Situated in an unspoilt corner of the Serengeti, Namiri Plains is where you’ll find some of East Africa’s best big cat sightings, from lion and leopard to cheetah.
Situated in a little-visited, remarkably unspoilt corner of the Serengeti, Namiri Plains is where you’ll find some of East Africa’s best big cat sightings, from lion and leopard to cheetah. Accommodation in this secluded camp comprises of just 8 elegant tented suites, with hot running water showers including outdoor ones with outstanding views.
The comfortably furnished mess tent is an ideal place to watch wildlife roaming the surrounding plains, while the shady outdoor seating area contains a campfire where guests can swap safari experiences before enjoying dinner in the canvas-covered dining room or beneath a canopy of stars.
Embark on twice daily game drives from Namiri Plains accompanied by knowledgeable guides in open or closed vehicles. You can also explore the environment on foot, participate in cheetah reserve and take a hot air balloon over the teeming landscape below you. If you wish to be out each day looking for wildlife, the camp offers the convenience of packed breakfasts or lunches.
How to get to Namiri Plains
The closest airstrip to Namiri Plains is Seronera, approximately 75 minutes away.
Activities at Namiri Plains
- Game drives
- Walking safaris
- Bush dining and sundowner drinks
- Cheetah research
- Hot air ballooning
*Some activities are available at extra cost.
Namiri Plains Highlights
- A remote tented camp offering exclusive wildlife encounters – rare in the Serengeti
- Unrivalled big cat sightings
- Participate in cheetah research
- Opportunities to view the wildebeest migration from November to June
- Support an eco-tourism pioneer in this informal cheetah sanctuary
Accommodation in the Serengeti National Park region
Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Serengeti National Park region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.
Ubuntu Camp is a mobile tented camp that can be found in three locations throughout the year. It has just 7 simple yet sublimely comfortable suites under canvas with hot water bucket showers that
Singita Sasakwa Lodge
Singita Sasakwa Lodge is located in the unspoilt Grumeti Reserves in the northern Serengeti. It offers 10 private guest cottages with personal infinity pools, walking safaris and guided game drives.
Singita Sabora Tented Camp
Singita Sabora Tented Camp is a nostalgic 1920s explorer-style camp in the private Grumeti Reserves adjoining the Serengeti, with 9 romantic suites that lead out onto the plains.
Singita Mara River Tented Camp
Singita Mara River Tented Camp is an impossibly chic safari camp on the northern banks of the Mara River in Tanzania's famous Serengeti National Park.
Singita Faru Faru Lodge
Singita Faru Faru Lodge sits on a riverbank in a private reserve adjoining Tanzania's northern Serengeti. This sensational property has 9 premium suites, a fleet of Land Rovers for game drives
Serengeti Safari Camp
Serengeti Safari Camp follows the wildebeest herds as they move across the Serengeti plains throughout the year. To stay lightweight, it only offers 6 walk-in guest tents and a comfortable
Serengeti Bushtops is an alluring safari camp in the Serengeti whose tented suites offer butler service and private hot tubs overlooking the open plains.
Sayari Camp offers 15 stunning tented guest suites, exceptional gameviewing on the plains of the northern Serengeti and easy access to the Mara River and its infamous croc-filled crossing points.
Roving Bushtops is a unique collection of boxes on wheels comprised of 6 guest suites that can be towed anywhere in the Serengeti. This marvel of Swiss engineering presently sits in the game-rich
Olakira Camp has just 9 traditional safari tents with classic bucket showers. This outstanding mobile camp follows the wildebeest herds from north to south, to provide the best opportunities for
Situated in a little-visited, remarkably unspoilt corner of the Serengeti, Namiri Plains is where you’ll find some of East Africa’s best big cat sightings, from lion and leopard to cheetah.
Stunningly situated in a private 129,500-acre wildlife reserve bordering the southern Serengeti.
Mila Tented Camp
Offering perfect seclusion, this intimate tented camp is perched on a ridgeline of granite kopjes in Tanzania’s southwest Serengeti.
Follow the annual wildebeest and zebra migration at the exclusive Migrational Camps; Nyasi and Songa – that move between the Serengeti’s south and north.
Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp
Lemala Ndutu is a seasonal camp with 12 guest suites that offers terrific gameviewing and the Serengeti's wildebeest migration far from the crowds.
Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge
Situated in the eastern section of the Serengeti National Park Lemala Nanyukie encapsulates the same excellent standard of comfort and service as the other luxury properties in the Lemala Collection.
Lemala Mara Tented Camp
Lemala Mara is a seasonal mobile tented camp in the northern Serengeti where herds of wildebeest cross the croc-filled Mara River between June and October.
Lemala Kuria Hills
Lemala Kuria Hills is a luxury lodge located near the Mara River in the northern Serengeti and features 15 lavish, glass-fronted guest tents offering unrivalled views over the Serengeti plains.
Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp
Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp is set in the peaceful Seronera Valley in the game-rich Central Serengeti. It offers 12 beautiful guest tents and amazing big cat viewing opportunities.
Lamai Serengeti is a small 12-suite safari lodge spread across a rocky, scrub-covered hillside in the remote northern Serengeti. During certain months of the year, the surroundings teem with
Kimondo Camp is a fabulous mobile safari camp that follows the wildebeest herds from the Mara River in the north to the lush, golden grasslands of the Serengeti in the south.
Intimate Places Camping
Highly awarded Intimate Places Camping is designed for travellers who wish to immerse themselves in the wilderness almost anywhere on the northern Tanzania's safari circuit without sacrificing on
Dunia Camp is a semi-permanent camp set in a secluded valley where the migrating wildebeest herds pass twice a year. It has 8 simple yet very comfortable suites with bucket showers overlooking
Camp Zebra is a small, semi-permanent camp that follows the wildebeest as they move across the Serengeti. There are 6 comfortable guest tents in total, with activities centred around the Great
andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas
andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas offers the ultimate luxury camping experience. Expect chandeliers, crystal and silverware as you follow the Great Migration.
andBeyond Klein’s Camp
Luxurious and exclusive andBeyond Klein's Camp offers an unbeatable location between two of East Africa's finest wildlife reserves: the Masai Mara and Serengeti.
andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is set in the Serengeti's remote Western Corridor, renowned for incredible year-round wildlife and seasonal migration viewing.
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