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Serengeti wins Leading National Park 2021 award

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Serengeti National Park, which covers an area of 14,763 square kilometres, is renowned for having a variety of animal, bird and plant species.
Serengeti National Park, which covers an area of 14,763 square kilometres, is renowned for having a variety of animal, bird and plant species.

By Gilbert Mwijuke

The World Travel Awards (WTA) has today announced Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park as Africa’s Leading National Park 2021.

Serengeti becomes Africa’s Leading National Park for the third time in a row, having previously scooped the award in 2019 and 2020.

This year, Serengeti National Park has beaten Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Namibia’s Elosha National Park, Uganda’s Kidepo Valley National Park, South Africa’s Kruger National Park and Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve to the award.

Serengeti National Park, which covers an area of 14,763 square kilometres, is renowned for having a variety of animal, bird and plant species.

Playing host to the world-famous wildebeest migration, the park is also renowned for its large lion population and is one of the best places on Earth to view prides in their natural environment.

About 70 large mammal and 500 bird species are found in the park, which boasts of diverse habitats, including riverine forests, swamps, kopjes, grasslands and woodlands.

Blue wildebeest, gazelles, zebras and buffalos are some of the commonly found large animals in the Serengeti ecosystem.

Established in 1993, the World Travel Awards aims to “acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.”

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