The Serengeti is definitely well known a National Park and the most commonly identified safari destination in Tanzania. The Serengeti National Park is a large one with such an astonishing countryside but most importantly, the extraordinary sightings of the animal herds during your safari in Tanzania.
The immense plains that stretch across Tanzania between the Kenyan boarder and the commuter shades of Lake Victoria make up the Serengeti National park that is sized 14,763 square kilometers. An estimation of about over 3 million animals describes the bountifulness of the wildlife in terms of numbers.
The Serengeti altitude
Within the Serengeti National Park is an active volcano that makes it a place of wonders to visit. The Serengeti altitude lies between 920m to 1850m and is not actually as flat as many Tanzania safari travellers assume of it. One is able to discover the most striking animals cached in valleys or on top of the spectacular rock formations in the Serengeti within the alternating levels of altitude.
The migration of the wildebeest
This is a popular event particularly within the Serengeti and a famous time to visit Tanzania. Around May or June, the annual wildebeest migration usually crosses over Tanzania in search for water and food as the season keeps on changing. It is such a fascinating sight to catch and many travellers who visit the Serengeti use this as a reference point for visiting during this period. Envisage one being able to witness over 2 million wildebeests crossing over the impressive beauty of the Serengeti. In this National Park of Tanzania, Nature is definitely unveiled.
The Masaai fierce warriors are another interesting attribute that is historically known about the Serengeti National Park. These lived with and besides these spectacular animals in East Africa.” Endless plains” defines the word Serengeti from which the park attains its name and it is from Masaai language: Maa in particular.
Large Antelopes and birds
Other than the wildebeest, the Serengeti National Park is habitat to many other large antelopes like, eland, klipspringer, impala, zebras, dik dik as well as other types of buck. Enjoy looking at the giraffes, rhinos, leopards, elephants, hippos, cheetahs, lions, warthogs, mongoose, bateared foxes, baboons, jackles, porcupines, crocodiles and different types of monkeys. Almost 500 different types of birds also reside within the Serengeti National Park, for example flamingoes, ostriches, vultures, martial and fish eagles as well as storks.
Serengeti National Park is a must safari destination in Tanzania, with chances to view the wildebeest migrate, as well as spend time in the charm of nature at this place.