From Masai Mara to Serengeti, One Can Never Get Enough of Africa’s Animal Kingdom!

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Last updated on February 21st, 2023 at 06:26 am

Serengeti National Park Safari

For animal lovers, perhaps nothing compares to Serengeti Safari. It has beauty, action, spectacle, and a roster of animals we can never get enough of, like lions, cheetahs, elephants, chimps, wildebeests, zebras, and many more.  Africa has many national parks, game reserves, and conservation areas. The wildlife content of these national parks and conservation areas displays the very essence of Africa.

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Masai Mara– a prominent safari destination in East Africa, is a gem in the crown of Kenya’s pride.

There are plenty of reasons to visit this animal paradise. The vast expanse of open plains provides an oasis-like sanctuary for the sustenance of abundant wildlife that includes elephant, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, hyena, and Mara’s celebrated big cats like lion, leopard, and cheetah. 

From July to November every year, the land of Masai Mara provides nourishment for wildebeest herds of significant proportions. Apart from the breathtaking wild game including the big five and herds of wildebeest, we narrow down a few reasons for you to visit Masai Mara National Reserve once in your life.

Why Visit Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Masai Mara National Reserve

Apart from the wonderful scenery and regal Maasai people clad in their traditional dresses, Masai Mara is known for so many other things!

The Wildebeest Migration

One of the most remarkable natural phenomena, the Wildebeest Migration attracts many visitors. 

As the herds of wildebeests and zebras fight across the Mara River, you’ll get to witness jaw-snapping as the crocodiles and other predators try to claim their prey.

The sound of thunderous hooves making their way across the Serengeti to Massai Mara is sure to send shivers up your spine.

The Abundant Wildlife, Including The Big Five

Massai Mara is well known for its highest density of wildlife and incredible Big Five. Whichever route you follow; you are ensured of a safari worth visiting.

Hot Air Ballooning over Massai Mara

It is often said that Mara is worth watching from the top! The hot air balloon safari offers a panoramic view of the reserve as it swiftly glides through the air. 

Bird Watching

More than 1000 varieties of bird species can be spotted in Mara National Reserve. Each bird species boasts its coat of color that is distinct due to the difference in size and shape. The journey that began with Massai Mara extends beyond it, to the much larger Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.  

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti is uniquely defined by an epic contest between life and death. More than a million strong land animals and the world’s greatest gathering on earth- The great annual wildebeest migration, the story which is the very essence of Serengeti. 

The great migration cited as the seventh wonder of the world is on the bucket list of many adventure enthusiasts. Wondering why? Then you need to witness it yourself to believe it!  This is an ultimate game viewing opportunity when millions of wildebeests along with zebras and gazelles make their way towards the north in search of fresh pastures. They cross the famous crocodile-infested water of the Mara River. 

Four Distinct Regions of Serengeti Safari

Serengeti Safaris

The four distinct areas of the Serengeti region promise unique and amazing experiences for its visitors.

Central Serengeti Safari

The Central Serengeti and the Seronara River Valley, the popular regions of, Serengeti, offer excellent game viewing throughout the year. It has an excellent concentration of wildlife that grabs maximum attention.

Grumeti and the Western Corridor

It is a great location to witness the great migration as the herd follows the path of the Grumeti River.

Northern Serengeti Safari

The high-quality campsites and opportunity for walking safaris make this part of the Serengeti quite popular among safari lovers. It is also a great place to see the herds of the great migration.

Southern Plains  

The Southern plains comprise Southern Seronera and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Its endless stretch of savannah is a great place for game viewing.

Why Visit Serengeti Safari?

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is one of the cheapest national parks in Tanzania. It is accessible at all times of the year and is ranked among the top destinations of an African Safari. 

Why is missing out on a Serengeti safari quite unthinkable? Let’s find out:

The great Wildebeest migration

The Great Migration is the most dramatic wildlife spectacle on the planet. Every year, millions of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle make their way across perilous rivers and huge expanses of grassy plains, to reach fresh green grass.

The Endless Plains – Serengeti Safari

The Serengeti ecosystem supports an abundance and diversity of animals and birdlife that is hard to match anywhere else. The never-ending vastness that is spread across a 15,000 square kilometer area will introduce you to a completely different world.

The Incredible Lion Population

The lion population of the Serengeti is one of the highest in the world. So, once you decide to go on a safari to this iconic park, you are ensured of some intimate lion encounters. 

The Hot Air Balloon Safari

Experience the most magical morning that one can ever dream of! Floating across the rich vast expanse of savannah is a reason for visiting the Serengeti.

The Beautiful Sunsets

Sunsets over this vast plain land are a moment to live and cherish! Serengeti sunsets are among the most beautiful things to see during a Tanzanian Safari.

Home to great migration with four excellent and vivid regions, wildlife here is abundant. With the high possibilities of game viewing, Serengeti Safari Tour guarantees excellent value for money!

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Massai Mara to Serengeti Safari, Getting Spoilt for Choice!

So, what are you waiting for? Claim your rights to experience the very best of African wildlife during a Safari in Tanzania with us! For further assistance, please feel free to connect with African Scenic Safaris. Whichever destination you choose, you will be rewarded with extraordinary experiences and a lifetime of memories.

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