Best time to visit Serengeti

Serengeti in particular can be visited all year round, please read the advantage and disadvantages of each season below -June or July offer the great views as the bushes are short and animals gather in the water holes making spotting easier.

BEST TIME TO VISIT SERENGETI

  • January-February it is time for wildebeest calving
  • June-September it is time for general wildlife viewing here you have chance to see the wildebeest crossing of the Grumet River.
  • July – Many guests, is when Serengeti is crowded around the Central areas
  • April and May– Is low season normally no crowd, and it is time for best hotel rates
  • June to October – This is the best time too
  • March and April – It is time with much rain, best hotel rates but long bushes and some areas are not accessible.

Generally June to October is the Dry Season and best months to visit Tanzania(Northern Circute) and November to May is Wet Season and the most exciting thing is wildebeest calving in Late January to February.

For the Southern circuit of Tanzania, the best time to visit is May to November, Mikumi National pack can be visited throughout the year but Selu, Ruaha,and Udzungwa can be visited around May to November.

JUNE TO OCTOBER – DRY SEASON.

June and July are the best months to see the wildebeest migration in the western corridor. Best time to visit Serengeti.
Animals are easier to spot since they concentrate around waterholes and rivers and the vegetation is less thick. It is mostly sunny and there is very little rain. This time there are very few mosquitoes and the chance of getting malaria is small. During this time the park gets quite crowded around the Seronera area.
Normally Mornings and nights get cold. It’s recommended to bring warm clothing for early morning game drives around June to August.

NOVEMBER TO MAY – WET SEASON.

Late January to February is the time to see the calving in the southern Serengeti. It is an excellent time to see predator in action. Best time to visit Serengeti.

April and May are low season, so it’s usually less crowded and rates might be less. Best time to visit Serengeti.
Although wildlife is easier to spot in the dry season, the Serengeti offers good game viewing throughout the year.

Migratory birds present-day and bird watching is at its best. Except for March, April and May, rains are mostly short afternoon storms and seldom interfere with your trip. March to May is the peak of the wet season.

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