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Best Time To Visit Serengeti National Park

Best Time To Visit Serengeti National Park In East Africa

The best time to visit Serengeti National Park in East Africa totally depends on the activities you would like to be part of at the park. Serengeti National Park is mostly regarded as the holy mecca of wildlife due to its vast host of a wide range of wildlife in the park.

Serengeti National Park  is well known for the largest annual animal migration in the world of over 1.5 million blue wildebeest and 250,000 zebra along with smaller herds of Thomson’s gazelle and eland. The park is home to Africa’s Big Five and it has the highest population of predators not only in Africa but the whole world and these include; lions, Hyenas, Cheetahs, Jackal and many others.

Here is the specification of the best time to visit Serengeti National Park;

The weather and climate in Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is a vast ecosystem with many seasonal differences in terms of weather and climate. The park experiences a generally winter (dry season) and and summer (wet season).

Winter (Dry season) in Serengeti National Park

The winter season in Serengeti National Park takes place from September to October. It is dry with relatively sunny hot days and cold nights. There is no rainfall received and it is perfect timing for most of the activities which include;

  • Game drives
  • Game viewing
  • Nature walks and many more.

I advise you to visit the park around this season because it is the better way especially if you are interested in any of the mentioned activities.

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summer (wet season) in Serengeti National Park

The wet summer season in Serengeti National Park takes place from November to April. It is characterized by the rain storms. game viewing is extremely very difficult during this season because the grass, woodlands and tress are really grown which limits how far you can see while in the park.

This season is however very ideal for bird watching especially between early November and December. You will be able to see migratory birds.

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My conclusion about when to visit Serengeti  National Park

Subsequently the park is open all year around, you are free to come through any time you want but remember to put the weather into consideration. You can as well book your tour of Serengeti National Park with Kubwa Five Safaris. You will surely not regret having traveled with entrusting company.