Exploring Africa's Wildlife And Wild Places

A New Serengeti Safari Lodge Designed for Families

by Samantha Barbitta
August 4, 2015

We're excited to introduce a new way to experience the magnificent Serengeti. Just opened July 1st, 2015, Mkombe's House Lamai is the first and only true private house in the Serengeti National Park. Able to accommodate 10 guests, this contemporary house is set in the heart of one of the Serengeti's richest mammal habitats.

Mkombes-House-Lamai-Serengeti-Tanzania-Safaris_4bThis private house is the perfect base from which to plan a completely personalized Serengeti safari program for a family or small group of friends. Comfortably accommodating 4 adults and 6 children, it offers complete comfort, luxury and privacy within a few miles of the Mara River and its dramatic migration crossings. Inspired by Mkombe Mniko, a guide who cherished this area and connected strongly with children, great care has been taken to design a beautiful space enjoyable for guests of all ages. 

Like the home's interior, outdoor spaces are stylish, yet comfortable, and offer unbelievable

Plan your days exactly as you want them, with a private guide for Serengeti game drives and

After your morning game drive, cool off in a plunge pool and a larger swimming pool.

Alternatively, enjoy a good book or just relax in the spacious lounge or outside areas.Mkombes-House-Lamai-Serengeti-Tanzania-Safaris_18

Menus are planned daily by an in-house chef using fresh ingredients and your dietary preferences.Mkombes-House-Lamai-Serengeti-Tanzania-Safaris-20

Design a full Serengeti safari program around the comforts of Mkombe's House Lamai with one of our expert safari planners

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AUTHOR BIO  |Samantha Barbitta

Samantha is Bushtracks' Division Specialist Independent Travel and safari expert. Africa safari tours are all about animals and adventure. And so is Samantha. She studied marine biology at university, is a certified SCUBA diver and worked at a sport fishing lodge in Costa Rica for two and a half years. Some of her favorite trips have been to Rwanda (to spend time with gorillas), Brazil (to spot jaguars) and Kenya and Tanzania (to see too many animals to name.) When she’s not traveling or working, she also spends quite a bit of time riding horses. And not to be without animals while she works, Sam often brings her very personable greyhound, Libby, to the office. If you’re looking for animals and adventure, Sam's expansive experience and enthusiasm for adventure make her a superb person to help you plan your Africa safari luxury vacation.