- Intimate, mobile camp
- Follows the wildebeest migration
- Spectacular predator action
- Exceptional guiding
Serengeti Safari Camp is an attractive, high-specification mobile camp which moves around the Serengeti National Park, northern Tanzania. The first of its kind, it was designed to change location four or five times each year to follow the great wildebeest migration as it covers vast distances across the Serengeti. Depending on the position of the camp, it is reached either via light aircraft from Arusha or via 4WD vehicle.
The camp is simple but delightful with comfortable furniture. The main tent has walls that can be opened and houses the attractively-presented communal dining table where delicious food is served. There is a separate tent nearby with library, bar and fire-pit.
The accommodation comprises six spacious and open-plan Meru tents dotted around the bush. Each tent has a separate dressing area with good storage facilities, and an en-suite bathroom with chemical eco-flush toilets, washbasins and safari-style bucket showers (plenty of hot water is provided). One of the tents is for families, with two bedrooms and an adjoining seating area. Children of 8 and over are welcome, although given the unfenced nature of the camp they must remain under parental supervision at all times. With a maximum of twelve guests, the camp has a friendly, intimate feel.
Activities involve daily shared game drives, although it is possible to book private guided safaris offering greater flexibility at additional cost. Camp movements are pre-planned in an effort to be within reach of the herds. Although this can’t always be guaranteed due to the unpredictability of nature and weather conditions, the game-viewing is generally spectacular with strong sightings likely year-round. During the dry season (July-October), the wildebeest migration attracts high concentrations of lion, cheetah and leopard and whilst the Serengeti does get busy, nothing can diminish the excitement of seeing such superb predator action.
Serengeti Safari camp offers seamless service and a firm focus on game-viewing. The high density of wildlife in this stunning and varied landscape is nothing short of breath-taking and the mobile nature of the camp offers prime viewing opportunities in relaxed and comfortable surroundings.
We had a wonderful time! Our transfers (besides a bit of a wait when we arrived) were smooth. The gentleman that drove us to and from the airport also drove us to our hike and he was very nice and helpful, clean car and very accommodating.
Our tour guide on the first day, Mandy, was charming and insightful. It was a slow day in the markets but we appreciated the space and gave us a chance to hear all about the Souks. The gentlemen who was with her was a wealth of knowledge and both did a very nice job!
Our hike was awesome and our guide was great- he even took us to a cool waterfall and took great care of us; lunch in the mountains was delicious!
The hotel was so lovely and the staff was very accommodating and helpful. The food was great and the rooms very comfortable!
I did a good amount of damage in the market (often accused of being Berber;) and truly hope to be back next Spring... maybe a girls trip or perhaps I’ll bring my kiddos!
Thank you for organizing such a nice getaway for my husband and I; we will confidently recommend Tourdust to our friends!!
Jennifer H reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 12 June 2019
We had an amazing trip. Everything was well thought out and so much fun. What a great way to truly see the country and learn the culture.
Joseph was the perfect guide. Very kind, professional, knowledgeable and patient. The kids loved Joseph and keep asking when will they meet him again. He found the Big 5 for us which was unforgettable! Please pass along our appreciation to Joseph.
Maji Moto was also another incredible experience. They had great customer service and we loved experiencing their culture.
Sunbird was absolutely beautiful and I wish we had more time there. We loved the view of the lake!
One suggestion to make the trip even better for other guests in the future would be to have a cooler with drinks and snacks in the Jeep at all times because a ton of driving is involved and it would be helpful to have a cold drink and snacks during the long trip.
Thanks again for organizing this experience of a lifetime for us!
Brandon H reviewing Maasai Family Adventure on 12 June 2019
Thanks for all your help in making the arrangements, everything went so smoothly from landing in Jo’burg to departing a week later.
We all had a fantastic time, Kirsty (our youngest) was able to go on all the game drives and we were very well looked after both on the drives and back at the lodge. The food was great, staff were all very friendly & nothing was too much trouble for them (e.g. providing hot milk for Kirsty at bedtime). The kids all enjoyed the rock pool during the day and we all loved the game drives.
We were lucky enough to see all the big 5, with the additions of Cheetah & Wild Dogs. I think it was the second to last day before we managed to see some Hippo (and finally I’ve been able to take some photos of them - I have only ever seen them at night before). We had the adventure of being caught up with some Lionesses stalking a herd of Zebra (one of the younger Lionesses went a bit early & scattered the herd).
We’re certainly aiming to go on safari again although it will be a while before we save enough to go again (maybe the kids will be taking us next time!)
Jeff W reviewing South Africa Safari and Mauritius on 13 May 2019