Serengeti Pioneer Camp – Elewana
Serengeti Pioneer Camp is a mid-range accommodation found in the southern center of Serengeti national park. The camp is situated up against the rock outcrop of Nyareboro hill and it’s at the perfect spotting base for the big five ie lion, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffaloes, and other creatures. It take approximately 6hours drive from arusha town to Serengeti national park and 1-2 hours to fly from Arusha to seronera close airstrip then 50 minutes drive from the airstrip to the camp. The camp is under Elewana collections that offers Unique accommodations ( both lodges and camps) across Kenya and Tanzania . Serengeti pioneer camp is convenient and business friendly to guests visiting the park with spectacular views of lake magadi , rock outcrop and Serengeti plains.
Serengeti pioneer camp consists of 12 comfortable appointed and spacious tented rooms that reflect traditional building style with grass thatched roofs and local woods. Tents are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets , hot and cold showers via solar heating , vanity basin , flat screen TV, minibars, mosquito nets, indoor lounge chairs and other facilities . Tents have verandas, sitting area and wooden balconies, you relax while overlooking the spectacular view of Moru kopjes , Serengeti savannah plains, wild beasts that visits the lodge and surrounding area. Tents have excellent clean and washed beddings with queen sized beds. They are in different categories and sizes; single ,double ,twins and family rooms. The camp has fireplaces that provides warmth to the guests during nights. Cost of the rooms at the camp ranges from 200$ and above per night and price always goes slightly higher in peak season.
Serengeti pioneer camp offers different services and facilities which include .; A restaurant that serves different meals both continental and local meals that meets guests appetite ; Continental breakfast , lunch and dinner . they also serve out and indoors dinner options and bush barbecue diners, A well stocked bar/lounge with both soft and hard drinks like beers, sodas, wines ,water etc , you relax and sip the sundowner cocktail while enjoying the spectacular views of endless Serengeti plains , wildlife beast visiting the camp, lake magadi and other surrounding areas, During evening u relax on terraces while overlooking Serengeti sunset , lodge offers a laundry services, Airport transfers and pickups since the lodges is close to the airstrips, Wifi internet available at the lodge that enables guests to keep in contact with their families and friends, walking night safaris , Ample parking space , camping available , Spacious and comfortable rooms with excellent and clean beddings, the lodge offers honey moon packages , Gift hand craft shop with African craft gifts like; clothing’s, safari essentials, guides book and shoes etc.,
Serengeti national park is situated in Tanzania extending southern part of Kenya / that’s the Serengeti and Mara ecosystem in simiyu region . The park is among the popular and famous parks in Tanzania covering 5700 square miles stretching North to Kenya and bordering lake Victoria to the west. June – October are the best periods to be in Serengeti national park since its dry season , it offers best wildlife viewing when wild beast are moving seeking for pasture and water. It’s annually migration of wild beasts. The park contains over 70 big mammals like Buffaloes , elephants, crocodiles, zebras, lions, leopards, Impalas , Giraffes , antelopes mention but a few and 500 species of birds like; Flamingos , ostriches , grey breasted spur fowl, Kori bustard, secretary birds and many more which enables more tourists to visit the park and stay for along time. its 60$ to enter the park. There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge which include; Game drive in the park which enables you to spot different animals, nature walks in the park, Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Serengeti plains at 500$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping , Flying safaris, cultural visits in the villages, Bird watching, traditional dances, see wild beast migration, etc. The park has different accommodations ; Budget , mid range and luxury lodges that are convenient and affordable to each guests visiting Serengeti .The park has some other attractions like; Olduvai Gorge, Moru Kopjes, grumeti river, seronero river and many others.