Tanzania safari Serengeti, Serengeti safari tour, Serengeti National Park

Planning a Serengeti Safari 

A memorable Serengeti Safari adventure begins with best safari planning. Most of tourist going for Safari in Tanzania, a vacation to Serengeti National Park is one of the natural environments to have unique wildlife experience. Moreover, it is one of Africa's finest safari destinations for experiencing an adventurous trip and exploring the wilderness. 

Serengeti National Park is one of the famous park in Tanzania, inhabiting thousands of wildlife. It is a World Heritage Site that extends over 14,763km² of undulating plains and isolated koppies with several kinds of wild animals. More specifically, Serengeti National Park has 4000 lions, 1000 leopards, 550 cheetahs, and over 500 bird species living in this habitat. Furthermore, the Serengeti is known for hosting an annual migration that offers one of the greatest spectacles in African wildlife. It includes at least two million wildebeest, plains zebra, and gazelle.

 While on safari during game viewing you can spot many predators like lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena  with huge number of browsers and grazers at the plains of the park  such as zebra, wildebeest, antelopes, elephants, giraffe, and more. It's a place to witness the World's famous great migration where over millions numbers of Wildebeests, gazelles and zebras moves two ecosystem of Serengeti and Maasai Mara searching for green pastures in a systematic pattern. A trip to the Serengeti safari in Tanzania can be the most memorable adventurous trip that you can experience in your lifetime.

If you also want to have an adventurous trip in Tanzania, just reach out to us and book our exclusive packages for the great Serengeti safari in Tanzania.

 

Serengeti Safari Packages

When you want to experience a real wildlife adventure, Best Day Safaris can be the right choice!

Best Day Safaris organises some amazing private Serengeti safari tour packages to let people explore adventure and wilderness by stepping into the actual world of wildlife.

Our safari packages are designed and customized to suit your trip the best. We have different popular  Serengeti safari tour packages and all packages can be customized to fit your preferences of budget and schedules to your travels. Regardless of the Serengeti safari tour packages you chose, just get ready to go on Serengeti safari in Tanzania and experience a once-in-a-lifetime experience with us!

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Tanzania safari Serengeti, Serengeti safari tour, Serengeti National Park Frequently Asked Questions

Serengeti National Park has best weather throughout the year and you can spot remarkable number of wild animals in the park at any time you make a visit. Many travelers choose the best Serengeti safari by considering behavior of wild animals, weather and season of the year.

Weather and Climate at Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is located slightly south of equator and this contributes to a temperature changes that is comfortable during summer and winter. It experiences subtropical climate featured with a weather characterized by hot and dry summer and moderate winters.

  • The temperature at Serengeti National Park is comfortable throughout the time, in the morning and at night its cold with approximately 14°C/57°F.and in the afternoon it becomes warm at an average of 25°C/77°F.
  • Rainfall at Serengeti National Park: The park experiences two rain rains seasons. The short rains that start in early November to Mid December and Long rains which the wettest season from March to May. Dry season is from June to October.

Seasons for Serengeti Safari

You can choose to make safari in Serengeti either during wet or dry season. Serengeti can be reached all time in the year so it will depends on your preference. Many tourist prefers to travel during dry season when animals comes together to rivers and water holes searching for water.

Here are the advantages and disadvantages of travelling during wet and dry season

November to May – Wet Season

Advantages

  • From January to end of February its calving season in Southern part of Serengeti. This makes this time as best time to see predator action. Also for tourist interested on calves its good season to spot them.
  • You will have less tourists i.e April and May hence good wildlife view and pictures
  • Best time to secure good price as in April and May its off season, however in January and February the price are high as it will be high season

Disadvantage

  • April to May there can be heavy rainfall hence not so much comfortable for wildlife viewing.
  • There can also be tall grasses that can hinder good wildlife viewing.

June to October – Dry Season

Advantages

  • In June and July you can see great migration in the Western part of Serengeti National Park and from August to October wildebeest moves to northern part of the park
  • Its easier to spot wildlife as most of them gathers at water holes and rivers for water drinking.
  • The vegetations become thin hence easier to see wild animals

Disadvantages

  • The park becomes overcrowded especial in the central part seronera area.
  • Pricing are moderately high compared to wet season


Serengeti Safari has unique experience that we will feel planning it well before arrival in Tanzania and hence you need to have safari packing list. We advise packing lightly when planning for a Serengeti Safari.

  • You can consider avoiding all bright colored clothes when packing for safari. During game drive avoid blue colors as they are highly attracted to tsetse fly.
  • Temperature varies during the day its warm and early morning and nights its cold. Pack warm clothes i.e sweater, jackets, scarf that can be used during cold times.
  • Men and women can wear shorts and short sleeves during game viewing. But when visiting villages for cultural tours we advise wearing decently to preserve the local culture of the young generation
  • In all accommodation casual wear is accepted
  • Most of the time you will be inside the vehicle during safari, so we advise wearing light weight shoes, open shoes are also acceptable.
  • Don’t forget to pack “safari hat” and sunglasses with good UV protection.

Serengeti National Park has a variety of accommodations which range from budget to luxury properties. When planning for our clients packages we do combine different levels depending on the preference of clients to fit their budget.

Serengeti Public Campsite: These are budget camps in Serengeti and most of them are located in central part of the park. They have few facilities, you will be sleeping in dome tents mostly on the tent floor with a thin mattress and sleeping bag.

Mid Range and Luxury Tented Camps in Serengeti: Most of the tented camps in Serengeti have mid-range and luxury level facilities and services. You will stay in big tents, feels the more comfortable while on your safaris.


Most Serengeti camps i.e https://tukaonecamps.com have luxury services while booking at mid range price rate.

  • Clients sleeps in big Tented camp which are self-contained tent with a Private bathroom having hot and cold shower, and flush toilet,
  • Sleeping on comfortable bed with all bed covering,.
  • Dining serving delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Solar Electrical lighting
  • Power station with charging cables for your cameras, mobile phones etc
  • Free Wi-Fi-

Lodges in Serengeti National Park: Central Serengeti has few lodges. Most of the lodges are located a bit far from the Central Park. The lodges are having concrete walls, swimming pools and spa services.

The lodges in Serengeti includes Serengeti Serena Lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Four Season Safari Lodge, Serengeti Gran Melia Lodge, Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Mwiba Lodge, Kubukubu Tented Lodge, Taasa Lodge, Lemala Kuria Hills Tented Lodge, Singita Faru Faru Lodge, Singita Serengeti House.


ne can ask how much does a Serengeti safari cost? The budget for your safari will depend on variety of factors like number of safari days, choice of accommodation levels, means of transport getting to Serengeti etc

However, most of the Serengeti safari prices is estimated to be as below:

 

  1. The low budget Serengeti safari is estimated to be around 185 US$ to 239 US$ per day per person. These are for budget safari travelers where you can be join small group safari staying basic camps.
  2. The Mid-range Serengeti safari is estimated to be around 350 US$ to 495 US$ per day per person. These are for safari tourist who are looking for comfort during Tanzania safari. The accommodation will be at mid-range lodges and tented camps. 
  3. Luxury Serengeti Safari range between 550US$ to 1450 US$ per day per person. This is for high end clients looking for luxury accommodations while on safari.