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Lemala Mara Tented Camp

Lemala Mara, Northern Serengeti, Serengeti National Park 0000, Tanzania
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brilliant place to stay, food lovely and staff can't do enough for you. Especially the talking shower!out guide, Baraka brilliant. We saw everything: the great migration on first day, lions, cheetah, ................zebra, elephant, giraffe, hippos and even the Kenyan border. He also took all the photos for us. Thanks everyone especially Baraka.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The movement of wildebeasts across the plains and crossing the Mara river in such large numbers is an unbelievable sight. No amount of pictures or videos can prepare one for the actual sighting. It is really 'Seeing is Believing'. The great migration. A baloon ride followed by breakfast in the bush was most exciting and gave an ariel view of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daniel was a great guide, knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating. However, there was a major problem. I had expected that my daughter and I were going to be the only ones in the car with the guide. When picked up at the plane I learned we were sharing the vehicle with another couple. Initially, it didn't seem like a big deal. It... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved Lemala Mara. It was the perfect camp for us. It exceeded every one of my expectations. I would stay at any Lemala whenever it's an option. After seeing how amazing their mobile tented temporary camp is, I can't even imagine how heavenly their permanent properties must be. From the second we were picked up at the airstrip, our... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to have the true bush experience and yet not wanting to rough it out totally - lemala mara is a great option. We had the feel of staying in the wild yet had the comfort and safety. We could hear hyenas, lions and elephants at night, the first night we did wake up to realize we are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This camp was the best! We loved the warm and friendly service, along with fantastic food! In the evenings after safari we had cocktails around the camp fire with fun snacks before a fabulous 3 course dinner. I'm a foodie and am so impressed with what they created for us in the middle of the Serengeti. The accomodations were spacious... More 

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veronicao233, Director of Sales at Lemala Mara Tented Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review with fellow travellers. I am delighted you had such a wonderful stay with us and our team looked after you so well. I must admit I do love the talking showers ! They are a highlight followed closely by sundowners and snacks by the Bush tv. I hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The camp is absolutely perfect. It is comfortable without being over the top with great service without being over-attentive. They have achieved just the right balance. The location is fantastic, being close to all the action and not too far from the airstrip. Our guide, Freddie, was one of the best we have ever had, being both knowledgeable and determined... More 

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veronicao233, Director of Sales at Lemala Mara Tented Camp, responded to this review

thank you so much for sharing your review with us and delighted that the team in Mara delivered and that Freddy was a star. They are certainly looking forward to your return and hope its sooner rather than later. I look forward to seeing some of your wonderful photos if you wanted to share them on our facebook page so... More 

Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Spent 4 nights here in the north of the Serengeti. Beautiful camp, lovely setting, wonderful staff, great ambience - and one of the best guides we've ever had in Africa - Frederick is a star! All in all, it was a magical trip - and a really great tented camp experience. So much nicer than being in one of the... More 

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veronicao233, Director of Sales at Lemala Mara Tented Camp, responded to this review

thank you so much for your wonderful review of Lemala Mara. I am delighted to read such feedback and the team in camp especially Freddy were so pleased to see your comments. Freddy hopes you will be back. have a wonderful weekend. warm regards Veronica More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Lemala Mara for two nights in October. We had our own guide and vehicle during our stay which was fabulous. Daniel, our guide, was awesome! He and camp manager Benson gave us a big welcome as soon as we landed at the airfield, asked us what we specifically wanted to see... More 

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veronicao233, Director of Sales at Lemala Mara Tented Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and all the detailed information. Daniel has enjoyed his time off and is back for the season and raring to go. He was so delighted to see your feedback and had a huge smile on his face for the rest of the day. I just wanted to say how much we appreciate the feedback.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Lemala Mara Tented Camp is a good place to be. Moving within Tanzania it is one of the best tented camps, may be the best! Maneged by the manager “Mr. Benson” in a relaxed way. He creates a good atmosphere among his team, doing anything to satisfy their guests and make them happy. In this spirit you feel like “at... More 

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veronicao233, Director of Sales at Lemala Mara Tented Camp, responded to this review

thank you so much for your wonderful review and am delighted you enjoyed your stay in our delightful mobile camp that follows the migration. Benson runs a good team and he was delighted you appreciated his efforts. I hope that we will enjoy the pleasure of your company again in Serengeti. Warm regards Veronica More 

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