Serengeti: voted the best national park in the world by Trip Advisor.

Serengeti National Park is not just any place.

The lack of “real” roads in the Serengeti allows wildlife to roam here undisturbed. Here, no paved paths on which giraffes can slip, but dirt roads accessible only to rugged 4×4 vehicles.

A visit to the Serengeti therefore requires careful planning to get the most out of your experience.

This is the domain of the great migration. The annual migration of millions of wildebeest, grant gazelles, thomson gazelles, eland, impala and zebra, of which as many as 85% are in the Serengeti, constitutes the largest migration of land animals in the world. It is known as
“the greatest show on earth”
. This migration is different each year, mainly in response to variations in the weather. The exact timing of wildebeest migration in the Serengeti depends entirely on the precipitation patterns that occur each year.

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In the bustling heart of the national park, just north of the vast shortgrass plains, lies Seronera. This place embodies the true essence of the Serengeti and offers the opportunity to spot as many as 25 different wild cats a day.

The wildlife here is nothing short of spectacular, with impressively high densities of relaxed leopards, cheetahs and lions.

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The northern Serengeti extends about 100 km north from Seronera to the Kenyan border. This area is characterized by gently rolling countryside with more trees and bushes, and is further interrupted by small rivers, hills and occasional headlands. As you travel further north, the number of vehicles decreases. Even during the peak migration season, between August and October, you can still enjoy spectacular crossings of the Mara River without the crowds.

The south of Serengeti National Park is covered by vast shortgrass plains that stretch into the north of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Further west until almost to Lake Victoria, where it narrows to the Western Corridor.

Planning a safari in this area can be complex.

JADORE SAFARIS is here to guide you in choosing the right camps at the right time of year. That way you will have the best possible experience. Especially since wildebeest migration varies greatly each year. Our safaris include a private guide with years of experience and well-equipped safari vehicles.

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Paul Shayo

Since our drivers are also your guides, we call them “driververguides.”

This is your driver’s guide to the South of Tanzania: Paul.

He is friendly, experienced and fully prepared to give you an unforgettable and excellent Safari in the region where he himself was born and raised. So you are in the hands of knowledgeable professional. Paul also travels regularly throughout Tanzania to update his knowledge of all the parks and to look for new destinations, off the beaten track.

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Bastiaan Witvliet

Bastiaan Witvliet, born and raised in Zambia and Tanzania, returned to Africa permanently in 2016 after studying and pursuing a career in the Netherlands. His childhood in the African bush instilled in him a deep love for safari life, and he still spends a lot of time in the wilderness, in addition to his work for Jadore Safari he is active in conservation.

As a certified private safari guide, Bastiaan shares his passion for nature with others, while also playing a role in the business side of Jadore Safaris since joining as a shareholder in 2023. With his expertise, he contributes to the success and growth of the company, and is committed to sustainability and conservation of the beautiful African wilderness.

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Patrick Kweka

A young natural who has chosen to put himself in the service of tourism in Tanzania.

Patrick takes great pleasure in the opportunity to connect with people from different cultures and countries. His concern is to first understand what the visitor is interested in so he can provide them with the best possible experience. 

On a trip with Patrick and JADORE SAFARIS there is a smile, lots of knowledge, passion and a commitment to provide the best possible, but still safe experiences possible.

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Vincent Kessy

Turn or reverse it but it is the driver/guide that runs the safari and where the safari falls or stands.

Vincent is not just someone doing his job but he, like the rest of the team, breathes one and all JADORE SAFARIS in and out. It was at a young age that Vicent decided he wanted to get involved in guiding visitors to see and learn about this amazing northern circuit of The Rift Valley.

He freelanced for several companies that provided excellent services and even did training for young fellows who wanted to learn this trade. He is also constantly schooling himself when he is not in the bush for a while. His passion for and knowledge of all aspects of the region’s nature, landscape and culture become immediately apparent when you set out with him.

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Katja de Feu

Katja, co-founder of JADORE SAFARIS, has developed a passion for tourism with more than 5 years of experience organizing safaris in East Africa. Together with local partners, the company has grown into a unique initiative focused on exclusive private safaris away from mass tourism.

An African safari is always an adventure. But to embark on your adventure means that even during the planning phase, you need to get in touch with someone who provides independent and honest advice.

It is rare for someone to return home disappointed about their safari, but they may not be aware of what they did not see and how much better it could have been.

Katja wants to make sure her clients are aware of all options for their African adventure … regardless of how they define that adventure. JADORE SAFARIS clients become her good friends, many of whom return to Tanzania or Kenya to travel with us again.

In addition to the personal welcome, it is also Katja who, behind the scenes as financial director, ensures that everything once you are here can also run smoothly.

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Koen de Meyer

Koen, co-founder of JADORE SAFARIS, has developed a passion for tourism with more than 5 years of experience organizing safaris in East Africa. Together with local partners, the company has grown into a unique initiative focused on exclusive private safaris away from mass tourism.

Koen’s mission goes beyond words; he and his team strive for sustainable tourism and invite travelers to discover the beauty of Africa with a personal touch, knowing that each trip has a positive impact on local communities and nature.

At Jadore Safaris, each discovery trip is crafted with fun and love for East Africa, promising unforgettable experiences for life.