Serengeti National Park

The Big Five

World´s   famous National Park located 335 km from Arusha town, stretching north to Kenya and Lake Victoria to the west. The word Serengeti comes from Maasai word ´´Siringit´´ which means endless plains. The size of the park is 14,763 sq km makes it the second largest park in Tanzania after Ruaha National Park. Serengeti is famous due to great migration which involves about 2.5 millions animals which are moving searching for green pasture and water in order to survive. During migration wildebeest,zebra and gazelle will cover some 3,200 km and they will devour 4,000 tones of grass a day. Around 250,000 animals are born during the journey. Predators like lions, hyenas and leopards are usually following the migration as its easier to kills the week member of the herd as well as young animals.

This park is the home of The Big Five  (Rhino, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and buffalo) but Serengeti also has more than 500 different species of birds.