Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is located in the Northern part of Tanzania. The name Serengeti is derived from a Maasai word “Siringeti” which means endless plains. Serengeti National park is a stunning land with scenic view and a lot of beautiful attractions including different kinds of birds and animals such as Cheetah, hyena, Zebra, wildebeest, and antelope where all these live you a mark which will make you always think of unforgettable trip made to Tanzania. It has mainly four parts where tourists can visit depending on the wildebeest migration cycle. 

These endless plains are subtropical means it has both dry and rainy seasons, from November to April the area is mostly rainy while from May to October it is a dry season where animals also change their habitat depending on the season especially wildebeest. 

Serengeti National park has more than one airstrip where flights can land like (Seronera) in the central part of the park, (Kusini) in the Southern part of the park, (Lobo) in the Eastern part of the park, (Kirawira) in the Western part of the park and (Kogatende & Lamai) in the Northern part of the park. The park can be accessed through road, and air, where both scheduled and charter flights from different cities like Mwanza, Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Dar Es Saalam, and Zanzibar Island can land in the particular airstrip, found within the park.

Sectors of Serengeti national Park

  • Central Serengeti 
  • Southern Serengeti
  • Northern Serengeti
  • Western Serengeti

Activities in Serengeti National Park

Game drives

The park is a perfect place for different animal species and this is the main and major activity done in this park. Plan your trip now

Bird watching

Due to the diversity of different species of birds in the park it gives a tourist a wide chance of viewing them while in their vehicles.

Balloon safari 

This gives you a wide chance of exploring the park from the top and get a view from different part of the park which is accompanied by bush breakfast depending on the type of the balloon company fled with.

Photographic safaris

The park has a beautiful, attractive and scenic environment which gives a nice background of the picture. You are welcome to take a selfie.

Bush meals

Having meals such as breakfast and dinner in the park with beautifully, scenic and thrilling environment make the trip remarkable.

Attractions in Serengeti National Park

Wildebeest Migration

Serengeti National park is endowed by large group of wildebeest migration which occurs in different sector of Serengeti depending on the water and pasture available. This great migration mainly accompanied by a very large number of zebra and gazelles. Where all these views will live you a mark for the experience that you will have been fetched from this plain.

Large number of carnivores (mainly cat species)

Spotted Hyena, Leopards, Cheetah and lions are among groups of cats where they mostly feed on meet, scattering in Serengeti sometimes hunt other animals like antelopes for food. Do not plan to miss it.


Serengeti has a highest concentration of herbivores, which can be spotted during game drive and game viewing such as hippos, zebras, buffalos, wildebeest and elands.


Serengeti is also known for its diverse number of bird species which make the park an idle place for bird lovers where during bird watching it lives an incredible mark for the visit done. Some of birds migrated from different parts of the world and create habitat to this plain. These bird species are Eurasian Roller, fish and Martial Eagles and Barn Swallows.

Insects and Plants

During rainy season the park is filled of beautiful insect such as butterflies and flourishing plants which make it seem very attractive where it gives a scenic view, the park is also rich bin different plant species which gives exceptional and unique experience to the people who study about plants. (botanist).

Accommodations in Serengeti

Serengeti national park is surrounded by vast number of accommodation facilities such as lodges, hostels, camping sites (mobile and immobile camps) depending on the seasonal. They can be luxurious, budgeted or midrange.


Serengeti national park has hostels found I the central Serengeti (Seronera) where visitors can be accommodated.


There both mobile and immobile camps In Serengeti depending with the area where there is a large number of animals where tourists can have a view of them while in the camp. Do not miss this adventurous stay


In Serengeti there are multiple of lodges where guests can be accommodated, all luxurious and budgeted such as Serengeti Simba Lodge, Serengeti Sopa lodge, Serengeti serena lodge, Four seasons safari lodge, Serengeti Melia lodge.

Serengeti National Park fees.

Park fees (Entry fees)

Adults from 15years and above – 71$ per person per day

Children from five years to 14years – 24$ per person per day

Concession fees (camping fees)

Adults from 15years and above – 59$ per person per night

Children from 5years to 14years – 12$ per person per night

Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) transit route fees

Adults from 15years and above – 71$ 

Children from five years to 14years – 24$ 

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