This 3 Day Serengeti Safari is an ideal short tour for visitors with limited time seeking to explore Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. Serengeti is one of Africa’s most famous national parks, spread over a sprawling grassland area of almost 15,000 square kilometers. It is home to the iconic Great Wildebeest Migration when over two million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle migrate in search of greener pastures. This 3 Day Serengeti Safari offers a remarkable wildlife safari experience with a wide range of wildlife and can start any day all around the year.
3 Day Serengeti Safari Summary
- Day 1: Arusha or Moshi to Serengeti National Park
- Day 2: Serengeti morning game drive to Ngorongoro Crater
- Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater 7 hours game drive – Arusha
Serengeti National Park is located in northern Tanzania along the border with Kenya and the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The park is reachable by air or vehicle most people start their Safari from Moshi or Arusha. The drive which takes just shy of Three hours takes you through many small villages and then by the Lake Manyara national park before passing through the Ngorongoro crater. This area is part of the Rift Valley which stretches for more than five thousand kilometers from Jordan all the way to Mozambique on the western slope of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Wildlife in Serengeti National Parks
Serengeti National Park offers an endless array of animals and you stand a high chance of seeing almost all on this 3 Day Serengeti Safari. Resident wildlife includes lions, cheetahs, leopards, jackals, wildebeest, antelope, impala, heart beasts, antelope, waterbuck, warthog, and, saw it dozens, giraffe, hippos, and the crocodile the fertile banks also are home to many species of monkey and there’s so many. The most numerous animal in the Serengeti is the wildebeest which are well observed on th annual wildebeest migration, these Wildebeests exist in millions of numbers across the plains.
Lions in Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti ecosystem is home to more than 25 prides of lions and more than 2,000 individuals. Throughout your Serengeti Safari 3 Days, there is a likeliness you will see several different prides as well as lone males staking out their claim of their territory with some of the prides. It is also common in the Serengeti to catch a glimpse of a live lion hunt or if you are less lucky you get to meet them hanging out as yet do what Lions do best, snap.
Serengeti Wildebeest Migration
Serengeti National Park is also home to the world’s largest animal migration where wildebeest, zebra, and many other herd species leave the dry plains in search of greener grasslands northwards towards Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. Serengeti National Park is known as the vast endless plains and driving through the park on our 3 Day Serengeti Safari you witness just how vast the landscape truly is; the open grass Plains here make it one of the best places in all of East Africa to see predators in action.
Best times to visit on this 3 Day Serengeti National Park Safari
The best times to visit this 3 Day Serengeti National Park Safari the park is during the months of January to March and July to September. February to March sees the highlight events of the great migration as the herds have returned south of the park from their vacation in the north. The Major highlight is the calving season in Serengeti which sees about 8000 wildebeest calves being born in a single day. Predator hunts are also very common during this time of the year since the herds are highly vulnerable which makes it hard for them to defend themselves. May and April are not poor months to visit on this 3 Day Serengeti Safari since these months are characterized as wet months with heavy rains.
The famous Seronera area is the central region and heart of the Serengeti. The Serengeti is vast and consists of about 17,000 or 18,000 square kilometers with lots of different ecosystems. What makes the Seronera area makes this area special is that it has permanent water, and we know life depends on water, so the wildlife depends on water which makes it the best area to view wildlife any time of year to be sure to see lots of wonderful animals. Our 3 Days Serengeti Safari covers unlimited mileage drives through Seronera to offer you the best of wildlife viewing in Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park Brief History
The Serengeti first gained protected status after American explorer Stuart white and his companions recorded in stayed in the Serengeti in the 1920s. They shot and killed so many lions that the British colonial administration came in and protected, more than eight hundred acres as a game reserve. These actions eventually led to the creation of the National Park in 1951. Visitors are lucky to see all of the big cat species on their first day which gives you a clear scope of how abundantly blessed these vast plains are.