A site containing ancient rock paintings that were made by the Maasai clans that used to live in the Moru Kopjes
area of Serengeti national park
. Made using natural materials such as clay and ash, they are part of a larger collection found in different parts of the plains such as Nasera rock
albeit better preserved.What to do there?
Game drives of it and the nearby areas, or take a break from your safari and wander around the site - trying to spot the paintings some of which may have faded.
For a list of other attractions that you could visit in the area, please see the section below after map or the attractions page
.Best time to visit?
Any time from February to June, though you may have to contend with the rainy season that goes from March to June - during which having a good 4x4 would be a good idea. But On the good side, the wildebeest and Zebra are in this area during that time, with their accompanying predators - and the vegetation turned a deep green.
Location of Maasai Rock Paintings
This rock paintings site is located on a Koppie on the eastern end of Moru area, and in central Serengeti national park. For accommodation, there are campsites in the area, along with migration camps and about a 30 minutes drive north of it is Seronera
For more information on this location, please use the map below.How to get there?
By air or vehicle, with the latter requiring the use of a privately owned, rental or tours and travels vehicle to get there from Ndabaka
or fort Ikoma
gates, and the possibility of exploring other areas of the park as well.
The more convenient air route would require use of the nearest Seronera airstrip
, landing there from one of the cities nearby and the added views of Serengeti and possibly Ngorongoro
from above - depending on the route used.
For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website