Grant Anderson-Saville
Grant Anderson-Saville Travel Specialist
"The Serengeti is arguably the most iconic national park on the planet and its synonymous with the world's greatest wildlife phenomena - the Great Migration."

Serengeti National Park Holidays

Words cannot capture the vastness of the Serengeti. Its natural abundance of wildlife provides incredible game viewing. On the open, grassy savannah, antelope species include eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, topi and hartebeest. In the denser bush and acacia of the central Serengeti, leopard sightings are among the best in Africa, cheetah and lion are abundant. In the rivers, hippo and crocodile are plentiful. Part of Tanzania's northern circuit, holidays in the Serengeti are always a real highlight. There is plentiful game here all year, but a safari during the migration period is a quite unforgettable experience.

The Great Migration in Tanzania

From December to July, vast herds of wildebeest and zebra gather in columns up to 40km long for the triangular trek from Tanzania to Kenya in search of grazing pastures

December – March

The wildebeest give birth on the lush plains of southern Serengeti. Ndutu Lodge, Serengeti Serena, Mbuzi Mawe and the Ngorongoro Crater lodges are well located. Seasonal mobile camps are set up in the Ndutu and Moru Kopies area.

April – June

As the grazing thins, the animals migrate west through the central Serengeti, towards the Grumeti River. Kirawira, Mbalageti, Grumeti River Camp and the seasonal mobile camps are perfectly positioned.

July – August

The migration heads north towards Kenya. Klein’s Migration Camp, Sayari and the seasonal camps in Loliondo are best at this time.

September – November

The herds are in Kenya’s Masai Mara, where they remain until the end of October. It is the dry season, when game viewing in Tarangire is at its best.

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13 day holiday
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14 day holiday
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An organic coffee plantation, a tour of Zanzibar’s spice trade, two of Tanzania’s iconic wildlife parks all completed with Zanzibar’s pristine beaches. This 14 day itinerary is crammed full of African favourites and includes two free nights, saving £485 per person.
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Enjoy a private guide and vehicle to discover the iconic wildlife sites of Northern Tanzania including the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. A light aircraft flight takes on to a laid-back week beach holiday on Zanzibar's unspoilt coast.
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Ultimate Northern Tanzania & Mnemba Island
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This luxurious Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday is the perfect way to mark a special occasion and celebrate in style. Travel in business class and stay at a superb range of lodges, ending on exclusive Mnemba Island, off the Zanzibar coast.
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