Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Serengeti National Park.

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

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January

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

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February

If you are traveling to Serengeti National Park in February, 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).

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March

Traveling to Serengeti National Park in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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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.

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May

If you are traveling 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).

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June

June in Serengeti National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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July

If you go to Serengeti National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

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

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September

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

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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).

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November

November 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.

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December

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

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