This is Tanzania and Africa’s premier National Park. Serengeti is known worldwide for its abundance of wildlife and high biodiversity. This park is famous for its year-long migration of over 3 million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles. The world’s largest crocodiles are found in Serengeti’s Mara and Grumeti rivers.
Serengeti means “endless plains” in Maasai language. This park is characterized by beautiful landscapes. It has huge grassy plains (savannas), big rock outcrops, rivers, hills, and woodlands.
Serengeti is one of the biggest national parks in Africa, covering an area of 14,763 square kilometers (5,700 square miles).
It has the highest population of animals in the world. Serengeti has more than 3,000 lions – the highest population in all parks in Africa. Serengeti is rich with wildlife, there are cheetahs, leopards, serval cats, caracal cats, African wild dogs, Nile crocodiles, African wild cats, honey badgers, wildebeests, zebras, baboons, monkeys, warthogs, gazelles, topis, buffaloes, hartebeests, elands, bushbucks, waterbucks, hyenas, zorillas, mongooses, jackals, hippopotamuses, giraffes, reedbucks, and many more. Serengeti has more than 500 different species of birds.
Serengeti is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is undoubtedly one of the world’s most celebrated wildlife areas and is an ongoing source of inspiration to writers, film-makers and photographers. A Serengeti safari is truly a fascinating experience