Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of the most famous parks in Africa and is synonymous with wildlife and classic African scenery. It is Tanzania’s oldest park and a Unesco World Heritage Site.

Serengeti National Park - Endless Plains

Tanzania’s oldest national park is also one of the world’s best known wildlife sanctuaries. At 14,763 sq. Kms, Serengeti was second in size only to Ruaha National Park, now third in size after the newly annouced Nyerere National Park of the Selous Game Reserve. Serengeti National Park is certainly one of Tanzania’s most precious jewels. Protected for almost a century now, the sanctuary was declared a national park in 1959 and is also a world heritage site and an international biosphere reserve, alongside Ngorongoro.

The Serengeti is home to the world’s largest and most spectacular wildlife migration, at the peak of which it contains the largest concentration of mammals on earth. Bordering Ngorongoro to the south and south east, Kenya’s Maasai Mara to the North, Maswa Game Reserve to the west and south west, Loliondo Game Reserve to the east and reaching within 8km of Lake Victoria to the North West, any safari here promises wildlife galore, especially when the annual migration of plains game and their attending predators is in residence.


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Best time to Visit Serengeti

Serengeti National Park can be visited all year round.

The dry season (from late June to October) offers the best wildlife viewing in general, with the wildebeest migration crossing the Mara river at around July – September this may vary from year to year, but nevertheless if you are not lucky enough you will still be able to enjoy this spectacular event as the migration heads down to the central Serengeti in around November.

Also a spectacular time of the year to visit the Serengeti is during the wildebeest calving period, from late January to February in the southern plains of the Serengeti and Ndutu areas.

For those who want to avoid the peak season crowds, Serengeti only receives a handful of visitors and still ideal to visit in March, early April. At this time of the year the park is really peaceful with very few tourists, although it may rain for couple of hours a day the experience is worth it. Mega Adventures offers special rates for this period of travel, you may enjoy classic accommodations for very good prices.


The yearly wildebeest movement. Consistently very nearly two million wildebeests, zebras and Thomson’s gazelles venture clockwise around the Serengeti following the ideal conditions for brushing and birthing. Around September, the relocation achieves an emotional crescendo as the creatures endeavor to cross the Mara River. So choosing your Best Time To Visit Tanzania & get the superlative opportunity of seeing the magnificent wildebeest migration in the Serengeti National Park.


The Serengeti is a tremendous plain that is comprised of over 1.5 million hectares of savannah, consistent with its name, which is Masai for ‘endless plains’. The sheer size of the Serengeti makes it a special and vital biological system in and of its own in Africa. Serengeti National Park, which makes up part of the Serengeti ecosystem, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site just as one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders.