LEMALA KURIA HILLS LODGE – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Lemala Kuria Hills lodge is a luxury safari accommodation owned and operated by lemala authentic camps and lodges that offers high standard accommodations across East Africa Mainly Tanzania. The lodge is found in Wogakurya Hills close to Mara River on the Tanzanian side of the border and within the main corridor of the world’ famous wildebeest migration. The lodge is in the perfect base for travellers, tourists and holiday makers who want to explore and discover the park with its beautiful views since its in the heart of wilderness, wide range of animals Migrating and surrounding areas. One can be at the lodge taking approximately 6-7 hours’ drive from Arusha town to Serengeti national park and 1-2 hours to fly from Arusha to the close kogatende airstrip then 45 minutes to be transferred to the camp.
Lemala Kuria Hill Lodge consists of over 15 en suite comfortable and spacious glass fronted tented suites set amongst Giant rock to ensure privacy and the incredible scenic attraction with high levels of Comfort. The lodge offers single tents for individual, double beds for couple/ or 2 people, family rooming option with en suite bathroom containing hot and cold showers, Clean flushing toilets ,solar energy available, mosquito nets, warm duvets, tables and chairs, free toiletries, free bottled water and other facilities . Tents have verandas and sitting area overlooking the spectacular view over the gardens, Serengeti plains and surrounding hills. Tents are equipped with excellent clean and washed beddings with queen and king sized beds. The camp has Cracking fireplaces pit where guests can relax and share stories and experience of the safari not only that it also provides warmth to the guests in the nights and during cold days. Cost of the rooms at the camp ranges from 400$ and above per night and price always goes slightly higher in peak season.
Lemala Kuria Hill lodge offers different services and facilities which include;
Several dining areas that serves different menu both continental and local cuisine that meets guests appetite. You can have meals in any place of your choice either veranda, or in dining areas. The lodge offer Continental breakfast picnic lunch and dining areas, they also serve out and indoors dinner options and bush barbecue diners overlooking the stars in the sky served by friendly and welcoming staff. You can have bush breakfast as you enjoy the breezes and the Morning Sunrises
A well -stocked bar with good selection of both soft and hard refreshments that include beers, sodas, wines ,water , you relax in veranda which is the perfect place to enjoy the sounds of the African bush as you sip the cocktail overlooking at the spectacular views over the endless Serengeti plains, Wildebeest migration and surrounding areas, During evening u relax on terraces/sundowners while overlooking Serengeti savannah plains .
Services include; laundry and housekeeping services, Airport transfers and pickups since the camp is close to the airstrips, ample parking space available, walking night safaris. A Massage tent with the spa that cools you mind and make your body smooth
Wifi internet hot spot that enables guests to keep in contact with their families and friends
Activities to do at the camp; Hot air Ballooning ride and game viewing that gives a chance to guests who want to see variety of wildlife crossing , sundowners picnics , nature walks, vising local villages etc.
Serengeti national park is situated in Tanzania extending southern part of Kenya / that’s the Serengeti and Mara ecosystem in simiyu region . The park is among the popular and famous parks in Tanzania covering 5700 square miles stretching north to Kenya and bordering Lake Victoria to the west. June – October are the best periods to be in Serengeti national park since its dry season , it offers best wildlife viewing when wild beast are moving seeking for pasture and water. It’s annually migration of wildebeests.
The park contains over 70 big mammals like Buffaloes , elephants, crocodiles, zebras, lions, leopards, Impalas , Giraffes , antelopes mention but a few and 500 species of birds like; Flamingos , ostriches , grey breasted spur fowl, Kori bustard, secretary birds and many more which enables more tourists to visit the park and stay for along time. its 60$ to enter the park. There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge which include; Game drive in the park which enables you to spot different animals, nature walks in the park, Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Serengeti plains at 500$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping , Flying safaris, cultural visits in the villages, Bird watching, traditional dances, see wildebeest migration, etc. The park has different accommodations ; Budget , mid range and luxury lodges that are convenient and affordable to each guests visiting Serengeti .The park has some other attractions like; Olduvai Gorge, Moru Kopjes, grumeti river, seronera river and many others