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Serian Serengeti: Interesting Facts
Serian Serengeti: In depth
Serian is a mobile camp that bi-annually moves from the north to the south of the Serengeti to follow the great migration of Wildebeest. The camp opens in the Kogatende region in the north of the Serengeti in June and will stay there until mid November. In December the great ship Serian moves down to set up camp in the south of the Serengeti. They set up camp in a remote location south of Lake Ndutu, which is actually positioned within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is actually set nicely away from the other mobile camps allowing you to be in complete wilderness, a rare treat for a camp on the northern Serengeti circuit. If you want raw and wild on your Tanzanian safari holiday, then this is one of the best camps out there.
Serian Serengeti gives you the opportunity to be amazingly flexible with your safari trip. He encourages his guests to spend as much time as they can in the bush; and this is where he really sets the bar that the competition is still trying to reach. There are no set schedules for the safari trips at Serian. You be can up at dawn and back at dusk (the bush breakfasts and lunches are the best in Tanzania!). One of our favourite Serengeti Safaris to date!
The location of the camps changes slightly from year to year. You can be sure that they’ll always be in a beautifully secluded corner, that just so happens to be the best area for viewing game. For those in search of an adventure honeymoon, this is the one for you.
The camp is small and offers a really personal service. The main area is small and cosy, with comfy sofas and interesting books to dip into if you have free moment. The tents are traditional and luxurious and just what you want from an adventure out in the Tanzanian bush.
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