SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK It was 1913 and great stretches of Africa were still unknown to the white man when Stewart Edward White, an American hunter set out from Nairobi pushing he recorded: “We walked for miles over burnt out country. Then I saw the green trees of the river walked two miles more and found myself in paradise”. Over 90,000 tourists visit Serengeti National Park each year. Tanzania’s first and famous park, the Serengeti, is renowned for its wealth of leopards and lions. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest areas on earth, the essential features of climate, vegetation and fauna have barely changed in the past million years. For breathtaking sights of the game as they stir at dawn, an early morning hot-air balloon ride over the plains.