Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Serengeti National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Serengeti National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Serengeti National Park, Tanzania by month

January

If you are traveling to Serengeti National Park in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

February

February for Serengeti National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

March

March here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

May

If you go to Serengeti National Park in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June for Serengeti National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

If you are traveling to Serengeti National Park in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

September

If you are traveling to Serengeti National Park in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

October

If you are traveling to Serengeti National Park in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

November

November here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

December

December for Serengeti National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Serengeti National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Serengeti National Park

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