting safari in Tanzania. The vast Serengeti Plains are situated in northern Tanzania stretching over 5,700 miles2 to border Kenya's Masai Mara and Lake Victoria to the west.
Serengeti Park was proclaimed as the 7th Wonder of the world due to the great wildebeest migration that takes place each year. Serengeti is a Maasai word meaning the land of endless plain. Serengeti weather is fair all year round. It is usually warm and dry resulting in one of the most productive ecosystems on earth.
Best time to Visit Serengeti
The best time to visit the Serengeti National Park is during the great annual wildebeest migration. Over one million wildebeests and thousands of zebras and Thomson's gazelles migrate to the south.January-February for the wildebeest calving; June-September for general wildlife viewing with a chance of seeing the wildebeest crossing of the Grumeti River June-July.
The Serengeti plains are home to various other wild animals such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, giraffes and thousands of birds.
Serengeti National Park is a perfect place for game drives, bush dining, walking safaris and more exciting activities like hot air balloon safaris. For a fulfilling safari in Tanzania, you can always visit the neighboring attractions like the Masai Mara in Kenya, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Doinyo Lengai Volcano and Lake Natron.