A brand new tenting expertise has been launched that permits visitors to witness the charming migration of wildebeest and zebra throughout the Serengeti, all of the whereas staying in luxurious lodging designed to appear like the traditional shelters of pioneering explorers from the 19th century.
Launched by Sanctuary Retreats final December, the Kichakani Serengeti Camp is about throughout three websites in Tanzania, the place visitors can expertise the motion of over a million wildebeest and zebra as they observe the expansion of contemporary grass alongside the plains throughout the annual migration cycle.
With Kichakani which means “in the bush” in Swahili, the campsites embrace luxurious tents which may be packed and moved alongside, whereas additionally containing fashionable comforts. Designed to be evocative of traditional lodging from the 19th Century, the websites are furnished with in a mid-century fashionable type, with handcrafted baggage, straightforward chairs, cupboards and desks, all of which have been created to be transportable.
“The true inspiration behind any Sanctuary Retreats property is the promotion of sustainable tourism through building eco-friendly camps and lodges, and running them efficiently. We thrive on inviting guests to experience the magic of the safari and appreciate the magnificent animals in which we share the earth with, and thus enticing guests to join in our passion for conservation. Because it can quite literally be picked up and moved with little impact on the environment, the camp casts a lighter ecological shadow,” Katrina Russel of Sanctuary Retreats advised Lonely Planet Travel News.
While the lodging is transportable, particular issues have been made so as to supply visitors a novel and cozy expertise. Each tent features a wood deck, and ensuite lavatory with bucket showers, whereas private attendants can be found across the clock. As properly because the personal tents, the camp includes a grand central canopied space the place the principle tent flows into lounges and eating wings, and the edges of the tents may be opened to disclose panoramic views of the encircling space.
While visitors have the chance to witness the compelling behaviour of animals of their pure habitat, the camp follows a conservationist strategy of no direct interplay, with educated guides main the expertise.
Experiences begin from $446 (€373) per evening. More data on the Kichakani Serengeti Camp is accessible on the Sanctuary Retreats web site.