Rift Safari
Travelling along the Rift Valley: Olakira Camp Mara

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  • Olakira Camp Mara 1/24 View from the camp
  • Olakira Camp Mara 2/24 Lounge
  • Olakira Camp Mara 3/24 Lounge
  • Olakira Camp Mara 4/24 Lounge
  • Olakira Camp Mara 5/24 Mess tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 6/24 Mess tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 7/24 Sundowners
  • Olakira Camp Mara 8/24 Cena all'aperto
  • Olakira Camp Mara 9/24 Lounge
  • Olakira Camp Mara 10/24 Fire place
  • Olakira Camp Mara 11/24 Guests tents
  • Olakira Camp Mara 12/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 13/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 14/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 15/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 16/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 17/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 18/24 Guests tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 19/24 Gumboots
  • Olakira Camp Mara 20/24 Bathroom
  • Olakira Camp Mara 21/24 Bathroom
  • Olakira Camp Mara 22/24 Shower
  • Olakira Camp Mara 23/24 Back of the tent
  • Olakira Camp Mara 24/24 Breakfast

Olakira is a small mobile tented camp moving from northern to southern Serengeti/Ngorongoro Conservation Area [when located in the southern plains its name is Olakira Camp Ndutu]. The camp is set up in northern Serengeti from June the 1st to November the 15th. This sector of the park hosts throughout the year many resident species but, from July to October with the wildebeest migration roaming all around and crossing the river from one side to another while straddling the border between Kenya and Tanzania, it really becomes the best place of Serengeti for migration viewing.

The camp consists of 9 safari tents well spaced out in order to grant an adequate level of privacy. Each tent has a double bed or two twin beds, en suite bathroom with flush loo and running water in basin while hot water for the shower is supplied morning and evening at the time agreed with the camp staff. Electricity is supplied by solar panels and accumulated into batteries for night supply however there are no sockets in the rooms and mobiles and video devices need to be charged at the lounge.

The camp is complemented by a the mess tent, by the lounge and by the unfailing campfire. Meals can be served privately under the starry sky.

If we only consider the tents furnishing then we could say that Olakira is a upper-mid specification tented camp but the service delivered is such that it may instead be classified as a high standard one.

If you wish to stay at this camps be aware you have to book well in advance to get room.

INDICATIVE RATES 2013 per night per person
from 01/06 to 30/06 and
from 01/11 to 15/11
$ 518 per night per person
from 01/07 to 31/10 $ 600 per night per person
Children 6 - 12 sharing with 1 or 2 adults 50% of adult double rate

Children under 6 not permitted unless the camp is booked on exclusive basis.
Children below 12 should always share the room with an adult.

Rates include: 3 meals a day, selection of house alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, laundry, camping fee usd 50 per person per 24 Hr.
On request
private lantern lit dining under the stars.

Above rates do not include other costs associated to the trip such as for instance park entry fees, land or air transfers, game drives and any discounts that may apply in relation to the duration of the safari or to the travel period which will be automatically applied to quotations submitted.