Serengeti National Park

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About Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of the most famous parks of Africa. It is featured in many documentaries and so stunningly beautiful, it is declared a Unesco World Heritage site. It is home to the spectacular wildebeest migration and offers top class wildlife viewing throughout the year.

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13250 km² / 5116 mi²
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1139-2174 m / 3737-7133 ft
Pros and Cons
  • The annual wildebeest migration (Late January to August)
  • Top wildlife viewing all year round
  • Endless plains feel like authentic Africa
  • Superb for spotting predators
  • Excellent mid-range and luxury lodges
  • Hot air balloon safaris
  • The Seronera area gets crowded during peak season (June and July and October to April)

The Wildebeest Migration

Every year, over 2.5 million wildebeest and zebra migrate from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. If you're there at the right time, you can spot herds of wildebeest and zebra stretching to the horizon.

Wildlife

The Serengeti offers some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa. All the major safari animals occur in great numbers. Cheetahs and four of the Big 5 are easily seen, but rhino sightings are rare and only black rhinos are present.
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Scenery

Serengeti's scenery is renowned for its grassland plains in the southeast. The northern part is more hilly and rocky. To the west, valleys, rivers and forest can be found. The scenery is stunning and feels like untamed wilderness.

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By Toffael Rashid from United KingdomGB
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 24 Dec 2016Reviewed:

This genuinely is the real deal! There is no place to hide in the Serengeti, so little shade from the scorching sun, animals who live within the park have to fight for the right to live every day. The open plains are verging on spiritual, and when ... Full review


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