Lamai Serengeti is one of the top, if not the top, properties in the Northern region of Serengeti National Park. It is a beautifully designed bush chic camp positioned amongst the rocks of the Kogakuria Kopje, just a short game drive away from where The Great Migration crosses the Mara River.
I don't tend to pick favourites, but this might be it. The location, the style, the guides, all make an incredible stay. They dare to keep it simple whilst being tastefully luxurious; and are getting it so right!
Lamai Serengeti has twelve tented suites, divided between the main camp of eight suites and a smaller, private camp of just four suites. All the rooms have spacious verandas spread within the rocks and all have been sited with spectacular views. The rooms also have 24hr power and ensuite bathrooms with his and her brass basins, flush loos and an inside shower. Relax on the enormous double bed and gaze out at the African wilds n front of you, or update your journal at the writing desk.
Game drives are the preferred method of exploration in this section of the Serengeti National Park and allow you to cover a larger area in your search for the stars of the wildlife shows. You may also embark on a full day drive complete with picnic lunch to really make the most of your time in the bush. If walking safaris are more your cup of tea, they are available at certain times of year depending on the length of the grass. Back at base, the swimming pool is the ideal place to unwind in the heat - and handily provides a good place to watch the animals below too!
Between July and October, the camp is where the wildebeest migration passes through, and given that the camp's within reach of the Mara River, you might have a chance of witnessing an exhilarating river crossing. This said, outside this period can be even better as the park is quieter so you can really unwind and relax.