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Sayari Camp,

Serengeti, North
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Sayari Camp

Sayari Camp: What we think

Sayari is one of the best camps in the north of the Serengeti. It is a beautifully stylish and well furnished camp that combines luxury with a focus on game viewing.  The food is superb and the all round service is of a very high standard.  The Northern Serengeti offers a very private, once in a lifetime safari experience and opportunity to see the great migration without huge numbers of other vehicles ruining your picture!

A lovely camp and definitely up there with the best, but a bit too pricey for our liking. You get equally good safari for much less at sister mobile camps Olakira and Kimondo. Sayari gets a good 4 paws.
Guide Price: $945 per person
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Sayari Camp: Interesting Facts

  • 15 luxury tents split into two wings
  • Amazing location for the Great Migration
  • • The best access to the low water bridge (allowing easier movement to Lamai and back)r
  • Walking safaris (costs extra)
  • SPECIAL OFFER: 3 for 2 (call to check dates)

Sayari Camp: In depth

Sayari is located in the north of the Serengeti.  It’s about a 10 minute drive from the airstrip to camp and a 2 hour flight from Arusha.  The area is spectacularly beautiful and you really do get the feeling that it must have been the region that inspired Disney’s Lion King!  The rolling hills of the Lamai Wedge are lush green and teeming with game.  The landscape is occasionally interrupted by a group of towering boulders or trees that give shade to the big cats escaping the African sun.  It is a truly incredible landscape that makes a lasting impression.
The camp itself offers a splendidly luxurious retirement from this golden landscape, which makes it very popular with honeymooners.  The permanent tented camp and is close to the banks of the Mara River, making it a gem for the river crossings.  It's an old school Serengeti safari luxury option.
The tents are particularly large and well furnished and raised up on wooden platforms giving them a real sense of security. They are sleek and stylish in design with the bathroom offering guests the choice between a deep stone bath or a luxurious shower – not many tents can boast both!

Sayari Camp: Client Reviews

   100% based on 3 customer reviews
I am composing a much longer email, so this is just a quick note to let you know that our trip to Africa was marvelous!!!! Sayari was the hit of the trip, and I wish we had stayed there an extra night. I will be sending more details, but in the meantime, I wanted you to know that everything went off without a hiccup and we were delighted with your service. Take care, and many thanks for a wonderful vacation!!!!
Best regards,
S Brown
   5 stars

Everything went very smoothly indeed and your suggestions were bang on in terms of Onsea, the timing between places, the Crater Lodge and Sayari.  The 1.5 days of game viewing at the Crater was absolutely perfect (no need to do any more there whatsoever), and I can’t say enough about Sayari, the position its in geographically and the game viewing itself.  Absolutely spectacular through and through and the staff / food were so great.  As an aside, in speaking to a number of people there too, it seems like it is a great place to go outside of the peak migration time too as the area has a lot of local wildlife that stays in the area throughout the year (if you are looking for reco’s for clients in the future).
D. Belchers
   5 stars

The highlight was the entire time spent in the North. Everything was terrific: the game drives, the wildebeest crossing the river, the accommodation at Sayari Camp, the hospitality of Joe, Barbara and Ken and their team, our driver (“Prim”). Even the weather was perfect (warm days and rain showers in the evenings).
E. Frechette
   5 stars
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Sayari Camp: Breaking news

Sayari Camp:      Come and join us at Ol Pejeta
18 Nov 2015

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Sayari Camp:      Best of our guest & guide pics – October 2015
13 Nov 2015

Every week we select the best safari moments captured by our guests and guides. We update our Asilia Africa Facebook Page with these new shots so keep checking our page for the latest ones! Enjoy the highlights of October 2015 below.   Asilia’s Portfolio of Camps Includes: In Tanzania: ...   Show me more >

Sayari Camp:      Tell us your Asilia Africa Safari Story and win!
12 Nov 2015

There’s something truly magical about a Safari. Being out in the bush, far away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, and being in touch with nature. For many it is a life changing experience; one that inspires anecdotes and stories that are told and retold at any available occasion. We ...   Show me more >

Sayari Camp:      Ecowarrior awards for Asilia Africa Conservancies
10 Nov 2015

Ecotourism Kenya recognizes the best innovations in sustainable tourism each year through its Ecowarrior Awards.  We’re proud to announce that this year Asilia is associated with two of the awards. The Ecowarrior Award for 2015 was awarded to the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, where we work ...   Show me more >

Sayari Camp:      The Hunt is on… Behind the Scenes of BBC One’s new series
5 Nov 2015

On the 1st of November a major new wildlife series ‘The Hunt’ starts on BBC One, narrated by David Attenborough. I have to stop myself here as the line ‘narrated by David Attenborough’ is pretty much the zenith of any wildlife filmmaking career. His series ‘Life on Earth’ inspired ...   Show me more >


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