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Serengeti's Camps and Lodges

Accommodations in the Serengeti National Park


Our comfortable, eco-friendly, mobile tented camp on the banks of the Grumeti River, a Tanganyika Wilderness Camp. More Serengeti accommodation info below...
Mobile Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Mobile Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

© Anouk Zijlma
Even if you are not a camper, it's worth spending a few nights under canvas in a mobile tented camp when you visit the Serengeti National Park. As you can see, it is very comfortable, the toilet flushes, and the shower is warm, courtesy of the staff throwing buckets of hot water into a drum for your bathing pleasure every night. The food is fresh, the staff are fantastic, the camp fire is warm and hippos provide the perfect lullaby (the hyenas less so). The stars are so bright out there, there's no need for a flashlight except to see if any lion are getting too close for comfort. The advantages of a mobile camp is of course that you are where the bulk of the animals are, and in the Serengeti that means you are in the thick of the great annual migration.

Mobile Camps, Serengeti National Park
Mobile camps are seasonal camps, they actually do move their location every 3-6 months. It's certainly luxurious camping, you're not sleeping on a mat, but there is no AC or regular supply of electricity beyond a few solar panels offering basic lights in the tent. Recommendations include:

Permanent Tented Camps, Serengeti National Park
Quite different from mobile camps, these permanent tented camps do have some canvas, but they are more like lodges. They tend to be very romantic, luxurious and in excellent locations. Recommendations include:

Lodging in central Serengeti National Park
Serengeti does not have a large choice of permanent lodges, the camps are generally better. But it is worth spending a few nights in the central part of the Serengeti. The permanent wildlife population is unparalleled and the scenery is breathtaking. Most of the mobile camps will spend a few months in central Serengeti, but if they have moved on when you wish to visit, here are some other recommendations:

Lodges in other parts of the Serengeti
If you like comfort, swimming pools, and walls rather than canvas, here are some more recommendations of permanent lodges in the Serengeti:

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