Tips & Tricks
Ikorongo Game Reserve (Serengeti National Park)– this game reserve, established in 1993 and covering an area of 602 sq. kilometers, is located on the north side of the Serengeti. Visitors going through this area will likely find several wildlife species including the Thomsons gazelle, buffalos, Grant gazelles, zebras, wildebeests, sable antelopes, bushbacks, impalas warthogs, lions, […]
Maasai Village (Ngorongoro Highlands, Tanzania) – visitors can enrich their safari holiday with a visit to a Maasai village in the Ngorongoro Highlands – perhaps including a leisurely walk to the village across the rolling hills of the plateau. Tourists can spend time with the villagers, find out about their way of life, and join […]
Lake Victoria – located west of Serengeti National Park and within driving distance of it, this natural wonder has a surface area of 68,800 sq. km. and is Africa’s largest lake. It’s also the planet’s second-largest freshwater lake (only North America’s Lake Superior is larger). The Lake is within three countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. […]
Maasai Mara National Reserve (Narok County, Kenya) – this is known as one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves, located in southwest Kenya and is part of the northern section of the Serengeti National Park. Famous for the abundance of the big cats, lion, leopard, cheetah and the great wildebeest migration and the Maasai people, […]
Retima Hippo Pool (Seronera Valley, Serengeti National Park) – located 8 km north of Seronera, this site is where the course of the Seronera river joins the Orangi river and forms this deep pond puddled by hippos spending the day immersed in the water. Often visitors can only see their little pink ears and […]
Mbalageti Serengeti (Lodge) – this lodge is located on the western corridor of the Serengeti (on Mwamyeni Hill, overlooking the vast Dutwa Plain). The lodge offers a breathtaking 360-degree panorama view of the Serengeti plain lands and the Mbalageti River, where one of the main attractions is the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.