Serengeti National Park
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  • Barbara L
    Zurich, Switzerland43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely amazing place
    We visited the Serengeti National Park for three days in August. We stayed one day in the East and two days in Northern Serengeti. The place is absolutely amazing and worthwhile a visit. The scenery and nature of the park is breathtaking. We saw lots of animals- 4 out of the big 4 (new rhinos), the big migration including the Mara river crossing of the wilderbeasts in the North and Skopjes in the East. All the accommodations were clean, the staff very friendly and the safari guide very knowledgeable. We booked our trip through a Swiss travel agency but everything was organized through a local agency (Mt. Kilimanjaro Safari Club in Arusha) and the service was superb.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 8, 2023
  • TravelingAmos
    New Jersey700 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Like Stepping into The Lion King
    A vast place. You could explore for many days and probably never visit the same place twice. We saw so many lions here in two days that by the end it was no big deal. Leopards and cheetahs are harder to spot. Make sure to pay attention to all the other creatures that abound, including different types of deer and many species of birds.
    Visited July 2023
    Written August 16, 2023
  • Hexy
    Gloucester, Massachusetts1,142 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An unforgettable adventure!
    My recent Safari included several days/game drives in the Central Serengeti, which are unforgettable. The number of animals I was lucky enough to see was beyond my wildest dreams. The landscape and sunsets are spectacular. On the practical side, there are nice, clean picnic areas and bathrooms. On my first day there, many jeeps had entered the Serengeti around the same time, and it got a bit crowded around the more unusual sightings (i.e. leopards). However, my very experienced Safari-Guide had a way of getting around the others to give me a great view of everything. On the following days, other Safari vehicles spread out more and there was less of a crowd. The Serengeti will have a place in my heart forever.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 29, 2023
  • Theresa
    London, United Kingdom5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My childhood dream
    To discribe it in one word: WOW! It has always been my dream to visit the Serengeti and finally I fullfilled fhis dream together with my good friends Jonathan and Aimee and Sam. Thanks to our guide Sabas we had an absolutely fantastic time and the wildlife was just overwhelmingly beautiful. We arrived late for the Great migration but it was still so wonderful and versatile. I hold every single moment precious! Thanks to our guide Sabas and the wonderful team of Tanzania Horizon Safaris. Thank you so much
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written November 22, 2023
  • jhshaver2017
    Victoria, Canada25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    G Adventures - Tanzania
    The Serengeti, Tanzania part of a five country safari in Africa. So different from the Masai Mara. The sand seemed almost grey in comparison. Once again you encounter elephants, giraffes, baboons and buffalo. Here also you will see in the outlying villages banana plantations, rice paddy fields and maize or corn crops. Like many of the African nations you will also find talented artists and wood crafting artisans. Tanzanite jewellery is handcrafted here as well. To the south of the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area lies Lake Manyara. It is here you will find gazells and impalas together with a host of flamingos. Remember that once again you are in an area of National Parks - treat them carefully they are part of a heritage once lost will never be found again.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written November 30, 2023
  • Ebru S
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magical Serengeti at wonderful Lahia Lidge
    Our family, with two happy kids, went on an awesome journey to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. We were so excited to see incredible animals and have a great time. We picked Lahia Tented Lodge, a cozy place surrounded by nature, for our stay, and Tanzania Horizon Safaris organized iur trip. During our safaris, we saw lions, zebras, and even cheetahs. We stayed at Lahia Tented Lodge and it was like a luxury home in the wild. The food was so deliciius and at night, we heard the sounds of the animals under the starry sky. The people there were really friendly, making our stay even more special. Every day brought new adventures and surprises. We shared stories around the campfire and made memories that we'll always cherish. We left feeling grateful for the fantastic experiences and the kindness of Lahia Tented Lodge and Tanzania Horizon Safaris. It was truly the best family adventure ever!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 2, 2023
  • Lewis C
    Basel, Switzerland8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magnificent and perfect experience
    Our safari was magnificent!, the scenery, the amount and variety of wildlife, the closeness of the animals, the interactions between the animals, all unforgettable. We loved every minute of it and wished it would have been longer. Our guide was the perfect guide for our family and did an excellent job educating us, especially my children along the way. He could answer any question thoroughly and expand with personal experience and anecdote. At the beginning of the trip he asked the children what they wanted to see most and then made sure that it all happened. He also made us feel very welcome and comfortable. We felt like family. Our accommodations were excellent. The whole safari was a highlight in and of itself. Seeing cheetahs eating a gazelle was a particularly cool moment. We loved getting so close to the lions in Serengeti and Ngorongoro, and seeing a hyena run away with a zebra leg. The kids especially loved the families of elephants at Tarangire, the many giraffes with babies, the flamingos, and the hippos at Ngorongoro. I could list all of the animals though, because they were all magnificent. Furthermore, stopping to meet the Maasai family was very special. It is very kind of them to allow visitors to come in for a moment to visit their home. We will remember this trip forever, it was life changing and simply wonderful. We will definitely come again and recommend Bantu Pori Journeys to everyone that we know
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 16, 2023
  • TomM1951
    South Windsor, Connecticut577 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We felt we saw everything.
