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Alex Walker’s Serian Lamai Camp

Alex Walker’s Serian Lamai Camp

$1300 per person

Serian Serengeti Mobile Lamai Camp is situated on the world famous Lamai Wedge, a mere stone throw away from Crossing Point 4, one of the most utilized crossing points of the wildebeest crossing the Mara River.

Serian Serengeti Mobile Lamai Camp is situated on the world famous Lamai Wedge, a mere stone throw away from Crossing Point 4, one of the most utilized crossing points of the wildebeest crossing the Mara River.

It is truly the ideal place to go visit for the annual wildebeest migration.

This camp is open from 15 December to 1 May.

During the dates of 15 June to 15 November the camp can be found here.


Alex Walker’s Serian Lamai Camp is situated in the magical Northern Serengeti Park. Considered by many who frequent the park as one of the best places to visit due to there being fewer people resulting in a more exclusive safari holiday.

Serian Lamai Camp is strategically situated close to a popular crossing point for the Great Wildebeest Migration. Here guests will be treated to one of nature’s greatest spectacles a millions of wildebeest, zebra and other animals attempt to cross the crocodile infested waters of the Mara River.

Due to its proximity to the Mara River, the area is awash with wildlife which are common to make an appearance both inside and outside the camp. The Big Five are also a common sighting on your daily game drives (safari).

The camp is artfully placed in the woodlands of the north and they offer guests a feeling of being in primal Africa. Surrounded by nature, experience your stress disappearing like a soft mist before the morning sun.

Activities and Facilities

Serian Lamai Camp offers two daily game drives (safari) where you will venture into the park and experience the many wonders it has to offer.

With its close proximity to a traditionally busy crossing at the Mara River, taking in the spectacle of the Great Wildebeest Migration will be a staple of your daily game drives (safari).

For the more adventurous guests, bush walks are also offered where guests can experience nature close up and enjoy the smaller things that happen in the great ecosystem of the Serengeti.

Flight Information

The closest airstrip is Lamai. To book a flight to Serengeti Bushtops, please contact us.

Scheduled flights to and from the Serengeti Park are provided between 07:00 and 12:00.

Various flights are available – some examples include:

  • Arusha – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Arusha
  • Zanzibar – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Zanzibar
  • Nairobi – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Nairobi
  • Kigali – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Kigali
  • Kilimanjaro – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Kilimanjaro
  • Kuro – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Kuro
  • Lake Manyara – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Lake Manyara
  • Mwanza – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Mwanza
  • Ruaha – Serengeti Park
  • Serengeti Park – Ruaha

Special chartered flights can be arranged. Please contact us for more information.

Child Policy

Children are welcome at Alex Walker’s Serian Lamai Camp.

What to pack

In the Serengeti Park, temperatures remain relatively mild to pleasantly warm. Thunder showers occur during the summer months and can drop the temperature, so can cold fronts during winter.

In the camp, guests tend to wear shorts and t-shirts as the camp has a very relaxed atmosphere. Sandals are also the norm with comfortable walking shoes for the bush walks.

See below for a list of things to pack:

  • Camera
  • Warm clothes
  • Comfortable cooler clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain attire during the summer months (September – May)
  • Binoculars
  • Toiletries
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Anti-Malaria tablets

Tour Expectations

Guests at Serian Lamai Camp can expect one of the best Serengeti Safari Tours in existence. The camp laboriously strive to recreate a true African experience with their wild but luxurious theme.

In the mornings guests will wake up to the beautiful sound of the stirrings of the bush. Greeted by fresh filter coffee and some biscuits, your daily adventure begins with your first game drive (safari).

Breakfast is served when return from their morning excursion and after this a bush walk is offered. Guests can choose opt to partake in this intimate experience in the bush or remain at camp and experience the beautiful woodlands and the surrounding beauty of the Serengeti.

Lunch is always a lovely affair, served in the dining area with meals artfully crafted to ensure that each meal is an adventure of its own.

After lunch, there is a short leisure time for the guests before they head out back into the Serengeti Park on their afternoon game drive (safari).

Smiles will welcome guests back to after the game drive (safari) and guests will be afforded some time to freshen up before their dinner is served.

The Northern Serengeti is incredibly bio-diverse and guests can expect to be immersed in the various little dramas that play out in this area. Elephants grazing on the trees, lions lazing in the shade, wildebeest crossing the river and so much more.

With more than 500 bird species, anyone interested in birds will be in their own version of heaven. From common finches to rare carnivores, local indigenous birds and migratory species, the Serengeti is truly a birder’s paradise.

Holidays in the Serengeti are truly world famous as the park has built up a reputation as both a place where spectacular things are almost a daily occurrence, while still offering a relaxing experience.



    The rates start from $1300 US per person per night sharing. These rates may change based on season, specials and other factors. Please contact us for the most up to date rates.

    Rate inclusions and exclusions

    Rates include:
    • Transfers from the airstrip and back
    • All meals
    • Full local bar
    • Daily laundry
    • Exclusive use of 4WD vehicle, private guide and spotter
    • Unlimited Game drives
    • Guided walks
    Rates exclude:
    • Vintage wines and champagne
    • Curio shop purchases
    • All items of a personal nature
    Amazing service accompanied by good food has made this safari camp world famous. With their low key attitude towards decor, they achieve a brilliant mix of both luxury and natural. Authentic African experience along with guest comfort is key to the experience one can expect at Serian Lamai Camp. Each tent is decorated with a minimalistic, yet comfortable style which accentuates the natural beauty that surrounds the camp. One can truly immerse yourself in Africa at Lamai Camp. The surrounding Serengeti woodlands lends itself to a secluded feeling and the night noises of the bush are both beautiful and thrilling. The beautiful landscape is a key feature to the overall feel of the camp and is a hallmark of the Serian Lamai Camp experience.  Each of the lovingly decorated tented suites have the following as standard:
    • Private "porch" with beautiful views of the natural surroundings
    • Full en-suite bathroom with flush toilets
    • 24 hour electricity
    • Comfortable beds
    • Private "porch" with beautiful views of the natural surroundings
    • Full en-suite bathroom with flush toilets
    • 24 hour electricity
    • Comfortable beds