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Serengeti Under Canvas Tented Camps

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

(Serengeti Under Canvas luxurious Tented Camps are semi-permanent tented camps of &Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas which move around the Serengeti National Park year round, bringing guests within reach of the Great Wildebeest Migration and exploring remote, beautiful corners of the Serengeti with excellent resident game. Serengeti National Park is located - 325 Kilometers (a six hour drive) or one hour flight from Arusha).

 

 
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Serengeti Under Canvas Camps

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Serengeti Under Canvas Camps; Serengeti Under Canvas camps is made up of several different semi-permanent camps. (Semi-permanent means that the camps are set up for a few months in the same place, before they are moved to a new location).

 

Serengeti Under Canvas camps are usually two located within the Serengeti National Park: these tend to be in the South of the Park from January to May, and then they move to the North of the National Park for June to December.

 

There is usually a third camp to be found outside the Serengeti National Park, in Klein's own safari area in the Loliondo Reserve in the northeast of the Serengeti. This is sometimes known as 'Klein's under Canvas', and normally operates from June to around December.

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps consists of six large, luxury tents with en-suite bucket showers which are open to the sky, and separate flush toilets. These have high-quality fixtures and fittings, including Indian rugs and percale linens. There's also a stylish dining and lounge tent, where you'll be served using crystal glasses and silver.

 

Expect excellent food. However, note that there's no running water or electricity – but there are gas lamps dotted around the camp, and each tent has battery-operated lighting and a torch is supplied. (There is a power outlet (220volts Alternate Current) in the vehicles which can be used to charge camera batteries.)

 

Serengeti Under Canvas camps within the Serengeti National Park concentrate on game drives, whilst the camp in the Klein's area of Loliondo also offers guided walking and night drives.

 

When camping within easy reach of Seronera area, the team at the camp will usually assist in organizing a hot-air ballooning trip (at extra cost). Obviously this is always subject to the camp being within reach of the launch site.

 

 
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Serengeti Under Canvas Non-Residents Accommodation Prices

Serengeti Under Canvas Non-Residents Accommodation Prices Include: Laundry + Teas and coffees + Three meals daily + Emergency medical evacuation insurance + Accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas Camps and Soft drinks, House wines, local brand spirits and beers

Dates From
Dates To

Single Tents

(1 Guest)

Double Tents

(2 Guests)

1st Jan 2013
31st Mar 2013
1,010 US Dollars
1,280 US Dollars
1st Apr 2013
31st May 2013
920 US Dollars
1,160 US Dollars
1st Jun 2013
31st Oct 2013
1,250 US Dollars
1,600 US Dollars
1st Nov 2013
20th Nov 2013
1,010 US Dollars
1,280 US Dollars
21st Dec 2013
31st Dec 2013
1,250 US Dollars
1,600 US Dollars

 

4 Guests Family Tent (2 Adults & 2 Children) Non-Residents Accommodation Prices Include: Laundry + Teas and coffees + Three meals daily + Emergency medical evacuation insurance + Accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas Camps and Soft drinks, House wines, local brand spirits and beers

Dates From
Dates To

2 Adults & 2 Children

Family Tent Per Night

1st Jan 2013
31st Mar 2013
2,160 US Dollars
1st Apr 2013
31st May 2013
1,980 US Dollars
1st Jun 2013
31st Oct 2013
2,640 US Dollars
1st Nov 2013
20th Nov 2013
2,160 US Dollars
21st Dec 2013
31st Dec 2013
2,640 US Dollars

 

Notes

* Packed Lunch 20 US Dollars

* Additional Lunch 40 US Dollars

* Private Safari Vehicle 450 per day

* Serengeti National Park fees for 4 Years and younger Free of charge

* Children Aged 0 – 2 years Free of charge in a cot. Subject to cot availability

* Children Aged 6 - 16 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults 50% of the full adult rate

* Serengeti National Park Park fees for 16 years and older 60 US Dollars per person per 24 hours

* Serengeti National Park Park fees for 5 Years – 15 Years 20 US Dollars per person per 24 hours

* Children Aged 3 – 5 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults Free of charge. Subject to triple room availability
* Children Aged 6 – 16 years in own room 1st child pays full adult rate; 2nd and 3rd child pays 50% of full adult rate. Maximum 3 children per room

* Children are classified as such if they are 16 years and younger. The recommended age for children traveling to our lodges is 8 years and older


Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Non-Residents Rates Include:

* Laundry

* Teas and coffees

* Three meals daily

* Emergency medical evacuation insurance

* Accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas Camps

* Soft drinks, House wines, local brand spirits and beers

* Children under the age of 6 are allowed at Serengeti Under Canvas

* Serengeti Under Canvas Fee included Per Night booked and is subject to change

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Non-Residents Rates Exclude:

* Gratuity

* Telephone Calls

* Safari Shop purchases

* Scheduled Safari activities

* Refreshments on game drive

* Serengeti National Park Fees

* Transfers not stipulated above

* Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars

* Transfer from designated Airstrip to Serengeti Under Canvas Camps

 

 

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Serengeti Under Canvas Camp Toilet Facilities

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Serengeti Under Canvas Closet Facilities


 

Serengeti Under Canvas Residents Accommodation Prices

Serengeti Under Canvas Residents Accommodation Prices Include: Laundry + Teas and coffees + Three meals daily + Emergency medical evacuation insurance + Accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas Camps and Soft drinks, House wines, local brand spirits and beers

Dates From
Dates To

Single Cottage

(1 Guest)

Double Cottage

(2 Guests)

1st Jan 2013
31st Dec 2013
463 US Dollars
650 US Dollars

 

Notes

* Packed Lunch 20 US Dollars

* Additional Lunch 40 US Dollars

* Private Safari Vehicle 450 per day

* Serengeti National Park fees for 4 Years and younger Free of charge

* Children Aged 0 – 2 years Free of charge in a cot. Subject to cot availability

* Children Aged 6 - 16 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults 50% of the full adult rate

* Serengeti National Park Park fees for 16 years and older 60 US Dollars per person per 24 hours

* Serengeti National Park Park fees for 5 Years – 15 Years 20 US Dollars per person per 24 hours

* Children Aged 3 – 5 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults Free of charge. Subject to triple room availability
* Children Aged 6 – 16 years in own room 1st child pays full adult rate; 2nd and 3rd child pays 50% of full adult rate. Maximum 3 children per room

* Children are classified as such if they are 16 years and younger. The recommended age for children traveling to our lodges is 8 years and older


Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Residents Rates Include:

* Laundry

* Teas and coffees

* Three meals daily

* Emergency medical evacuation insurance

* Accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas Camps

* Soft drinks, House wines, local brand spirits and beers

* Children under the age of 6 are allowed at Serengeti Under Canvas

* Serengeti Under Canvas Fee included Per Night booked and is subject to change

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Residents Rates Exclude:

* Gratuity

* Telephone Calls

* Safari Shop purchases

* Scheduled Safari activities

* Refreshments on game drive

* Serengeti National Park Fees

* Transfers not stipulated above

* Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars

* Transfer from designated Airstrip to Serengeti Under Canvas Camps

 

 

 

Serengeti Under Canvas

Serengeti Under Canvas camps are classically romantic Hemingway-style safari camp features spacious double tents, each with en-suite bathroom and unique en-suite al fresco shower (hot water delivered upon request).

 

This is a migratory camp (guests do not actually witness the physical transition of the camp), and tent locations have been carefully plotted to coincide with the documented movements of the annual Great Migration as it traverses the Serengeti plains.

 

The aim is to position the camps within easy driving distance of the migration on your daily game drives. Tanzania Under Canvas operates year round, even during April and May. Window seats in spacious vehicles are guaranteed. Ratio of Guests to Staff is 1 to 1.

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Features the following:

* Vehicles: semi-open safari vehicles (4 to 6 guests per vehicle)

* Camp description: 3 six-tented rigs (Jan-May) 2 six-tented rigs (Jun-Dec)

* Serengeti camps – 6 luxury roaming en suite tents complete with hot bucket showers
* Location: exclusive camping in predetermined private campsites in the Serengeti National Park
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Safaris: full-day (or twice-daily) game drives in the Serengeti (picnic lunch provided if out all day) with expert Africa trained guide (no tracker)

 

 
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Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Activities & Wildlife

Exciting game-drives
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expert rangers and guides will lead you on game-drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles through the Serengeti National Park. Action-packed night game-drives are unique to Tanzania, offering guests extraordinary game viewing.

 

Experience interpretive bush walks, visits to local Masai manyattas (homesteads), safaris to Lobo Hills and Seronera in central Serengeti, and exciting bush banquets.

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Wildlife
Serengeti Under Canvas operates year round, even during April and May. An ideal time to experience Tanzania's wilderness, when the vast green plains are lush and plentiful, with dramatic afternoon thundershowers.