    We went late in September, just as the fall rains were starting. We just faced a few hours of rain over 4 days, and it was a great time to be there. The land was just starting to turn green, but the wildebeest were still on the move. Its an awesome sight to see the endless line of animales on the move. We were fortunate enough to see them crossing the Mara River, a single file going on and on. And then, all of a sudden, one of them decides not to cross. And its over. That was far from all. We saw elephans mourning a fallen comrade, lions mating, hyenas hunting early in the morning, a leopard dining in a tree, and cheetah's up close. And all the other major species, except for rhinos. We visited four national parks in all, but this was the most impressive.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written January 7, 2024
  • David
    San Diego, California58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible place
    Wow. Huge National park with virtually every animal you’d want to see in so many diverse and interesting locations. We stayed 4 nights and never ran out of interesting and different things to see. This is our last stop on a two week trip in Kenya and Tanzania. We also saw lake manyara, naivisha, amboseli and Masai Mara national parks. Nothing we saw in those places wasn’t present in Serengeti in larger numbers and with amazing scenery. There were hours we drove without seeing another car. We also spent many hours staring at climbing lions, giraffes, cheetahs, leopards and elephants. Of course we saw so many zebras and wildebeests. Based on what we saw, if you only see one park in Kenya and Tanzania, this should be it.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 18, 2024
  • Harry C
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best place in Tanzania on our safari
    Our 5-day safari with Tanzania Horizon Safaris was the perfect follow-up to our Kilimanjaro adventure! The Serengeti was absolutely breathtaking – we were in awe of the vast plains and stunning wildlife. Our safari guide, Godbless, was a true master, spotting animal tracks on the red soil that led us to some incredible sightings. And staying at Kati Kati tented lodge was a dream! The evenings were magical, gathered around the bonfire under the starry sky. Everything was perfectly organized by Tanzania Horizon Safaris, from start to finish. Thank you to Godbless and the whole team for making our safari experience unforgettable.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written March 21, 2024
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TomM1951
South Windsor, CT577 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Family
We went late in September, just as the fall rains were starting. We just faced a few hours of rain over 4 days, and it was a great time to be there. The land was just starting to turn green, but the wildebeest were still on the move. Its an awesome sight to see the endless line of animales on the move. We were fortunate enough to see them crossing the Mara River, a single file going on and on. And then, all of a sudden, one of them decides not to cross. And its over.
That was far from all. We saw elephans mourning a fallen comrade, lions mating, hyenas hunting early in the morning, a leopard dining in a tree, and cheetah's up close. And all the other major species, except for rhinos.
We visited four national parks in all, but this was the most impressive.
Written January 7, 2024
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Marlene
Boston, MA10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Our safari in the Serengeti with Tanzania Horizon Safaris was amazing! Our guide, Godbless, expertly led our group of 5 friends through the Ndutu region and Central Serengeti. We saw lions, cheetahs, and elephants up close. Our overnight stay at ThornTree Camp was perfect, comfortable tents, delicious food, and friendly staff. The camp's beautiful setting made the experience even more special. We had an unforgettable adventure and highly recommend to visit the Serengeti for an incredible safari!
Written June 29, 2024
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Jeff W
Las Vegas, NV20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Do not leave Tanzania without spending at least one day if not more touring and searching for animals. The Serengeti is otherworldly, with beautiful sunsets, surreal connections to nature, and the ability to just escape the hustle of modern life. It brings life back to the tired soul.
