Location: Grumeti Reserves, Western Serengeti, Northern Tanzania
No of rooms: 9 luxury tents built on wooden decks, with private libraries for every two
Style: Old fashioned safari camp, antique furniture, Persian rugs, gramophones, telescopes, freestanding Victorian baths
Highlights: History of the furniture, and 360 degree panoramic views of short grass plains
Dining: Eat together or separately, Michelin star chef
What’s the difference: Unique campaign furniture with the most dramatic views of the plains we’ve ever seen – not to mention michelin star chefs, a gym, a wonderful library, telescopes everywhere – horses, walking, culture – there’s too much.
The Luxury Safari Co Award for: Most luxurious tented camp in Africa.
Sabora Tented Camp is by far the best camp in the Serengeti, based on Grumeti Reserve, a private reserve in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti, excellent for the migration during June and July. Reminiscent of a bygone era, Sabora’s décor is exquisite, and everything has a history or a story. The surrounding flat short grass plains are full of wildlife, which is fantastic to watch from your enormous verandah through your telescope. The whole camp has wireless internet, and all other mod cons, which are neatly hidden and tucked away, to ensure absolute authenticity of the ‘old Africa’ feel. The Michelin star chef just tops it off.
Activities here include day and night drives, walks, spa and gym facilities, bouti