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The Eight Ideal Serengeti Campsites And Lodges Options


The Safari in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is known for the Huge cats and also one of the greatest spots to witness the annual dust-filled migration of wildebeest and zebra. The crocodiles at river crossings are very entertaining. There are many places to stay in the area because of the wildlife and here are some of the top Serengeti lodges and campsites:

Luxury Serengeti Game Lodges

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge- Luxury Game Lodge In The Central Serengeti

The 3 lodges called rondavels in Serengeti Serena Safari
The 3 lodges called rondavels in Serengeti Serena Safari


The Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is built on top of a tree-covered ridge and looks out over the Serengeti's endless rolling plains and volcanic reefs. It's the perfect blend of traditional African architecture and world-class style.

Lodge and rooms

In a Maasai village, people live in round houses called rondavels and walk down winding paths. At the Lodge, there are thickly-thatched, stone-built rooms in groves of indigenous trees that are cooled by sparkling streams and papyrus-fringed ponds. A beautiful water feature runs through the main public areas. It is a natural source of waterborne plants and home to a wide range of native reptiles, amphibians, and birds.

66 rooms are in the hotel. Each room is in a stone-built, traditional-thatched "Rondavel," which has natural stone bathrooms, wildwood balconies, rope-lashed stairs, leopard-print drapes, and intricately carved furniture. The result is a unique mix of authentic ethnicity and world-class elegance.


  • Traditionally-carved, domed dining room.
  • Individual rondavel rooms with private balconies.
  • Vanishing horizon, swimming pool overlooking the plains.
  • Scenic safari bar with timbered terrace
  • Extensively stocked Africana gift shop.
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi, business centre and conference centre.
  • Extensive selection of sports and activities.
  • Cultural dance and music.
  • Forex currency exchange facility.
  • Voltage is 240V in rooms; shaver outlets have both 110V and 240V.
  • Full housekeeping services (laundry, valet, babysitting and shoeshine) plus hairdryers and telephones in all rooms.

Serengeti Sopa Lodge Semi-Luxury Game Lodge In The South Western Serengeti

The Serengeti Semi-luxury lodge with wooden sofas and table on a terrace
The Serengeti Semi-luxury lodge with wooden sofas and table on a terrace


In the Seronera area, Serengeti Sopa is a little bit off the beaten path, but it's worth the trip. Nyarboro Hills are a great place to be because they're in the South West of the Serengeti. It has a lot of great views of the plains below. This hillside lodge looks out over the Serengeti plains, which seem to go on forever. It's a peaceful place. Water all year long and acacia trees in the area make it ideal for the wide variety of wildlife that can be seen near the lodge.

Lodge and rooms

A Maasai manyatta, or village, is an interesting-looking place to stay. Each building has rounded corners and flat roofs, and the whole village is made up of huts. Rooms in the hotel are standard, but there are 69 rooms that have wall-to-wall carpet, a private lounge, two queen size beds, an en-suite bathroom with shaving sockets, and a private balcony that looks out over the plains. Each room has its own veranda.


  • Telephone facilities available at reception.
  • Television and video room.
  • 240 volts, 24 hours a day.
  • Bureau de Change.
  • Baby sitters.
  • Curio shop.
  • Swimming pool.
  • Laundry.
  • Conference facilities.

Serengeti Permanent Tented Camps

Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp Semi-Permanent Tented Camp In The Central Serengeti

The Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp with dining tables and chairs inside
The Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp with dining tables and chairs inside


A mobile tented camp in the middle of the Serengeti. It's a good place to see the huge Serengeti Plains. The camp has comfortable rooms and a chance to have a real safari camp experience. Only two hours away from Olduvai Gorge and the Grumeti River, the camp is a good place to stay. A cozy mess tent is in the middle of the camp where food is served. Fireworks are set up outside at the camp site every night for appetizers and snacks before dinner.

Camp and a place to stay

The 15 tents are comfortable and spacious, with en-suite bathrooms that are both natural and stylish. A king-size bed or two twin beds are in every tent. Each tent has a shower, toilet, and hand basin. Solar lights are used to light the way.