 

Witness the unforgettable sights as the lightning flashes and the rainbows soar high above the Serengeti plains. Only using private campsites, these migratory camps are intimate and exclusive. Serengeti Under Canvas Camps feature:

 

* Five distinct habitats

* Huge buffalo and elephant herds

* Rich bird watching in seasonal marshland

* Excellent year-round lion, leopard and cheetah viewing
* Soaring eagles, hawks and vultures glide past the hilltop camp
* Great Migration of thousands of zebra and wildebeest (typically in July)

 

Serengeti Under Canvas Habitats
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traverses the rocky slopes of the Kuka Hills, including open woodland savanna, dominated by acacia and desert date trees.

 

Grassland savanna comprises tall grass with scattered trees, and an evergreen riparian forest fringes the Grumeti River. Commiphora, ficus, rhus and cordia are among the trees found on the rocky hillsides.

 

Bush-clump thickets of grewia, gardenia and cordia shrubs are hiding places for smaller mammals and feeding sites for birds.

 

 
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Mammals at Serengeti Under Canvas
Individually recognizable leopard and cheetah are regularly located in their known territories. Tens of thousands of zebra and wildebeest pass through the Klein's valley on their annual migration to and from Kenya's Masai Mara.

 

Huge herds of buffalo and breeding herds of elephant offer exceptional game viewing. Bohor reedbuck and Defassa waterbuck favor marshland fringes.

 

Chandler's reedbuck and rock hyrax inhabit the rocky slopes above the camp. Silver galago (of the black melanistic form) favor taller riverine trees. Resident herbivores are joined each season by huge numbers of migratory wildebeest and zebra. Bat-eared fox and serval are among regularly seen smaller carnivores.

 

Birds at Serengeti Under Canvas
There are 345 species recorded for Serengeti Under Canvas. Pygmy falcon, pearl-spotted owlet, slate-colored boubou and spot-flanked barbet are common in woodland and bush-clumps.

 

Grey crowned crane, wattled lapwing and malachite kingfisher are among species attracted to marshlands. African green pigeon, Schalow's turaco, Narina trogon and white-headed barbet are among fruit-eaters in riparian forest.

 

Large flocks of gregarious yellow-throated sandgrouse visit waterholes to quench their thirst. Dazzling Fischer's lovebirds feed alongside grey-capped social weavers and blue-capped cordonbleu in bush clump thickets. Tawny eagle, bateleur and white-headed vultures are among breeding raptors.

 

Vast numbers of migratory storks, kestrels, harriers and other birds from September to March. Other wildlife include large leopard tortoises inhabit rocky areas where African rock python also find refuge. Aquatic terrapins live in marshlands and streams.

 

Brightly-coloured, flat-headed mwanza agama bask on rocks around the camp. A rich variety of butterflies, moths, dragonflies and other insects are to be seen. Massive Nile crocodiles inhabit the waters of the Grumeti River. Colonies of pugnacious cocktail ants live in whistling thorn trees.

 

Masai Cultural Visits
Serengeti Under Canvas Camps visits local Ololosokwan Masai villages (Manyattas) offering a rare insight into the ancient customs of tribal life.

 

Bush Banquets
Serengeti Under Canvas Camps
offers exciting bush breakfasts, sundowners, and romantic bush dinners on the quartzite hills with magnificent views over the northern Serengeti.

 

 
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Serengeti Under Canvas Camps Considerations

Ratio of guests to staff:

Serengeti Under Canvas Camps guest to Staff ratio is 1 to 1

 

Camp closure

Serengeti Under Canvas is open all year, even during the rainy season

 

Weather

Warm to hot climate year round due to proximity to the equator; cool evenings


Rainfall

Rainfall occurs predominantly from November to May, with an average annual rainfall of about 1000mm. The annual Great Migration passes through the hills at Klein’s during the ‘short rains’ in November and December, and just after the ‘long rains’ from March to May.


Temperature

A warm climate with maximum temperatures of 32°C/90°F. Early mornings and evenings can be cold with minimum temperatures of 12°C/90°F. Winter is from May to September, and summer from October to April.


Best time to travel

In addition to the annual Great Migration, Serengeti Under Canvas offers excellent game viewing opportunities throughout the year.

 

The Migration is a 12-month cycle and usually passes through Klein’s during the ‘short’ rains in November and December on their way to their breeding grounds in the Serengeti. Just after the ‘long rains’ from March to May, wildebeest arrive in their thousands on the plains around Klein’s Camp.

 

Having calved down south, they pass through Klein’s en-route to the northern grasslands of the Masai Mara in Kenya.


Malaria

Camps are situated in malaria and tsetse areas; necessary precautions should be taken; tents are fully netted and insect proof.

 


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Booking & Reservations for Serengeti Under Canvas camps located within the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871

Mobile : + 254 (0) 721242711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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