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Visit Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park- The Greatest on the Continent

Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions. It is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white-bearded wildebeest and 250,000 zebras, its numerous Nile crocodile and honey badger. The park covers 14,750 square kilometers (5,700 sq. mi) of grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest, and woodlands. The park lies in northwestern Tanzania, bordered to the north by the Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Masai Mara national reserve. To the southeast of the park is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, to the southwest lies Maswa game reserve, to the west are the Ikorongo and Grumeti game reserves, and to the northeast and east lies the Loliondo game. Serengeti National Park (Tanzania, Northern Circuit). The Serengeti is the greatest game park on the continent. It’s not just the wildlife (the sight of more than two million animals moving across the plains is quite a sight), nor is it the actual size (almost that of a small country), but rather the expansive views you find at every turn. It was the Masai who called it Siringitu — “the place where the land moves on forever.” Make a Safari to Tanzania your travel life will never remain the same.

The park is worldwide known for its incredible scenery and magnificent wildlife. Some of the most popular animals for tourists include:  Masai lions, African leopards, Tanzanian cheetahs, and African bush elephant, Eastern black rhinoceros, African buffalos, Serengeti wildebeests, giant’s gazelles, impalas, zebras, warthogs, topi, common eland, waterbuck, grey duiker, Masai giraffes, klipspringer, roan antelopes, bushbuck, lesser kudu, fringe eared Oryx and coke’s hartebeest, spotted hyena, jackals, African golden wolf, honey badger, striped hyena, mongoosesafricen wild dog, olive baboons monkeys including the vervet monkey, patas monkey, black and white colobus are also seen in the gallery forests of grumenti river. Other mammals include the aardvark, aardwolf, bat eared fox, ground pangolin, crested porcupine, three species of hyraxes and cape hare.

Serengeti National Park is a birder’s haven boasting about 500 bird species, including Masai ostrich, secretary bird, Kori bustards, helmeted Guinea fowls, southern ground hornbill, crowned cranes, marabou storks, yellow-billed stork, lesser flamingo, martial eagles, lovebirds, oxpeckers, and many species of vultures. Reptiles in Serengeti National Park includes the Nile crocodile, leopard tortoise, serrated hinged terrapin, rainbow agama, Nile monitor, chameleons, African python, black mamba, black-necked spitting cobra, and   puff adder. The park has 3 regions which include; Serengeti plains, western corridor, and northern Serengeti. Conclusively one can visit the park and enjoy the thrilling safari in the scenic Africa. For more inquiries contact as at info@terrain-safaris.com

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