Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

At a Glance

  • Glass-fronted suites allow for fantastic views of the surrounding woodland

  • The swimming pool is the perfect place to relax after an exhilarating day on safari

  • Between June and October, the great wildebeest migration moves north towards the nearby Mara River

  • A variety of wildlife make for a superb safari experience, including elephant, lion and leopard

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Tanzania is a large country, with a varied climate. Generally, the long rains run from March to May - the temperature is warm and the humidity is high. June to October is the long dry season, and the short rains are in November and December, much lighter than the long rains. January and February are again dry (the short dry season) so this is another good time to visit.

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Insider's View

In the heat of the day have a swim in the large infinity pool looking out over the plains.

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Description

Located in the Wogakurya Hills in northern Serengeti, Lemala Kuria Hills is perched on a hill side surrounded by kopjes and open woodland. Close to the Mara River and in the path of the great migration, this luxury camp offers incredible game viewing.

Lemala Kuria Hills comprises 15 glass fronted tented suites set amongst giant boulders for maximum privacy. Each tent has a sitting room with mini bar, bedroom with mosquito netted bed, spacious bathroom with freestanding bath, indoor and outdoor shower and a spacious deck with tables and chairs, a private plunge pool and sun beds. Each deck boasts magnificent views over the grassy slopes below. Triple rooms are also available on request for those traveling with children.

Guests are invited to relax in the main area, which houses the bar, lounge and main dining area where delicious meals and afternoon tea are served. There is a large swimming pool with sun deck as well as a spa for those seeking ultimate relaxation.

Traveling between June and October, guests are likely to encounter incredible wildlife with the great wildebeest migration moving north towards the Mara River. Exploring the area by 4x4 game vehicles offers guests the chance to witness the extraordinary scenery and wildlife. The location near the Mara River makes it possible for guests to see a famed river crossing, though the movements of the wildebeest can never be predicted. Traveling outside these months will also give guests a magical safari experience, with plenty of resident game including lion, leopard and plenty of elephant to name just a few.

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Childcare

This lodge is unsuitable for children under six years old.

Reviews

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Sian Frost (Staff)

A luxurious lodge in a good location in the northern part of the Serengeti. The food here is outstanding and the rooms are beautiful with lovely plunge pools and decks looking out over the plains. 

Experiences

  • Game drive in the Serengeti

    Explore the vast grasslands of the Serengeti with your safari guide on game drives in the early morning and late afternoon. This is one of the most famous national parks in Africa, and it's easy to see why.

  • Hot air ballooning over the Serengeti

    Soar over the Serengeti's savannah plains in a hot air balloon at dawn, watching wildlife beneath you & finishing with a champagne bush breakfast.

  • Search for the migration herds

    One of Africa's most iconic moments - the migration of two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles around the Serengeti-Maasai Mara ecosystem.

Location & directions

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Lemala Kuria Hills is located close to the Mara river in the Serengeti National Park of northern Tanzania, close to the Kenyan border.

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