Tanzania Day 7: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

On June 22, we spent the morning in central Serengeti and then headed out. We stopped at the Oldupai Gorge Museum on our way to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Here’s the tracklog for our drive.

Here are the animals we saw:

  • Baboons
  • Elephants
  • Ostriches
  • Zebras
  • Lions
  • Vervet Monkeys
  • Wildebeests
  • Giraffes
  • Warthogs
  • Hippopotamuses
  • Thomson’s Gazelles
  • Grant’s Gazelles
  • Hyenas
  • Vultures
  • Black-backed Jackals
  • Secretarybird
  • Hadada Ibis
  • Agama

I am posting all the photos in my Flickr album.

Tanzania Day 6: Central Serengeti

On this day, we set out early from Kati Kati for a game drive. Here’s the track for our morning game drive.

After lunch at the camp, we went back out again. Here’s the track for that. This is when we saw the leopard with a wildebeest in a tree.

Here are the animals we saw:

  • Baboons
  • Elephants
  • Ostriches
  • Zebras
  • Vervet monkeys
  • Impalas
  • Hartebeests
  • Wildebeests
  • Giraffes
  • Hyenas
  • Lions
  • Kori bustards
  • Vultures
  • Guineafowls
  • Cheetahs
  • Topis
  • Jackals
  • Goshawks
  • Leopard
  • Caracal

I am posting all the photos in my Flickr album.

Tanzania Day 5: Western to Central Serengeti

On day 5, we headed back from western Serengeti to central Serengeti.

Here’s the map for our game drive.

Here are the animals we saw:

  • baboons
  • elephants
  • buffaloes
  • ostriches
  • zebras
  • impalas
  • wildebeests
  • giraffes
  • warthogs
  • herons
  • vultures
  • marabou storks
  • yellow-billed storks
  • topis
  • monitor lizard
  • bateleur
  • mongoose
  • goshawk
  • lilac-breasted rollerbird
  • ground hornbills
  • turtles
  • dik-dik
  • lions
  • hippopotamuses
  • Egyptian goose

Tanzania Day 4: Western Serengeti

Crocodiles eating wildebeest

On day 4, we explored the western part of Serengeti National Park.

Here is the tracklog for our morning game drive.

After lunch at the Mbalageti Lodge with beautiful views, we headed back out.

Here are the animals we saw (new ones in bold):

  • Baboons
  • ostriches
  • zebras
  • vervet monkeys
  • impalas
  • wildebeests
  • warthogs
  • herons
  • hippopotamuses
  • lions
  • vultures
  • guinea fowl
  • yellow-billed storks
  • crocodiles
  • topis
  • eagles
  • monitor lizards
  • black-backed jackals
  • bateleur
  • turtles

Tanzania Day 3: Central to Western Serengeti

Cheetah

On this day, we did a game drive in central Serengeti in the morning and then headed to western Serengeti where we stayed at Mbalageti.