SERENGETI'S ENDLESS PLAINS
Serengeti’s Endless Plains are just divine beauty! Explore miles and miles of unbroken, untouched elegance and bless your eyes with the diverse wildlife the park contains. Serengeti shares it borders with Tanzania and Kenya while being larger than 30,000 km²!
The Eden Of Africa
The Serengeti National Park is the world’s last great wildlife refuge as it contains an estimated three million large animals, most of which take part in a seasonal migration that is one of nature’s wonders. The area covers 14,763 sq. km, it is larger than Northern Ireland and the name Serengeti comes from the Maasai ‘Siringet’, meaning endless plains.
There are several documented resident lion prides just within a one-hour game drive radius from Seronera. During the dry season, the resident pride begins to shift west and north in their territories and concentrate in the central region of the park. The dry season is a particularly good time for lion viewing in Central Serengeti. The Central Serengeti is also one of the best areas in Africa to spot the elusive leopard.
You may be lucky enough to encounter this majestic cat in the branches of the sausage trees that dot the banks of the Seronera River. The great migration is caused by the rains and it binds the Serengeti’s ecosystem. The annual migration involves around 1.5 million animals that search for water and grass. Around 250,000 animals are born during the migration and they give birth on the grass of Lake Ndutu past the Naabi Hill. Lions and predators follow the migration and pick out the weaker members of the migration.
Serengeti's Diverse Fauna
THE KING OF THE JUNGLE
Serengeti National Park has multiple large prides of lions that can be easily spotted. They live in prides because they’re social animals. Females hunt more than males though!
THE AFRICAN BUSH ELEPHANT
The elephant is the world’s largest animal. Elephants are peaceful when left alone and did you know that to smell and place food in their mouths, they use their trunks!
THE AFRICAN MAKUCHA - LEOPARD
Sighting these princesses can be difficult because of their camouflage abilities but they usually rest on tree branches. The Seronera Valley and acacia trees is the best spot these beauties!
THE MIGHTY HORNED BEAST
In Tanzania, we have black rhinos. Serengeti is blessed with a large population of black rhinos.
Did you know that the rhino is the second largest land mammal on earth?
THE AFRICAN BUFFALO
Being fearful and violent, buffalos are highly popular in the Serengeti National Park.
They’re part of the big five and they can usually be seen at the edge of a waterhole!
THE AFRICAN GNU
Wildebeest scream Serengeti indirectly! To witness absolute glory, watch out for wildebeests during the great migration. All in all, wildebeests are common in Serengeti and you should have no trouble spotting a couple!