Serengeti, the largest national park in Tanzania, covers 14,763 sq. KM at an altitude of 1,737 m. It is true to itâ€™s Maasai name, Siringet, meaning endless plains. Home to countless numbers of a wide variety of animals and birds, you will encounter lions, cheetah, perhaps even leopards. Feast your eyes on herds of wildebeest, zebra, a variety of gazelles, impala and other species of antelope. Buffalos, hippos, elephants and giraffe are among the other well-represented species. In addition, numerous smaller mammals and birds abound. The famed migration of wildebeest and zebra, with as many as 1.5 million individuals on the move can be seen between November and June.