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Why we like it
- An exclusive lodge located in the remote far northern sector of the Serengeti
- Good chance of witnessing the annual wildebeest migration crossing the Mara River from July to October
- Activities focus around game drives, guided walks, bush picnics and sundowners
- Cleverly designed to be unseen from afar
- Spacious open safari rooms with their own private and roomy verandas
Relax on your veranda either watching the sun as it rises and the nocturnal animals take their leave or watch the sun set after a busy day exploring the area.
I have found the performance overall of Abercrombie & Kent to be absolutely first-class. Your representative, Ben Harrison, has been outstanding in his service to make this trip tailored exactly to my specific and quite demanding needs. I would not hesitate to recommend your company to anybody else, is one of being superb and highly professional.
- FT, Cambridgeshire
Lamai offers a variety of activities including game drives in 4x4 vehicles to explore both south of the Mara River and (river state permitting) to the north, walking safaris to discover the small valleys, river lines and rocky kopjes and allow your knowledgeable guide to bring to life the trees and insects of the ever changing African bush.
As well as the chance to view the spectacular migration, the resident game is excellent with zebra, topi, gazelles, impala, buffalo and giraffe, lion are rarely far away and leopard ever present but always elusive.
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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