Serengeti Migration Camp

Northern Serengeti National Park
Internationally renowned for the greatest wildlife spectacle on the planet, The Serengeti National Park located in north-west Tanzania is the ultimate ‘wildlife show’ on earth. Across the globe authors and filmmakers have come to document the Migration of hundreds of thousands of animals, but there is still only one way to understand and experience the true magnificence of this natural phenomena and that is to be part of it. Serengeti Migration Camp is the embodiment of the ‘camp’ experience. Lining the banks of the famous Grumeti River, home to pods of grunting and wallowing hippos, Serengeti Migration Camp perfectly encapsulates the luxury camp experience. Overlooking a kopje and sweeping plains across the river, the camp’s main areas are designed for enjoyment of the expansive view and being captivated by the colors of a spectacular Serengeti sunset. An open-plan lounge, dining room with large balcony, and a sunset viewing platform with camp fire ensure that all delicious meals and satisfying drinks are accompanied by a stunning view. A large swimming pool invites you for a refreshing swim during the heat of the day. Twenty
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luxurious and elevated en-suite tents are incredibly spacious and tastefully decorated in rich dark wood and leather furnishings. Serengeti Migration Camp tents have the feel of a stately hotel room, but with canvas walls to let the sounds of the African bush remind you of your truly wild location. Large wrap-around verandas afford 360-degree views of the surrounding African bush.
 
Day-long game drives are a must in the Serengeti. Set-off early with a champagne picnic breakfast and stay out all day with a delectable picnic lunch. You will be delighted and awed by the sheer numbers of game including the Big Five. Back in camp the views are spectacular, and the sunsets and cocktails on the sunset deck are an experience not to be missed. On a separate deck overlooking the Ndasiata Hills and the Grumeti River, you can dine under canvas or al-fresco under the brilliant African skies.
 
Along the Grumeti River, are numerous pools with resident hippo. You can take a walk along the banks of the Grumeti River with a knowledgeable guide, enjoying close-to nature encounters spotting hippos, birds, crocodiles and terrapins. Another experience of a lifetime to consider is the timeless and inimitable Serengeti balloon safari.
 
Situated on the path of the Great Migration, during the months of April through June and again in late October to December, you are treated to the spectacular view of a landscape dotted with wildebeest from horizon to horizon. Over two million animals participate in the Great Migration, with some 500,000 zebra moving ahead of and 200,000 Thomson’s gazelle coming behind the main players – one and a half million wildebeest. The herds tend to congregate and calve in the southern part of Serengeti from January to March, before beginning the northern trek into the northern Serengeti plains and the Masai Mara in Kenya before looping back again - this leg of the epic journey occurring between April and December. A dramatic volcanic and verdant landscape, the Serengeti is a permanent home to a plethora of other wildlife which can be viewed year round. One of the few remaining places to view black rhino in its natural habitat, the Serengeti offers the chance to view all of the Big Five. Its abundance of animals has seen the Serengeti as the subject of and location for many wildlife documentaries over the years.
 
Serengeti Migration Camp is in an ideal location to enjoy the Serengeti’s wildlife, while also having easy access to the Mara River during the northern migration season.
 
AT A GLANCE
  • 20 spacious en-suite tents on elevated hardwood floor platforms
  • Swimming pool
  • Gift shop
  • Located along migration route ensuring that from April through June and again from late October through December you can witness this spectacle first-hand.
  • Easy access to Mara River in Masai Mara to view river crossings
  • Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino)
  • Game drives - early morning and late afternoon, or all day
  • Guided bush walks along the Grumeti River
  • Balloon safaris at an additional charge
  • All Inclusive: 3 meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beer, safari activities, laundry
  • Wi-Fi internet access in main areas
  • Electricity: Runs on solar power and generator
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
  • 2016 – TRIPADVISOR ‘CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE’
  • 2014 – CONDE NAST ‘TRAVELLER READERS CHOICE’
  • 2012 – NOMINATED WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS ‘TANZANIA’S LEADING TENTED SAFARI CAMP’
  • 2011 – TRAVEL + LEISURE ‘TOP 10 HOTEL/LODGES IN THE WORLD’
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