Planning a safari to the sweeping plains of Serengeti in the northern part of Tanzania is the primary goal for every adventurous man and/or woman. Serengeti is one of the largest and most unspoiled tracks of wild in the world. The savanna in Serengeti is famous for offering amazing game viewing in the region. The park offers a year-round safari worthy of consideration in any African safari itinerary.
It will be good choice if you plan to spend a few days of your safari in Serengeti national park. However, here are answers to the basic questions about Serengeti you may have, before you start planning a safari to Serengeti plains.
How To Spot Big 5 in Serengeti?
Big five animals are most iconic animals of Africa, and include Leopard, Buffalo, Lion, Elephant, and Rhinoceros. Tourists are allowed to ‘view’ them with binoculars and loaded cameras. All the big five animals can be spotted in Serengeti national park; however spotting rhinoceros is a bit hard in the open plains of the park. The Seronera region is the ideal place to watch leopards and lions. While buffaloes can be seen all over the park.
How About Camping in Serengeti?
Camping safaris are done mainly by budget travelers and adventure lovers who love to spend a night with animals in the wild. Campsites are all over Serengeti national park, means getting a campsite in Serengeti is easy. Moreover, one can enjoy a camping safari in Serengeti by going on a self-drive camping safari, that involves hiring a vehicle with a rooftop tent and camping gear. Most car rental agencies in Tanzania make available self-drive car hire with camping, so next time you plan safari in Tanzania you should try this out.
Are Lodges A Good Choice?
For tourists who would love to have a relaxing night after a tiring day of exploring Serengeti National Park, there are many luxury safari lodges to spend the night. However, sometimes lodges in Serengeti are a little expensive. Lodges are a great choice for people traveling with children since all lodges in the park are kid-friendly offering all luxuries that kids may love, like kids’ clubs, televisions, and pools. Moreover, they’re also safer.
What Other Options Are Available?
Morning and evening game drives in Serengeti National Park are probably the highlights of a safari. However, if you have some extra money and want to get more memorable experience, going for hot air balloon and gives you a chance to explore the park from the sky.
One of the most common questions about Serengeti, travelers ask is food. If you are going on a daylong game drive in Serengeti national park you will need to bring with you a picnic lunch, so that when the time of lunch comes you just stop somewhere and relish your lunch among the wild. If you would love to enjoy a hot lunch, there is the option to head back to the lodge. The food you will probably pack for a picnic lunch varies from lodge to lodge. But some food items you may expect are bottled drinking water, fresh fruit, fruit juice, chicken drumsticks, sandwiches or wraps, boiled eggs with salt, pasta, or rice, biscuits, cakes, or muffins.