Make Your Way To Serengeti For A Longer And Remote Stay Experience!

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African Scenic Safaris
03/10/2022
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Serengeti Safari

Serengeti Safari in Tanzania has a reputation for hosting the greatest Wildlife Spectacle- Wildebeest Migration! The diverse wildlife and Wildebeest Migration attract travelers to visit Serengeti National Park.

One of the busiest Tanzania National Parks– Serengeti, welcomes hundreds and thousands of visitors. Are you thinking of enjoying a remote Serengeti safari experience? Can you enjoy a long and remote stay experience in Serengeti National Park? Yes, it is! You can enjoy an exclusive remote Serengeti experience without sacrificing the Migration and wildlife sighting opportunities. Read this post to find more! 

Exclusive Serengeti Safari Experience That Takes You Away From The Crowd!

Serengeti Safari Tour

The high season of the Serengeti National Park is from July to October! The Northern Region of Serengeti Park experiences a high influx of tourists during the peak season. With many mobile and permanent tented camps or lodges, it becomes hard to say that Serengeti is a remote destination. 

You can still find your remote paradise in Serengeti National Park! Consider exploring the best Serengeti experiences at the Eastern Serengeti, Grumeti Reserve, and Mwiba Wildlife Reserve from November to June. 

It is the best time to come across excellent wildlife sightings and migration viewing opportunities. You can indulge in many exciting activities beyond traditional game drives to make your remote and longer stay worthier. 

What Are The Best Regions In Serengeti For Remoter And Quieter Safaris?

Eastern Serengeti Safari – Enjoy the Best Off-Beaten-Track

Serengeti Safari
The plains zebra (Equus quagga), also known Burchell’s zebra, is the most common and geographically widespread species of zebra

The Eastern Serengeti is a beautiful region of the Tanzania National Park. The remote area of the park- Eastern Serengeti, is perfect for adventurous travelers looking to enjoy an off-beaten-track safari experience. 

The Eastern Serengeti region offers year-round wildlife sightings. November to February is the best time to witness the Great Migration. It is the time when the migrating herds move towards the Southern Serengeti. During the green season- December to May, you can see the plains become lush, which attracts game. The Eastern Serengeti is home to the dense cheetah concentration.

Visiting the famous landmark in the Eastern Serengeti-Gol Kopjes is the area known for leopard, cheetah, and lion sightings. Spotting cheetahs is the best highlight of the Eastern Serengeti. The Gol Kopjes is a Japanese rock garden having granite rock formations.

During the rainy season- January to June, the Gol Kopjes offers some of the best game viewing opportunities in Serengeti. You can see the Great Migration passing through the area.  

Eastern Serengeti is a year-round safari destination! If you are chasing the Great Migration, consider visiting Eastern Serengeti from April to June or November to January. 

Highlights

  • Experience Remote wilderness.
  • Little tourist influx.
  • Find the highest cheetah concentrations
  • Awe-inspiring for game viewing.
  • The stunning landscape of 3,200 square miles.
  • Dense wildlife concentration includes cheetah, zebra, wildebeest, lion, hyena, African wild dog, and giraffe.

Mwiba Wildlife Reserve – A Privately Managed Wildlife Reserve

Serengeti Safari Accommodation

Mwiba Wildlife Reserve in the Serengeti National Park offers exclusive footage of the Great Migration calving season. After the short rains in November, the migrating herds move to the southern Serengeti. The short grasses in the Southern Serengeti are best for the newborn. January to February is the calving season and the best time to visit the reserve.

You may find many camps and lodges in Southern Serengeti from December to March. Mwiba Wildlife Reserve is for the guests staying at its lodge or camp. 

Guests can access the Mwiba Reserve and an exclusive concession nearby Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Compared to other game-viewing areas in the Southern Serengeti, Mwiba Reserve has a greater diversity of wildlife. At the Mwiba Private Wildlife Reserve, guests can drive off-road!

Highlights

  • A privately managed reserve located close to the southern area of the Serengeti. 
  • Fifty thousand hectares of remote wilderness.
  • Find a healthy wildlife population like an elephant, giraffe, buffalo, eland, giraffe, kudu, and predators.
  • Host the Great Migration Calving season in the Serengeti ecosystem.

Grumeti Reserve-The Best-Kept Secret Of Serengeti Safari

Serengeti Accommodation

The Grumeti Reserve in the north of the Serengeti Western Corridor is one of the exclusive reserves in Tanzania. It is a beautiful, private wildlife reserve and a remote corner of Serengeti National Park.

If you are looking for the best-kept secret of remoteness in Serengeti, consider the Grumeti Reserve. You can enjoy an amazing and intimate game-viewing opportunity. Grumeti Reserve allows you to enjoy a private Serengeti safari experience.

