Region

Serengeti Central (Seronera)

The heart of the Serengeti, renowned for diverse habitats and exceptional wildlife viewing.

Tanzania
Location
June to October
Best Time to Visit
1,500 m
Altitude

About Serengeti Central (Seronera)

Serengeti Central, often referred to as the Seronera area, lies at the core of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. This region is celebrated for its stunning savannah landscapes, dotted with acacia trees and filled with a rich variety of wildlife throughout the year. The Seronera River and its tributaries weave through this area, creating a fe...

When to go

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Seasons

June - October
Best time to go
Peak wildlife viewing in dry conditions.
June - October
December - February
High Season
Dry season, perfect for wildlife viewing as animals congregate around water sources.
November - February
Shoulder Season
Short rains refresh the landscape, offering a mix of dry and wet conditions ideal for game viewing.
March - May
Low Season
Wet season, characterized by lush landscapes, fewer tourists, and the chance to see migratory birds and calving wildebeest.

What to do

Activities

Seronera Hot Air Balloon Safari

Balloon Safari in the Seronera Region

Balloon Safari (CS)

Wildlife

Seronera's wildlife is exceptionally diverse, offering some of the best game viewing in Africa, including close encounters with Africa's most iconic species in their natural habitat.

Lion

Common

Elephant

Common

Black Rhino

Occasional

Cheetah

Common

Hippo

Common

Hyena

Common

Leopard

Occasional

Giraffe

Common

Zebra

Common

Gazelle

Common

Buffalo

Common

Wildebeest

Common

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Seronera is generally safe for visitors, with guided tours recommended for wildlife viewing. Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and malaria prophylaxis are advised for travellers 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
Seronera is accessible by road from Arusha, taking approximately 7-8 hours, or by domestic flight to Seronera Airstrip from major cities in Tanzania.
Getting Around
Within Seronera, safari vehicles are the primary mode of transport, offering extensive coverage of the area for wildlife viewing.
Visas
Visitors to Tanzania need a visa, obtainable on arrival or online through the eVisa system, ensuring access to Serengeti National Park and other attractions.
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