Deep in the heart of Serengeti National Park is an ultimate safari adventure that you shouldn’t miss while in Tanzania. Central Serengeti & Seronera Valley make the central plains of an award-winning safari park, famous for big game sightings and perhaps one of a few places where lion sightseeing is almost 99% guaranteed.
Central Serengeti & Seronera Valley inhabit numerous animal species that you will enjoy watching on your life-changing adventure. The area includes the Seronera Valley, a famous spot for tourism activities and home to a variety of accommodation facilities to offer you a place for relaxation.
Seronera is famed as a capital for predator sightings in Serengeti, indulged deep in the heart of an award-winning safari park. Safaris in Serengeti National Park will grant you a chance to visit Seronera and all we can guarantee is an exceptional adventure for you while here. Wildlife viewing in the area is much easier compared to its counterparts like the south, thus a great spot for those interested in wildlife. The area also hosts the second largest terrestrial mammal migration on earth, the Great Wildebeest Migration.
During the rainy season between December– April, the area is a great place to witness the vast herds of wildebeest as they congregate here during this period. For those in love with wildlife, the adventure will be an incredible experience while here. Dumbed predator capital of the world, sightings of leopard, cheetah, and lion are (almost) guaranteed while here. Safaris in Seronera can get more interesting during the peak season as you will meet several other travelers with great opportunities to interact.
The peak of wildlife and visitor activity in Seronera is between March and May when the wildebeest and their entourage are found in the area in large numbers. The upsides, abundant wildlife, great accessibility, and many facilities however come with a price that is pocket-friendly.
Seronera is home to the visitor information center, which includes a small museum, coffee shop, picnic area, and staff village. The area is best for safaris as it is surrounded by a cluster of campsites and lodges near the visitor’s center for you to relax during safaris. It is the best safari destination for balloon safaris in Serengeti National Park and thus those interested in hot air balloon rides will make it here. This truly is the heart of Serengeti National Park, a place to be for the real wilderness experience.
For excellent lion sightings, you will visit the banks of the Seronera River, here you will have opportunities to see big cats as they hunt their prey. The riverbank is home to one of the world’s densest populations of leopards. The sausage trees and umbrella thorns rank among the best places in Africa to search for leopards – there are too few tall trees for these elusive creatures to be well-hidden.
Several lion pride in the area have also taken to the trees regularly in recent years, particularly during the rains, a paradise for big cat adventure. The other wildlife species that can be spotted include the Cheetah, Black Rhinos, wildebeest, and a lot more. Seronera has exceptional beauty comprising of the open sweet grassland, dotted with several rock outcrops known as koppies.
Seronera is a top place for witnessing the Great Wildebeest Migration with exceptional numbers of these mammal grazers congregating here in large numbers. Acacia Safaris Limited has well-planned safari packages to Serengeti that will allow you to experience exceptional adventures. Plan with us for ultimate safari memories.
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What is special about Seronera?
Central Serengeti – Seronera Valley
Seronera is best known for big cat safaris and perhaps the best place to spot the big cats. Seronera is also home to the Great Wildebeest Migration, where millions of mammal grazers move in a long round trek of drier lands.