Sayari Camp

Serengeti National Park Tanzania

  • See the annual wildebeest migration
  • Supremely comfortable tents
  • Opportunity for waking safaris
  • Cool off in the infinity pool
  • Bush meals and deck dining  

Open:  Sayari Camp is open from 1st June to 31st March

Location:  Sayari Camp is in the northern Serengeti, near the Mara River. The camp is a 20 minute drive from Kogatende airstrip.

Rooms:  There are 15 guest tents located either side of the main area. They all have private bathrooms with a bathtub, walk-in shower, twin hand basins, separate flush toilet and solar-heated water. Toiletries are provided. The bedroom is very spacious and is configured as a double or twin, with some rooms as triples. All beds are fitted with mosquito nets. There is a lockable box for safe storage. Sliding glass doors open onto a large veranda facing the Serengeti plains, where you can relax on the daybed. There is one honeymoon tent with an outdoor bath as well as the indoor one and a larger veranda. All tents are spaced well apart for privacy.   

Activities:  Morning and afternoon game drives in the Serengeti, including the migration between mid-July and early November. Morning drives incorporate a picnic breakfast and afternoon drives include sundowners and snacks. Sayari also offers seasonal guided bush walks and hot air balloons (extra costs). Cultural visits can be organised for an additional payment. The camp can organise bush breakfasts, picnics and dinners.  

Facilities:   At the centre of the camp the commnunal facilities include a dining area, lounge and bar, all leading out to a wide deck. The rim-flow pool is ideal for a cooling dip and there are loungers and day beds where you can dry off in the sun. Spa treatments are available in the privacy of your tent. The gift shop sells hand-made crafts, and there's a map room with a fascinating collection of reference books and cartography. There are battery charging facilities. Sayari has a free laundry service. There is a camp fire a short distance away from the main lodge.  

Dining:   Meals are eaten at individual tables or communally, as preferred. They are served in the dining tent or on the open deck. 

Children:  Children aged 5 years and over are welcome.

Health:  This is a malarial area.

Communication:  There is Wi-Fi internet access in tents though the service can be patchy.  

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