This is one of Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, a world heritage site, and has recently been proclaimed a seventhworld wide wonder for its famed annual migration. Even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti arguably offers the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa, being known for the largest concentration of wildlife in the world braggingover thirty-five species of plains-dwelling mammals and more than 500 bird species.
Size: 14,763 sq km (5,700 sq miles)
Location: 335km (208 miles) from Arusha, stretching north to Kenya and bordering
Lake Victoria to the west.
Scheduled and charter flights from Arusha, Lake Manyara and Mwanza. Drive from Arusha, Lake Manyara, Tarangire or Ngorongoro Crater.
What to do
Hot air balloon safaris, walking safaris, picnicking, game drives, bush lunch/dinners can be arranged with hotels/tour operators, Maasai rock paintings, and musical rocks.