Olakira Migration Camp

Olakira Migration Camp is a seasonal tented camp that moves between the southern and northern Serengeti depending on the time of year.

Olakira is a seasonal tented camp in the Serengeti and although the camp is still obviously a seasonal camp, it strives to offer a superior level of comfort and service that is more suitable for some clientele. Owned by Asilia Africa, who have a number of different camps across Tanzania, there is an element of corporate structure to the running of the camp, but this has the positive impact of helping to guarantee certain standards. The food and service is very good for a tented camp, the open vehicles are extremely comfortable and the guiding is good. However, the only downside to all this is that Olakira is nowadays priced as a premium product. The location of the camp in the north is excellent, close to the Mara River, whilst in the south it is located in the very busy Ndutu region which is superb for game viewing but a little busy.


Olakira caters for around 20 guests in large, spacious en suite tents which are built off the ground, each having proper beds, simple furniture and private verandahs. Each verandah is enclosed in a mesh tent, offering an outdoor…


With an area of some 14,000 sq. km, Serengeti is probably the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world. The ecosystem includes the National Park itself, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Maswa Game Reserve and Kenya’s Masai…


Olakira accepts children from 5 years old and is very suitable for families looking for a tented bush adventure. The family tent is great, with the sleeping areas internally linked.

Conservation & community

Staying at any of Asilia properties, owners of Olakira, sees guests automatically contributing to community and conservation projects through their park fees and a $5 per person conservation fee. By staying at Olakira guests…

LocationSerengeti National Park, Ndutu and Kogatende regions
AccessScheduled or Charter flight into Kogatende or Ndutu, or road in with private guide
OpenNorth Camp: June to November / South Camp: December to March
Camp StyleTented camp
FocusBig game / Migration experience
Children5 years +
ActivitiesGame drives (day) / Seasonal hot air ballooning (North Camp only)
Maximum Guests on Vehicle6
Private Vehicle OptionsYes
Off-road DrivingNo
Number of Rooms9 tents (including 1 family tent)
Family Accommodation1 two bedroomed family tent
BathroomFlush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower
Power for chargingIn room
HairdryerNot possible
Heating/CoolingStanding fan
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceComplimentary
Communication in roomRadio
Wi-FiCommunal areas
Mobile ReceptionNo
Dining StyleCommunal
Drinks IncludedHouse drinks
Credit CardsVisa and Mastercard