The uniqueness of Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is a world-renowned, World Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site that has many attractions than any other national park in Africa. For real, this is the uniqueness of the Serengeti National Park: The Great Migration, The Big Five, Unique Bird Collections, Endangered Species, Highest concentration of Carnivores and Herbivores, Scenic and Spectacular Landscapes.
The Great Migration
Serengeti National Park has a wonderful great wildebeest migration of over 1.3million accompanied by large numbers of zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant’s & Thomson’s gazelle, eland and impala with an annual pattern. The purpose of the migration is seeking fresh grazing, water as well as camouflages their lives as climates and weather changes. Having a chance of encountering these phenomena gives you a life time experience from nature.
Largest Concentration of Herbivores
Serengeti National Park has more than 28 species of herbivores including buffalos, zebras, wildebeest, elands, hippos and waterbucks. During game viewing spotting herbivores coloring the endless plains while feeding you will gain unforgettable moments ever experienced.
Highest Concentration of Carnivores
Serengeti National Park has the highest concentration of carnivores, especially all the big African cats such as Lions, Cheetah, Leopards and Spotted Hyena. Being in park you will see these powerful predators hunting and sometimes fighting for the territory and this will make your day enjoyable. Please plan a visit as you will enjoy a best guide from GVTS experts.
Serengeti National Park is one of the last remaining reservations for critically endangered species such as Black rhino as well as endangered African hunting dogs. The park experienced various Birdlife with more than 530 species recorded in one quarter. These are bird species which migrate from other parts of the world. The park forms an ecological important bird area and ideal place for bird lovers. Some of the bird species commonly seen are European and Abdim’s storks, Fish & Martial Eagles, Eurasian Roller and Barn Swallows etc.
With more than 530 species recorded, one quarter being those migrating from other parts of the world, the park forms an ecological important bird area and ideal place for bird lovers! Some of the species commonly seen are European and Abdim’s storks, Eurasian Roller, Barn Swallows, Fish & Martial Eagles etc.
Cultural & Historical Sites
Serengeti National Park is the home of many cultures from the famous tribes of Maasai, Sukuma, Kurya and Ikoma. Indigenous maasai and ikoma used to live in parts of the park before they were resettled outside the park. The present signs which are still visible at famous Maasai Rock Painting, Gong rock and Ikoma form a special combination of game viewing and human history. Scenic and Spectacular Landscapes is another part of the cultural and historical things in the Serengeti National Park. The vast scenic and unspoiled landscapes among others made this area recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With its vast plains, rolling hills and island of Kopjes increases the beauty of the park. Gol Kopjes Southern Serengeti – magnificent landscapes of the park and the Mara River through the park is another attraction because of its beautiful natural feature especially when viewed from above.
Plants and Insects
Serengeti National Park is rich in plant life as well as insects. During the rain seasons the park bust in wild flowers and beautiful butterflies providing exceptional experience to botanists and entomologists. Beautiful flowers decorate the park during the rainy season.