Rift Safari
Travelling along the Rift Valley: Olakira Camp Ndutu

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

Olakira is a small mobile tented camp moving from northern to southern Serengeti / Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From beginning of December to the end of March the camp is mounted nearby Ndutu.
During these months the wildebeest migration should be grazing in the fertile short grass southern plains where it moves in a rather chaotic way following the rains and the regrowth of fresh pastures. Ndutu, which straddles the Serengeti / Ngorongoro C.A. border is a good base to explore the area.

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 01/12 to 19/12 and
from 01/03 to 31/03
$ 518 per night per person
from 20/12 to 28/02/2013 $ 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.