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Olakira Migration Camp

A beautiful tented camp right in the heart of the action

Olakira Migration Camp - New tents
Olakira Migration Camp - New tents

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The sister camp to Sayari, Olakira Migration Camp is the roving alternative and, like Nomads, is a mobile tented camp. With this comes the flexibility and reliability of being near the game...but the drawback of losing some of the comfort of a permanent camp. Olakira stays up in the very north of the Serengeti for out summer months and then shifts down to the southern plains for the calving season from December until March.


As with many migratory camps, the emphasis is not on the camp itself, which is usually fairly simple, but on the experience of being out in the bush and surrounded by game. This, Olakira Migration Camp executes really well and, for those looking to have a more "raw" experience while on safari then we would recommend either here or Nomads.


The tents themselves are the usual fare...comfortable beds, ensuite bucket showers and long drop loos, and an outside covered area to relax during the day to read or watch game as it wanders through and past the camp. These tents are a great way to get the feel for the bush...it can be a little disconcerting to wake up at 5 in the morning to hear a giraffe munching on the bush next to you....but it is also something you will never forget!!

In our opinion, Nomads probably just shades it as far as overall experience goes as they offer a private guide and vehicle as standard...but Olakira Migration Camp is still a great option and has the benefit of getting cheaper if used alongside other Asilia camps, making it great value.


We have a price match guarantee on this property that means, as preferred suppliers, we can guarantee you the best rate available for the property.

Contact us for a quote or call 01525 840 149.

Always well located, real bush experience, good food/service

Could be a bit to rustic for some

Frequently Asked Questions about Olakira Migration Camp

  • How many rooms are there?

    There are 9 ‘Meru’ style tents with ensuite facilities, outdoor ‘bucket’ shower and covered veranda. This includes one family tent with adjoining tents and communal area.
  • Is the camp suitable for honeymooners?

    The camp is well equipped for honeymooners although is for those that are wanting more of an ‘authentic’ safari experience than Ralf Lauren sheets. The main factor to the property is the exceptional service, food and general attention to detail with plenty of added extras such as sundowners and bush breakfasts to make the experience all that much more memorable.
  • Are the park and game viewing activities included in the rates?

    The rates we use include Full Board accommodation, park entry fees and game viewing activities with the exception of walking safaris which incur an additional charge, payable locally.
  • Are the park and game viewing activities included in the rates?

    The rates are on an all inclusive basis which includes accommodation, drinks, park entry fees and game viewing activities in a shared vehicle while there.
  • Does the property have laundry facilities?

    The camp offers a laundry service included in the rate. You can expect the service to normally (weather permitting) turn around in a couple of hours.
  • Does the camp comply with sustainable tourism principles?

    One of the Asilia Lodges portfolio, the camp exercises the best sustainability practises such as employing and training local community members, using filtered bore hole water, low energy lighting and locally grown produce.
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