Gate

Serengeti National Park - Naabi Hill Gate

Primary entrance to the vast plains of Serengeti, teeming with wildlife.

Tanzania
Location
Dry season
Best Time to Visit
1,805 m
Altitude

About Serengeti National Park - Naabi Hill Gate

The Naabi Hill Gate is the main entrance to the Serengeti National Park, one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in the world, located in northern Tanzania. This gate serves as the threshold to an endless plain that hosts the annual Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles traverse the savannah in search of fresh past...

When to go

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Seasons

June - October
Best time to go
Perfect for witnessing the Great Migration and enjoying expansive views of wildlife across the plains.
December - February
June - October
High Season
Dry season, ideal for game viewing as animals gather around water sources.
November - March
Shoulder Season
Short rains, with the park less crowded and the landscape lush and vibrant.
March - May
Low Season
The rainy season enhances the beauty of the landscape but can make some roads difficult to navigate.

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Serengeti National Park is generally safe for visitors, with standard travel health precautions recommended. Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and malaria prophylaxis are advised for travelers 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
Naabi Hill Gate is a common entry point for visitors coming from Ngorongoro or Arusha, serving as the gateway to the southern and central regions of the Serengeti.
Getting Around
Safari vehicles are the primary mode of transportation within the park, with guided tours providing the most comprehensive way to explore the vast ecosystem and its wildlife.
Visas
Visitors to Tanzania need a visa, which can be obtained on arrival or online through the eVisa system, facilitating access to Serengeti National Park and other attractions.
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