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Serengeti National Park

See the Big 5 and explore Tanzania's most famous park

Overview of Serengeti National Park

The sprawling plains of the Serengeti National Park protects the highest concentration of large mammals on Earth, including 2,500 lions. Covering 14,763 square kilometres across the north of Tanzania, the varied landscape offers spectacular contrasts, including open grassy plains, hills, rocky terrain, acacias, savannah woodlands, riverine forests, and a spattering of swamps and lakes. The park is connected to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in its south-western corner and Masai Mara Reserve across the border in Kenya. The major drawcard of the Serengeti is nature’s greatest spectacle, the great migration, where millions of wildebeest and zebra roam the plains in massive herds.

Best time to visit Serengeti National Park

This Serengeti offers a fantastic year-round safari experience. In December to March the herds can be found mainly in the Serengeti’s Southern Plains. In February/March 400,000 wildebeest calves are born and predators are at their highest number. In April the herds head south, following a clockwise route through Southern Serengeti grass plains to late May when they reach Serengeti Central. They continue on to the Western Corridor in July/ August and finally head north towards Masai Mara National Reserve in around August/September.

 

Enquire About This Tour Code RTSCP Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Package

Duration: 3 Days Route: Arusha to Arusha Style: Add-ons Level: Comfort Price: US$1,489.00

Tanzania

Explore the most famous park in Africa. The Serengeti National Park covers over 14,000 square kilometres and its vast plains and scrubland are home to leopard, lion, giraffe, elephant, cheetah and many more. Its beautiful neighbour is Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken, unflooded caldera in the world. Game driving inside the Ngorongoro Crater is an experience in itself. It has one of the densest populations of lion in the world.

Enquire About This Tour Code FZS Serengeti & Zanzibar

Duration: 11 Days Route: Dar es Salaam to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: US$1,799.00

Tanzania, Kenya

Encompassing two of East Africa’s highlights, this tour takes you from the vast plains of the Serengeti to the beautiful beaches and sumptuous markets of Zanzibar. The Serengeti National Park protects the highest concentration of large mammals on Earth, so safari opportunities are unparalleled. Zanzibar lets you rest your bones after the adventure, in a more relaxed setting.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Serengeti & Zanzibar (FSZ).

Enquire About This Tour Code FSZ Serengeti & Zanzibar

Duration: 11 Days Route: Nairobi to Dar es Salaam Style: Overland Tours Price: US$1,799.00

Kenya, Tanzania

This fun-filled tour showcases the best of East Africa's natural and cultural highlights. From the vast open spaces of Serengeti National Park to the diverse flora and fauna of Ngorongoro Crater, there are wonderful safari experiences on offer. The serenity of Zanzibar Island provides a cultural contrast, with its delicious spices, history, architecture and glorious sun-kissed beaches.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Serengeti & Zanzibar (FZS).

Enquire About This Tour Code FVN Nairobi to Vic Falls

Duration: 19 Days Route: Livingstone to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: US$2,589.00

Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya

This expedition into East Africa offers a unique combination of fascinating cultures and wildlife. Meet the friendly locals in the traditional Malawian village of Chitimba then enjoy a few days on the beach at Zanzibar, the spice island. During game drives at Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater there’s plenty to see, including the Big Five if you're lucky!

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Nairobi to Vic Falls (FNV).

Enquire About This Tour Code FZG Gorillas & Zanzibar

Duration: 26 Days Route: Dar es Salaam to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: US$4,889.00

Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda

Explore Zanzibar, steeped in history and blessed with pristine white-sand beaches. Then meet Africa’s wildlife and the mysterious Masai tribes in the Serengeti National Park. Few animals have sparked the imagination of man as much as the Mountain Gorilla and we offer the chance to enjoy an unforgettable encounter with a family group in the rainforests of Uganda.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Gorillas & Zanzibar (FGZ).

Enquire About This Tour Code FGZ Gorillas & Zanzibar

Duration: 26 Days Route: Nairobi to Dar es Salaam Style: Overland Tours Price: US$4,889.00

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania

Larger than any other primate, a visit to a family group of gorillas in the Ugandan rainforest is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. During this Africa tour we visit national parks teeming with wildlife, including the Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park and Lake Nakuru with its colossal flamingo population, then relax with a visit to Zanzibar Island.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Gorillas & Zanzibar (FZG).

Enquire About This Tour Code FKN Kruger to Nairobi

Duration: 29 Days Route: Johannesburg to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: US$3,539.00

South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya

During this overland adventure you can enjoy safari drives in some of Africa’s well protected wilderness areas, from Kruger to the Serengeti and several other famous parks in between. Beyond the Big Five there are a myriad of animals to see in Africa, from crocodiles to bush babies, giraffes to hyenas and hundreds of species of birds. The tour also delves into the fascinating history of Zanzibar Island where you can enjoy its colourful architecture and beautiful beaches.

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