Unique Activities To Do In Serengeti National Park : Serengeti national park is located in the Northern region of Tanzania however; it also stretches through the Southern part of Kenya. This national park derived its name from a Maasai local word “Siringet” which meant to mean the land that runs on forever. More so, Serengeti national park is considered to be among the oldest game parks in the country and it is the largest national park found in the country, which covers a total surface area of about 14,763 square kilometers. There are so many attractions within the park, which leads many people to travel from all over many parts of the world to visit the park hence contributing a lot towards the development of the tourism industry in the country. Exploring within Serengeti national park gives tourists many chances to engage in many interesting activities where they create remarkable memories and these include the following below;

Activities done within Serengeti national park.

Wildlife viewing.

Serengeti national park is one of the best destination  to travel while on an adventurous safari in Tanzania because touring this game park gives tourists to sight see many wildlife species such as; African elephants, hippos, lions, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, bat eared fox, black rhinos, magnificent wildebeests, buffalos, porcupine, jackals, and large numbers of antelopes like; impala, dik-dik, gazelles, klipspringer, waterbucks, roan antelopes, reed-buck,grey bush duiker, oribi, kongoni, patterson’s eland, topi’s, cotton’s oribi among others. there are more primate species that are moving around the park from one place to another while searching for food such as; vervet monkeys, patas monkeys, baboons, mongooses, black and white colobus monkeys and many others hence making a safari successful one.

Bird watching.

Serengeti national park is also seen as the best birding destination because it is a home to over 500 bird species. therefore, tourists more especially those who happen to be bird lovers can always visit through this park to be able to spot at many bird species that always available. However, these individuals are encouraged to carry along binoculars, which help them to capture clear views of the birds even when they are in a distance. Therefore, some of these birds include; koti bustard, Fischer’s lovebird, flamingos,  grey breasted spur fowl, vultures, storks, ostriches, fish eagles, marital, rufous tailed weaver and many others.

The Wildebeest migration.

The Wildebeest migration is one of the top activities, which attracts large populations of people to visit in Serengeti national park. this activity is always mind blowing due to the fact that it is always exciting to  see large numbers animal species while they migrate from one area to another as they search for food through the green pastures, however, it is noted that this always happens only once in a year.

Game drives.

Game drives is one of the exciting activities done within the park however, it is seen that the game drives are always done in different sessions for example; tourists can opt to go for the morning, afternoon or evening drives depending on which time they prefer. More so, while on these game drives, tourists always get opportunities to sight see at many animals in the wild such as; lions, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, hyenas, leopards, elephants and many others.

Game Drives in Serengeti National Park
Game Drives in Serengeti National Park

Apart from the above, individuals can embark on other more interesting activities within their free time such as; visiting the Olduvai gorge which is situated on the edges of the park, visit the Maasai people whereby interacting with them gives you chances to know more about their culture and history and it is exciting to know that they have stayed within Serengeti national park for over 200 years, visiting the Moru Kopjes where only Black rhinos are easily spotted, tour around the retina pool which is known to be a home to many hippos, check out the grumeti river , hot air balloon safaris which is known as an unique activity that enables tourists to fly in the sky as the capture an aerial classic view of the park, guided nature walks, community visits and cultural encounters among others.

Therefore, for more information and inquiries about what unique activities are done in Serengeti National park, one should free contact our trusted tour operators and then book with our tours and travel companies such as; Focus East Africa tours who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Tanzania.