Sametu Camp is a luxury boutique accommodation located on the eastern edge of central Serengeti in Tanzania. Situated near the famous Barafu and Sametu Kopjes, the camp offers a serene and secluded experience away from the bustling tourist areas. With panoramic views of the expansive savannah plains and the nearby Ngarenanyuki River, the camp provides a tranquil setting for guests to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Serengeti.

At Serengeti Sametu Camp, guests can expect a balance between a wild safari experience and the comfort of luxury hospitality. The camp’s sophisticated suites offer stunning views of the surrounding grasslands, while the crackling campfire provides a cozy setting for evening gatherings. The camp features spacious and comfortable lounge and dining areas where guests can share their safari stories, observe wildlife with binoculars, and enjoy meals under the African night sky.


The Seronera Valley in central Serengeti, where the camp is located, is known for its abundance of resident wildlife throughout the year. The combination of the valley’s rivers and resident prey supports a thriving population of predators, including lions, cheetahs, leopards, and hyenas. As these carnivores maintain their territories year-round, guests have the opportunity to witness incredible wildlife encounters regardless of the season or the location of the large migratory herds. The dry season, from July to October, is particularly exciting as the competition for food increases, leading to dynamic hunting scenes.


At Sametu Camp, we strive to provide an authentic safari experience while ensuring the comfort and convenience of our guests. Our camp amenities include:

  • Ensuite hot shower
  • Flush toilet
  • Bathrobes
  • Mosquito netting
  • Laundry service (available at an additional cost)
  • 24-hour electricity
  • Power points for charging
  • Separate dining area
  • Lounge and bar area
  • Beverage supplement available (at an extra cost)
  • Special dietary considerations
  • Sundowner experiences (at an extra cost)
  • Nightly campfires
  • Radio communication in each tent

These amenities are designed to enhance your stay at our camp and make your experience both enjoyable and memorable.


Accommodation options at Sametu Camp include eight spacious luxury tents, eight luxury suites, and two family suites. The rooms are thoughtfully designed to create a homely atmosphere in the wild, with thin canvas walls that allow guests to sleep and wake up to the sounds of the Serengeti.

Getting there

To reach Sametu Camp, the nearest airstrip is Seronera Airstrip, which can be accessed by a 60-minute flight from Arusha. Alternatively, guests can choose to travel by road, with the journey from Arusha to Serengeti Central taking approximately 7 hours covering a distance of around 300 kilometers.

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