Kananga Special Tented Camp is located in Seronera, right in the middle of the Serengeti National Park.
Bedside tables and baggage racks are included in the carpeted tents. The bed is draped in fine linens and a traditional Masai blanket. There is an open-air shower and toilet on the ground floor. Each tent is outfitted with solar-powered LED reading lights.

Breakfast, lunch, and supper are all included in all packages, as well as mineral water and tea and coffee-making facilities.

The Kananga Special Tented Camp also has a deck. The on-site restaurant is available to guests. On request, special diet meals and packed lunches are provided. When requested in advance, guests can lease a 4×4 car with a private driver.

Welcome to Kananga Special Tented Camp, the epitome of comfort, tranquility, and affordability in the heart of Serengeti National Park. Nestled in a secluded enclave, our camp offers breathtaking views and an abundance of wildlife, providing you with an unforgettable safari experience. Immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings, where the iconic East African Thorn trees adorn the beautiful savannah of the Banagi hills. Let us take you on a journey of discovery and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Accommodation: 

At Kananga Special Tented Camp, we believe that your accommodation should be a haven of relaxation after a day of thrilling adventures. Our spacious and inviting Mess Tents are thoughtfully designed to provide a comfortable retreat. Whether you choose our Classic Camp or our VIP tents, you’ll find yourself surrounded by an atmosphere of tranquility and luxury.

In the communal dining area, our friendly and attentive staff will cater to your every need. Indulge in a delicious three-course meal while savoring the sounds of the African night. Afterward, retire to the chill-out area, where you can peruse our small library, recharge your cameras and devices, and enjoy our bar service. Complete your evening with a digestif and engaging conversation around the campfire, under the sparkling African skies.

Dining: 

Prepare to embark on a culinary journey at Kananga Special Tented Camp. Our secret lies in the simplicity of our dishes, allowing the flavors of the finest ingredients to shine through. Start your day with a delightful continental or English breakfast, providing you with the energy to explore the wonders of the Serengeti.

For lunch, choose between a packed meal for your safari adventures or a cooked lunch back at the camp, depending on your daily plans. In the evening, our talented chefs will tantalize your taste buds with a delectable three-course meal inspired by African or Mediterranean cuisine. Complement your dining experience with a selection of the finest wines from South Africa. And if you have a sweet tooth, indulge in our homemade desserts or cakes upon request.

Location:

Conveniently situated at the foot of the Banagi hills, Kananga Special Tented Camp is easily accessible by road or air. From the Seronera airstrip, head towards Lobo and cross the bridge. At the fork in the road (Ndabaka and Lobo), take the Lobo road and continue straight for 5.8 kilometers, approximately a 10-15 minute drive. When you spot a road with stones on your left, turn left and continue for another 2.3 kilometers until you reach our camp.

Getting there

By Air: To reach Kananga Special Tented Camp by air, you can fly into the Seronera airstrip, which is conveniently located near the camp. From there, it’s a short journey to the campsite. Simply head in the direction of Lobo after crossing the bridge. At the fork in the road (Ndabaka and Lobo), take the Lobo road and continue straight for approximately 5.8 kilometers (around 10-15 minutes). Look out for a road with stones on your left, then turn left and continue for another 2.3 kilometers until you reach the camp.

By Road: If you prefer to travel by road, you have the option of reaching Kananga Special Tented Camp via various routes within the Serengeti National Park. The camp is situated at the foot of the Banagi hills, making it easily accessible. Whether you are driving in your own vehicle or hiring one, follow the road signs and directions towards Lobo. Once you cross the bridge, you’ll encounter a fork in the road (Ndabaka and Lobo). Choose the Lobo road and continue straight for approximately 5.8 kilometers (around 10-15 minutes). Keep an eye out for a road with stones on your left, and when you spot it, turn left and continue for another 2.3 kilometers until you arrive at the camp.

No matter your preferred mode of transportation, both the air and road routes provide convenient access to Kananga Special Tented Camp, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey to your ultimate Serengeti adventure.

Amenities: 

We take pride in providing our valued guests with exceptional amenities and services to enhance your stay. Start your day with a rejuvenating bush shower at sunrise or sunset, immersing yourself in the untamed beauty of the Serengeti. Our next day laundry service ensures that your clothes are fresh and ready for your next adventure.

Additionally, if you require transportation during your stay and do not have your own vehicle, we are delighted to arrange private safari game drives with your own driver/guide. Explore the vast Serengeti National Park in style and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring wildlife. Please note that all bookings are subject to availability, so make sure to secure your spot in advance. Should you opt for this add-on, we can also arrange pick-up and drop-off services at the local airstrip or other convenient locations. Simply inform us of your needs, and we will provide you with a tailored quote.

