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Serengeti National Park Safari, Vacations & Wildlife Experiences


  • A women making fire as seen while travelling on your Serengeti National Park safari.
  • Wildebeest crossing the Mara River during the migration makes for a spectacular photos on your Tanzania safari.
  • A leopard up high in a tree
  • The rising sun in Serengeti
  • Zebras drinking in at a water hole in Serengeti National Park

Located to the north of the country, sharing an international border with Kenya is the country's oldest and most popular national park, the world famous Serengeti to be experienced on a Tanzania safari.

Covering an area of 14,763 square kilometres (5,700 square miles) of grassland plains, savanna land as well as riverine forest and woodlands, the Maasai, the traditional inhabitants of the Serengeti, call it Siringitu, “the place where the land moves on forever”. The Maasai people had been grazing cattle in the area for over two hundred years before Europeans arrived. As the number of foreign visitors intensified, so too did the hunting of large game. As a result, the British designated a small game reserve in 1921 which became the basis for the Serengeti National Park that opened in 1951.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Serengeti is known for its abundance of wildlife including the “Big Five” (African elephant, lion, Cape buffalo, rhino and leopard) as well as cheetahs, gazelles, giraffes and zebras among others on a Tanzania safari. The Serengeti is most famous for the Great Migration, a natural phenomenon that sees approximately 1,300,000 wildebeest, 500,000 Thomson’s gazelles, 200,000 zebras, 97,000 topi and 18,000 elands migrate north to Kenya each July. By November the animals move south arriving back in the Serengeti in December. Even when the migration is quiet, Serengeti National Park provides excellent game viewing making it the flagship of Tanzania’s tourism industry.

Book your Serengetic safari tours today and enjoy memories that will last a lifetime!

 


 

Tanzania Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Tanzania  travel.

Learn about the history and culture of Tanzania, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Tanzania's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Tanzania for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Tanzania safaris today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your African Safari, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from Tanzania or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours

 

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Serengeti National Park

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    Prices From:
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    Experience the many highlights of East Africa with this family friendly African safari. Visit some of Africa’s most famous national parks, uncovering unique wildlife and cultural opportunities.
    Duration:
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  • Campfire Adventures in Tanzania

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    Prices From:
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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
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    Trip Type:
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  • East Africa Explorer

    Experience the many highlights of East Africa with this family friendly safari. Visit some of Africa’s most famous national parks, uncovering unique wildlife and cultural opportunities.
    Duration:
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  • Lemala Kuria Hills

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
    US$ 2,209
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  • Migration Safari including Lemala Ndutu or Lemala Mara

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
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    Trip Type:
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  • Singita Sabora: Stay of Distinction

    Exquisite luxury on the plains of the Serengeti.
    Duration:
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    Prices From:
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    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Stays of Distinction
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  • Tanzania Escapade

    Experience two of Tanzania’s and the world’s greatest game parks, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park with their abundance of fascinating wildlife. Also have a visit to the Olduvai Gorge with its amazing archaeological finds.
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  • Tanzania Odyssey Super Special: 7 Day

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
    US$ 2,438
    Trip Type:
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  • Tanzania Odyssey Super Special: 9 Day

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
    US$ 4,392
    Trip Type:
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  • Tanzania Sampler

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
    US$ 2,809
    Trip Type:
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  • Tanzania Sampler including airfare

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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
    US$ 3,899
    Trip Type:
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    Duration:
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    Prices From:
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    Trip Type:
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