Activities to Do in Serengeti National Park : Serengeti National park is located in the Northern region of Tanzania and it is considered to be among the oldest and largest national parks in the country covering a total surface area if about 14,763 square kilometers. This national park is known also to be stretching to the Southern region of Kenya. More so, Serengeti National park derived its name from “Siringet” which is known to be a Maasai word, which is meant to mean “the land that runs on forever”.
Serengeti national park is a perfect destination to travel to while planning to travel to while on an adventurous safari in Tanzania because touring around this national park always gives tourists opportunities to overlook at beautiful and unique wildlife species such as; elephants, lions, giraffes, hippos, magnificent wildebeests, black rhinos, hyenas, zebras, jackal, hunting porcupine, warthogs, bat eared fox, cheetahs, warthogs, bush bucks, waterbucks, topi, grey bush duiker, dik dik, gazelles, impala, grey bush duiker, reed-buck, roan antelopes, Patterson’s elands, grey bush duiker, Patterson’s elands, Krooni, oribi among others. and there also primate species that individuals can see such as; black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, patas monkeys, baboons and many others.
more so, Serengeti national park is also considered as a birders paradise where tourists most especially those who happen to be bird lovers can enjoy their tour around this park to their maximum because they always get chances to sight see many beautiful bird species due to the fact that this national park is a home to about 500 bird species and some of these bird include; fish eagles, Fischer’s lovebird, koti bustard, grey breasted spur fowl, flamingos, vultures, storks, ostriches, vultures, rufous tailed weaver, marital and many others. In addition, for tourists exploring within Serengeti National park are also always blessed with great opportunities to participate in many interesting activities where they get to gain and learn new experiences and make good memories. Therefore, some of these activities include the following below;
Activities done in Serengeti National park.
Visiting the Maasia Mara people.
Visiting the Maasai people is a commonly done activity by people who want to explore more while in the park because it is always an exiciting experience where tourists get chances to interact with these local people and get to learn more about their culture and history through listening from their stories, they get to watch the interesting traditional dance performances which is a form of entertainment that these Maasai people always welcome their visitors with, they also get to observe and learn how they prepare their local meals , watch their daily lifestyle and learn how they speak their local languages and many others whereby all this turns out to be a good experience for many people.
Game drives are one of the best way that tourists can always opt for in order to explore well in many different parts of the national park in a short period. In addition, these game drives are always done in different session for example; individuals can choose to go for the morning or night game drives depending on which time they prefer. And during these game drives, tourists get chances to glance at many wildlife species such as; lions, buffalos zebras, hyenas, leopards, antelopes, cheetahs, elephants, wildebeests and many others.
The wildebeest Migration.
The wildebeest migration is considered to be among the main activities done in Serengeti National park. and for tourists who opt to participate in this activity always get chances to capture beautiful views of many wildlife animals and the migration of the wildebeests is noticed to always take place only once in a year and it is liked by many due to the fact that many people travel from many different parts of the world purposely to engage in this activity.
However, apart from the above mentioned activities, there are many things that tourists touring around Serengeti national park can choose to do and these include; visiting the Olduvai Gorge which is located along the edges of the park and it is famously known for representing the history of the man and it is also known to be the site where Dr. Louus Leaky who is an archaeologist who first dug up the remains of the first early man and they also visit the Moru Kopjes which is commonly visited because it is known to be the only place within the park where the black rhinos are easily spotted, also they can choose to tour around the Grumeti River, the Seronera river which is surrounded by grasslands, gorges, plains, gorges, flora and fauna and the Retina hippo pool which is famously known to be a home to a large pod of hippos and tourists get chances to watch them as they swim, game viewing, guided nature walks and bird watching and many others.
Therefore, contact our trusted tour operators in case of more inquiries and information about what activities are done in this game park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Focus East Africa Tours who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Serengeti National park in Tanzania.