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Lemala Serengeti Camp

Lemala Serengeti Camp: What we think

Lemala is a great product offering a good tented experience. Lemala Serengeti moves north and south with the migration and the camps have great locations. It's not Alex Walkers Serian but for the very reasonable price nor does it claim to be. The tents are large and luxurious and the camp does has an intimate feel. A good rival to Ubuntu, the other value option.

Lemala are new to safari and don't have the pedigree of their rivals but they are fast establishing themselves, with this camp leading the charge. Good value, 4 paws.
$694 per person per night
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Lemala Serengeti Camp: Interesting Facts

  • 9 Meru-style safari tents
  • Mobile tented camp
  • Moves with the migration
  • Good guides and vehicles
  • SPECIAL OFFER: 3 for 2 (low season) or 7 for 5 when booked with other Lemala Camps

Lemala Serengeti Camp: In depth

Lemala Serengeti is a mobile tented camp designed to move with the migration.  Between December and April, Lemala Serengeti is located in the southern Serengeti in the Ndutu area. From mid April to early July it is located in the central Serengeti and from July to early November it moves to the northern Serengeti, to the Kogatende area. Due to it following the migration you can rely on the camp location to deliver a good Serengeti safari experience. Perfect for adventure seeking honeymooners!

Like all the Serengeti mobile tented camps, Lemala is made out of canvas structures and the main area is an open and spacious.  Almost like a mess tent, but with quality furniture and a luxurious design, all meals and evening drinks take place in the main tented unit.  This is the communal area with a bar and sofas equipped with a great view out over the Serengeti.  There is a fire place a small way from the main mess area.

The camp is small with only 12 Meru-style safari tents.  These are surprisingly large and offer good views of the surrounding bush.  They have large beds, a writing desk, deck chairs for your veranda, great storage and good bathrooms with running water and showers at the back.  The showers are bucket showers, but this makes no real difference.  The rooms can be made into triples and twins as well.

Day time game drives take place with semi open sided vehicles and good guides.

Lemala Serengeti Camp: Breaking news

Lemala Serengeti Camp:      And then my brothers showed up and completely ruined the moment!!

For those of us that grew up with older brothers this story is all too familiar.

A honeymooning pair of lions was spotted on the plains of the Lamai Wedge, just south of the Kenyan border.

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Lemala Serengeti Camp:      Rough and tumble with Hyaena cubs…..

We know they look more like pups but apparently the correct term is cubs when discussing baby Hyaenas.

We came across part of a very large clan near to the Bologonja River last week and were lucky enough to see two females warming up in the morning while their cubs wrestled out some ...   Show me more >

Lemala Serengeti Camp:      Lamai’s “Seven Breadly Sins”

The kitchen is the engine room of a lodge and we have a fantastic team of chefs - they work hard and they are always smiling.

This week Jana challenged Yassin to bake a bread a day for the next blog and the results are outstanding.

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Lemala Serengeti Camp:      We found a soggy moggy!!

An afternoon storm rolled over us last week.

Pretty grim weather made for a slight lack of enthusiasm for the drive - but we managed to convince everyone to get out in the bush for a slippery adventure - including ourselves.

We were well rewarded by this fantastic sighting of a ...   Show me more >

Lemala Serengeti Camp:      Buffalo Soldiers….

We have six or seven old Buffalo bulls that never stray far from Lamai. That is six or seven pretty good reasons why we escort you to and from your rooms at night!!

They have fantastic grass, pools of water and plenty of shady spots in which they can escape the heat of the day. Why ...   Show me more >


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