Experience an Unforgettable Morning Safari in the Serengeti National Park

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Last updated on February 21st, 2023 at 11:41 am

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is one of the favorite safari destinations for people from all over the world. A Serengeti Safari creates some unforgettable moments that last forever in the mind of every tourist. You will love seeing the diverse wildlife and wide range of flora and fauna in the vast wilderness of the Serengeti National Park. Enjoying a morning safari in Serengeti National Park is one of the best and most memorable experiences. 

See The Rising Sun In Serengeti National Park!

You usually get up early in the morning for work! Have you thought about what it brings to wake up early in the Serengeti wilderness? 

Starting early in the wilderness of Serengeti National Park is a wonder! It is the time when you find the Serengeti bush most active. You wake up to the pink dawn while hearing the sounds of the morning bird chorus. It allows you to look forward to a new day with an exciting opportunity to see African wildlife. A morning Serengeti safari is the perfect opportunity to see wildlife sightings when the climate is cool. 

Your early morning Serengeti safari starts between 6:00 – 6:30 am to explore the new possibilities of spectacular wildlife sightings. 

A Wake-Up Call on Serengeti Safari

During the stay in the Serengeti National Park Safari Lodge, you get a wake-up call for a morning game drive. 

Your safari lodge staff gently wakes you up with a Habari za asubuhi or good morning wish. 

Around 5:00 am, you get a wake-up call to get ready for an early morning Serengeti safari. While waking up cheerfully, you can hear the roaring lions and grunting wildebeests. Coming out of the tent is a delight to enjoy your hot coffee or tea! 

Getting up early in the African wilderness on your Serengeti safari tour is worth it!

After that, you head out to meet your safari guide waiting in the lounge area. On a cool-chilly morning, you set out in a safari vehicle to explore the vast plains of Serengeti. 

Exploring the wilderness in semi-darkness is a memorable experience of a Serengeti morning safari! You can see the sun rising and lighting up the landscape. The glorious and scenic moment awakens your senses and leaves you stunned. 

With the rising sun, you can see abundant animal sightings! There are many exciting moments of a morning safari in the Serengeti National Park that become memorable. 

A Game Drive in the Early Morning

Tanzania Safari enthusiasts look forward to enjoying game drives in Serengeti National Park. A morning safari in Serengeti helps you witness the most beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and enjoy memorable experiences!

Know What to See

The night before your morning safari, your guide sits and discusses the possibilities of wildlife sightings. It helps you know the type of animals to look at during your morning game drive. 

The morning game drive experience in Serengeti is refreshing and exciting. Early morning safaris are for enjoying beautiful nature and seeing wildlife. You can see the animals coming out from their night hides and starting their hunt.

Early mornings are the most active time of the day for animals in the Serengeti National Park. You also get beautiful photo opportunities. 

Interact and Socialize

We are not talking about interacting or socializing with wildlife! On a morning safari game drive, you can interact with nature and enjoy yourself with fellow passengers. Sharing your thoughts and experiences with fellow passengers while viewing the wildlife feels good! It makes your morning safari exciting and fun-filled. 

Do Not Miss a Single Sighting! 

Animals have the instinct to camouflage or hide in shrubs and trees. Always stay attentive to spot the animals! When your guide directs you toward a spot, be ready to catch a glimpse of the animal. Keep your binoculars in hand always! 

Every experience of spotting the animals on a game drive is a learning experience! Make a list of the animals you saw on your morning safari in Serengeti! It feels good and makes your Serengeti safari worth it! Trying to spot the wildlife on a morning game drive is fun!

Stay Warm!

Early morning Serengeti safari feels chilly! You can wear a jacket and gloves on a game drive to stay warm and beat the chill winds. Your safari guide provides blankets to ensure you feel comfortable while exploring the wilderness and viewing the wildlife. 

Just Have Fun!

Do not forget to enjoy every second of your morning safari in Serengeti National Park! Capturing the rising sun, beautiful landscapes, and diverse wildlife helps preserve the moments. 



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Why You Should Go On The Morning Game Drive

Scenic Sunrise in the Serengeti Wilderness

Waking up to the birds chirping and lions roaring is memorable compared to getting up to a high-pitched alarm! 

It gives goosebumps to see the sunrise on the vast plains of Serengeti National Park. Sitting on a safari vehicle and staring at the sun makes its appearance creates excitement! 

Bush morning with the chill in the air awakens all your senses. With the rising sun, you head to start a spectacular day. The golden rays of the sun shining through the open fields and fresh dew drops create a refreshing ambiance. 

When the sun becomes too bright, you can feel the comforting warmth of the sun’s rays. As the sun continues to shine, you can listen to the birds chirping; see impala running, and other animals. A morning safari with a scenic sunrise in the Serengeti bush is about starting your day on a cheerful note. It is worth waking up early for sunrise in Serengeti National Park.

Spot the Diverse Wildlife in Their Most Active State on a Morning Game Drive

Morning game drives in the Serengeti National Park start at 6 am. It is the time of the day when the Serengeti bush is most active! 

On a morning safari, you can see nocturnal animals, leopards, lions, jackals, zebras, elephants, wildebeests, and buffalos. On a morning drive, you can spot most of the members of the African Big Five! 

The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is the best place to see the lions. The Serengeti ecosystem is home to more than 3000 lions. On a morning Serengeti safari, there is a chance to experience an intimate lion encounter. 

In the dawn, you can find the lioness getting ready for the hunt or the pride of lions feasting on their prey. It is a delight to watch the cubs playing with their siblings. 

Early morning safari is a great time to spot predators like leopards, cheetahs, and lions. The predators prefer to hunt at dawn and dusk when the temperature is cool and suitable. 

Light and Delicious Morning Treat

Pre-Breakfast at the Camp

 On Serengeti Safari, you start your day with a wake-up call and hot tea or coffee. Your lodge or camp staff serves you hot tea or coffee and cookies. Sipping your hot cuppa tea or coffee while listening to the sounds of the wild makes you feel refreshed and energized.

It is a perfect start to your day at Serengeti National Park Safari!

Bush or Camp Breakfast

While on a morning Safari in Serengeti, you can get an opportunity to enjoy breakfast at the camp or on the spot. Your guide carries delicious packed foods for your bush breakfast. By selecting a safe place, your driver cum guide parks the safari vehicle to set up the platform for enjoying a delicious bush breakfast. 

You can opt to return to the camp or lodge to enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast. Your breakfast may include a variety of juices, eggs, cereals, bread, fruits, potatoes, and bacon. 

Enjoying a bush breakfast keeps the excitement of a safari intact in you! 

If you are having breakfast in the Bush, it helps to go on and spot the elephants, giraffes, and big cats slumbering beneath bushes. Exploring an array of flora and fauna is also on the list! 


If you are a snack lover, on your game drive, snacks are available! Your guide ensures having soft drinks, water, juice, and snacks in the safari vehicle.  

Enjoy breakfast with the shining sun in the fenceless territory of Serengeti. A fenceless territory that is known for best wildlife and wilderness. You can contact us for such an amazing experience.

Are You Excited About A Morning Serengeti Safari?

A morning game drive in Serengeti safari takes you on a journey to explore the wildlife you might have never seen. When the sun’s rays kiss the land of Serengeti the whole land turns into a golden ocean. Imagine a game drive in such a serene moment! It’s simply amazing.

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