  • Welcome drinks on arrival and cold face towels.
  • Mess tent cosy indoor and outdoor dining.
  • Outdoor dining around the Camp fire.
  • Lounge tent.
  • Library.
  • Aperitifs around the Camp fire.
  • Satellite telephone.
  • Closes in April.

Serena Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp Between Seronera And Lobo

The Serena Mbuzi Mawe Tented camp exterior surrounded with trees
The Serena Mbuzi Mawe Tented camp exterior surrounded with trees


The Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp is near one of the main migration routes for more than one million wildebeest, half a million zebras and gazelles, and their predators. It is in the middle of the big game country, which makes it a great place to take pictures.

Camp and a place to stay

The Mbuzi Mawe Camp is surrounded by a large group of monolithic rock sculptures called kopjes. It is in a secluded acacia glade with views of the Serengeti National Park. The 16 large canvas tents are spread out across the camp's rocky glades. Each tent is on a stone platform and has its own thatched roof. They can be reached by winding stone paths. A tented bathroom opens off the bedroom, which has a lot of space. It has two sinks, a shower, and a flush toilet. The main bedroom has two queen-sized beds with all-around mosquito nets. Another part of the room has stylish lamps and chairs. Both safari chairs and sun loungers can be found on the terrace, which is large and private.


  • Central mess tent and bar.
  • Scenic safari bar with stone terrace.
  • Central fire-pit for evening sundowners.
  • Electric lighting and 24 hour hot water.
  • Gift shop, business centre and Wi-Fi.
  • Cultural dance and music.
  • Massage service.
  • Hiking the Kopjes.
  • Forex exchange and safety deposit box at reception Laundry, Valet and shoeshine services.

Serena Kirawira Luxury Camp Permanent Tented Camp In The Western Serengeti

The Serena Kirawira Luxury Camp tented with two king size bedrooms, tables and chairs
The Serena Kirawira Luxury Camp tented with two king size bedrooms, tables and chairs


The Kirawira tented camp is built in the remote regions of the Grumeti River – set against the imposing backdrop of the Western Serengeti. The most exclusive of the Serena Group’s many safari venues, the exquisite Kirawira tented camp is the epitome of classic safari camping luxury. Here, guests can feel like they're the first people to see the greatness of Africa. This luxury-tent camp is perched high on a hill with a commanding view of the Serengeti National Park's endless rolling hills and volcanic reefs. It invites you to experience the soul of the African wilderness.

Camp and a place to stay

The Kirawira camp has a total of 25 luxury tent rooms (5 king size and 20 twin bedded tents). Each room has a personal valet and has been set up in a large canvas tent on a raised platform of rope-lashed logs with a bush-thatch roof. The four-poster beds, hand-made patchwork quilts, steamer-trunk wardrobes, and brass lamps are a clever mix of old and new. One valet is provided for each guest tent. Each tent is an enclosed suite with shower and private terrace. Guests get personalized attention, elegant tents for dining, a wide selection of wine, and creative menus. By the campfire, you can drink international cocktails and fine wine. You can also enjoy them in front of the "Sun downer" terrace. Individually tailored game drives into the wildlife-filled Serengeti plains are also on offer. All drinks, food, laundry, and game drives are included in Kirawira Camp's one-of-a-kind deal.


  • Swimming pool and sundeck
  • Edwardian-styled lounge and bar
  • Elegant tented dining tens with full silver service
  • Gourmet 5-course lunches and dinners
  • Scenic bar with stone terrace
  • Central fire-pit for evening sundowners
  • Gift shop, business centre and Wi-fi
  • Cultural dance and music
  • Complimentary mineral water and toiletries
  • 24 hour on call medical services
  • Laundry and shoe-shine
  • Forex exchange and safety deposit box at reception Massage services
  • A library of Africana books.
  • 24-hour generator electricity in all tents.

