Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp by Zara Tours is a comfortable and unique accommodation nestled in the buffer zone of the Serengeti Ecosystem, between Grumeti and the Ikorongo Game Reserve in the northwest of Serengeti National Park. Our camp offers a serene and picturesque setting, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding savannah and its abundant wildlife. With 10 huts/bomas and 15 spacious tents, each equipped with an ensuite bathroom, our camp provides a cozy and memorable experience for our guests.
Zara Ikoma Wildcamp is situated in the Serengeti National Park, around Fort Ikoma and near the Grumeti River. It is perfectly situated for wildlife viewing and hiking in the surrounding region. It is a superb camp with fantastic night game drives in Serengeti National Park.
The setting is fantastic, with a view of the forested grassland where giraffes and zebras wander near the camp. The staff was kind and helpful, making them ideal hosts.
The spacious accommodations are well-equipped to fulfill all of a safari traveler’s requirements.
At Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp, we prioritize your comfort and satisfaction. Our guests benefit from a comprehensive tour package that includes competitive pricing, excellent communication with dedicated safari experts, knowledgeable planning services, tour customizations, flexibility for travel in Africa, top-notch guided safari experiences, and exceptional customer care. We strive to ensure that every aspect of your stay exceeds your expectations.
Indulge in a memorable dining experience at our multi-cuisine restaurant, where you can savor a variety of culinary delights. Whether you prefer African flavors or international cuisine, our talented chefs will create exquisite dishes to tantalize your taste buds. Enjoy a refreshing sundowner cocktail at our African-themed bar, and for those with special dietary requests, we are more than happy to cater to your needs with advance notification. You can also relish a bush breakfast at a private site or indulge in a delightful bush barbecue lunch or dinner.
Situated in the heart of the Serengeti ecosystem, between Grumeti and the Ikorongo Game Reserve, Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp offers breathtaking views of the Serengeti savannah and the incredible wildlife it harbors. Our camp is located in the great migration corridor, allowing you to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of the wildebeest migration. To reach our camp, you can embark on an 8-10 hour drive from Arusha, passing through Makuyuni, Mtowambu, and Karatu. Alternatively, you can take a 60-minute flight from Arusha Airport to the Seronera or Grumeti Airstrip, followed by a short transfer to the camp.
Our camp provides a range of amenities to enhance your stay. The 15 comfortable and well-appointed tented rooms offer sweeping views of the Serengeti plains. Reflecting traditional building styles with local woods, the tents are elegantly decorated and feature en-suite facilities, including clean flushing toilets and solar-heated showers. Each tent is equipped with minibars, solar energy, comfortable seating areas, private balconies or verandas, mosquito nets, tables, chairs, complimentary bottled water, and free toiletries. We also offer laundry and housekeeping services, airport transfers, and ample parking space. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the camp, and take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.
- Comfortable and well-raised tented rooms with en-suite facilities.
- Clean flushing toilets and hot/cold showers with solar heating.
- Minibars in the rooms.
- Solar energy available.
- Furnished with comfortable beds, mosquito nets, tables, and chairs.
- Complimentary bottled water and free toiletries.
- Verandas, sitting areas, and private balconies with spectacular views.
- Cracking fireplaces for warmth and cozy ambiance.
- Laundry and housekeeping services.
- Airport transfers and pickups.
- Ample parking space.
- Mess tent for massage services.
- Wi-Fi internet access.
- Cold/hot towel service.
- Telephone service.
- Swimming pool.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Serengeti with the exciting activities available at Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp. Embark on game drives to spot a wide range of wildlife, including the famous “Big Five.” Experience the thrill of walking night safaris, indulge in birdwatching as you discover the diverse avian species in the area, and enjoy nature walks to appreciate the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. For a unique perspective, take to the skies with a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti. Engage in cultural experiences, such as visiting a nearby Maasai community or witnessing traditional dances. You can also explore our gift shop, offering a variety of African handcrafted gifts, clothing, safari essentials, guidebooks, and more.
- Walking night safaris.
- Game drives to spot a wide range of wildlife, including the Big Five.
- Birdwatching to observe the diverse bird species in the area.
- Nature walks to explore the surrounding nature and learn about the ecosystem.
- Hot air balloon rides for a unique aerial perspective of the Serengeti.
- Bushmen tour to experience the culture and traditions of the local tribes.
- Cultural dances to enjoy traditional performances.
- Video shows for educational and entertainment purposes.
- Gift shop with a selection of African handcrafted gifts, clothing, safari essentials, and guidebooks.
- Acrobatic shows for thrilling entertainment.
To reach Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp by road, it takes approximately 8-10 hours from Arusha, following a dry-weather road through Makuyuni, Mtowambu, and Karatu. If you prefer air travel, you can take a 60-minute flight from Arusha Airport to the nearby Seronera Airstrip. We can provide “meet and greet” services and arrange transfers from the airstrip upon advance notification of your arrival.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions about Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp:
- Q: Where is Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp located?
A: Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp is situated in the buffer zone of the Serengeti Ecosystem, between Grumeti and the Ikorongo Game Reserve, northwest of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
- Q: What types of accommodation are available at the camp?
A: The camp offers 10 comfortable huts/bomas and 15 spacious tents, all well furnished with ensuite bathrooms.
- Q: What amenities does the camp provide?
A: The camp provides a range of amenities, including a multi-cuisine restaurant, an African-themed bar, sundowner cocktails, bush meals at a private site, Wi-Fi internet access, a swimming pool, cold/hot towel service, telephone service, and a gift shop.
- Q: How can I get to Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp by air?
A: You can reach the camp by flying to Arusha Airport and then taking a 60-minute flight to the Seronera Airstrip. From there, the camp is just a short transfer away.
- Q: What are the dining options at the camp?
A: The camp’s multi-cuisine restaurant serves a variety of continental and local dishes, including continental breakfast, picnic lunches, and separate dining areas. They also offer indoor and outdoor dining options, as well as bush barbecue dinners.
- Q: What activities are available at the camp?
A: Guests can enjoy various activities, such as walking night safaris, game drives to spot wildlife including the Big Five, birdwatching, nature walks, hot air balloon rides, acrobatic shows, cultural dances, and video shows.
- Q: Is the camp involved in sustainable tourism?
A: Yes, Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp is an advocate of sustainable tourism and works closely with the local community to ensure they benefit from the growing benefits of tourism.
- Q: How far is the camp from Arusha by road?
A: The camp is approximately 350 kilometers away from Arusha, which is an 8-10 hour drive on a dry-weather road through Makuyuni, Mtowambu, and Karatu.
- Q: Can the camp arrange airport transfers?
A: Yes, the camp can provide “meet and greet” services and arrange transfers from the Seronera Airstrip. It is advised to inform the camp of your arrival time in advance.
- Q: What is the location of the camp within the Serengeti ecosystem?
A: Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp is positioned in the migration corridor of the Serengeti ecosystem, between Grumeti and the Ikorongo Game Reserve. It offers breathtaking views of the Serengeti savannah and wildlife.