Lamai Serengeti is one of the northern Serengeti's newest permanent camps – having just opened at the end of June 2011. It's set high up in the beautiful Kogakuria Kopjes, with views out towards the Mara River Valley and Lamai Wedge. Between July and October the camp is right 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. With twelve rooms in total, Lamai is split into two different smaller camps. The Main Camp has 8 tents, while the smaller Private Camp has just 4 tents. As the name suggests, the Private Camp is booked out exclusively by a small group.
Our view of Lamai Serengeti
We've no doubt that Lamai Serengeti will follow in the footsteps of its high quality sister camps. When we last visited in 2011 it was shortly after it opened. There were one or two issues which needed ironing out, but overall it was a fantastic lodge with plenty of character. It won't appeal to those who like typical 'bush-camps' with campfires and simple rooms, however for those who want great guiding, excellent service, fantastic views and a touch of luxury, it's a good choice.
Lamai Serengeti: Traveller ratings
Lamai Serengeti Camp has some fantastic views to offer.