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Lemala Kuria Hills
Why we like it
- A modern lodge tucked away in the rugged kopjes of the remote north of the Serengeti
- Far from the crowds of the central area, you will benefit from a more authentic safari experience
- Relax in your grand suite with private plunge pool and floor to ceiling windows for unimpeded views
- Walking safaris are also on offer, a rare treat in the Serengeti
- In June – October Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge offers the best location for the Great Migration
Don’t miss the game drives: due to the nature of the rains in this region many of the driving routes are washed away each season, meaning the chance for both walking and driving off road.
Fiona exceeded our expectations. We had a tour guide (Mohammed) in Zanzibar and we rate him as one of the very best guides we’ve ever had (and we have travelled a lot). Mohammed's knowledge was outstanding compared to anything we had read.
- S.R London
Everything at Lemala Kuria Hills is about the view. The painstaking process of selecting a location for the camp has really paid off, and its location is second to none. Located on top of a hill it’s in prime position for viewing the Great Migration between the months of June to October and views from the camp cascade down into the Serengeti below across a rocky landscape of boulders and kopjes, with sandy paths leading from the main area of the camp to the accommodation, which is spread out across the camp for privacy.
The accommodation is very spacious in comparison with other tented camps, leading out from the main dining and lounge area. With so few rooms the camp is peaceful and the swimming pool – set by itself up on the hill with fantastic views – is rarely crowded, but you’ve got your own plunge pool too for additional privacy. The main area is calm and relaxed and all seating faces out of the huge windows. During your stay you will be lavished with fine cuisine lovingly prepared by the lodge chefs – every night will be different with eight locations in which to dine. Finish off your exhilarating day of safari with a G&T around the roaring camp fire to another perfect sunset.
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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