Serengeti Standard Game Lodges

Lobo Wildlife Standard Lodge In The Northern Serengeti

Outside the Lobo Wildlife Standard Lodge, cars are parked
Outside the Lobo Wildlife Standard Lodge, cars are parked


Lobo is the main lodge for the northern part of the park, and it is built into a huge kopje that blends in with the landscape. It also looks out over one of the most beautiful plains in the Serengeti. In the lodge, you can see the plains and the bushy savannah, which is sometimes crossed by herds of buffalo and elephant.

Lodge and rooms

One of the best parts of the lodge is this outdoor swimming pool, which was carved into the rock and looks out over the plains. It was built into the rock. It has a beautiful lookout point near the swimming pool where you can see the animals grazing on the plains below. You can see them from there. Some nice paths go all around the main kopje. You can see hyraxes, pink and purple agama lizards, and baboons on them, which is fun to see. The lodge has 75 rooms, all of which have their own bathrooms. There are also a few self-contained suite rooms with a kitchen and a living room that can be booked.


  • Outdoor swimming pool.
  • A restaurant situated amidst huge walls of granite.
  • Sun downer deck on top of kopje.
  • Television lounge with satellite TV.
  • Full housekeeping service including laundry, babysitting.
  • Telephone and radio communication facilities.
  • Currency exchange service.

Seronera Wildlife Standard Game Lodge In The Central Serengeti

Seronera Wildlife Standard Game Lodge is surrounded by large rocks
Seronera Wildlife Standard Game Lodge is surrounded by large rocks


The Seronera Wildlife Lodge is built around a huge rock kopje in the middle of the Serengeti. It's the best place to watch the migration of the wildebeest from. Seronera River is right next to the hotel, so safaris can start right here. A stay at the lodge is more pleasant because of the friendly staff, the hyraxes and mongooses that live around the lodge, and how the public areas are set up around the hillside.

Lodge and rooms

Each guest room has its own kitchen and bathroom, and there are 75 of them at the Lodge. They're spread out over 2 floors in 2 two-story blocks. They all look out over the Serengeti plains. All of the modern rooms have been decorated in an African style and have King-size beds. They also come with en-suite bathrooms. At the Pango lounge bar, there is a nice view of the plains to the west. There is also the Ikomo sun downer bar, which has a very nice bar terrace with great views to the west.


  • Swimming pool.
  • TV lounge with satellite television.
  • Housekeeping services include laundry & babysitting.
  • Currency exchange, telephone and radio.
  • Small library.
  • Curio Shop.

Serengeti Adventure Camping

Dik Dik, Pimbi And Nuani Campsites


These campsites are all in the Seronera area of the Serengeti. They are all owned by the government, and they are all in the Seronera area. Seronera campsites are well-placed for game viewing in the Seronera area. They have covered cooking areas, showers, toilets, and camping areas.

Tents and camp

These campsites only have tents for people to stay in. With running water and showers, you can use the toilet. It doesn't get hot water at any of these places. Bandas that can be used to cook are there. We have two-person tents that are comfortable and come with sleeping mattresses. An expert cook who is with you serves delicious food and makes lunch boxes.

What Is The Best Month To Visit The Serengeti

There are two good times to visit Serengeti National Park: in January and February or from June to September. You should plan your trip around the movement of the Great Migration, though.

Can You Stay In Serengeti

If you stay at a lodge or camp in the Ndutu region, it can be in the Serengeti National Park or the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, so you need to know where your game drives will be. From November to March, most lodges in this area are only open.

Best Serengeti Safari Luxury

Top 8 Best Serengeti Luxury Safari Lodges & Camps

  • Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp.
  • Ang'ata Serengeti Camp.
  • Four Seasons Safari Lodge.
  • andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp.
  • Kiota Camp.
  • Lamai Serengeti.
  • Mapito Tented Camp.
  • Mbugani Seronera Camp.


These eight (8) Serengeti lodges and campsites stand out for their incredible deals. Each location has impressive facilities that every visitor desires during their vacation trip. Try it all by making reservations in Serengeti accommodation.

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