Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp

At the edge of a permanent marsh, seasonal Lemala Ndutu is the ultimate place to view the wildebeest herds when they arrive on the short grass plains of the Southern Serengeti to calve. Carefully sited to ensure the breeze carries dust away from the camp, this beautiful mobile camp offers terrific gameviewing together with an authentic safari experience far from the tourist crowds.

There are just 9 mosquito-proof guest tents at Lemala Ndutu, all fitted with bucket showers which an obliging tent attendant will fill up with hot water at your convenience. A mess tent provides a comfortable place for meals and drinks. Battery charging facilities are available in this area, along with internet access if absolutely required.

Lemala Ndutu welcomes children, with specially designed activities available to keep young ones entertained including spoor identification lessons, learning how to use a Maasai bow and arrow, as well as lending a hand in the camp kitchen before dinnertime.

Location

How to get to Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp

The nearest airstrip to Lemala Ndutu is Seronera, approximately 2 hours away by road. Alternatively, guests can be transferred by vehicle from Arusha or the Ngorongoro Crater area.

Activities at Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp

  • Game drives
  • Bush dining and sundowner drinks
  • Lemala Cubs kids’ program

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp Highlights

  • Outstanding wildebeest migration viewing away from the crowds
  • Authentic safari experience without sacrificing on comfort
  • Fantastic choice for avid safari-goers and wildlife lovers
  • High standard of guiding and mouthwatering meals
  • Lemala Cubs program for children

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Tanzania Overview

Why travel to Tanzania? Few places in the world can offer the immense diversity and quantity of game found in Tanzania, nor the ease of viewing it. Tanzania is also the arena for the great wildebeest and zebra migration and has some of Africa’s most stunning scenery.

When is the best time to view animals in Tanzania? The best time to visit is November to May when the wildebeest herds amass on the Serengeti’s southern plains. Feb/Mar is when the herds are calving. The dry season (Jun to Sep) is the best time to visit Tarangire and the Selous.

What is the culture of Tanzania?With some 120 tribes, Tanzania is culturally very diverse, with peoples ranging from the Nilotic Maasai to Hadza bushmen, the Makonde (famous for their wood carvings) and Swahili-speaking coast-dwellers, some descended from Arabs.

What is the climate in Tanzania? Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000 ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between Nov – May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

What can I combine with Tanzania? Kenya. Most visitors arrive via Nairobi in Kenya so it is easy to combine parks in the two countries. Kenya’s famous Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and the wildebeest migration can be found here in September/October.

How to get to Tanzania? You can fly via Johannesburg in South Africa then north to Nairobi in Kenya. Or fly via the Middle East to Nairobi. We can organise road transfers from there to Arusha, the “safari capital” of northern Tanzania; alternatively, you can fly into Kilimanjaro Airport.

Do I need a Visa for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

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