Finding the best Tanzanian safari tour package for July and August
As you plan your best Tanzania safari for July or August you should include safaris to the iconic game parks on the Northern Tanzania safari Circuit: the Serengeti safari park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire Game Parks. Each of these destination has its own unique landscape and environment, and a Tanzania safari to each of them offers you a diverse and authentic experience during your safari tour package to Tanzania. At this season of year, the Mara river crossings are not to be missed.
See the great migration: Mara river crossings in the Iconic Serengeti
Best of Serengeti Safari Tours – The Mara river crossings take place in the Serengeti Game Park and are probably the most sought-after wildlife experience on Earth. The crossings are a true image of the Serengeti and a best African safari. Happily, they coincide with the July-August summer holiday period.
The crossings begin in mid-July, as the scattered herd start to emerge in single file at Kogatende area, Northern Serengeti National Park. Up to this point, the herd has been fragmented into splinter groups as it pressed its way north from the southern short grass plains. Here, the numbers convene again and the wildebeest face one of the most physically challenging hurdles in the migration cycle. The river itself has steep vertical drops on both sides, and as the herds converge, the wildebeest must navigate each other, the land predators trailing them, and the crocs lying in wait in the water. The total number of wildebeest, the dramatic leaps they make, and the swift kills carried out by crocodiles combine to make an awe-inspiring sight. The images are world famous.
On Tanzania safari during this season, visitors will spend their days driving along the Mara river, hoping to capture sight of at least one of these crossings. As well as the crossings, the river itself is teeming with wildlife. Common sightings in this region include lions, leopards, hyena, buffalo, African elephants and antelopes.
Choosing your safari package to Tanzania in July and August
If you are planning an African safari in Tanzania in July or August, consider a safari tour package that is created around the Mara river in the northern of the Serengeti National Park. Make sure to stay there a few nights. We have created a sample Tanzania safari itinerary that includes the north of the Serengeti Park.
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