Region

Serengeti Moru Kopjes

The Serengeti Moru is located in the southern region of the Serengeti National Park

Tanzania
Location
June to October
Best Time to Visit
1,600 m
Altitude

About Serengeti Moru Kopjes

The Serengeti Moru is located in the southern region of the Serengeti National Park closer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. It is famous for its diverse wildlife and landscapes. The moru, which means "rock" in Swahili, is home to many granite kopjes, or rocky outcrops, that provide shelter and vantage points for big cats such as lio...

When to go

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Seasons

June - October
Best time to go
Ideal for observing wildlife and exploring the kopjes without the constraints of heavy rains.
June - October
High Season
Dry season offers excellent wildlife viewing as animals gather around water sources.
November - February
Shoulder Season
Mild weather with occasional rains; the area is less crowded, providing a serene wildlife experience.
March - May
Low Season
The rainy season brings lush landscapes and fewer visitors, with spectacular birdwatching opportunities.

What to do

Wildlife

The Moru Kopjes region is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, offering the chance to observe a diverse array of animals in their natural habitat, set against the backdrop of ancient granite formations.

Lion

Common

Elephant

Common

Black Rhino

Occasional

Cheetah

Occasional

Hippo

Occasional

Hyena

Common

Leopard

Occasional

Giraffe

Common

Zebra

Common

Gazelle

Common

Buffalo

Common

Wildebeest

Common

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
The area is generally safe for travelers under the guidance of experienced safari operators. Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and malaria prophylaxis are recommended for visitors to Tanzania.
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Moru Kopjes is accessible by road, with most visitors arriving as part of a safari tour from lodges and camps within the Serengeti.
Getting Around
Safari vehicles are essential for exploring the kopjes and the surrounding wildlife-rich areas, with guides providing invaluable insights.
Visas
Visitors to Tanzania require a visa, obtainable on arrival or online through the eVisa system, ensuring access to national parks and wildlife reserves.
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