For those seeking an extra touch of excitement, we collaborate with Serengeti Balloon Safaris and can arrange a breathtaking hot air balloon flight over the Serengeti at no additional cost. Indulge in a truly unique perspective of this remarkable ecosystem, floating above the majestic wildlife and sweeping landscapes. Let us know if you are interested, and we will check availability and provide you with further details.

  1. Comfortable and spacious Mess Tents
  2. Communal dining area
  3. Chill-out area with a small library
  4. Bar service
  5. Bush showers at sunrise or sunset
  6. Next day laundry service
  7. Professional and enthusiastic camp staff

Activities: 

Embark on thrilling activities that will immerse you in the wonders of the Serengeti. Experience the magic of game drives, carefully designed to bring you up close to the rich wildlife within the national park. Our knowledgeable local driver guides will accompany you, providing insights into the animals’ behavior, their habitat, and the best approaches to observe them. If you prefer a self-drive safari, you can explore the park independently while adhering to the rules and regulations set by the Serengeti National Park authorities.

Indulge in the excitement of a full-day private safari vehicle experience, accommodating up to six individuals. Your dedicated driver and fuel are included in the package, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable adventure. Please note that due to the limited availability of our safari vehicles, it is essential to reserve in advance to secure your preferred date and time.

  1. Private safari game drives with a dedicated driver/guide
  2. Hot air balloon flights with Serengeti Balloon Safaris
  3. Self-drive safari options
  4. Observation of wildlife in their natural habitat
  5. Exploration of the Serengeti National Park
  6. Full-day private safari vehicle experiences
  7. Immersion in the beauty of the African landscapes
  8. Capturing stunning photographs of wildlife
  9. Adhering to the rules and regulations of the Serengeti National Park
  10. Engaging with knowledgeable local guides for insights into wildlife behavior and habitats

Experience the Extraordinary at Kananga Special Tented Camp

At Kananga Special Tented Camp, we strive to provide our guests with an extraordinary experience in the heart of the Serengeti. From the comfort of our spacious Mess Tents to the delectable dining options, every aspect of your stay is designed to exceed your expectations. Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of nature, witness captivating wildlife, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Kananga Special Tented Camp’s location?
    Kananga Special Tented Camp is situated in the heart of the Serengeti National Park, at Seronera. It is located at the foot of the Banagi hills, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding savannah and abundant wildlife.
  2. What are the accommodation options at Kananga Special Tented Camp?
    The camp offers comfortable and spacious Mess Tents, which are unique to each camp area. Guests staying in the Classic Camp share the communal area with 10 other Classic Tents, while VIP guests have a maximum of 5 other VIP tents. The Mess Tents provide a dining area, a chill-out space with a small library, and a bar service.
  3. What dining options are available at the camp?
    Kananga Special Tented Camp offers a delicious and varied menu for lunch and dinner, combining traditional and healthy recipes. Guests can enjoy continental or English breakfast every morning. For lunch, there is a choice between a packed lunch on safari or a cooked lunch back at the camp. In the evening, the chef prepares a delightful three-course meal featuring African or Mediterranean cuisine. Homemade desserts and cakes are also available upon request.
  4. What amenities does Kananga Special Tented Camp provide?
    The camp offers a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Guests can enjoy sizzling hot bush showers at sunrise or sunset, as well as a next day laundry service. The rates include a full board regime with unlimited mineral water, tea, and coffee at no extra cost. The friendly and professional camp staff is always ready to cater to special needs and make your stay memorable.
  5. What activities can guests partake in during their stay?
    Kananga Special Tented Camp provides various activities to immerse guests in the wonders of the Serengeti. Private safari game drives are available with experienced driver/guides who possess extensive knowledge about the wildlife and habitat. For those seeking an extra thrill, hot air balloon flights can be arranged in collaboration with Serengeti Balloon Safaris. Self-drive safaris are also an option, allowing guests to explore the national park independently while following the park’s regulations.
  6. How can guests reach Kananga Special Tented Camp?
    The camp can be reached either by air or road. By air, guests can fly into the Seronera airstrip and then follow the directions provided to reach the camp. By road, guests can drive within the Serengeti National Park and follow the road signs towards Lobo. The camp is easily accessible and well-connected, ensuring a convenient journey.
  7. Is transportation provided from the camp to the Seronera airstrip?
    Yes, transportation from the camp to the Seronera airstrip can be arranged upon request. Please inform us in advance if you require this service, and we will provide you with the necessary details and quote.
  8. Are there any additional services or activities available?
    Kananga Special Tented Camp collaborates with Serengeti Balloon Safaris, offering guests the opportunity to experience a hot air balloon flight over the Serengeti. If you are interested in this extraordinary adventure, please let us know, and we will check availability and provide you with further information.

If you have any other questions or need more information, please feel free to contact us. We are here to assist you and ensure your stay at Kananga Special Tented Camp is nothing short of exceptional.

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