Welcome to Kimondo Camp, a remarkable mobile tented camp that perfectly aligns with the movements of the magnificent wildebeest herds in the Serengeti. With its prime locations in both the northern and southern plains, this intimate camp of 9 safari tents offers an exceptional safari experience with unbeatable value. As part of the esteemed Asilia portfolio, Kimondo Camp prides itself on its outstanding guiding, impeccable service, and comfortable accommodation, making it a true gem in the wilderness. However, due to its popularity and limited availability, securing a reservation can be a challenge, much like its sister camps, Olakira and Ubuntu.

Accommodation:

At Kimondo Camp, guests can expect a truly authentic safari experience with its intimate and carefully designed accommodation. The camp features 9 safari tents, each embracing the safari-style ambiance, complete with canvassed sides, neutral colors, and tasteful furnishings. These tented rooms offer a peaceful retreat amidst the wild, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature while enjoying modern comforts.

Dining:

Indulge in a delightful dining experience at Kimondo Camp, where every meal is a culinary adventure. The camp’s dedicated dining area provides the perfect setting to savor mouthwatering dishes prepared with the finest local ingredients. From hearty breakfasts to delicious lunches and memorable dinners, our talented chefs are committed to delivering exceptional flavors that will tantalize your taste buds.

Location: Following the Wildebeest Herds

Kimondo Camp’s strategic mobility ensures that you are always in the heart of the action, following the dramatic movements of the wildebeest migration herds. From July to October, the camp is located on the Lamai Wedge, an exclusive area east of Kogatende, in the northern plains of the Serengeti. This prime positioning allows for unrivaled wildlife encounters amidst breathtaking landscapes. From November to March, the camp migrates to the south, where it nestles under the shade of Acacia trees in the open grasslands, providing a different perspective of the Serengeti’s beauty.

Amenities:

Kimondo Camp ensures that your stay is both comfortable and convenient with a range of amenities to enhance your safari experience. Each tented room is equipped with en-suite facilities, including flushing toilets and safari showers. Our attentive staff takes care of filling your shower tank with warm water, allowing you to enjoy refreshing showers at your convenience. Additionally, the tents feature a small veranda and seating area, perfect for unwinding with a good book or indulging in an afternoon siesta.

Amenities at Kimondo Camp:

  1. Comfortable Safari Tents: The camp features 9 safari tents, designed with a perfect blend of comfort and authenticity. Each tent offers a serene and cozy atmosphere, with canvassed sides, comfortable beds, and tasteful furnishings.
  2. En-suite Facilities: All tented rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, providing the convenience of flushing toilets and safari showers. The staff ensures a ready supply of hot water for your refreshing showers.
  3. Private Veranda: Each tent boasts a small veranda and seating area, offering a private space to relax and soak in the breathtaking surroundings. It’s an ideal spot for enjoying a morning coffee or indulging in an afternoon siesta.
  4. Dining Area: Kimondo Camp features a dedicated dining area where guests can savor delicious meals prepared by talented chefs. Enjoy a variety of flavors using the finest local ingredients, creating a memorable dining experience.
  5. Lounge Area: The camp offers a comfortable lounge area, providing a relaxing space to socialize, read a book, or simply unwind after an exciting day of safari adventures.
  6. Campfire: Gather around the campfire under the starry sky for an enchanting evening. Share stories, mingle with fellow travelers, and create lasting memories in the warm glow of the fire.

Activities:

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Serengeti with an array of captivating activities offered at Kimondo Camp. As the camp is located within the Serengeti National Park, guests can embark on thrilling game drives to witness the abundant wildlife that calls this vast wilderness home. Led by our experienced local guides, these game drives offer the opportunity to spot iconic species such as lions, elephants, giraffes, and of course, wildebeest herds in all their glory. Each day, you will enjoy two game drives, allowing you to explore different areas and encounter a diverse range of wildlife.

