The Serengeti; even the word itself sounds like being limitless or far away, like a distant galaxy or unreachable star. As we all know that Serengeti is in Africa and we also know that the Serengeti is a place where lions roar and eagles soar in the air & in the sky, where hyenas laugh and hippos lounge! But what exactly is the Serengeti? How does it operate? And for our purposes, what region of the Serengeti is best suited for an awesome safari? These are the questions that you are going to find answers about during your tour to the famed Tanzania Destinations and the tour guides of Face of Africa adventures are going to give those answers to you during your safari ride.
But before that, this post is all about the detailed answers regarding the WHAT, the WHY, and the WHERE of the Serengeti. Where exactly is the Serengeti, and in what sections do safari tourists typically travel to be answered here:-
►Quick History: The Serengeti’s Beginnings
For people who are visiting African Safari Tours for the very first time should and must have a brief introduction with the park that is famously known as Serengeti. Basically, this park is an ecosystem that is known for its outstanding biodiversity that overlapping the political borders of its neighbouring countries such as Kenya and Tanzania.
People who might not have a clear idea about its size, it is somewhere around the size of Northern Ireland and is known for teaming with over two million wild animals such as wildebeest, gazelles, zebra, and innumerable other species.
It is also best known for its wildebeest migration also known as the Great Migration.
►Serengeti Vs. Serengeti National Park.
People, especially the travellers get confused with words like Serengeti & the Serengeti National Park. But seriously & technically, they are not the same. When talking about the dark side, it is a strictly protected region that expands to somewhere around 5700 square miles.
Talking about Serengeti, it means the greater Serengeti ecosystem that is a much larger area that travellers will encounter during African Safari Tours and covers an area around 12,000 square miles. Frankly speaking, the bigger Serengeti involves the park as well as all the game reserves.
►Four Regions Of The Serengeti: Central (Seronera), Western Corridor, Northern, Southern
Region 1. Central (Seronera) Serengeti
Region 2. Western Corridor and Grumeti
Region 3. Northern Serengeti
Region 4: Southern Serengeti
The southern Serengeti area consists of world-famous Serengeti plains and it is best known for being home to great migration from December to April and great for viewing wildlife in Serengeti. Moreover, it is a favourite area for various filmmakers & photographers.