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Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie
Lemala Nanyukie

Lemala Nanyukie: Our full report

Lemala’s latest offering, Lemala Nanyukie, opened in 2018.

The camp is located in the central Serengeti, just outside of the busy Seronera area. The region is known for its high numbers of big cats and is typically home to the wildebeest migration between November and January.

We understand that Lemala Nanyukie is located 35km away from Seronera Airstrip, just a 40 minute drive to the camp.

There are 15 guest tented suites, including one family two-bedroom tented suite. The suites will be built among the kopjes and will overlook the Serengeti plains. We believe the camp is of similar quality to its sister camp in the northern Serengeti, Lemala Kuria Hills, which is luxurious and contemporary.

The suites have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom, as well as various touches not amiss in a smart city hotel: hair-dryer, mini bar and tea- and coffee-making facilities – quite unusual in tented camps on safari. At the front of each tent is a large deck and seating area – and perhaps the highlight – a private plunge pool.

The family unit comprises two full size suite tents, interconnected by a covered private dining area.

Centrally situated within the camp, the main areas include a bar, lounge, dining area and curio shop. And should the private plunge pools at the rooms not be enough, there is also a large infinity pool here.

Activities at Lemala Nanyukie focus on game drives in the surrounding central Serengeti plains. This area of the Serengeti has great densities of wildlife, though some parts can be busy in high season with other vehicles. It is a good location for the wildebeest migration at certain times during the year, particularly November-December.


Our view

Based on our experience of Lemala’s other high end camp, we have high expectations for Lemala Nanyukie. The camp seems to be stylish and well run, with a high-end finish. We believe it's in one of the better central Serengeti locations, in terms of the wildlife and relative number of other visitors. Please ask your Expert Africa specialist for the latest on this new camp.

Jessica Plumb

Jessica Plumb

Country manager: Tanzania

Geographics

Location
Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania
Ideal length of stay
3-4 nights
Directions
The camp is located 35km from Seronera Airstrip.
Accessible by
Fly-and-Transfer

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Full Board & Activities
Food quality
From our experiences at other Lemala camps, we would expect the food here to be of very good quality, with a mixture of international and local cuisine.

Children

Attitude towards children
Property’s age restrictions
Age 4 and above.
Special activities & services
There is a kids' club called Lemala Cubs, with an interactive set of activities for children aged up to 11 years old. There is no child-minding service.
Generally recommended for children
Although the camp has swimming pools and a kids' club, Lemala Nanyukie is quite a sophisticated camp with a relatively adult atmosphere. We suggest this camp is suitable for older children.
Notes
The camp is unfenced so children need to be under parental supervision at all times.

Our travellers’ wildlife sightings from Lemala Nanyukie

Since mid-2018, many of our travellers who stayed at Lemala Nanyukie have kindly recorded their wildlife sightings and shared them with us. The results are below. Click an animal to see more, and here to see more on our methodology.

Buffalo

100% success

Cheetah

100% success

Eland

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Lion

100% success

Striped Hyena

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Hippo

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Oryx

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Communications

Power supply notes
There are backup systems for 24 hour power.
Communications
Free Wi-Fi in rooms only.
Water supply notes
All rooms have plumbed hot showers and flush toilets.

Health & safety

Dangerous animals
High Risk
Fire safety

Activities

  • 4WD Safari

    4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

    Birdwatching

  • Hot air ballooning

    Hot air ballooning

Extras

Disabled access
Laundry facilities
Complimentary laundry service included.

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