- Private game drives
- Excellent Serengeti location
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area visits
- Alex Walker's Serian portfolio
Serian’s Serengeti Camp, Kusini, is an attractive, high-end mobile camp located within the southern reaches of the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, not far from the Ngorongoro Conservation area. A short 15-minute drive from the Serengeti South airstrip, this intimate and secluded resting-place is nestled amidst acacia woodland on the edge of the shortgrass plains where the wildebeest come in their millions to give birth to their young. The camp is open from December to May when there are high concentrations of game and predators to be seen in the area from cheetahs and hyena to jackals, honey badgers and spectacular birdlife.
The cosy mess tent houses the beautifully-presented dining table where delicious food is served. Although there is no WiFi, 24-hour generator power is provided, along with charging points for electrical devices.
With just six tents, this intimate camp belongs to the ‘Alex Walker’s Serian’ portfolio and lends itself well to family or group bookings. Each of the stylish, traditional safari tents houses a large wrought-iron bed and an en-suite bathroom with flushing toilet and bucket shower (hot water is provided).
Activities here are naturally centred on viewing the superb wildlife in both the Serengeti National Park and the nearby Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Breath-taking game-drives are the main focus, with guests occupying their own, private safari vehicle with a dedicated guide and spotter who can tailor itineraries to the needs of any particular group or family.
Children of all ages are welcome and the relaxed nature of the camp make it a great choice for families. Early meals can be arranged on request and there is a family suite comprising two separate tents joined by a comfortable communal living space. Parents sleep in one tent, up to two children in the other and a third child can sleep comfortably in the living area. With the camp’s strategic location on an ancient migratory path, animals are free to wander through and although they are unlikely to approach tents or humans, children must remain under parental supervision at all times.
The Serian Serengeti Mobile Camp, Kusini, with its elegant feel and efficient, accommodating staff makes for a wonderful stay. While it’s not an option for those on a low budget, the camp does offer high calibre accommodation combined with a seamless, authentic safari experience and a touch of luxury in a superb and truly wild location.
The trip was amazing everything was better than we could have imagined.
There was a moment climbing the mount Kenya where my wife accused me of tricking her into doing this (half kidding) as some of the nights got pretty cold, but we were dressed well and the sunrise at the peak was astonishing.
Safari was spectacular, Ben who was our main guide and driver was awesome! We saw everything excepts rhinos which were more of a hope than a reality. We also were able to watch a rock python eat a Thompson gazel live. It was one of the most interesting and unsettling things I have ever seen.
Just overall, so many moments that make you think wow or I can't believe I am here. Thank you for your help in getting everything set up. I don't believe I could have booked the trip without your help and guidance. It was an amazing way to start our marriage and truly the trip of a lifetime!
William Kearns reviewing 11 Day Mount Kenya Trek and Masai Mara Safari Combined on 29 October 2018
The Namibia trip was fantastic!
Self-driving was brilliant, and the chronology of the itinerary was perfect (against the flow/direction most other travelers took).
As for specifics:
This place was the best!
Best service, best staff, best food, best experiences, best facilities.
We saw a cheetah kill, leopards, and white rhino (which we were not expecting).
If you’ve never been you should go...If I ever go back to Namibia I will revisit.
The only (slight) disappointment.
Maybe because it was right after Okonjima, but the service was lacking, the facilities were a bit run down, it was the only place with mosquitoes in the room with no net and no spray. Food was marginal. Not sure if there are better options in the area, though.
Etosha Park was amazing. There was so much wildlife with so little crowds.
The Okaukeujo Camp had the best watering hole with animals coming in at all times of the night. A great experience exclusive to the camp.
Beautiful place. Very private. Food and service excellent.
A nice stopping point on the drive.
An amazing place...How they laid out and built it.
Enjoyed exploring the grounds and the local area/sights.
The staff was on par with Okonjima.
2 days were perfect.
Ivin provided us with good advice/information/recommendations along the route, along with a cell phone and cooler for the trip. The car was perfect.
They represent Tourdust well!
Again, another great trip you put together...Thank you!
Earl Wong reviewing Northern Namibia Highlights - Self Drive on 17 October 2018
We both suffered but enjoyed it immensely. Just how it should be!!!!
Our route up the mountain, the Burguret trail is very arduous and certainly should not be used for people who are not very fit and experienced trekkers. It mainly followers animal trails through the forests and bog lands around the mountain. The Chogoria route down was great. The guide and porters were great. Wild camping means just that, really just what I wanted, but I have lived in Kenya.
Jonathan Bailey reviewing Mount Kenya: Burguret Chogoria Traverse on 24 September 2018