Migrational Camps

Experience a wildebeest and zebra migration safari

Follow the annual wildebeest and zebra migration at the exclusive Migrational Camps; two seasonal camps – Nyasi (meaning grass) and Songa (meaning move) – that move between the Serengeti’s south and north.

Camping in the Serengeti under canvas is one of the most authentic safari experiences within Africa – and an activity high up on many bucket lists. Start each morning out the front of your private tent sipping coffee and watching the sun rise over the endless plains before a day jam-packed with adventure. The Great Migration is one of life’s most astounding spectacles, with vast herds of wildebeest following the same well-trodden migratory paths year after year. These two migrational camps are perfectly positioned, putting guests in the heart of the action.

Each camp consists of 8 ensuite tents and one family tent that are decorated in lots of neutral, earthy colours that reflect the tranquillity of the surrounding environment. The tents consist of a comfortable living space, double or twin beds fitted with quality natural linens and an ensuite bathroom featuring double vanities and large mirrors.

Migrational Camp lit up at night

The Camps

The camps main area consists of two tents set under canvas that feature dining and lounge spaces. There are plenty of comfortable couches or chairs to laze around during the day, read a book or chat with fellow guests. There is also an open firepit in front of the camp that is perfect for enjoying a drink or sharing stories with guests about the days adventures. At night, the camp is lit with countless paraffin lanterns that help to create a fantastic atmosphere.

Activities

Activities at Migrational Camps centre on morning and afternoon (or full day) game drives in search of the wildebeest migration or other iconic African wildlife such as lion, leopard, giraffe or elephant. When the camps are in the north (June – mid-November) guests can take to the skies in a hot air balloon, gaining a magnificent birds-eye view of the landscape and the wildlife below (additional cost). Of course, at the end of each day, sundowners are mandatory on safari (and always a popular hit amongst guests) as you stretch your legs and enjoy a cool beverage as you watch the sun go down.

Leopard climbing down a tree
  • Beautiful, tented camp located in prime Serengeti migration spot
  • Spacious and private enusite tents with quality finishes
  • Main area boasting comfortable dining and living spaces
  • All-day game drives in search of the migration and other iconic wildlife
  • Take to the skies in a hot air balloon (northern Serengeti only – additional cost)
  • Enjoy sundowners over the endless plains
  • Morning, afternoon or all-day safaris
  • Sundowners – a favourite amongst safari-goers
  • Hot air ballooning (northern Serengeti only – additional cost)

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Both camps are best accessed via light aircraft flight.

Northern Serengeti – When the camps are set up in the north (June-mid-November) the closest airstrip is Lamai (a ± 45-minte drive).

Southern Serengeti – From 15 December until 31 March, the camps are in the southern Serengeti. Guests can fly into either Mwiba or Makao airstrips (a ± 45-minte drive).

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