Mawe Tented Camp, Serengeti

Mawe Luxury Tented Camp, which was given the name to reflect the iconic Serengeti Kopjes (rocks), is located in the Seronera district of the Serengeti, deliberately positioned to get up-close and personal with the wild animal herds and the annual wildebeest migration. Stay in this luxurious tented lodge and enjoy daily wildlife drives just outside your door!

Whether you choose to arrive by air or take the scenic route by road, the journey to Mawe Camp is an integral part of your Serengeti adventure. As you approach the camp, the captivating landscapes and abundant wildlife sightings will set the stage for an unforgettable experience. The camp’s strategic location near the Ngarenanyuki River ensures that the wonders of the Serengeti are within reach from the moment you arrive.

Are you ready for an unforgettable safari experience in the heart of Serengeti? Look no further than Mawe Camp, a remarkable semi-permanent tented camp that offers unparalleled game-viewing opportunities all year round. Situated in the prime location of Ngarenanyuki, this camp provides an ideal base for exploring the majestic Serengeti National Park.


Mawe Camp boasts 12 luxurious tented rooms, each carefully designed to offer comfort and a connection with nature. Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic getaway or a family in search of a memorable adventure, our camp has the perfect accommodation for you. Wake up to breathtaking views of the savannah and plains of Serengeti right from the comfort of your tent. Our family rooms cater to larger groups, ensuring everyone can revel in the beauty of the surrounding landscape.


Here are the amenities offered at Mawe Camp:

  1. Free Wi-Fi: Stay connected with complimentary internet access throughout the camp.
  2. Restaurant: Indulge in delicious meals prepared with care and attention, showcasing the flavors of the region.
  3. Bar: Unwind and enjoy a refreshing drink at the camp’s bar, offering a selection of beverages to suit your preferences.
  4. Wildlife around: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Serengeti, with wildlife sightings right at your doorstep.
  5. Game Drives: Embark on thrilling game drives led by experienced guides, allowing you to witness the incredible diversity of the Serengeti’s wildlife.
  6. Walking Safaris: Explore the Serengeti on foot, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will enhance your understanding of the local flora and fauna.
  7. Balloon Flights: Experience the Serengeti from a different perspective with a balloon flight, offering breathtaking aerial views of the landscape and its inhabitants.
  8. Sundowner: Enjoy a picturesque sunset while sipping on your favorite beverage, creating unforgettable moments amidst the wilderness.
  9. Honeymoon Packages: Celebrate your special moments with tailored honeymoon packages, ensuring a romantic and memorable experience.
  10. Family Room: Accommodate larger groups or families in our spacious and comfortable family rooms, providing a welcoming space for all.

At Mawe Camp, these amenities are designed to enhance your stay and create a truly exceptional safari experience amidst the wonders of the Serengeti.

Unwind and Rejuvenate in the Heart of the Wilderness

After an exhilarating day of game drives and wildlife encounters, retreat to the tranquility of Mawe Camp and indulge in relaxation. Recharge your senses at our restaurant and bar, where you can savor delicious meals and refreshing beverages while taking in the scenic vistas. Our attentive staff is dedicated to providing exceptional service, ensuring that your every need is met.


At Mawe Camp, adventure awaits at every turn. Set out on thrilling game drives led by our experienced guides, who will navigate the vast plains and unveil the incredible wildlife that calls the Serengeti home. Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the African wilderness as you witness the great migration and encounter iconic species such as lions, elephants, and giraffes. For a truly unforgettable experience, embark on a balloon flight and witness the Serengeti from a unique perspective, as the landscape stretches out beneath you in all its splendor. If you prefer a more immersive encounter with nature, join a walking safari and explore the Serengeti on foot, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will share fascinating insights about the flora and fauna of the region.


Located in Ngarenanyuki, Mawe Camp offers the perfect blend of serenity and accessibility. The camp is conveniently situated near Seronera Airstrip, the nearest airport, ensuring seamless transfers and minimizing travel time. With our complimentary Wi-Fi, you can stay connected with loved ones and share your incredible safari moments with the world.

Getting there

Mawe Camp offers convenient access for travelers, both by air and road, ensuring a seamless journey to this remarkable destination in the heart of the Serengeti.

By Air: Seronera Airstrip

The nearest airport to Mawe Camp is the Seronera Airstrip, located in the Seronera area of the Serengeti. This airstrip serves as a gateway for domestic flights connecting major airports in Tanzania. Travelers can easily book a domestic flight from airports such as Kilimanjaro International Airport or Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam to Seronera Airstrip.

Once you arrive at Seronera Airstrip, it’s just a short distance to Mawe Camp. Our camp provides convenient transfers from the airstrip to ensure a smooth transition from air to land. The journey from the airstrip to Mawe Camp takes approximately [add time estimate], allowing you to quickly immerse yourself in the beauty of the Serengeti.

