Tembea Mara is located in Bunda Town less than 15 minutes from Serengeti National Park's Ndabaka gate and Lake Victoria shore, nestled into the Balili Hills. The center operates a visitors information center, a cafe, spacious tented cabins and beautiful grounds for camping.
Our cabins are located only a few miles from attractions such as Serengeti National Park, Lake Victoria and the Nyerere Museum, we are perfectly situated to organize safaris, lake adventures, cultural excursions and hikes.
Nestled into the landscape of the Balili Hills, the buildings and facilities of Balili Village are enclaved amongst acacia groves, ancient boulders and gardens.
The grounds feature expansive views, and a short hike up the hill brings you to one of the most breath-taking viewpoints in Tanzania. From here, the 360 degree vista encompasses Lake Victoria to the west and the Serengeti plains to the east - both seem to go on forever, stretching far over the horizon.
Bunda is a small town 70 km south of Musoma and west of the Serengeti National Park serves as the district's capital.
According to the 2010 Tanzania National Census, the population of Bunda District was 350,000
Serengeti the “endless plains” in the Maasai language, is undoubtedly one of the world’s most celebrated wilderness areas and is an ongoing source of inspiration to writers, filmmakers and photographers. Spent 3/4 days in a Safari in one of the most enchanting camps of this Park to live an experience that will remain in your mind and in your heart forever
This camp is really attractive, well done and operates off-the-grid and relies on a custom built solar system for its power. Room fabrics are handwoven African designs, and the camp's furniture and decor were designed and built by artisans in Arusha.
Designed to be lightweight enough to move seasonally, is located in the Ndutu area from December through March. The camp relocates to Central Serengeti from May through November. From December through March, the wildebeest migration moves in and out of the Ndutu area. Ndutu is located in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, just south of Serengeti National Park.
Thanks to the fantastic location easy access is possible to prime game viewing areas around Lakes Ndutu and Masek. In addition to the almost two million wildebeest and zebra that move through the area each year, Ndutu is home to cheetah, lion, giraffe and hundreds of bird species. During February's calving season, the wildebeest give birth to 8,000 babies a day.
From May through November, the Camp relocates to Seronera in the Central Serengeti. Seronera, located in the heart of Serengeti National Park, offers year-round game viewing and is thought to be one of the best places in Africa to spot large cats. From Seronera it is easy to access others areas of the Serengeti such as the Grumeti River ecosystem, Retina Hippo Pool, Moru Kopjes and Lobo.
- ensuite tent accommodating up to 2 adults
(8 meters x 4 meters)
- Private, shaded verandah overlooking the Serengeti ecosystem (2 meters x 4 meters)
- Ensuite bathroom with wardrobe, flush toilets
- Writing desk
- Electric lighting
DINING AND LIVING TENT:
- One large tent with living and dining areas (8 meters x 8 meters)
- Bar and small library
- Front veranda
- Separate restroom tent for the dining area
- Nearby fire pit for evening campfires