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Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
Why we like it
- Perfectly situated for sightings of the Great Migration crossing the Grumeti River, normally around June and July
- Situated in Tanzania's premier wilderness area of the Serengeti National Park
- A vibrant camp with bright, whimsical interiors that welcome and invigorate
- Troops of black and white colobus monkeys are found only in the Grumeti riverine forest and nowhere else in the Serengeti
- On the banks of the Grumeti River, home to some of Africa's largest crocodile
Spending the afternoon on the viewing deck watching the family of hippos provides endless entertainment with their antics and grunts.
We had no expectations, as this was a first safari for all of us. We were impressed and very comfortable.
- BM, Inverness
Offering exceptional year-round game viewing, the camp lies in peaceful seclusion in a remote river valley. This is a comfortable haven from which to experience the beating heart of Africa. Every year during the Great Migration, hundreds of thousands of animals cross the Grumeti River, risking the jaws of some of the world's largest crocodiles. The excitement is mirrored in the ten vibrantly designed canopied safari tents set along the riverbank, each with an en suite bathroom and romantic al fresco shower open to the sun and stars. The sparkling pool and domed bar are captivating, while the cuisine is exceptional.
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
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