We experience the ultimate Safari adventure in Western and Northern Serengeti. This is Africa as its best: wild, wondrous and unforgettable.We board a small safari plane from Kigali to Grumeti. We head to Sabora tented camp, our home for the next two nights. It is located on one of the many vast open plains for which the Serengeti is classically known. The rooms have been furnished by the well known Cecile and Boyd team from South Africa. Their flair and style are impeccable. It’s one of the finest luxury camps in Africa today. In addition, the area of the camp is a private concession, which means we were completely alone during our safaris. It can’t get better in the Serengeti.
Singita Serengeti (formerly known as The Grumeti reserves) is a collection of three former hunting concessions, which, when grouped as one reserve, is equal in size to the Maasai Mara.Our second camp in the Lamai Serengeti is located on Northern Serengeti at the border to Kenya and sits on the iconic Kogakuria Kopje. The camp is in the path of the Great Wildebeest Migration, and is no distance from the Mara River, where the famous river crossings may be found.
We stay at the Nomad camp, from where we have a beautiful view to the Masai Mara. The guides of Nomad know the area very well and are really good in tracking animals. We witness the big river crossing twice. Over two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles move through the Serengeti and Masai Mara ecosystems in search of green pasture, in a regular pattern. The Great Wildebeest Migration is surely one of the greatest wonders of the natural world. The mega fauna never fails to astonish.
We travelled across Western and Northern Serengeti from October 12th to October 17th, 2015 (5-day trip). Journeys by Design, a luxury travel agency specialised in trips to Africa, organised our itinerary. We stayed at the wonderful Sabora Tented camp (from Singita) and Nomad camp. Flew from Kigali to Serengeti with Coastal aviation.
In the bag: Mosquito repellent; Hat; Sunscreen; Light colour clothes; Long sleeves; Light sweater; Comfortable shoes; Swim wear.