by Anja du Plessis
Mobile camps offer unparalleled access to the thrill of the Migration
When it comes to experiencing the untamed beauty of Africa’s iconic Serengeti National Park, there’s no better way to do so than with the comfort and sophistication of a mobile safari lodge. Tanzania, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife, offers a range of mobile safari experiences, each designed to bring you closer to the heart of the wild. The benefit of a mobile camp is that it moves closer to the action than established camps, placing you right in the midst of the wildlife action. These camps provide an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the Serengeti’s remarkable landscapes and wildlife. Let us take you on a journey to discover some of the most luxurious mobile safari lodges in Tanzania.
Nestled amidst the iconic landscapes of the Serengeti, this extraordinary retreat exudes an air of exclusivity while remaining steadfastly devoted to minimizing its environmental footprint. This prestigious safari lodge is renowned for its exceptional luxury offering amidst the wild. Tucked away in a secluded corner of the Serengeti, the camp moves seasonally to follow the Great Migration. You’ll experience the thrilling spectacle of thousands of wildebeests and zebras right from your comfortable, spacious tent.
With gourmet meals and top-notch service, your stay at Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp is sure to be an unforgettable adventure. A beautiful story to know is that all tents at Nomad Seregenti are made by the incredible Baadiye. He has been tasked to bring even some of the Nomad’s teams more challenging design requests to life- to great success. Its comforting to know that every stitch of canvas has been lovingly crafted by Baadiye and his team.
Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp is where comfort meets wilderness. As part of the Sanctuary Retreats group, it is a true haven in the heart of the Serengeti.
The traditional tent camping experience is elevated at Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp, which provides luxurious traditional tented accommodation unrivaled in the Serengeti. Just 10 luxurious safari tents with king-sized mattresses, ensuite bathrooms with indoor bucket showers, and everything else that makes a Sanctuary tented camp a true safari experience make up the intimate safari lodge mobile camp. Following the path of the great wildebeest migration – the camp moves between southern Serengeti from January and March, and then to the northern Serengeti from June and November. The stylish tents are well-appointed, offering a blend of classic luxury and rustic charm. Sanctuary Kichakani Camp provides a quintessential safari experience, complete with game drives, guided walks, and traditional bush dinners under the vast African skies.
andBeyond is synonymous with luxury, and their Serengeti Under Canvas Camps are no exception. These twin camps offer an exclusive and intimate safari experience, catering to only a small number of guests. The only thing between you and the grandeur of the Serengeti are the canvas walls of your tent. Enjoy a traditional Tanzanian safari in stunning seclusion and luxury.
The two Serengeti Under Canvas sites, which are carefully positioned to be in close proximity to the Great Migration wildlife herds, offer the best vantage point for seeing this incredible wildlife show. Enjoy the luxury of total comfort together with the authenticity of evenings spent in the African wilderness with just eight tents at each exclusive locale and the camp’s attentive staff ensuring you have a seamless and unforgettable experience.
Nyasi Migrational Camp has eight en-suite tents and a family tent. The décor is inspired by a love of nature and raw organic materials. Natural linen and earthy colors reflect the tranquility and peace of the environment, allowing you to feel connected to your surroundings as you follow the ever-moving migration. Enjoy gourmet dining, thrilling game drives, and guided walks to explore the Serengeti’s pristine landscapes. There are various experiences to enjoy besides the migration, from personal cultural encounters when the camps is in the south to hot air ballooning adventures in the north. An added bonus is that each tent receives their own private vehicle, meaning guests can explore on their on terms and at their own pace.
The camp is set in a picturesque location that allows you to witness the drama of the migration as it unfolds. Tents are elegantly furnished, with a modern design, each featuring a private veranda with stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can spend your days on game drives, tracking the Big Five, and your evenings around the campfire, swapping stories about your adventures. Simbavati Migration Camp is a safari lodge in Tanzania that takes their sundowners and campfire dining seriously and guests can expect to leave with a treasure trove of memories and stories. The team will open your eyes to the magic of Africa, and you are likely to fall in love with this special place and start booking your next visit as soon as you land home.
This mobile safari lodge in Tanzania offers sweeping views of the Serengeti from both your tent as well as the various decks – and pool areas. Serengeti Migration Camp is known for offering low-impact, high-action wildlife watching in an area that has been unspoiled since the beginning of time. It is situated near to the renowned Grumeti River, which is home to local hippos who wallow and bark their days away in the cool water. The Serengeti Migration Camp lies at the starting point of the Migration, tucked away amid the rocky outcrops.
The Camp, consists of 20 opulent raised tents with roomy, lavishly decorated beds, and blends in beautifully with its surroundings. Every tent has its own 360-degree verandah deck, giving you your very own little haven where you can delight in the regular wildlife sightings and the endless sounds of the bush. The main “tent” features a split-level lounge, a pool, a dining area, and viewing platforms with views of the river and the untamed landscape beyond. The drama and close interaction to nature, however, elevate this camp’s experience to a whole new level.
The migration is calling, and what better way to experience it than by enjoying it from a luxury mobile safari lodge in Tanzania?