Olakira Camp
Olakira Camp, Guest Tent Olakira Camp, Game Drive
Olakira Camp, Guest Tent
Olakira Camp, Game Drive

Olakira Camp

Like the wildebeest that are the stars of the Serengeti Annual Migration, Olakira Camp is a wanderer; a luxurious under-canvas camp that moves with the seasons, forever following the herds to ensure you have a front-row seat to the greatest show on earth.

Country

Tanzania

Highlights

Fine linens, finer dining and a touch of nomadic romance are the hallmarks of this authentic East African safari camp. Whether it’s at the river crossings of the northern Serengeti or on the great grassy plains of the south, the intimate Olakira Camp ensures the best of the Serengeti is always right on your doorstep. Tanzania’s famous migration is a restless thing: shifting with the seasons as the great herds of wildebeest wander between Kenya and Tanzania. And moving with them are the Olakira camps... as the migration progresses, so the camp’s luxury tents pick up their feet and follow.

Need to Know

In the dry months of winter Olakira Mara River enjoys some of the best views of the herds migrating out of Kenya across the treacherous Mara River. By November, with the herds on the march, Olakira swiftly follows to witness the incredible calving in the great grassy plains of the southern Serengeti. Touching the earth lightly this canvas camp all but disappears into the surrounding bush, and with just eight en-suite tents Olakira – meaning “shining star” in kiSwahili – ensures an intimate and authentic wilderness experience.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Olakira Mara River Camp From June to November Olakira Mara River enjoys one of the most pristine corners of the northern Serengeti.While daily game drives regularly stop at the Mara to observe the dramatic crossings across waters populated by hippo and crocodile, the area offers plenty of biodiversity. The wide-open plains of Lobo and Wogakuria are meeting points for the vast herds of migrating wildebeest; gathering on the plains to brave the treacherous waters of the Mara River and begin the march south. Once the wildebeest move on, topi, eland and smaller antelope return to the grasslands, quite once more. Olakira Ndutu Camp As they’ve done for millennia, the herds will eventually answer the call of the Migration and head for the southern Serengeti’s endless grasslands; the perfect place to calve, graze and rest. They won’t be left alone here though: lion and cheetah will follow in their wake to claim their share of the spoils.

AccommodationAccommodation

Olakira offers a modern take on the vintage charm of an East African safari under canvas, without abandoning too many creature comforts: the beds are king-size and bedecked with fine linen, a canvas chaise lounge graces your private veranda, while flickering Arabian lanterns offer a touch of nomadic romance in this timeless landscape. With the Serengeti literally on your doorstep panoramic views, naturally, come standard.

SeasonSeason

Olakira Camp is closed in April and May and 16th November - 30th of November

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children below 6 years are not allowed unless the camp is booked exclusively

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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