By Road: Self-Driving or Private Transfers

For those who prefer to travel by road, Mawe Camp is accessible by well-maintained roads. The camp is located in Ngarenanyuki, which is situated within the Serengeti National Park. Travelers can reach the park entrance and proceed to Mawe Camp through self-driving or private transfer arrangements.

Self-driving allows you to have more flexibility and independence during your journey. However, it’s important to note that driving within the Serengeti requires a 4×4 vehicle, as the terrain can be rugged and challenging. It’s recommended to obtain a reliable map or use GPS navigation to ensure a smooth and safe drive.

Alternatively, private transfer arrangements can be made to transport you from nearby towns or airports directly to Mawe Camp. This option provides convenience and allows you to relax and enjoy the scenic views along the way. Private transfers can be arranged through tour operators, travel agencies, or directly with Mawe Camp.

A Haven for Wildlife Enthusiasts and Nature Lovers

Mawe Camp is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Experience the thrill of witnessing diverse wildlife in their natural habitat, as herds of wildebeest roam the plains and predators stealthily hunt their prey. Capture stunning photographs of the mesmerizing landscapes and take home memories that will last a lifetime. The camp’s prime location along the Ngarenanyuki River guarantees frequent wildlife sightings and creates an immersive experience that will leave you in awe.

Plan Your Serengeti Adventure at Mawe Camp

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the Serengeti? Book your stay at Mawe Camp and unlock a world of adventure, luxury, and natural beauty. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional service and ensuring that every moment of your stay is filled with wonder and excitement. Immerse yourself in the wild splendor of Serengeti and create memories that will stay with you forever.

Mawe Camp FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about Mawe Camp to help you plan your stay:

1. How many rooms does Mawe Camp have?
Mawe Camp features 12 luxury tented rooms, designed to provide a comfortable and immersive experience in the Serengeti. Each room offers stunning views of the savannah and plains, allowing you to connect with nature while enjoying the modern comforts of the camp.

2. What amenities are available at Mawe Camp?
Mawe Camp offers a range of amenities to enhance your stay. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the camp, allowing you to stay connected with loved ones and share your incredible safari experiences. Indulge in delicious meals at the on-site restaurant, and unwind with your favorite drink at the bar. Immerse yourself in the wildlife around the camp, embark on thrilling game drives, or explore the Serengeti on foot with walking safaris.

3. Can I see wildlife around Mawe Camp?
Yes, Mawe Camp is strategically located near the Ngarenanyuki River, providing ample opportunities for wildlife sightings. The Serengeti is renowned for its diverse wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and wildebeest. Keep your camera ready as you may have the chance to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

4. What activities can I enjoy during my stay at Mawe Camp?
Mawe Camp offers a range of exciting activities for guests to enjoy. Embark on exhilarating game drives led by experienced guides, allowing you to witness the incredible wildlife of the Serengeti up close. Take to the skies with a balloon flight, offering panoramic views of the Serengeti’s vast landscapes. For a more immersive experience, join a walking safari and discover the intricate details of the ecosystem with knowledgeable guides.

5. Where is Mawe Camp located?
Mawe Camp is situated in Ngarenanyuki 1 Special Camp, within the Seronera area of the Serengeti National Park. The camp’s prime location provides easy access to the park’s iconic attractions and ensures that you are surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Serengeti.

6. How do I reach Mawe Camp?
You can reach Mawe Camp by air or road. If you choose to fly, the nearest airport is the Seronera Airstrip, which can be accessed via domestic flights from major airports in Tanzania. Upon arrival at Seronera Airstrip, Mawe Camp offers convenient transfers to transport you to the camp. If you prefer to travel by road, you can opt for self-driving or arrange private transfers to reach Mawe Camp.

7. Is Mawe Camp suitable for families?
Yes, Mawe Camp welcomes families and offers family rooms to accommodate larger groups. These spacious rooms provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay for families, allowing everyone to experience the wonders of the Serengeti together.

8. Are honeymoon packages available at Mawe Camp?
Yes, Mawe Camp offers tailored honeymoon packages for couples seeking a romantic getaway in the Serengeti. Indulge in luxurious accommodations, special amenities, and intimate experiences designed to create unforgettable memories.

9. What is the nearest airport to Mawe Camp?
The nearest airport to Mawe Camp is the Seronera Airstrip, located within the Serengeti National Park. This airstrip serves as a convenient gateway for travelers arriving by air.

10. Can I arrange game drives and other activities at Mawe Camp?
Yes, Mawe Camp can assist in arranging game drives, balloon flights, and walking safaris for guests. Our experienced guides will ensure you have a memorable

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