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Serian's Serengeti North Camp

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9/10

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Highlights

- 8 tents, great for groups
- Private game drives
- Walking safari, fly-camping
- Alex Walker's Serian portfolio

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Overview

Serian’s Serengeti North is a traditional, mobile camp situated in the immense, rolling plains of the far-northern Serengeti, Tanzania. Accessed via light aircraft from the nearby Kogatende airstrip, the camp’s remote location offers a superb abundance of wildlife under wide open skies. The camp is open from June to November, with the attraction being the intense drama of the wildebeests’ river crossings, along with incredible game-viewing opportunities around the Lamai Wedge and Wogakuria Kopjes.

The mess tent houses an elegant central dining table where delicious food is served. The facilities are equally impressive and the accommodation comprises eight spacious tents, each with an en-suite bathroom including bucket shower, flushing toilet and 24 hour generator-powered electricity. Tented suites for groups or families consist of two tents joined by a communal living space. Parents can sleep in one tent and children in the other, with the option for a third child to sleep comfortably in the living room. Children of all ages are welcome, although note that animals are free to roam through the camp and whilst they’re unlikely to approach humans or tents, children should remain under the watchful eye of their parents at all times.

Activities here are naturally centred on the phenomenal river crossings which are thrilling to watch as animals fall and crocodiles claim their prey. The camp is part of the ‘Alex Walker’s Serian’ portfolio which has a strong focus on private game drives in exclusive 4WD safari vehicles, each with their own dedicated private guide and spotter, affording guests and families the freedom to tailor itineraries to suit their needs. Early-morning walking safaris are also possible, offering guests the chance to get closer to the wildlife and experience nature from a more intimate perspective. At times, adventure fly-camping can also be incorporated into the stay, providing the unique opportunity to sleep out in the bush and experience the wilderness in a completely different way.

Serian’s Serengeti North is a delightful place to stay, offering a traditional safari experience combined with stylish modern convenience in a truly remote location. The camp is at the higher end of the price spectrum but the comfortable accommodation, attentive staff and highly professional guiding combined with spectacular wildlife-on-tap make for a wonderful stay.

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  • Hello Lisa. We came back from our trip two weeks ago now so I am sending this email much later than I wanted to. Nevertheless, what I wanted to say was thank you very much for helping us organise an amazing trip. Our days in Mafia Island to celebrate my 50th birthday were exactly what I wanted them to be: a fantastic time with the family doing activities that we all love and enjoy in a relaxing, unusual, beautiful place full of sun, surrounded by water, wildlife and friendly people. We swam with whale sharks, did a lot of snorkeling, had two picnics on a beautiful sand bank, watched the sunset over the sea, did a bird watching excursion and tried scuba diving.
    All merit to you because Pole Pole in Mafia Island was your recommendation. I never heard of Mafia Island before and didn't consider Tanzania to start with. It was an amazing place to stay: friendly, relaxed, beautiful, comfortable, with great food and fantastic service. Thanks not only for finding the place but also for your patience as we prepared the trip and I explored options and decided what I wanted. All went incredibly well (places, transfers, flights) and we had a very memorable time together that we will all remember forever - as we still do the safari trip to South Africa you organised for us 5 years ago.
    I cannot wait to plan another trip! I am already thinking about where and when. Hopefully no pandemic will get in the way this time. And I will come to you as my favourite travel agent.
    I copy in this message the Tourdust office because I want them to know how good you are and how much I appreciated the different trips you organised for us (including the trip to India for my parents that was cancelled due to Covid). I cannot thank you enough :o)
    Kind regards, Carol

    MissingCarolina O reviewing Relaxed Bush & Beach Family Holiday in Tanzania on 25 November 2022

  • Hi Lisa
    It was a fantastic experience, thanks very much. All the arrangements were seamless and our guiding/support team were excellent, if there is a way for you to formally commend the team to your ground operators then I would be grateful if you could do that, they really were brilliant.
    Many thanks for your help in arranging the trip, and for your patience during the multiple re-arrangements over the past couple of years.
    Kind regards, John

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  • Can't praise tour dust enough, they helped us to create a holiday of a lifetime that has given us family memories we will treasure forever. From start to finish the whole experience was exactly what we wanted and more. Due to covid we waited 2 and a half years for this trip but worth the wait.
    Carly

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