Serengeti National Park

Covering an immense 9,170 square miles (14,763 square kms), is Tanzania’s largest national park and undoubtedly the best known wildlife sanctuary in the world. Over three million large game animals inhabit these rolling grasslands, known as the ‘endless plains’. Here one can witness the unique migration of almost 1.5 million wildebeest undertake a circuit of 600 miles (1,000 kms) in search of new pastures, from the central plains to the permanent water holes at the the park corridors. About 35 species of plain animals can be observed including the ‘big five’ – elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, buffalos – and large herds of wildebeest, gazelle and zebra.