Activities at Kimondo Camp:

  1. Game Drives: Explore the vast wilderness of the Serengeti on thrilling game drives. Led by experienced guides, these drives offer incredible wildlife sightings, including the majestic lions, graceful giraffes, and the awe-inspiring wildebeest herds during the migration season.
  2. Wildlife Encounters: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Serengeti and witness an abundance of wildlife. From elephants and zebras to cheetahs and hyenas, the diverse ecosystem of the Serengeti never fails to impress.
  3. Guided Nature Walks: Embark on guided nature walks, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will introduce you to the smaller wonders of the bush. Learn about the flora and fauna, tracks, and signs, and gain a deeper understanding of the Serengeti’s intricate ecosystem.
  4. Sundowners: Experience magical sunsets in the Serengeti as you enjoy refreshing drinks and delectable snacks at a scenic location. Toast to the beauty of the African wilderness while the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues.
  5. Cultural Experiences: Engage in cultural interactions with the local communities near the camp. Learn about their traditions, customs, and way of life, gaining a deeper appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the region.
  6. Birdwatching: The Serengeti is home to a remarkable array of bird species. Embark on birdwatching excursions and discover the colorful world of avian wonders, spotting endemic and migratory species.

Getting There:

Reaching Kimondo Camp is a seamless experience, designed to ensure your journey is as memorable as your stay. For those opting to travel by air, convenient airstrips are located within close proximity to the camp’s locations, allowing for swift and scenic transfers. If you prefer to embark on a road adventure, detailed directions, and guidance will be provided, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable drive to the camp.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I make a reservation at Kimondo Camp?
    To make a reservation at Kimondo Camp, you can visit the official website or contact their reservations team via email or phone. Due to its popularity and limited availability, it is advisable to book well in advance to secure your desired dates.
  2. What is the best time to visit Kimondo Camp?
    The best time to visit Kimondo Camp depends on your preference for wildlife sightings and the wildebeest migration. From July to October, the camp is located in the northern plains, offering excellent opportunities to witness the dramatic river crossings of wildebeest herds. From November to March, the camp is situated in the southern plains, providing a different experience with abundant wildlife and stunning landscapes.
  3. What is the size of the tents at Kimondo Camp?
    Each tent at Kimondo Camp is spacious and comfortable, designed to provide a cozy and authentic safari experience. The tents can accommodate either twin or double (king bed) configurations and offer enough space for an additional bed if needed.
  4. Are the bathrooms in the tents private?
    Yes, all the tents at Kimondo Camp feature en-suite bathrooms for your privacy and convenience. The bathrooms include flushing toilets and safari showers, ensuring a comfortable and refreshing experience in the wilderness.
  5. Can I enjoy activities other than game drives at Kimondo Camp?
    As Kimondo Camp is located within the Serengeti National Park, the main activity offered is game drives. However, the camp’s strategic location in the Maswa Game Reserve during certain months allows for additional activities such as night drives and guided bush walks, providing a unique and diverse safari experience.
  6. What can I expect from the dining experience at Kimondo Camp?
    At Kimondo Camp, you can indulge in a delightful dining experience. The camp’s dedicated dining area offers a range of delicious meals prepared by talented chefs using the finest local ingredients. From hearty breakfasts to delectable lunches and memorable dinners, the culinary delights at Kimondo Camp will satisfy even the most discerning palates.
  7. How do I reach Kimondo Camp?
    Kimondo Camp can be reached by both air and road. If you choose to travel by air, there are convenient airstrips near the camp’s locations, allowing for seamless transfers. Detailed directions and guidance will be provided for guests opting to travel by road, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey.
  8. Is Wi-Fi available at Kimondo Camp?
    Kimondo Camp aims to provide guests with an authentic safari experience, allowing them to disconnect from the outside world and immerse themselves in the natural surroundings. Therefore, Wi-Fi connectivity is not available at the camp, enabling guests to truly unwind and embrace the wilderness.
  9. What amenities are provided at Kimondo Camp?
    Kimondo Camp offers a range of amenities to enhance your stay. Each tented room is equipped with en-suite facilities, including flushing toilets and safari showers. The camp also features a dining area, lounge area, and a campfire where guests can gather and share stories under the starry sky.
  10. Is Kimondo Camp suitable for families with children?
    While Kimondo Camp welcomes families, it is important to note that the camp does not have specific facilities or activities tailored for young children. The camp’s intimate and serene ambiance is more suitable for guests seeking a tranquil safari experience.

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