Serengeti National Park
This National Park was declared by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. This is among theoldest Tanzaia national park, it was established in 1951. It is Located 335 Km away from Arusha inNorthern of Tanzania. It has the total area of 14,763 Km2 (Tanzania’s Second Largest National Park), it is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and breathtaking display of wildlife everywhere. The park has Maximum Length of 210 Kms from South to North with height of 1,200 (Western end) – 2,000 m (Eastern and Northern parts). Seronera 1,520 m, Ndutu 1,630 m, open plains in the Southeast 1,700 – 1,750 m, Lobo slightly less than 2,000 m.
The name Serengeti was from Maasai people as “siringit” means endless plains”, it is a land of vastgrassland plains, acacia-studded savannas, wooded hills and mountains. Contiguous with the Maasai Mara National Reserve on the Kenyan side of the border, the Serengeti National Park is one of the world’s greatest wildlife refuges. At any point in time, the park’s vast grassland plains and savannas are speckled with herds of grazing zebras, giraffes, gazelles, wildebeest and topi. The acacia forests abound with birds and monkeys, elephants and buffaloes in the swamps and rivers with full of hippos and crocodiles.