The Grumeti River offers exceptional game viewing. The private reserve boasts of the black rhino- a critically endangered species.

Only the guests at one of the properties can watch the Grumeti River Crossing. The river crossing by the migrating herds is one of the best parts of the Wildebeest Migration. The Grumeti River Crossing takes place from May to early July.

When the Great Wildebeest Migration is here from May-early July, guests staying at one of the properties can watch as the great herds of wildebeests cross the Grumeti River.

It is worth visiting when the Serengeti migration moves northwards from the Seronera. The Migrating herds face the fatal challenge of jumping across the crocodile-infested Grumeti River.

Highlights

  • The 140,000 hectares of the Grumeti ecosystem is home to many predators and herbivores.
  • The Grumeti game reserve was created in 1994 by The Tanzanian government to preserve its migration route.
  • A popular destination for witnessing Grumeti River crossings by the migratory herds.
  • Find the best bird species at the Grumeti Reserve, like raptors, waterbirds, songbirds, and owls.

Top Accommodations For A Remote And Longer Serengeti Safari Stay

Eastern Serengeti:

Serengeti Safari Camps

Lemala Nanyuki

Lemala Nanyukie camp has fifteen luxury tents above the ground on the foundation of a wooden platform. The tent’s spacious interiors have a lounge area, private plunge pool, bathtub, and indoor or outdoor showers. You can enjoy pre-dinner drinks around the Lemala Nanyukie camp cozy fire pit.

The camp activities include day game drives, a walking safari with a Maasai guide, and a hot air balloon safari.

  • Picturesque location near the Seronera area that has the best big cat populations.
  • Beautiful camp with Serengeti views.
  • Spacious tented suites with outdoor lounges and private plunge pools.
  • Enjoy candlelit dinners at multiple dining locations.
  • April – June, and November- January: best to stay at the camp for The Wildebeest Migration.
  • Hot-air balloon rides to see the herds.

Namiri Plains

You can see plenty of big cats at Namiri Plains camp. Namiri, in the Swahili language, means Big Cat! Namiri Plains camp features ten large tents with swimming pools, indoor showers, a spa, and outdoor bathtubs. The common area of the Namiri Plains camp has a cheetah-themed décor.

You can enjoy the camp activities in the concession area of the Namiri Plains. It allows the guests to enjoy safari activities like walking safaris in the camp concession area.

  • Reliable predator sightings, like spotting lions and cheetahs.
  • Remote stay in pristine wilderness.
  • Large decks that offer plenty of wildlife sightings.
  • Enjoy bush breakfasts and sundowner drinks.

Mwiba Wildlife Reserve:

Mwiba Lodge

The luxury lodge, Mwiba, has only eight tented suites. Each tented suite overlooks a rocky gorge. The airy, spacious Mwiba Lodge tents have floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious bathrooms with copper accents. You can access the Mwiba Lodge full-service spa, expansive lounge, and infinity pool.

Guests staying at Mwiba Lodge can go on night game drives in the wildlife reserve. Night game drives in Mwiba Wildlife Reserve are the best opportunity to see unique nocturnal wildlife! Other lodge activities include walking safaris, day game drives, visits to the Hadzabe Bushmen, and fly camping. The Mwiba Lodge is the best for enjoying a stay with a remote experience during your Serengeti safari.

  • Unique cultural expeditions
  • Picturesque views from the lodge
  • Wide variety of activities like day and night game drives
  • Enjoy Jacuzzi overlooking the natural springs

Mila Tented Camp

Mila Tented Camp allows you to stay in a classic East African accommodation. The camp comprises five tented rooms and a family tent (with two bedrooms).

Each tent of the Mila Camp overlooks the wildlife and waterhole areas. A stay at the Mila Tented Camp in the Mwiba Wildlife Reserve helps you to enjoy excellent game viewing.

  • Authentic Tanzania bush experience.
  • Enjoy a private safari in the untouched wilderness.
  • The best opportunity for wildlife viewing.
  • Private dining for two.
  • Cultural visits and walking safaris.

Songa Migrational Camp

From July to October, the Legendary Songa Migrational Camp is in the Northern Serengeti. The Legendary Songa Migrational Camp moves to Mwiba Wildlife Reserve from December to March. It’s the only mobile camp in the entire Southern Serengeti area!

The Legendary Songa Migrational Camp has two parts. Each part has nine luxury tents.

You will enjoy your stay in one of the most comfortable stays at the migratory camp- Legendary Songa. Enjoy walking safaris, game drives, and the Datoga tribe visit during your stay.

