Serengeti covers an area of 14,763 sq km and is a contiguous of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Serengeti is the largest National Park in Tanzania and also the most famous National Park in Tanzania. It’s most famous because of the annual migration of wildebeest’s herds in search of better grazing. Serengeti is also famous for its lions, cheetahs, large herds of Zebras, herds of giraffes, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, elands, impalas, warthogs, and also rich in birdlife.
The Ngorongoro crater is just one part of a larger area of interrelated ecosystems consisting of the crater highlands (to which the Ngorongoro Crater belongs) together with larger stretches of plains bush and woodland. Ngorongoro conservation area covers an area of about 8300 sq km. Near its centre is the Olduvai Gorge where many fossils have been earthed. Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s best known wildlife – viewing areas. The crater is about 20kms wide and it is one of the largest calderas in the world. Within its walls is a variety of animals and vegetation, including grasslands, swamps, forests, salt pans, a fresh water lake and rich wildlife. The wildlife found includes lions, elephants, buffalos, wildebeests, Thomson’s gazelles, zebra reedbucks.
Lake Manyara National Park covers an area of 330sq km and two-thirds of the park is covered by Lake Manyara. The main attractions are the superb birdlife, the tree climbing lions, hippos, elephants. Lake Manyara hosts thousands of flamingos as well as a diversity of other birdlife.
Tarangire is a beautiful area stretching south east of Lake Manyara around the Tarangire River. Tarangire has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife than any of the countries National Parks. Large herds of Zebras, wildebeests, elephants, elands, lesser kudus, gazelles, giraffes, waterbucks ,impalas and in some occasions leopards and Rhinos can be seen all year round. Tarangire is also a part of an extended ecosystem where animals roam freely.