Written June 27, 2022
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C M
10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We have just returned from a 10 day $60,000 trip to Tanzania. The 5 days that we spent in Serengeti, a lifetime dream destination, were dominated by Human set fires, smokey unbreathable air, miles of blackened land (seen from the air), where every tree was either dead or distorted from fire and all trees had black trunks. This is an outrage! The half of our trip that was spent in the Serengeti could have been eliminated, never to return. I have already convinced at least 20 people to never go to the Serengeti until this Horrific practice is stopped. I have advised my tour company to never send tourists to Serengeti when this is going on and to avoid sending people entirely until this 3rd world practice of burning miles and miles of Serengeti is stopped. We could not get away from incessantly breathing the smoke, and neither can the animals. Any vista of the Serengeti that we saw was tainted with fire and smoke. 2 Balloon rides were canceled due to smoke-filled air and poor visibility. We had to drive through smoke so thick that we were unable to see, with flames crackling right next to the road. The part of our trip in Ngorongoro and Tanengerie was terrific, and we should have come home after that and avoided the Serengeti entirely!
Written July 7, 2024
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jhshaver2017
Victoria, Canada25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
The Serengeti, Tanzania part of a five country safari in Africa. So different from the Masai Mara. The sand seemed almost grey in comparison. Once again you encounter elephants, giraffes, baboons and buffalo. Here also you will see in the outlying villages banana plantations, rice paddy fields and maize or corn crops. Like many of the African nations you will also find talented artists and wood crafting artisans. Tanzanite jewellery is handcrafted here as well. To the south of the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area lies Lake Manyara. It is here you will find gazells and impalas together with a host of flamingos. Remember that once again you are in an area of National Parks - treat them carefully they are part of a heritage once lost will never be found again.
Written November 30, 2023
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Manisha H
Colombo, Sri Lanka229 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The Serengeti will forever be one of the best places I have visited in my life. We didn't expect to get so lucky, but we did. Besides being able to complete the big 5 within our East Africa trip, we saw lions, leopards and cheetahs.

And by some miracle, we ended up driving through the Great Migration as they were crossing the road to make their way from south Serengeti to central Serengeti.

The landscape is vast and there is always something exciting to see.

We sincerely hope that this National Park is protected, because its beauty is unmatched.
Written July 13, 2024
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khalil
Austin, TX8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Our 21 day safari in Tanzania with Tanzania Horizon Safaris was a dream come true, especially our time in the legendary Serengeti! Our guide, Patrick, was amazing – knowledgeable, friendly, and always eager to make our experience unforgettable. He found the most incredible wildlife, from lions cubs and cheetahs to vast herds of wildebeest. The Serengeti's endless plains and stunning sunsets took our breath away every day. Everything was very well organized. We stayed at Lahia Lodge which felt like an oasis in the Serengeti with amazing views of the landscape. Straight from our bed we saw 2 giraffes strolling by at sunrise. We had forgotten our binoculars but the company organized them last minute which definitely contributed to our experience. Patrick’s passion and expertise made us feel like we were in great hands. Huge thanks to Tanzania Horizon Safaris for an unforgettable adventure. If you're dreaming of the perfect safari, they will make it happen!
Written May 18, 2024
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Cr1717
Banning, CA408 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Where else in the world can you see MANY different large mammals in one place? The Serengeti is as magical as it's name. Yes, the safari tracks are quite rough, and I recommend an inflatable cushion for your bottom. Lions, leopards, gazelles, giraffes, elephants, lots to see. We saw the tail end of the migration, as we were there at the end of July. But it varies every year.
Written August 6, 2022
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Hexy
Gloucester, MA1,142 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Solo
My recent Safari included several days/game drives in the Central Serengeti, which are unforgettable. The number of animals I was lucky enough to see was beyond my wildest dreams. The landscape and sunsets are spectacular. On the practical side, there are nice, clean picnic areas and bathrooms. On my first day there, many jeeps had entered the Serengeti around the same time, and it got a bit crowded around the more unusual sightings (i.e. leopards). However, my very experienced Safari-Guide had a way of getting around the others to give me a great view of everything. On the following days, other Safari vehicles spread out more and there was less of a crowd. The Serengeti will have a place in my heart forever.
Written September 29, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

David
San Diego, CA58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Wow. Huge National park with virtually every animal you’d want to see in so many diverse and interesting locations. We stayed 4 nights and never ran out of interesting and different things to see. This is our last stop on a two week trip in Kenya and Tanzania. We also saw lake manyara, naivisha, amboseli and Masai Mara national parks. Nothing we saw in those places wasn’t present in Serengeti in larger numbers and with amazing scenery. There were hours we drove without seeing another car. We also spent many hours staring at climbing lions, giraffes, cheetahs, leopards and elephants. Of course we saw so many zebras and wildebeests. Based on what we saw, if you only see one park in Kenya and Tanzania, this should be it.
Written February 18, 2024
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