  • Authentic luxurious mobile camp experience.
  • Guaranteed Wildebeest Migration sightings.
  • Option to book the family tent area for private camping.
  • Breakfast and lunch in secure settings in the wilderness.
  • Access to exclusive safari vehicles and guides
  • Walking safaris and night game drives

Grumeti Reserve::

Singita Sasakwa Lodge

The Singita Sasakwa Lodge sits atop a hill and has an exceptional view of the Serengeti plains. The lodge comprises ten luxury air-conditioning cottages, a heated infinity plunge pool, and a lounge with a fireplace.

During your stay in the Singita Sasakwa Lodge, you get access to the spa, gym, and two tennis courts. The Sasakwa lodge activities include day/night game drives, walking safaris, and a visit to the anti-poaching unit.

  • Excellent Great Migration sightings.
  • Year-round opportunity to spot the Big 5.
  • Go for a guided walking safari.
  • Internet connectivity and butler service
  • Babysitting service and Children’s entertainment.
  • Plunge pools in private cottages.

Singita Sabora Tented Camp

The Singita Sabora Tented Camp in the Grumeti Reserve is an integral part of the Serengeti ecosystem. Guests at the Singita Sabora Tented Camp can enjoy an exceptional wildlife-viewing experience.

The elegance of Sabora Tented Camp can make your stay memorable with a remote and private experience. You can add comforts to your Serengeti safari with a spa treatment and other luxurious amenities at the Sabora Tented camp.

  • Experience an unrivaled wilderness.
  • Personalized suites
  • Private decks
  • Open-air bush banquets
  • Best wildebeest migration sightings during July
  • Fully inclusive remote safari experience
  • Hot-air balloon safaris

Singita Faru Faru Lodge

The Singita Faru Faru Lodge allows you to experience the Serengeti Migration far away from the crowds. Guests are guaranteed exceptional game-viewing experiences and indulge in pampering themselves at the camp. The Singita Faru Faru Lodge has seven-bedroom suites, one villa suite, and one family suite. The Singita Faru Faru Lodge suites are air-conditioned and have a private deck.

  • A family-friendly luxury lodge in the unspoiled northern Serengeti wilderness.
  • Wide range of camp activities like archery and game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Five-star amenities like a spa and infinity pool
  • Dedicated children programs

How To Avoid The Crowds On A Serengeti Safari?

The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania has the world’s largest wildlife concentrations. The Tanzania National Park set the stage for an annual Great Wildebeest Migration.

Do you want to avoid the masses and enjoy an intimate Serengeti National Park safari experience? If you want to enjoy Serengeti safari tours away from the crowds, there are a few things to consider for a remoter experience.

How About a Safari Bubble? The Safe Way to Enjoy Private Serengeti Safari

If you desire to travel safely in Serengeti away from the crowd, consider safari bubbles without the crowds as paramount.

  • A safari bubble is a close group that comprises family members, couples, or friends.
  • In your safari bubble, you can share a private vehicle, dine together, and avoid large crowds.
  • A safari bubble is perfect for Serengeti safari tours in the peak season.

Never Allow the Rains to Drain Your Dream!

The short rains from October to December are the most rewarding times to go on the Serengeti safari. You can enjoy a memorable game-viewing experience during this time of the year.

The endless plains of Serengeti National Park ensure the presence of an elephant, buffalo, giraffe, and plenty of other resident games. The African wild dog, cheetah, lion, and leopards are ruling the Serengeti plains.

  • As safari-goers- you can enjoy game-viewing opportunities peacefully in the Serengeti wilderness without competing with other safari vehicles.
  • The Serengeti is quieter during the long rains from March to May.
  • A few tourists visit Serengeti due to the wet season. It ensures less crowded Serengeti areas around prime sightings.
  • You can make the most of your safari during the wet season in Serengeti.

Consider Safari Accommodation in Private Reserves

You can avoid the crowds and experience the best of Serengeti by selecting accommodation in private reserves.

  • Private game reserves in Serengeti allow you to experience the best of both worlds.
  • A stay at the private reserve accommodation helps you enjoy activities like an off-road-intimate game, guided bush walks, and night drives.
  • You can get access to Great Migration hotspots in the Serengeti National Park.
  • Staying at an exclusive private wildlife reserve provides a remote and authentic Serengeti safari experience.
  • You can enjoy iconic Serengeti wildlife from close and in private without being surrounded by the crowd.

An experienced safari operator has the knowledge to assist and guide travelers to enjoy a more intimate, quieter Serengeti safari. As safari experts in Tanzania, we have in-depth knowledge of the logistical details, an understanding of the seasons, and the best travel times.

You can contact us for an exclusive tailor safari experience. Here are our contact details-

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Explore The Bliss of Nature In Serengeti

A remote safari experience in Serengeti National Park means exclusive game viewing. Far from the crowd, find the bliss of nature!  Serengeti is made for exclusiveness, come and unfold the best surprise it has kept for you.

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