Grumeti River, Serengeti National Park

4.6
#5 of 8 in Things to do in Serengeti National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Part of Serengeti National Park, Grumeti River serves as a safari area known for animal river crossings during great migrations of large herbivores. Basks of crocodiles, herds of hippos, zebras, buffalos, lions, giraffes, and black-and-white colobus monkeys are among the many wildlife species native to the area. Migrations usually take place from late May to early July, but safari tours in open-sided vehicles are offered year-round. The area is best accessed by small light aircraft, and there are many small airfields nearby. Make Grumeti River part of your personalized Serengeti National Park itinerary using our Serengeti National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • I was in serengeti in the last week, i didi t found the migration in this place but the place was attractive AND THE COMPANY Africa Natural Tours LTD was good  more »
  • The view was very intreaging but the oder was almost overwhelming. This was not uncomen wherever hippos congregated.  more »
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  • Full of hippos
  • Home of Hippos & Crocodile

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